Supertweers get a mixed reaction whenever they are brought up in polite audiophile conversation. Daniel Worth tries out a pair of the Townshend Audio Engineering Maximus Supertweeters costing £899. More »

Max Townshend is unmissable at pretty much any Hifi show you care to attend. He’s a larger than life character and his team are likewise always knowledgeable but down to earth and fun. His demonstration of the seismic bars and platforms is one not to miss. Daniel Worth pops a pair of the company’s Seismic Isolation Bars costing between £999 – £1299 under his speakers to feel their effects.  More »

Chris Sommovigo is an American based relocated to Japan where he makes finished audio cables and the wires inside them by hand. Here Dominic Marsh takes a listen to his Ghostwire Silverheart speaker cables costing $239.95 for 1.5m pair and $349.95 for 2.5m pair. More »

A month or so ago we published a review of the RDacoustic Evolution speaker, a back loaded, single driver horn loudspeaker. Here we have the latest model from the Czech company in the form of the €8790 Euphoria. More »

Dan Worth takes a look at an interesting tweak from IsoAcoustics in the form of their GAIA III isolation footers costing £199. More »

Many of us of a certain age will remember the radiogram, now Ruark bring it bang up to date with their R7 Radiogram costing £2000. John Scott gets a bit nostalgic in what is a bit of a departure for Hifi Pig. More »

British brand Onix will be a familiar name to many and has a strong heritage. Here Dominic Marsh puts their DNA50 amplifier costing £1979 through its paces. More »

Gold Note are a well known for their very high end products but here Janine Elliot takes a listen to their €195 and €350 moving magnet cartridges. More »

The Atmo Sfera Platterless turntable certainly raised a few eyebrows on social media when we announced we would be reviewing it, it’s just like nothing else out there! Ian Ringstead checks out this Italian oddity costing £3500 including arm and cartridge.  More »

Lab 12 are based in Greece and that is where they handcraft all their products. Here Stuart Smith takes a listen to their pre 1 valve preamplifier costing €1440 and their knack power cable costing a further €210. More »

 

Periodic Audio have done away with convention and named their in ear monitors after elements of the periodic table. Matthew Sampson takes a listen to their three offerings costing $100, $200 and $300.  More »

Ziro is headed up by Adam Fairless but he’s not letting on what’s inside the little black box on his Disclosure power cable. Dominic Marsh and Dan Worth attempt unravel the mystery of this £900 power chord.  More »

Audiovector are based in Denmark and produce a wide range of loudspeakers? Here Dominic March takes a listen to their £750 QR1 standmount with ribbon tweeter.  More »

RDacoustic are based in the Czech Republic and we first came across the mat High End Munich where their Evolution loudspeakers were being powered by KR Audio amplifiers being fed by a 440 Audio turntable…all Czech brands. The Evolution loudspeakers are a single driver design using a backloaded horn and cost from €9990.  More »

The €24000 Aequo Audio Ensis hails from The Netherlands and has an innovative and interesting design. Stuart and Linette Smith take delivery of a pair and naturally throw some Dutch techno at them.  More »

Dan Worth takes a listen to the Russell K Red 50 standmount loudspeakers costing from £975. More »

Stemfoort may not be a name that immediately trips off the tongue when speaking about amplifiers, but the companies heritage goes back to the mid eighties and they are owned by J.E.Sugden, who many will know for their Class A amplifiers. Lionel Payne takes a listen to their SF-200 Passive Line Amplifier costing £2135 for Hifi Pig. More »

The vinyl revival refuses to slow and as such more and more turntables are coming to market at the budget end of the spectrum and with more features that will appeal to a younger audience. The Elipson Omega 100 RIAA BT costing a penny shy of £500 comes with a built in phonostage, USB out to digitise your records and even aptX Bluetooth for wireless use. Janine Elliot gives it a spin for Hifi Pig. More »

Based in Serbia, Trafomatic are well known in audio circles, not least for their £100 000 Elysium amplifiers, but they also produce more moderately priced products. However, £2350 is a serious commitment for a headphone amplifier, Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Audio Head 2 and tells us if it is worth the outlay.  More »

The Fiio X1ii is a personal music player that costs just £99 but has great specs. Janine Elliot has a play. More »

Rupert Neve is a name that will trip of the tongue of anyone who has been interested in or worked in recording studios; put simply he is a giant/demi-god in the industry. Neve has now put his name to a £469 headphone amplifier and who better to put it through its paces than Janine Elliot. More »