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January’s edition of Hifi Pig Extra and GadgetyNews is now available for FREE download.
GOLD NOTE VALORE PLUS 425 TURNTABLE
PRO-JECT PRIMARY TURNTABLE
COS D1 DAC & PREAMPLIFIER
SOTM SMS 200 STREAMER
CEC TL5 BELT DRIVE TRANSPORT
TANNOY ECLIPSE THREE LOUDSPEAKERS
STELJES NS3 POWERED LOUDSPEAKERS
LEHMANN LINEAR D HEADPHONE AMP/DAC
WIRE ON WIRE EXPERIENCE 680 INTERCONNECT
CHORD COMPANY SIGNATURE TUNED ARAY USB
1More C1002 & E1001 IN-EAR HEADPHONES
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTS 2016
PRIMALUNA DIALOGUE PREMIUM HP INTEGRATED AMP
MUSIC FIRST BABY REFERENCE V2 TVC PREAMPLIFIER
PRO-JECT MaiA DS INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER
CHORD SARUM SUPER ARAY USB CABLE
STUDIO CONNECTIONS CARBON POWER CABLE
GIK ROOM TREATMENT PRODUCTS
MUSIC NEWS AND REVIEWS
CLASSIC ALBUM – Never one to avoid an obvious cliché, John Scott takes a walk on the wild side and reacquaints himself with Lou Reed’s 1972 hit album, Transformer.
RETRO BITES – Janine Elliot charts the rise and fall and rise again of the Thermionic Tube/valve in this fascinating and informative article
BIRDS EYE VIEWS – 2016 As Seen From The Perspective Of Linette Smith
VIEWS OF STU – 2016, The Year The Music Died? Cheerful as ever Stuart Smith makes a list of musicians that have died in 2016 and asks, was this the year that the music really did die?
RANTS, RAVES & ROCK ‘N ROLL – James Fleming asks that crucial question: Is it the singer or the song?
AOC Agon AG241QG G-Sync monitor
UKI Mr Bubble and Hystrix Red 5 X Series 2.4 camera drone
AOC Agon AG241QX Free-Sync gaming monitor
Vape Shoreditch e-liquids
TP-Link Archer C9 router
Onkyo TX-8150 networked amp / DAB radio
Mi Band 2 fitness tracker
Skullcandy Crusher Wireless: haptic bass headphones
December’s edition of Hifi Pig Extra and GadgetyNews is now available for FREE download.
HIFI NEWS & REVIEWS
Loads of Hifi News
THE HIFI PIG CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE PROMOTION
AVID HIFI PELLERE PHONOSTAGE
NORD ONE UP NC500 DMST POWER AMPLIFIER
SIMAUDIO MOON NEO ACE
ROKSAN K3 DAC
CODE ACOUSTICS SYSTEM 1 ACTIVE SPEAKER SYSTEM
RUSS ANDREWS BMU3000 BALANCED MAINS UNIT
FROM THE VAULT – ZETA ZERO VENUS PICOLLA LOUDSPEAKERS
Noble Audio Savanna IEMs
Amazon Echo Dot and Alexa
Stihl Compact Cordless garden tools
BenQ EW2775 27-inch monitor
Astro A50 wireless gaming headset
D-Link DCS-936L HD security camera
Anki Overdrive Supertrucks
Revell Control Spot 2.0 camera drone
Hifi Pig goes Behind The Brands Alan Clark of Kralk Audio
RETRO BITES – Janine Elliot takes a look at the Meridian M2 active loudspeakers
BIRDS EYE VIEW – Linette tells us that music is a universal language
THE VIEWS OF STU – Potrzeba Jest Matką Wynalazków
RANTS, RAVES AND ROCK ‘N ROLL – James Fleming does a bit of Soul Searching
November’s edition of Hifi Pig Extra and GadgetyNews is now available for FREE download. More pages of great content than many of the mags you’d pay good money for!
HIFI PIG REVIEWS
WESTMINSTER LAB UNUM POWER AMPLIFIERS
AVID HIFI VOLVERE TURNTABLE
TAGA HARMONY PLATINUM F 100 SE LOUDSPEAKERS
AXIS VOICEBOX S LOUDSPEAKERS
REVEL CONCERTA 2 M16 LOUDSPEAKERS
FOSTEX TE05 and TE07 IEMS
BLACK RHODIUM QUICKSTEP SPEAKER CABLE
MID PRICED LOOM FROM CHORD COMPANY
Acoustic Energy Aego Sound3ar
Vivitek Qumi Q3 pocket projector
Udoq universal phone and tablet dock
Prism Sound Callia DAC/pre/HPA
Garmin DriveSmart 60 Satnav
Skullcandy XTfree sports earphones
MVR Ascend Virtual Reality kit
Parrot Minidrones first look
Dali KATCH Bluetooth speaker
Dell XPS 15 laptop
Skullcandy Barricade speaker
MORE PAGES OF HIFI NEWS
BEHIND THE BRANDS with Mark Fenlon of Markaudio and Markaudio-Sota
CLASSIC ALBUM – Bob Dylan’s “Blood On The Tracksl”
GREAT COLUMNISTS including a rant from Stu, Handbags and lipstick from Linette and a great guide to vinyl EQ from Janine
ALBUM AND GIG REVIEWS
The Indulgence Show photographs and photos from the Windsor show too.
The October edition of Hifi Pig is ready for FREE download. Download your copy now.
October’s edition of Hifi Pig Extra and GadgetyNews is now available for FREE download. This bumper edition of 170 pages includes loads of reviews, great news, interviews, in-depth classic band profile and more. Download your copy now.
MUSIC FIRST AUDIO BABY REFERENCE V2 PREAMP
CREEK EVOLUTION 100CD CD PLAYER & 100P POWER AMP
AUDIOLAB 8300A AMP & 8300CD CD PLAYER
ETALON SUPRA INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER
CONVERT TECHNOLOGIES PLATO CLASS A
CYRUS STREAM XA STREAMER/DAC & PSX R2 PSU
VIVID B1 DECADE LOUDSPEAKERS
PEAK PT1 TURNTABLE
STUDIO CONNECTIONS CARBON POWER CABLE
QUADRASPIRE X REFERENCE RACK
MEZE CLASSIC 99 HEADPHONES
FROM THE VAULT (McIntosh MA 5200)
VaultCard RFID blocker
Buffalo MiniStation Slim 1TB
NanoQuad Cam Drone
SteelSeries Rival 700 mouse
BenQ BL2205PT monitor
Motorola VerveRider+ earphones
D-Link DIR-879 EXO AC1900 router
Neato Botvac Connected
FIIL Diva headphones
12 PAGES OF HIFI NEWS
BEHIND THE BRANDS with Conrad Mas of AVID Hifi
CLASSIC ALBUM – Elvis Costello and The Attractions “Last Year’s Model”
CLASSIC BAND – An in-depth look at the band Taste
ALBUM AND GIG REVIEWS
NATIONAL AUDIO SHOW 2016 – All Hifi Pig’s coverage of this year’s Whittlebury show with loads of photographs
September’s edition of Hifi Pig Extra and GadgetyNews is now available for FREE download. It’s packed with hifi news, hifi and gadget reviews, great columns and a visit to the fabulous Crescendo Progressive Rock festival in France. Download your copy now.
GIK ROOM TREATMENT PRODUCTS
AUDIO MUSIC AM-RT TVC/VALVE PREAMPLIFIER
COPLAND DAC215 DAC, PRE & HEADAMP
LEEMA LIBRA DAC/PREAMPLIFIER
AUDIOBYTE HYDRA Z & HYDRA ZPM
HANA LAB SAKURA MUSIC SERVER/DAC
OPTOMA BE16 BLUETOOTH EARPHONES
TILE KEY TRACKER
BUFFALO LS510D NAS
SPEEDLINK PARTHICA KEYBOARD
D LINK EXO AC1750 ROUTER
MUSAIC MUSIC PLAYERS
MOTOROLA VERVEONES+ EARPHONES
STM PRIME LAPTOP BAG
TEN PAGES OF HIFI NEWS
BEHIND THE BRANDS
with Jonathan Billington Of Music First AUDIO
Richard And Linda Thompson – I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
ALBUM AND LIVE MUSIC REVIEWS PLUS PICTURES AND COMMENT FROM CRESCENDO PROGRESSIVE ROCK FESTIVAL
RETROBITE – The Leak Trough_Line series of tuners
BIRDS EYE VIEW – Fame, I want to live forever
VIEWS OF STU – Camping and Caravanning
We’ve given the inside of Hifi Pig Magazine a bit of a revamp to make it cleaner and more attractive to read. We’ve also added a news section with our pick of the months best news items.
ROKSAN BLAK AMPLIFIER AND CD PLAYER
MINUTE EL34 SE AMPLIFIER
ATC SCM19A LOUDSPEAKERS
CHARTWELL LS3/5 LOUDSPEAKERS
PROJECT VC-S RECORD CLEANING MACHINE
VERMOUTH AUDIO RHAPSODY CABLES
FLARE AUDIO ISOLATE & ISOLATE PRO
TP-LINK AV1200 POWERLINE STARTER KIT
GEEK OUT V2 INFINITY PORTABLE DAC/AMP
VIEWSONIC VX2776-SMHD MONITOR
MIVUE 658 WI-FI DASHCAM
WD RED 8TB NAS HARD DRIVE
PIONEER SE-MHR5 HEADPHONES
BEHIND THE BRANDS with Steve Halsall of KEF UK
IN THE STUDIO
Hifi Pig’s Janine Elliot is invited along to world famous AIR Studios where BBC Radio 2s Clare Teal joins the Syd Lawrence Orchestra for a direct to disc recording session. Read on, it’s fascinating!
This month, John Scott revisits the 1968 classic from Pink Floyd, Saucerful Of Secrets
PiL and Rickie Lee Jones
Things are afoot in the world of reel 2 reels. Not only are there now at least 4 major companies producing reel to reel copies of famous master tapes, but very importantly after a long gap the Swiss tape recorder manufacturer Revox are bringing back the medium with a player based on the A700. By Janine Elliot.
How I Judge A Hifi System – Hifi Pig reader Michael Howell was born in England but now resides the good old USA. In this Readers’ Lives article he tells us how he personally goes about evaluating a system.
There’s More Than One Way To Skin A Cat. Different loudspeaker designs with Ian Ringstead.
VIEWS OF STU
Why Hifi Pig ? Why ? The truth behind the name and origins of Hifi Pig by Stuart Smith.
BIRDS EYE VIEW
Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder. Linette Smith examines what the visual appeal of a system can do.
Download your free copy of Hifi Pig’s FREE 66 page special supplement for the last months North West Audio Show. There’s loads of reports from the show, photos and more
Grandinote Proemio Preamplifier and Silva Power Amplifier
Mitchell & Johnson SAP201V Amplifier, CDD 201V CD player and WLD+211T Streamer
Triangle Elara LN01 Loudspeakers
Chord Electronics Hugo TT DAC/Headphone Amp
Intimate Audio DS-108 Back Loaded Horn Loudspeaker
MS HD Audio MS-E02SS Mains Block
Dali Menuet Speakers
Astro A40 TR Gaming Headset and Amp
Vodafone Smart ultra 7
Netgear Nighthawk X8
ONEmicro DECT Speakers
The Views Of Stu
T Rex “Electric Warrior”
Mike Twomey speaks with Vince Bruzzese of Totem
Miles Showell, mastering engineer at Abbey Road, speaks to Hifi Pig about half speed mastering
The JUNE edition of Hifi Pig Magazine and Gadgety News is out and ready for FREE download.
Wadia DI122 Digital Audio Decoder
Pro-Ject MaiA DS Integrated Amplifier
Dayens Menuetto Integrated Amplifier
Soundsmith Carmen Moving Iron Cartridge
Ferguson Hill FH007 and FH008 Loudspeaker System
Scansonic M-5 Loudspeakers
Audio GE – Sincerus 80 Loudspeakers
Paradox Audio Cables
Ben QGW2270H Monitor
Devil Volt Power Pack
Eyejusters Reading Glasses
Guild 1.5AH Hammer Drill
Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 Tablet
Tascam TrackPack US-2×2 Home Studio
PLUS: Retro Bytes, Fidelity Matters, Birds Eye View, Classic Album, Music Reviews and more.
Behind the Brands with Eunice Kron of KR Audio
It’s packed with Hifi and Gadget reviews of course but this month we have a great interview with the man who discovered Prince and help write his first hit single, plus a special report on the possible effects of a Brexit on the British Hifi industry. Download your free copy now. There’s also great music reviews, fab columnists and more…
Pre Audio GL-1102N Turntable
EAT C Sharp Turntable and Koetsu Black MC Cartridge
Remton 383 Mk 2 Phonostage
Roksan TR-5 S2 Loudspeakers
Fostex PM0.5d Active Loudspeakers
Questyle QP1r DAP
O2A Quintessence SUBLIM Speaker Cables
Studio Connections Platinum Digital Cables
Atlas Cables Budget Loom
Cubot X17 Smartphone Review
Devil Horns Earbuds Review
Fugoo Tough and Style Bluetooth Speaker Review
iFit Classic Analogue Fitness Smartwatch
Manfrotto Lumiemuse 3 LED Camera Light
Onkyo H500M Headphones
Skullcandy Grind Wireless Headphones
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Bluetooth Headphones
ViewSonic Pro7827HD Projector
Roksan Xerxes 20Plus, Caspian RPM Speed Control and PUG Tonearm
Krell Digital Vanguard Integrated Amplifier
Fezz Audio Silver Luna EL34 Valve Amplifier
TAGA Harmony HTA – 700B V2 amplifier, Platinum B-40 Speakers and Platinum 18 Speaker Cables Package
Audiobyte Black Dragon DAC
Audiofilia AF-S6 Loudspeakers
ATC SCM7 Loudspeakers
Kralk Audio DTLPS-1 Elite Loudspeakers
3 Square Audio Translator Loudspeakers
KBL Sound Red Eye Ultimate Interconnects.
MCRU Limited Edition Silver Plated 6 Way Mains Block
Adam Elements CASA USB-C Cable and Adaptors
AOC G2460PG Gaming Monitor
Atlas Cables Zeno
Dali Rubicon 5 Loudspeakers
Intempo Retro Blaster
Lindy BNX Bluetooth Headphones
Linksys EA7500 Mu-Mimo Router
Netgear Arlo Q Camera
Olive ONE Home Digital Audio Player
STM Drifter Laptop Backpack
View-Master VR Starter Kit
Wraps Bracelet Earphones
The Views Of Stu
Bird’s Eye View
The Voice Of Dom
Interview – Marshall Currier of Lenbrook America
Behind The Brands with Brian and Trevor
Album and Gig Reviews
Classic Album – Hawkwind’s “Space Ritual”
The February Edition of Hifi Pig Extra and GadgetyReviews is now available for FREE download. Yes, that’s right, as well as all the usual great hifi reviews, music reviews and great columnists we’ve got loads of gadget reviews from our sister website GadgetyNews.
Lampizator Big 7 DAC
Aaron “The Chrome One” Integrated Amplifier
PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium HP Integrated Amplifier
Arcam FMJ CDS 27 and FMJ A19 Integrated Amplifier
Russell K Red 100 Loudspeakers
Hana S Range Moving Coil Cartridges
A Chord Company Budget Loom
BenQ BL2420Z Monitor
Gibson Trainer Wireless Headphones
Huawei Mate S Phone
Sengled Pulse JBL Speaker & Bluetooth Lightbulb
Intempo Bluetooth Jukebox
Oppo F1 First Impressions
Vodafone Findxone Tracker
LOADS OF MUSIC REVIEWS INCLUDING THE CLASSIC ALBUM BOWIE’S “THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS”
The January 2016 edition of Hifi Pig Extra is now available for FREE download.
Merrill Audio Thor Monobloc Amplifiers.
MunroSonic EGG150 – Active Monitoring Loudspeakers.
Cabasse Stream 100 Amplifier and Surf Loudspeakers.
Martin Logan Motion 15 Standmount Loudspeakers.
Zeta Zero Venus Picolla Loudspeakers.
DiDiT DAC 212 Digital To Analogue Converter.
Lab 12 gordian Power Distributor/Conditioner.
Clearaudio Smart Matrix Professional Record Cleaning Machine.
Black Cat Redlevel Tube speaker Cable and RCA Interconnects.
Retro Bites – Janine Elliot takes another look at retro audio kit, this time focusing on the rare Tefifon
Voice Of Dom – Dominic Marsh gets puzzled over the differences people hear with identical products and explains how he goes about evaluating and listening to new kit.
Fidelity Matters – In the last of his Fidelity Matters articles for 2015, Ian Ringstead celebrates innovation wherever it comes from and applauds all the people in the hifi industry who make this wonderful kit possible.
The Views Of Stu – Stuart Smith looks at the year that was 2015 and hints at a few things you can expect to see in the coming year from Hifi Pig.
Bird’s Eye View – Linette Smith asks “What’s your drug of choice?”.
Dealers’ View – Mike Twomey continues his series of articles looking at the wonderful world of audio from the dealers perspective and this month offers up a few useful tips on how to get the best trade in deal when it comes round to the inevitable upgrade time…
Music and Live Gig Reviews with John Scott and Stuart Smith including live reviews of The Rezillos, Spizzenergi and The Proclaimers.
The Classics – John Scott throws a log on the fire, pours himself a wee dram and puts on his copy of Mike Oldfield’s Ommadawn as part of his Classic Albums series.
A great Behind The Brands interview with Heinz Lichtenegger, the CEO of Pro-Ject.
This special promotional publication is sponsored by Leedh.
Linette Smith talks about the recent visit to the Paris Haute Fidélité show the week after the attacks. ““We are setting off to visit the Haute Fidelité Show at the Marriott Rive Gauche in Paris. I’m not entirely sure how I am feeling, a mixture of anger and defiance, but also sadness and admittedly fear”
VPI Prime Turntable
Pro-Ject RPM3 Carbon Turntable
Bespoke Audio Co Passive Preamplifier
Kralk Audio BC30 Loudspeakers and PAW Stand
Ophidian Mojo Loudspeakers
Leema Xen Loudspeakers
Melodika “Purple Rain” Series Speaker Cables
Janine Elliot takes a step down memory lane with the much loved Leak Stereo 20 power amplifier.
Dominic Marsh concludes his popular three part series on mains cables.
Ian Ringstead takes a look at the state of the hifi industry and asks what we can all do to boost the popularity of two channel audio in the home.
There seems to be a lot of in-fighting within the audiophile world about people’s personal choices and the equipment they finally place in their system. Stuart Smith takes a tongue-in-cheek look at what he thinks are the reasons for this phenomenon…
Mike Twomey tells us how best to strike a great deal with your retailer this holiday season.
Plus album and gig reviews with John Scott, Janine Elliot and Stuart Smith and the ever popular Classics series where John Scott takes a look at the Kinks album “The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society”
The October Edition of Hifi Pig Extra is Out and available for FREE download
“”Cable wars must surely be the biggest single cause of conflict and injury between audiophiles …better just to keep quiet, watch from a distant hilltop and let the troops on the virtual front line battle it out ad-infinitum”… Stuart Smith goes over the top!
Zontec Art-Deco Phonostage
Rothwell Signature One Phonostage
Icon Audio MB 30 SE Power Amplifiers
NuForce DAC80 DAC
NuForce HA200 Headphone Amplifier
Magnific Acoustics M521 Loudspeakers
Oak Audio Hurricane Loudspeakers
Wyred4Sound Remedy Digital Reclocker
MCRU Excelsior DC Blocker
10 Great Free Android Apps
The Story of Stax with Janine Elliot
Hifi Shows with Ian Ringstead
Giving WAF the red card with Linette Smith
Mains cables explained with Dominic Marsh
PLUS 22 pages of Album and Gig Reviews by John Scott and Stuart Smith, The Classics – Yes – The Yes Album, Behind The Brands interview with Russell Kauffman of Russell K…
The FREE September edition of Hifi Pig Extra is available for download.
Timestep T-01MC Phonostage
Transfiguration Axia S Cartridge
Primare I32 Integrated Amplifier With DAC and Media Board
Tisbury Audio Passive Pre Mk 2
Etalon Solo DAC/PRE
Ophidian Minimo Loudspeakers
WAY Cables Silver 1 and 4 Interconnects
Triangle Titus Loudspeakers
Flare Audio R2Pro and R2A Earphones
RETRO BITES JANINE ELLIOT DUSTS OFF HER PHILIPS DCC900 Digital Compact Cassette Player
THE VOICE OF DOM – DOMINIC MARSH TALKS MAINS CABLES (PART 1)
FIDELITY MATTERS – IAN RINGSTEAD IS BOXING CLEVER
THE VIEWS OF STU – STUART SMITH AVOIDS A STICKY SITUATION
BIRDS EYE VIEW – LINETTE SMITH TELLS THE BLOKES TO PUT IT AWAY
DEALERS VIEW – WITH MIKE TWOMEY
21 Pages of album and gig reviews PLUS THE CLASSICS WHERE JOHN SCOTT DIGS LOVE’S FOREVER CHANGES OFF THE SHELF
Behind The Brands
WITH FREDERIK DAVIES, CREATOR OF THE AXJET LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM
May’s Hifi Pig Magazine is out for FREE download.
Chord Electronics Hugo Dac/headphone amp,
Triangle Titus EZ loudspeakers,
FiiO X5 portable audio player,
Flare Audio R1 Headphones,
Final Audio Heaven VI – CC, Hifiman RE-600 and Sennheiser IE 800 in ear monitors,
LessLoss DFPC Original power cable,
Audioplan Powerstar SII and Finefilter power filter plus X-Air
Plus Music Reviews, The Who’s Live At Leeds in the Classic Album section and Behind The Brands with Lee Taylor of Leema Acoustics
April’s Hifi Pig Magazine is out for FREE download.
Loads of reviews:
Pro-Ject MaiA Integrated Amplifier
ADL (Furutech) H-118 Headphones
ATC SCM 11 Loudspeakers
Roth OLi RA1 Bookshelf Loudspeakers
Skogrand SC Beethoven Loudspeaker Cables
Arte Forma Mezzo Power Amplifier
Tangent Spectrum X5 BT – Powered Digital Bookshelf Speakers
NuForce NE750M and NE800M Inner-Earphones
Roksan Kandy K3 Integrated Amplifier
Album and Gig Reviews
Behind the Brands with Peter Comeau of IAG
Its a bumper issue of 111 pages with great reviews of German Physiks and Acoustic Energy loudspeakers, Music First Audio’s MM phono Stage, Tellurium Qs Black Diamond Speaker Cable, IsoTek’s Evo 3 Mains Conditioner and Arcam’s Mini Blink Bluetooth DAC.
There’s music reviews, Gig reviews, a look at the classic album In Land Of The Grey And Pink by Caravan and there’s boozers corner where we sample the delights of Campari and Fizzy water plus a rather Punky IPA from Scotland.
We also have a free supplement of the recent Sound and Vision – The Bristol Show.
What are you waiting for?
Hifi Pig’s Yearbook is out now and it’s FREE to download.
It has over 350 pages and over 100 hifi reviews from the last year on Hifi Pig and is an invaluable resource for all audiophiles anyone interested in audio.
What’s more is there’s a great chance for one lucky reader to walk away with kit worth over £2500 from the following companies in our fantastic competition – Amptastic, Chord Company, Fiio, Henry Audio, HiSound, Lehmann Audio, Linn Records, Pro-Ject, Sansui, Snip Records, Triangle, Velodyne, Vinyl Passion.
Not only that but there’s album reviews, a great Classics piece from John Scott about the album “Eli and the Thirteenth Confession” by Laura Nyro, an in-depth Behind the Brands interview with Mark Sears of The Missing Link and Vinyl Passion and our latest regular feature Tipplers corner where Louis Bricka pairs booze with music.
The cover story and a great article full of pictures and editorial, is our visit to iconic British hifi manufacturer Roksan.
The August edition of Hifi Pig Magazine is available for FREE DOWNLOAD. There’s loads of interesting content this month including reviews of the McIntosh MA 5200 Amp/DAC, SoulNote’s SC 710 CD Player and SA730 Integrated Amplifier, The Digital Music Box’ Linus and Kalliope USB Cables, Roksan’s Caspian M2 Integrated Amplifier and Neat Acoustics’ Motive SX1 Floorstanding Loudspeakers. If that wasn’t enough we’ve got a great computer based Reader System report and a high-end Dealer System report from North East UK’s Hifi Sounds. We also visited Triangle way back in May at their offices in Bordeaux for what turned out to be a wonderful trip where we got the opportunity to sample some great wines and the Triangle Magellan Grand Concert loudspeakers. On the music front there’s a whole host of album reviews plus we highlight the story behind John Martyn’s album Solid Air. This month’s Behind the Brands interview is with Mrijn Kooy of Dutch record label Snip records. All in all a great read we think. Download it now.
The July edition of Hifi Pig Magazine is now available for free download. This month we not only have loads of reviews including the terrific Soulines Kubrick turntable, the much awaited Lampizator level 7 Dac, the Astin Trew Concord Dac 1, the surprising Focal Aria 906 standmounters, new cables from Tellurium Q in the form of their Ultra Silver speaker cables, Van den Hul’s First Ultimate Mk2 interconnects, LessLoss’ DFPC Ultimate mains cables and some interesting lower priced products from Carot One. There’s a great Behind the Brands interview with Rune Jacobsen from Triangle, the French loudspeaker manufacturer as well as a new item featuring a classic album….this time it’s King Crimson’s ” The Court of the Crimson King”. There’s album reviews too, not to mention our great photos and coverage of the Cranage Hall Audio Show. Don’t miss it!!!
The June edition of Hifi Pig Magazine is now available for free download. Lots of reviews including the the £52 000 JoSound Ra Loudspeakers, Roksan’s Darius S1 Loudspeakers, Ophidian unusual looking Solo Loudspeakers, Speaker Cables from Audio 4 Soul, DirectWave’s Directors interconnect cables and the Analogue Works One Turntable. There’s a great Behind the Brands interview with the MD of KEF UK, a wonderfully amusing Readers System report and MCRU put together a £15000 Dealer System for Hifi Pig. As well as all that there is a 24 page supplement with some of our coverage of High-End Munich.Download your copy now!
The Brand NEW edition of Hifi Pig Magazine is now available for download on Hifi Pig. In this month’s edition there is a look forward to High End Munich PLUS a new feature looking at Vintage Classics…this month it’s 57 years of the ESL 57!!!! We’ve got reviews of KEF’s X300A speakers with built in amps and a DAC…plug and play, PrimaLuna’s Prologue Premier Valve Integrated Amplifier, Tellurium Q Ultra Black Interconnects, MS Power’s Distribution Mains Filter and High Current Mains Cable, Pro-Ject Xpression Carbon UKX Turntable andCLONES Audio Pre and Power Amplifiers. O’Brien Hifi put together an £80 000 system for a classical musician and a Hifi Pig reader in France shows us his dedicated hifi building. You can also WIN an amptastic Mini 1 amp……LOOK NOW!
The April edition of Hifi Pig Magazine is now available for Free download. Reviews: Brunoco Diva Digital Amp/DAC, Reference Fidelity Components Pluto II Interconnects, Onix A25 Integrated Amp, AudioValve Eclipse Valve Preamplifier, Skogrand Centaurus A Speaker Cables and Interconnects, SoulNote SA 710 Integrated Amplifier, Temple Audio Bantam Gold Integrated Amplifier Plus:Behind the Brands with Funjoe of Clones Audio, a great reader system from the owner of AudioChews forum, an analogue front-ended dealer system from Divine Audio, loads of great album reviews PLUS our cover story where Hifi Pig spend the day as guests of Focal. Not only that but you can also win an ampstastic mini-1 amplifier.
The March edition of the Hifi Pig Magazine is now available for FREE download.Reviews of Leedhs E3 loudspeakers, MS HD Powerplugs, Paul Hynes RS3 Power Supply, Chord Electronics QUTE EX DAC and Amptastics latest diminutive amplifier the Mini 1. Plus editorial comment, album reviews, a great reader system that includes Lampizator, Ming Da and hORNS kit and a very stylish dealers system from Audio Emotion. There’s also a very interesting Behind the Brands interview with Nigel Finn from The Chord Company and you can win one of ten sets of six Oyaide NWA-RCA Wave Absorbers courtesy of Mains Cables R Us.
The February 2014 edition of the Hifi Pig Magazine is now available for FREE download. Reviews: Coffman Labs G-1A Valve amplifier, The Cartridge Man Isolator, Simple Audio GO bluetooth speaker, Oriton Audio R33 Support System, Astintrew Concord powered USB, Atoll Electronique IN200 SE Integrated Amplifier & CD200 SE-2 CD Player, LessLoss DFPC Signature Power Cables. Plus: Editorial comment, Reader System, Dealer System, Interview with Scott Berry from Computer Audio Design and music reviews too. Win: Astintrew’s Concord Powered USB worth £695. If you’d rather not download the PDF magazine you can read it here using the interactive magazine-like display widget..
The January 2014 edition of the Hifi Pig Magazine is now available for FREE download. Reviews: Pluto Ultimate Loudspeakers, Monster iSport Freedom Headphones, Van de Leur 002/402 pre and power amps, Isotek EVO3 Mains cables, Resonessence Herus headphone amp/DAC, Wireworld Starlight 7 USB cable, Tellurium Q Claymore integrated amplifier. Plus: Editorial comment, Reader System, Dealer System, Interview with Holger Fromme MD at Avantgarde Acoustics, a factory visit to Cabasse, music reviews and the pick of 2013’s albums. Win: Chord Company’s Epic Reference Loudspeaker cable worth £750 plus Akiko Tuning Sticks. If you’d rather not download the PDF magazine you can read it here.
Download the free December edition of Hifi Pig Magazine. Reviews: Roksan Kandy K2 Integrated amplifier. Musical Fidelity MF100 Headphones, Mike New’s bearing for the Technics 1210, Dynaudio Excite x14 Loudspeakers, QNKTS AB-1.2 DAC, QED uPLay Stream digital streamer, Akiko Audio tuning sticks, Teufel Audio Aureol Real headphones, Waterfall Victoria EVO loudspeakers. Plus: Bird’s Eye View, Ripping Yarns, Reader System, Dealer System, Albumreviews and Behind The Brands with Randy Kunin of Randall K Designer Hifi. WIN a Tellurium Q power amplifier worth £1194 and Akiko Audio tuning sticks worth €496. CLOSING DATE FOR THE COMPETITION IS 28th DECEMBER 2013 NOT 28th DECEMBER 2014 AS STATED IN THE MAGAZINE. DOWNLOAD the December edition of the FREE Hifi Pig Magazine.