British music and sound specialists, Meters Music, have announced the launch of the new M-Ears in-ear headphones, created in collaboration with U2 bassist Adam Clayton. More »

Chord Electronics will be exhibiting at CanJam London this weekend, demonstrating its range of proprietary technology headphone amps/DACS, including the new Hugo 2 and Mojo/Poly DAC/streamer combo. More »

iFi adds to its flagship ‘Pro’ range of compact audio components with the Pro iESL headphone energiser a device designed to “make the most of electrostatic headphones”. More »

We are well into the summer now but June has been a very busy month. We ended the month with a fantastic two-day North West Audio Show at the sumptuous Cranage Hall  . There was plenty of other news going on though so here’s a round up, just in case you missed anything! More »

Hong Kong based Brainwavz, was established in 2008 with a focus on offering “high quality products at a competitive price”. They have announced the availability of their B200 Dual Balanced Armature Earphones in the UK. More »

For a strictly limited time, Noble Audio, the in-ear monitor manufacturer from California, is offering discounts across all universal-fit and custom-fit (IEMs) in the 2017 Wizard Birthday Sale.  More »

Pioneer have introduced a new line of Lightning powered products for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch : Rayz and Rayz Plus earphones, and the the Rayz Rally conference speaker.  More »

Focal, the French speaker and headphone manufacturer who we visited at their factory and HQ near Lyon, have launched their newest line of mobile headphones – Premium closed-back wireless over-ear Listen Wireless®, In-ear Spark and Spark Wireless®, and Hifi in-ear Sphear S®. More »

Designed by Metaxas and Sins, the Marquis ‘Memento Mori’ is a headphone amplifier that combines “historic art, contemporary sculpture and cutting-edge audio tech”. Featuring a sculpted cranium, CNC-machined from solid aluminium billet, the Marquis ‘Memento Mori’ is a minimalist headphone amplifier and dedicated headphone stand. More »

The Pro series iESL is an energiser for electrostatic headphones (and a transformer-coupled stage for flagship dynamic headphones too). More »

Audeze adds Black/Steel edition to its iSINE in-ear series. More »

Optoma, an international projector and audio brand, has expanded its range of Hi-Res certified in-ear headphones with the NuForce HEM Dynamic. The new model is available now in two colours (charcoal black or crystal white) and features a dynamic micro driver that produces “deep and explosive bass with balanced crystal clear highs”. More »

What does the month of May mean if you are an audiophile and hifi lover? Of course, Munich! We, along with the whole hifi universe by the look of it, made the annual pilgrimage to Bavaria, Germany and the High End Munich Show. High End Munich 2017 was our fifth and the most incredible show yet.If you weren’t able to make it then you can capture the vibe of this truly amazing hifi show in our dedicated High End Munich 2017 section here, plus the main section gives you access to previous years too. If you were there have a look and see if your impressions were the same as ours…plus there is bound to be something that you missed. More »

Part three of our coverage of this year’s High end Show from Munich including Nagra and Wilson, Cessaro and TW Acustic, Silbatone, Silberstatic, Amplifon and Absolue, Odeon Audio and New Audio Frontiers, MSB Technology, Harbeth and finally Stein Music. 

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The second part of Stuart’s report from High end Munich 2017 featuring the following: Audiobyte, Skogrand Cables, Rockna, Trafomatic and Tune Audio. Joseph Audio and Alluxity, Audiopax, Tellurium Q,  Aequo Audio and GIK Panels . Audiovector and Gryphon. Goebel and Vitus. Ear Yoshino. Again split into pages so hit the doodad at the end of each page to take you to the next. 

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Audeze, the manufacturer of high-end, Audiophile headphones, launches the LCD-i4 at High End Munich 2017. More »

At High End 2017, held at Munich’s MOC from May 18-21, Sennheiser will showcase selected models from its audiophile portfolio. They will have the new HDV 820 headphone amplifier on dem’. It has been created to companion to Sennheiser’s audiophile headphones, such as the HD 800 S, which is also on show at HIGH END. As a special highlight, at the Sennheiser booth visitors will be able to experience the Sennheiser HE 1. More »

It has been one very busy week for High End Munich 2017 news, Hifi Pig will keep you up to date with everything hifi and audiophile that is happening in the run up to the High End Munich show next week….here’s what has happened in the last 24 hrs, in case you blinked and missed it! News from Mytek, SOtM, Chord Electronics, The Funk Firm and Convert to name just a few….. More »

“Being the “high-res specialists from New York”, the men behind Mytek have a reputation to live up to when launching a new product. With the Mytek Brooklyn and the new Manhattan II, their top notch DA converter with MQA they must have thought: why not build a portable USB/DAC/AMP to bring good sound to all wired headphones and associated smart devices? Of course for a fraction of the cost and offer noise cancellation in the process? Well, that is exactly what they are going to do with their newest product: CLEF.” Was the opening gambit of the latest press release from Mytek so we had to read on… More »

Check out the latest news stories from High End Munich 2017….in the last 24 hours we’ve had news from MQA, Gauder Akustik, Meze, Electrocompaniet, Concrete Audio and many more…… More »

The latest in the Classics series, Meze say that the 99 Neo is “the headphone for the Hi-Fi lover with an eye for design. 99 Neo brings together Meze Audio’s signature sound quality with cutting edge style”. More »