Audio Physic have released their first new loudspeaker of 2017. The Avantera III are an upgrade to the Avantera plus+ loudspeakers. More »

This year, loudspeaker manufacturer Volya GmbH in association with High End Society Service GmbH is launching a Charity Auction. The prize is a pair of the new model of Volya GmbH loudspeakers, NoLimits. More »

TAGA Harmony have unveiled Diamond B-60, the brand’s flagship bookshelf model. More »

Jay Garrett gets a first listen to the brand new Homage Tradition speaker range from Sonus Faber which were showcased at their UK launch held at Marylebone’s high-end Hifi store, KJ West One in collaboration with specialist distributor Absolute Sounds. More »

T3TRA by Alienology Audio – Audio Designer Speakers – are 3D printed & digitally made for Bookshelf, Satellite and Desk-Top use. More »

Join KJ West One on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th March for the first UK performance of the latest range of loudspeakers from Italian manufacturer Sonus Faber. More »

Linn are calling their new Klimax 350 ‘The ultimate intelligent loudspeaker’. They go on to explain further: “Taking a digital signal as their input, the Klimax 350 ensures zero transmission loss from the source. Then our Katalyst DAC Architecture retrieves the maximum amount of musical information from this digital signal”. More »

Hifi Pig is working hard to bring you a multitude of comprehensive reports covering Bristol Sound and Vision 2017. We have a dedicated section here  where you can check out our show coverage.  We are very pleased to announce that our Bristol Show coverage is this year sponsored by the iconic British loudspeaker brand, Harbeth, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary throughout 2017.

High End hifi shop, KJ West One are teaming up with Vertere to bring you the first of their new Vinyl showcase evenings entitled ‘Strictly Vinyl’. More »

Sound United LLC, parent company to Polk Audio, Definitive Technology, and Polk BOOM, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the D+M Group, owner of the Denon, HEOS by Denon, Marantz, and Boston Acoustics brands. More »

The Acoustica Show, which returns for its fifth year on 11th and 12th March, will see the north of England debut of new products from Naim and an exclusive preview showing of the next Kudos loudspeaker. More »

TANNOY got in touch to let us know how they feel about their new Legacy range of loudspeakers, and treated us to a private listen in Bristol. “It is moving to hear how our TANNOY speakers have become intertwined with life journeys over our 90-year history. We’re so grateful to be a part of so many stories – and for those of you who reach out to let us know”. More »

Father and son duo Rob and Dave Stevenson get tooled up and take a bash with this interesting single driver DIY loudspeaker project costing a total of £552 including VAT.  More »

Care Orchestra Srl, an Italian brand of high-end audio and design, has announced a new product of the Spiritual Line. Care Orchestra say: “The Spiritual Violet is the natural evolution of the younger “sister” Spiritual Blue, from which it inherits its peculiarities and best features. Depth, transparency and musical performance definition reach an excellent level, giving rise to a quality of precise listening, never tiring”.
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NIME Audiodesign of Italy, who’s very distinctive looking steel and aluminium loudspeakers, the Elite One, we saw at High End Munich a few years ago, have launched some new models. More »

AudioControl makers of audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has announced that Monitor Audio has been added to their Sound Partners Program (SPP). More »

Arcaydis are a Sheffield based manufacturer of loudspeakers that many will know the name of. The company has relaunched recently with new owners but with the same designs and here Ian Ringstead takes a listen to their £799 EB2S standmount loudspeaker.  More »

Father and son duo Rob and Dave Stevenson get tooled up and take a bash with this interesting single driver DIY loudspeaker project costing a total of £552 including VAT.  More »

SVS, USA based manufacturer of speakers, subwoofers and audio accessories, have announced their 16-Ultra Series, its largest and most powerful subwoofer line ever. SVS told us: ‘The new sealed box SB16-Ultra and ported box PB16-Ultra subwoofers are the culmination of all SVS engineering advancements and loaded with innovations that establish the 16-Ultra Series as the reference standard for bass. More »

PMC is using Sound & Vision, The Bristol Show, to launch the AVM high-end electronics brand, which it is adding to its distribution portfolio, making this high-end brand available to UK audiophiles…

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PMC is using Sound & Vision, The Bristol Show, to launch the AVM high-end electronics brand, which it is adding to its distribution portfolio, making this high-end brand available to UK audiophiles. More »

Wilson Audio have released more details of their new flagship loudspeaker, the WAMM Master Chronosonic, which costs well over $600,000. More »

Arcaydis are a Sheffield based manufacturer of loudspeakers that many will know the name of. The company has relaunched recently with new owners but with the same designs and here Ian Ringstead takes a listen to their £799 EB2S standmount loudspeaker.  More »

Stuart and Linette take a listen to the unique Volya Bouquet loudspeakers costing €120 000 More »

Totaldac, of France, has created its own loudspeaker to demo DACs in the Totaldac auditorium and at Hifi shows. Totaldac say that the speakers “are the result of 20 years of experimentation to give a realistic and natural sound. Now these speakers are also offered to Totaldac customers” More »

Bowers & Wilkins say that they are “unleashing a new level of cinematic prowess on visitors to ISE 2017 in Amsterdam. The breathtaking Diamond Cinema experience, a culmination of unrivalled technical excellence, design and performance, features 15 new CI800 Series Diamond high-performance custom installation loudspeakers complemented by two new high-power DB1D subwoofers delivering the ultimate 3D Cinema sound experience”. More »

Finnish manufacturer Amphion Loudspeakers has announced the Argon7LS floorstanding loudspeaker. The newcomer replaces the Argon7L model, incorporating the passive radiator design which is already present in Argon3S and Argon3LS. The new member of Amphion’s Argon family of high-end home audio speakers is being demonstrated for the first time at the Integrated Systems Europe in Amsterdam, booth 7-W195, running currently and until February the10th. More »

JBL got in touch to tell us about their Synthesis speakers at the ISE show, which kicked off today in Amsterdam. More »

McIntosh Group has announced that Filippo Fanton has been named the new CEO of Sonus faber effective immediately. Fanton has served as the CFO of Sonus faber for the last eight years and will continue to hold that position as well until further notice. More »

Sonus faber say they ‘wish to evoke Italian design and creativity at their best by restyling the Homage collection, the company’s most iconic line. It has been completely revamped in keeping with its rich past and precious legacy. Welcome Homage Tradition!

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British loudspeaker company, Harbeth, will again exhibit at this year’s Sound & Vision Bristol show in two adjacent rooms. The SHL5plus in walnut, one of the brand’s 40th Anniversary models, will be on demo in a classical music focused room, whilst next door, the P3ESR will showcase a more contemporary sound.
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Stuart and Linette take a listen to the unique Volya Bouquet loudspeakers costing €120 000.  More »

As a French player in high fidelity for more than 35 years, Triangle has introduced a new collection of cables, which they say is “dedicated to optimising the performance of the loudspeakers, while guaranteeing the emblematic Triangle sound characteristics of extraordinary openness and dynamics. All LeCable products provide an excellent conductivity, ensuring a perfect and balanced transmission”. More »

Danish loudspeaker specialist DALI has confirmed that it will be conducting live demonstrations of its high-end Epicon 2 and 6 loudspeakers, driven by Meridian Electronics, and launching its new Spektor line of affordable loudspeakers at Sound & Vision: The Bristol Show (February 24-26th). More »

Bryston distributor PMC, is introducing the Bryston BCD-3 CD player to the UK audiophile market, to bring the benefits of its “class-leading” CD transport and digital to analogue converter technology to consumers who are still loyal to the CD format. More »

The Convert team got in touch to tell us that they will be attending the 30th Bristol Sound & Vision Show from the 24th to the 26th of February this year. More »

RDacoustic of the Czech Republic got in touch to tell us about their new loudspeakers, the Euphoria. More »

TANNOY contacted to tell us that they are “delighted to announce that we will be launching a new Gold Reference GRF range to be ready for delivery in February 2017. This decision was made to meet unprecedented demand from dealers and customers to continue the GRF-90  which sold out in record time”. More »

Loewe, the German manufacturer of televisions and AV equipment, has launched a wireless floorstanding speaker system called klang 5 (‘klang’ means ‘sound’ in German). Designed to work seamlessly with Loewe TVs, including the bild 7 OLED set, the klang 5 speakers deliver all forms of audio, from music to movies. More »

DALI have launched their new Spektor series of speakers. Comprising the DALI Spektor 1 and 2 compact standmounts and the Spektor 6 floorstanders, DALI have also added the Spektor Vokal to work as a central speaker with the rest of the range. More »

PMC, manufacturer of studio and audiophile speakers, helped recreate the world famous Capitol Studios at the recent CES in Las Vegas, to expose visitors to the workings of a real studio and the benefits of high resolution audio. More »

Melodika, one of the biggest Polish manufacturers of hifi cables, let us know that they have introduced a new version of their floorstanding Loudspeaker, the BL40 MKI. Melodika say that “the Melodika BL40 MKII offers both modified style and technical amendments while maintaining the price”.
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Spanish brand, Kroma Audio, has introduced a new finish available for its two models of speakers. This finish is entirely handmade by a Master Gilder, specialised in restoring the Easter procession floats, with authentic 24k gold leaf. Kroma say “This turns our speakers into true works of art with a unique aesthetic that accompanies the inimitable sound of Kroma Audio”. More »

Totem Acoustic provided their home country, Canada, with an early glimpse of the Sky at the TAVES show in Toronto in October 2016 but the true worldwide debut took place recently at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas. More »

Arcam, who celebrated their 40th anniversary last year, are once again building what they are calling “a show-stopping ‘Object Based’ Reference Cinema”, providing a world-first opportunity to hear the new High-End FMJ AV860 AV Pre-Processor in action, partnered with around 6000 watts of FMJ P49 Class G power amps in bridged mono-block mode. More »