KEF has launched its R700 loudspeaker in a new ‘Black Edition’, a deep and lustrous new finish that uses new black components to adorn the gloss black finish of the cabinet. More »

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Christmas is fast approaching so if you need some audiophile gift inspiration…or just fancy treating yourself, take a look at what the following brands suggest for you! Click on the links or images to find out more and buy. More »

Hifi Pig had a very busy month in November, what with trips to Zurich and Warsaw for Hifi Shows.  There was also lots of news and of course reviews.  have a look and catch up with anything that you missed! More »

Bristol will shortly see the opening of its first audiophile bar and kitchen. The brains behind it are; Dan Wild, who has run Bristol institutional club event Just Jack for 12 years (predominantly at Motion), his wife Rhiannon and their head chef Michiel Pel. More »

During the summer, we brought you the news that British loudspeaker brand, Harbeth, had launched their ‘Summer of Sound’ competition, inviting music makers aged 16-24 to submit an original piece of music in any genre for the chance to win a pair of Harbeth speakers. More »

Kralk Audio are a small company headed up by Alan Clark and based in the North of England. The Elite 2s are a standmount speaker with an off board crossover and cost £2500. Ian Ringstead fires them up.  More »

Last night we received the following message from John Giolas of Wilson Audio: We at Wilson Audio are saddened to inform you that Dave Wilson recently discovered that he has a rare form of bone cancer.  He had been seeking the source of some discomfort he’d been experiencing for some period of time.  He and Sheryl Lee are working with the best physicians and medical professionals to determine his treatment options so they can identify the best course of action for Dave”. More »

QED has announced that its new XT25 loudspeaker cable would be available from QED stockists in the UK by the end of the November. Retailers around the world should receive stock in December. More »

Dominic Marsh takes a listen to the Tannoy Revolution XT8F floorstanding loudspeakers costing £1499. More »

Setting off to the Warsaw show feels like going on an adventure. We went last year so we know what to expect, it’s the second biggest European show after Munich so there is a lot to cover but Warsaw, unlike Munich, still manages to keep that intimate and cosy feeling. The show is split into three, distinct zones, almost three shows in one and with three days to cover it all it is possible to do one area a day and still have time to nip into the city and see some of the place you are visiting.  More »

Auris Audio of Russia will be presenting lots of new gear at the Audio Video Show 2017 in Warsaw from Friday. More »

French manufacturer Elipson has  announced the Prestige Facet range of loudspeakers. More »

Arendal Sound got in touch to let us know about their new range, they said: “Early 2016, we introduced the very first speaker series from Arendal Sound called 1723 Series. Since day one, we have sold thousands of Arendal Sound speakers and the feedback is overwhelming from customers and reviewers. It’s been an exciting year for us. Even from the short time of being in this industry we have already garnered a great set of product awards, which have been a guideline to many customers. To give the last touch of credibility and purchase security, we offer 60 Days Buy &´Try, free shipping and up to 10 years warranty”. More »

Ian Ringstead recently reviewed the EB 2 from Arcaydis and now focuses on the smaller EB1S. Like the EB2 it is made in Sheffield in the UK. More »

Dominic Marsh takes a listen to two somewhat unusually designed loudspeakers from UK manufacturer RMB. The larger floorstanding 22/3 model costs £1850 a pair and the smaller 12/3 standmount costing £1200.  More »

October was a very busy month for us Hifi Pigs, there was an awful lot of news and we also brought you coverage of The Indulgence Show and Chord’s Poly launch, plus a visit to hear the Living Voice system at Spiritland. There was also the sad news of the death of Gérard Chrétien of French manufacturer, Focal. More »

Cabasse, one of the leading names in French high-fidelity since 1950, has announced SWELL, the company’s first wireless portable speaker. More »

KEF has just debuted its new Kube range of subwoofers, KEF’s design and engineering team coordinated closely to develop an advanced Digital Signal Processing algorithm (DSP) known as iBX. This Intelligent Bass Extension algorithm extends depth to maximise the capabilities of the custom designed driver, delivering, say KEF “unparalleled precision and ultimate synchronicity between amplifier, driver and sealed cabinet”. More »

Whilst in London for the Launch of the brand new Chord Poly we thought we’d take the opportunity to visit a place that has been on our must see list ever since Kevin and Lynn from Living Voice told us about it, and their involvement with it.

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Ian Ringstead tries out the £3200 Ophidian Audio Prophet P2 Loudspeakers.  More »

Dominic Marsh takes a listen to the Tannoy Revolution XT8F floorstanding loudspeakers costing £1499. More »

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