Ian Ringstead checks out the TAGA Harmony DA300 v.3 Digital to Analogue Converter. More »

Pioneer and Onkyo customers can now enjoy native support for Amazon Music with a Prime Music or Amazon Music Unlimited account. Prime Music is an on-demand music streaming service available free of charge for Amazon Prime subscribers and features a library of about two million tracks. Amazon Music Unlimited, meanwhile, offers a discounted monthly subscription to Amazon Prime members and has tens of millions of songs. More »

French loudspeaker manufacturer, Triangle, are launching AIO 3, a speaker that lets you stream music using aptX Bluetooth, AirPlay, wi-fi or UPnP, plus access internet radio and Spotify Connect. More »

Pro-Ject has partnered again with The Universal Music Group and The Beatles to bring out another Beatles themed turntable. The White album was the most anticipated Beatles record of all. Released November 22nd,1968 it contained hits like “Dear Prudence”, “Back in the USSR” or “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. More »

Russ Andrews Accessories is introducing the latest version of its BMU1500 Balanced Mains Unit to provide 1.5kVA of clean power, individually tailored to each installation. More »

Ian Ringstead checks out the £200 moving coil and moving magnet phono stage from Polish manufacturer TAGA Harmony. More »

Brooklyn based Grado labs have released their first ever wireless headphones, the GW100. More »

Gruensch Grand Reference is the German brand’s ‘ultimate reference speaker’ and features a central planar unit consisting of two mid-tone planar magnetic transducers, one mid-high planar magnetic transducer and one ribbon super-tweeter, all in an open baffle setting. More »

It has been more than 40 years since Steve Hackett recorded Wind and Wuthering, his last studio album as a member of Genesis.  Since then he has done more than anyone else to keep the legacy of the prog-era Genesis alive.  Oddly these efforts have gone largely unrecognised by his former band mates, although they probably welcome the additional royalties that Hackett has generated over the years.  Genesis fans old and new have, however, applauded Hackett’s reworking of the classic Genesis canon and turn out in droves whenever he tours, either in support of a new solo album or a Genesis Revisited set. More »

Rega say that the Planar 8 was inspired by their ‘ultimate’ turntable, the ‘Naiad’.  More »

McIntosh has launched the MC312 Power Amplifier, a 300-watt US-made stereo amp that, say McIntosh, introduces numerous improvements over the MC302 which it replaces. The MC312 Power Amplifier features several internal upgrades in addition to some design updates. More »

For the last couple of years Hifi Pig has attended the excellent Audio Video Show in Warsaw, Poland and we will be there again this year. This year Audio video Show Warsaw celebrates its 22nd year. Read more about what you can expect to see and hear this year and why we love the show so much. More »

Devialet has unveiled Phantom REACTOR an ultra-compact speaker that is the result of three years of research and development in acoustic and mechanical engineering. The Phantom REACTOR 600 and Phantom REACTOR 900 are the latest additions to the Devialet Phantom family. More »

Melodika, the Polish manufacturer of cables and loudspeakers, has introduced the new version of the BL40 floorstanding speakers. More »

As regular followers of our social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter will be aware, Hifi Pig are proud sponsors of the Radical SR1 driven by Paul Clark of Hifi Lounge in Dunton, Bedfordshire and we recently took the opportunity to go watch him race in the MSVR Radical Challenge at Castle Donington. More »

As regular followers of our social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter will be aware, Hifi Pig are proud sponsors of the Radical SR1 driven by Paul Clark of Hifi Lounge in Dunton, Bedfordshire and we recently took the opportunity to go watch him race in the MSVR Radical Challenge at Castle Donington. More »

After the release of their three open backed headphones, Elear and Utopia in 2016, then Clear in Focal set itself a new challenge: to integrate the best of its technologies into a closed-back solution.  The result is the Focal Elegia. More »

Melco will be providing the (audiophile-quality) music at two high-end audio listening events in the UK this week. Melco’s high-performance storage devices (we use one here at Hifi Pig Towers) are being used at Winchester Hi-Fi’s Melco Product Presentation on October the 11th (6.30 p.m. until 9.30 p.m.) and Acoustic Streams’ two-day open event (Friday 12th, 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday 13th 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.). More »

Audio Concierge are now selling a universal in-ear monitor made of silver; the new Vision Ears Erlkönig. For Cologne-based Vision Ears, the Erlkönig represents the culmination of five years’ work. More »

The Prelude is a new and, say the European manufacturer, more affordable turntable. It features a heavy aluminium platter, a low-tolerance (0.01) polished stainless steel spindle in a soft bronze bushing, an ultra-dense MDF plinth coated with eight layers of lacquer, a freestanding isolated drive motor 100% disconnected from the plinth, a precision diamond-cut pulley, a high-damping, precision-cut drive belt and a high-purity balanced copper cable. More »

Sonus faber will celebrate 35 years of music at this year’s Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest at the Denver Marriott Tech in the McIntosh Area (Rooms 5002, 2024).  More »

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