Bache Audio is a small manufacturer of loudspeakers based in New York that makes a handful of products using wideband drivers that are enhanced by more conventional drivers. Stuart Smith takes a listen to the $2780 Sonata EX standmount loudspeaker. More »


Audio Physic Avanti 35 Loudspeakers are the latest iteration of the German brand’s well known and well-loved Avanti speakers. Stuart takes a listen to an old friend reborn. More »


FinkTeam KIM is the German company’s smallest loudspeaker. It is a two-way standmount loudspeaker with its own stand and sports an AMT tweeter. Stuart and Linette Smith take a listen.

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Audiovector R1 loudspeakers are made in Denmark. In this review, Stuart Smith checks out the £4700 R1 Arreté stand mounters, dedicated stands, and Freedom Grounding Concept cables.

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The SS-6 from Italian brand Solidsteel is a tripod design speaker stand costing around £480 in the UK. Stuart Smith has a listen to various loudspeakers on them. More »

It’s not often a review involves building the piece of equipment before starting to listen to it, but Linette builds the new £1495 Falcon Acoustics IMF 100 standmount speakers to check their Complete@Home credentials, before she and Stuart sit down and listen.

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Mellow Acoustics  FrontRo II is the second incarnation of this interesting electrostatic-hybrid loudspeaker. The loudspeakers cost £9500, are manufactured in England and have some interesting design features. Janine Elliot takes a listen. More »

Diptique is a French loudspeaker manufacturer specialising in making Isodynamic panel loudspeakers. In this review, Stuart Smith takes a look at their dp77 Anniversary model retailing at €3540. More »

The Ophidian Minimo 2 loudspeaker is, as the name would suggest, a mini-monitor type of loudspeaker. It is made in the UK and costs £900 a pair. Ian Ringstead takes a listen.
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hORNS are a Polish loudspeaker brand specialising in, you guessed it, horn loudspeakers. In this review, Stuart Smith takes a listen to their Symphony 13 loudspeakers costing €15,000. More »

Cabasse Pearl Akoya is a powered speaker with onboard streaming capability and costs £1499. Janine Elliot takes a listen for Hifi Pig. More »

Costing £1199 the Triangle Borea BR09 loudspeakers are a three-way floorstanding design. Stuart Smith tries them out for Hifi Pig. More »

Hifi Pig take a listen to the Davis Acoustics Courbet 4 Loudspeakers from France and costing €2200. More »

With new UK distribution in the form Auden Distribution, Memphis based EgglestonWorks has been a name in the high-end marketplace for more than 25 years. Here Alan McIntosh takes a listen to their Nico Evolution Speakers & partnering stands costing £6000.

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The Clarity System from MasterSounds is an all in one loudspeaker and amplifier package costing £4,495. Paul Messenger takes a listen for Hifi Pig. More »

Priced at $17500 in the US or €13000 in Europe the Ø AUDIO Icon loudspeakers are designed in Scandinavia by Sveinung Djukastein Mala and come with a 12” woofer and horn-loaded 3” tweeter; Stuart Smith sees what they are made of.

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Fink Team, headed up by Karl-Heinz Fink may be a new name to you, but it’s likely you will know speakers they have a hand in making. Now they are making their own speakers and here Stuart Smith checks out their two-way floorstander, Borg.  More »

REL Acoustics S/510 Subwoofer is the latest in their current line up and interestingly is stackable. Dan Worth dials the S/510 into his system to hear what this £1799 subwoofer can do.

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American brand Martin Logan are famed for their electrostatic and hybrid designs but the Motion 40i use a Folded Motion tweeter allied to more conventional drive units. Ian Ringstead tries out this interesting speaker costing £1995 and distributed in the UK by PMC Distribution.

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Audiovector is a Danish based loudspeaker manufacturer and we’ve been following them for some time as at many shows they seem to be used in lots of rooms and we’ve always enjoyed their sound, but obviously, it being show conditions we’ve not been in a position to review them in this system, so when we were approached, we naturally said yes.

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Dan Worth takes delivery of the latest offering from Russell Kaufman’s British based company Russell K in the form of the SE version of his RED 150 floorstanding speakers costing £6000 – £6500 depending on finish. More »

Mellow Acoustics  FrontRo is a £7500 loudspeaker of small proportions that employs a novel electrostatic panel for high and mids and a conventional driver for bass frequencies. Janine Elliot plugs them in and takes a listen for Hifi Pig.

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Steve Crowe visits Sydney, Australia and Serhan + Swift to listen to their Brigadier Mu.2 Loudspeakers costing £4950 in the UK.

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Paul Messenger takes a listen to Italian manufacturer Diapason’s Astera standmount loudspeakers, now available in the UK through G Point Audio and costing £7896.

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SYD by Kanto is a standalone speaker that you can connect a turntable, CD Player, TV and even by bluetooth. It costs £289.99 and here Harry Smith puts it through its paces. More »