Stax invented the world’s first electrostatic headphones in 1960.  Electrostats operate as di-poles, the sound comes out the front and rear, requiring a truly “Open Air” cage design with no surface area to create back-wave interference. More »

International consumer electronics show, IFA 2018, is underway in Berlin and MQA has a strong presence, with several partners showcasing new MQA-enabled products. More »

Sennheiser’s MOMENTUM range of headphones now includes a new product, the MOMENTUM True Wireless Bluetooth earphones. More »

Bang & Olufsen have launched a new wireless earphone. Designed as an “urban lifestyle essential”, Beoplay E6 uses some of Bang & Olufsen’s latest design innovations. More »

RevoNext, established in 2015 by audio engineers with fifteen years of experience, have announced the availability of its QT3 quad driver in-ear earphones. Inspired and created in Stockholm, the QT3 earphones feature double balanced armatures and double dynamic drivers. More »

Chord Electronics’ Hugo 2 DAC/Headphone Amp EISA DAC 2018/19 Award More »

Henley Audio have announced the UK introduction of the Klipsch® HP-3 headphones and Heritage Headphone Amplifier. After a UK unveiling at Sound & Vision, The Bristol Show in early 2018, the new flagship headphones and matching amplifier are now available. More »

FLARE JET 1 and JET 2 in-ear headphones are £49 and £69 respectively, much less than the company’s very well received previous models. Janine Elliot checks them out.  More »

The Klipsch R5 Neckband is now on-sale in the UK. Priced at £115.00 the Klipsch R5 features a hand-stitched, edge-treated leather neckband. Combined with the R5’s light weight, this design enables the Klipsch neckband earphones to rest against your skin or be tucked under the collar of your shirt. The R5 Neckband vibrates to notify you of incoming calls. More »

CanJam London 2018 was held at the prestigious Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster Bridge this year, just over the River from the Houses of Parliament. The hotel itself was very luxurious and a great setting for consumers, companies, designers and music lovers from the U.K, U.S, Canada, Japan, Singapore and many other countries to come together for this event.

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CanJam London 2018 was held at the prestigious Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster Bridge this year, just over the River from the Houses of Parliament. The hotel itself was very luxurious and a great setting for consumers, companies, designers and music lovers from the U.K, U.S, Canada, Japan, Singapore and many other countries to come together for this event.

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Periodic Audio are a fairly new name to the UK market and the American brand will be demonstrating their range of IEMs at the CanJam show this weekend. More »

Audeze has announced the newest addition to their LCD series. Building on the sound of the LCD-2, this closed-backed headphone offers the listening experience of Audeze’s planar magnetic headphone but with increased isolation and greatly reduced ambient noise. More »

Going to CanJam London this weekend? UK distributor SCV has lots of new products to show you in Plaza Suite 9. More »

Brainwavz has announced the availability of its M2 IEM Noise Isolating Earphones in the UK. The M2 IEM are the latest in the Brainwavz range of over 25 earphones and headphones and retail at £45.00 /$59.50. More »

Optoma has just launched the NuForce BE Free5 true wireless in-ear headphones. The BE Free5 have no cables or neckband for unrestricted movement and the additional wings help with a secure fit for active users. More »

June was a very busy month indeed.  We brought you loads of Hifi News which is all rounded up here in case you missed it.  We also brought you Hifi Reviews and coverage of the North West Audio Show 2018 at Cranage Hall.…it was fabulous so make sure you check out coverage from Linette and Stuart too.

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CanJam, the global headphone audio show with events in New York City, Singapore, Los Angeles, London, Denver and Shanghai, is returning to London this July. CanJam London 2018 takes place on July 21st-22nd in Central London. More »

British brand Quad’s first-ever headphones use planar magnetic technology. More »

VK-X is the first Wireless Headphones from Aëdle, the Paris based manufacturer of “high-end travel instruments”. More »

Electromod at the North West Audio Show are showing, for the first time in the UK, the Schiit Hifi system comprising of Schiit’s Vidar Amplifier, Schiit’s Saga Preamplifier and the Bifrost Multibit Dac with a pair of Kudos X2 loudspeakers and using Audioquest entry level connections, the total price for the system not including source is under £3500. More »

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