For Audiophiles using their phone for on the move sounds, Essential has announced that the Audio Adapter HD is now available to buy – currently, only in the US and Canada. More »

Pioneer’s ‘Scene Style’ series adds new range-topping noise-cancelling wireless headphones supporting Hi-Res Audio and Google Assistant More »

Shinola Audio has announced the introduction of their Bluetooth® In-Ear Monitors. They are designed and developed in collaboration with Campfire Audio of Portland, USA. More »

The market for sub £100 in ear monitors is very competitive meaning that there is plenty of choice when it comes to choosing a pair of IEMs to use as your daily driver. So for £49, do the Meze 11 Neo do enough to differentiate themselves from the crowd? Harry Smith finds out. More »

iFi expands the portable ‘x series’ with the xCAN, an analogue headphone amplifier with the added Bluetooth. More »

European audio manufacturer, Hër, has announced the launch of its on-ear Bluetooth stereo headphones in partnership with Selfridges. The headphone range will be available in store by mid-November. More »

The market for sub £100 in ear monitors is very competitive meaning that there is plenty of choice when it comes to choosing a pair of IEMs to use as your daily driver. So for £49, do the Meze 11 Neo do enough to differentiate themselves from the crowd? Harry Smith finds out. More »

Dekoni Audio has announced a partnership with Fostex Japan to release the Dekoni Blue Headphone. This will be distributed in the UK by Electromod. More »

Campfire Audio have launched Solaris, a new earphone that they say they have created by “mixing from our palate of audio technologies”.  Solaris is a hybrid design, blending balanced armature performance with the physicality of dynamic drivers. More »

Hifi enthusiasts and especially fans of high-quality headphones have a treat in store on Saturday, November 24th and Sunday, November 25th, at the Mercure conference hotel in Krefeld-Traar, Germany. More »

LectorStrumenti Audio have released their new ZUM – H hybrid headphone amplifier.  It has a tube triode input and lateral mosfet output buffer, with all circuits run on pure class A. More »

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

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 »

Kicking off tomorrow at the Denver Marriott Tech Centre in Colorado, RMAF is one of the major Hifi Shows in the USA. There are stacks of exhibitors and plenty of new product launches…here’s a roundup of the latest pre-show news! More »

September was a very busy month here at Hifi Pig Towers, we were out and about seeing the Hifi Lounge Radical SR1 car (who we sponsor) race at Donnington, we popped up to Glasgow to visit Linn and experience their new Selekt DSM Network Music Player and finally we had a trip to London for the Festival of Sound Audio and Music show, with whom we are media partners. We also brought you a report from the Audio Show Live, Leamington Spa. Have a read through of all the other news that happened too below, with  links to everything we covered last month, plus links to the reviews we published in September. More »

The ABYSS Diana luxury line of headphones was launched in early 2018. ABYSS has now produced a second higher performance Diana version that incorporates the Phi planar speakers from their flagship AB-1266 Phi CC. More »

Festival of Sound, or Festival of Indulgence as we had called it after it changed its name from ‘Indulgence’ after the last two shows, could be seen to have taken a bit of a risk with the name change. We thought it was quite a brave move as the indulgence brand had become established…would this rebrand alienate the show from the public?  In a word, no.  More »

Elite Audio have announced that they are now the official UK distributors of PLiXiR Power. The Singaporean manufacturer becomes the 39th brand to be distributed by Elite Audio. More »

August is traditionally a quiet month on the Hifi calendar….but you wouldn’t have thought it with all the Hifi News and Hifi reviews that we brought you. Hopefully all our readers and industry friends had a brilliant summer and are now feeling refreshed and raring to go in September! More »

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 »

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