The Copland CTA408 Integrated Amplifier, from the Danish high end manufacturer, is intended for those who prefer the ease of a single chassis amplification, still wanting the performance of separates. It has separate MC and MM phono inputs, Monitoring in/outputs, Headphone amplifier and a start-up procedure that helps prolong the tube life. More »

Harman’s Mark Levinson has announced a major firmware update for its № 519 Audio Player which adds Roon Ready capability, MQA Certification and other enhancements. More »

MQA has announced a new hardware partner, Integra, along with the latest products to receive MQA upgrades from Pioneer, Onkyo and Astell&Kern. More »

An interesting new gadget, BassMe has been developed by the French startup company Studio-Duroy, founded in 2017 by Alban Duroy, Raphaël Guichard and Guillaume Lannoy. BassMe is an “innovative musical device”, a personal and wearable subwoofer that makes users feel music, games and movies. More »

Chart-topping, platinum selling British DJ, artist, producer and four times BRIT nominee, 29 year old DJ Jonas Blue, aka Guy Robin, has put PMC’s MB3 XBD-A monitors into the heart of his new recording studio. More »

After months of work KJF audio are ready to release their new amplifier- the MA-01.  The initial production run is being funded through a Kickstarter campaign. More »

Tellurium Q have just completed their Silver power cable line up. More »

Chord Electronics has released a stylish new protective leather case for the Hugo 2 DAC/headphone amp, in a choice of two colours, rich black and oxblood (pictured). More »

Pioneer and Onkyo have announced a firmware update release on December 18th that activates MQA audio playback capability and support for TIDAL Masters audio streaming on their network-enabled stereo hifi components. More »

Le DAC By Metronome is joining Le Player with the same philosophy of product positioning: to offer the same high quality of making and quality of sound reproduction as much more expensive products designed and made under the brand Metronome. More »

Californian creator of audio products, Aesthetix, has released its first integrated amplifier. “For years, our customers begged us to combine our Calypso linestage and Atlas power amplifier,” says chief engineer and company head, Jim White. “We listened and got to work.” Four years in development, the Mimas integrated amplifier is now available in the UK. More »

Tangent Audio has announced the launch of a new and improved version of their compact sized, Ampster Bluetooth amplifier.  A new matching CD and Tuner have also been designed to create a full audio system that can also be partnered with Tangent’s own X4 or X5 speakers. More »

ALL Engineering BV of the Netherlands, known for its brand name Metrum Acoustics™ and its DAC technology, and M2Tech SRL a privately held company headquartered in Pisa, Italy have announced the formation of a new company to provide M2Tech SRL a global distribution, sales and marketing platform in order to continue growth. More »

Pro-Ject Audio Systems has announced the introduction of the Pick-IT S2 and Pick-IT DS2 cartridges. More »

Bluesound’s Generation 2i Players now certified for Apple’s AirPlay 2 technology. More »

As a result of close collaboration with SME, the British engineering and high end audio company, Padood has announced the launch of a limited-quantity Model 10A Black Edition, made exclusively for the UK market.  Featuring all-new total black detailing and matched with the popular SME M10 tonearm, the Model 10A Black Edition comes supplied with an Ortofon Cadenza Black cartridge. More »

Magico, of the USA, has announced the M2 three way (four driver) floorstanding loudspeaker, which expands the M-Series product lineup and features many engineering designs from the M6 and M3. More »

McIntosh, founded by Frank McIntosh, a.k.a. “Mr. Mac”, in 1949, will be celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2019. To commemorate this milestone, McIntosh has announced a special 70th Anniversary Limited Edition Commemorative System. More »

Designed by speaker engineer Phil Jones, the all new A100 compact desktop or stand-mount speakers features a custom made 5” aluminium cone woofer. More »

Take a look at the official video of The Festival Of Sound which took place earlier this year.  More »

Two new power cables announced by Furutech – The Roxy and The Empire More »

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