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 »

If you’ve seen Quentin Tarantino’s classic movie, Pulp Fiction, you’ll remember that scene… the uber-cool Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman) comes home to her criminally rich husband’s mansion after a night out, presses ‘play’ on the reel-to-reel deck and gets her groove on to Urge Overkill’s Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon. Meanwhile, her chaperone, Vincent Vega (John Travolta), is in the bathroom giving himself a pep talk about how to handle the rest of the evening (basically, don’t get killed by seducing the boss’s wife!). More »

Linette Smith guides you through the Audio Video Show Warsaw 2018.  If you were not the show this year, then you should consider it for next year!  Read on for, more on why this is such a great show, trends from the show, tips to get the most from your visit and of course, Linette’s favourite rooms of the show. More »

This weekend sees the Hifi Show Live hold it’s last show in Windsor before it moves the new premises at Royal Ascot for the 2019 show.  Absolute Sounds, the high end UK distributor is taking loads of great gear and will be in three rooms in the Windsor Suites area. More »

The new Music Hall MMF 3.3 turntable launched at the Copenhagen High End Show 2018 last month. More »

The Sweep-IT E is a record cleaning arm from Pro-Ject Audio Systems, cleans as you play. Cleaning a record collection can be tiresome, time-consuming or just difficult to keep up with; but it’s an essential task if you want to ensure the best possible sound quality and guarantee a long stylus life. More »

Janine Elliot takes a listen the SweetVinyl SugarCube SC-1, a device aimed at removing the clicks and pops from your vinyl collection and costs £1500. More »

Janine Elliot takes a listen the SweetVinyl SugarCube SC-1, a device aimed at removing the clicks and pops from your vinyl collection and costs £1500. 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 »

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

NAD will be exhibiting at the RMAF in Denver, Colorado October 5th -7th, 2018. Along with sister brands PSB and Bluesound, they can be found in Room 8021 in the Tower and in A23 of the Atrium section of CanJam. More »

Henley Audio have announced two more special edition styli are coming to the Ortofon 2M range of moving magnet cartridges. After the earlier release of the Stylus 2M Blue 100 (February 2018), Ortofon have now unveiled the Stylus 2M Bronze 100 and Stylus 2M Black 100.  More »

Last week we had a very pleasant visit up to Glasgow to Linn HQ to experience their new product. However, until midday today, we and the other selekt (see what I did there), few journalists from the British Hifi Press, were sworn to secrecy about what we had seen and heard. Finally we can reveal the launch of the Linn Selekt DSM, an all-new Linn network music player that promises, say the Linn team, “to bring the feeling back to digital audio”. More »

VANA, the North American distributor of audio products has announced the arrival of the European Audio Team (E.A.T) Jo N05 moving coil cartridge, the LPS dual linear power supply and the 800-gram Massive Weight. More »

Eight little feet that sit around your platter and which your record is placed on from English company MCRU and costing £24. Janine Elliot takes a listen.  More »

Eight little feet that sit around your platter and which your record is placed on from English company MCRU and costing £24. Janine Elliot takes a listen.  More »

Since its original launch in October 2016, the Primary turntable from Pro-Ject Audio Systems has been an overwhelming international success with those on a tight budget. Over the last two years it has won many friends at the price thanks to its ease of use, neat, retro aesthetic and premium audio performance. More »

Following the recent announcement of Ortofon’s most expensive ever cartridge (MC Century, announced in July), Henley Audio have announced the immediate availability of a more affordable limited edition cartridge that harks back to a time when Ortofon’s DJ cartridge was actually a premium Hifi offering. More »

Earlier this year ‘The Wand’ tonearm made its UK debut at Sound & Vision: The Bristol Show with County Durham-based Decent Audio. Now, it is available from selected UK dealers for the first time. More »

Lenco, the Hifi and consumer electronics company, has announced UK availability of two new budget turntables. More »

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