Category: First Impressions

Vinyl Moon Subscription Review: Discover Awesome New Music With This Unique Service!

This month is the fifth anniversary of Vinyl Moon, an extraordinary indie vinyl subscription club I just discovered. Every month they ship out exclusive vinyl packages with dazzling artwork from exquisite graphic artists, custom-colored vinyl

IsoAcoustics Releases The Impressive (And Affordable) ZaZen Isolation Platform

Today, IsoAcoustics announced an addition to its extensive line of isolation products. It’s called the zaZen Isolation Platform, and it’s a cost-effective way to shield your turntables and sensitive hi-fi components from fidelity-killing vibrations coming

iFi’s ZEN Phono is The Inexpensive Phono Pre-Amp You Need Right Now!

If you’re serious about your vinyl, chances are you’ll be interested in a phono pre-amp to replace the one in your integrated amp at some point. Well, if that’s you, and you are looking to

beyerdynamic North America Intros The Breathtaking 3rd Gen. T1 and T5 Headphones

Today, beyerdynamic has released the third generation of their Tesla audiophile headphones, the T1 and T5. Both retail at $999. At first glance, the new design looks only to be a light refresh of the

These Are The Best Wireless Headphones For Audiophiles! (2020)

Wireless headphones used to sound horrible. The only reason I used to listen to them at all was because they were more convenient when commuting or working out. I also keep a noise-canceling model around

Our Favorite Things: Tantalizing Technology For Your Hi-Fi System Feat. Audiolab, HELM Audio, StylusTimer!

We’re fortunate to get a lot of cool gear in for testing, ranging from accessories, headphones, and electronics to build out your Hi-Fi system. Here’s some of the coolest stuff sitting on our desk (or

#NewMusicFriday…New Record Releases You Need To Hear feat. Run The Jewels +17 Other Artists!

Every #NewMusicFriday, I pick a bunch of the best sounding new albums so you can get your audiophile music fix!… As usual, it’s a very eclectic mix (Albums are arranged with more traditional audiophile genres like

Triangle’s Majestic BOREA BR08 Floorstanding Speakers In The House! First Impressions And Unboxing Pics

Since it was released last year, the Triangle BOREA series speakers have been a hit with reviewer after reviewer, including me. Most reviewers have fallen in love with the BOREA BR03 Bookshelf, myself included. I

#NewMusicFriday…New Record Releases You Need To Hear feat. Kamasi Washington +19 Other Artists!

Every #NewMusicFriday, I pick a bunch of the best sounding new albums so you can get your audiophile music fix!… As usual, it’s a very eclectic mix (Albums are arranged with more traditional audiophile genres like

The Thrilling PSB‌‌ Alpha S10 Subwoofer In The House! First Impressions And Unboxing Pics

Many subwoofers are made just to go boom. They’re one-note, so when you use them to play tunes, you get a detached thump that doesn’t blend with the music. That’s fine with movies where you

Q&A:‌ Should I Pick A Floorstanding Or Standmount Speaker? What You Need To Know!

Q. A reader writes: which speakers you think would be more appropriate in my case? Towers or stand mounters? A. This is an age-old question, without a simple answer. There are so many variables! In

Andover Spinbase Turntable Speaker System In The House: First Impressions And Unboxing Pics!

The Vinyl revival is alive and well. Sales of Vinyl recordings have seen constant growth, and while COVID-19 may take a chunk out of sales this year, there’s no doubt that people love their records!