Tag: Lossless

Roon 1.6 Is Here with Roon Radio, Qobuz, and New Design

Roon, the audiophile music player, and music management software from Roon Labs, is starting off the new year with a new design, plus a couple new features. The new features, part of the Roon 1.6

Review: Nano iDSD Black Label by iFi

MQA and Native DSD playback set this mini powerhouse apart. Looking for a powerful, great sounding, DAC/headphone amp combo that handles MQA rendering and native DSD playback? Want it to be smaller than a pack

Portable Hi-Res: MQA Streaming With Tidal Masters On the LG V30!

In January, I wrote a post called “LG V30: The Ultimate Hi-Fi Audiophile Review”, and in that post, I talked about MQA (Click here if you don’t know what it is), and how the V30

Music You Need To Hear: Sons of Kemet-“Your Queen Is a Reptile”

Sorry guys, I missed Music Monday, but never fear I still have a great music recommendation for this week. This week’s album is from Sons of Kemet, a British jazz band I just discovered, led by

Cambridge Audio Celebrates 50 Years With “Cost No Object” Edge Series

A little over a month ago, at a Cambridge Audio demo in Chicago, I heard about their new “cost no object” 50th Anniversary line that would be on display at the AXPONA show in April.

Music Monday: Wynton Marsalis Septet-“United We Swing”

I’m really digging this all-star jazz and blues jam session featuring some of the most iconic voices to ever record music…we’re talking Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Ray Charles, Audra McDonald and many more…all accompanied by

Music Monday: Jose James-“The Dreamer-10th Anniversary Edition”

I feel like Vocal Jazz is in a new Golden Age, where artists have escaped the monotony of imitation and forged new paths for an old art form.  Jose James’ “The Dreamer” released in 2007, was

Music Monday: Some Great New Albums for Headphone Listening!

I don’t know about you, but I prefer to listen to certain albums on headphones. It’s like the intimacy of the presentation showcases the effects and the instrumentation, enhancing the experience. Over the last couple

Watch It Wednesday: Chord Electronics Hugo 2 – The Legend Remastered

Chord Electronics posted a cool new video on their YouTube channel yesterday promoting the highly regarded Hugo 2 DAC, the upgraded version of the original Hugo DAC, which was already considered to be one of