How To Build A Kick-Ass Affordable Hifi System In 5 Steps!

You CAN Build A Wonderful Hifi System On A Budget! If you’re reading this, then that means you most likely care about music. Not just music, but high-quality reproduction of music. That’s basically what Hi-fi

#NewMusicFriday January 28th: What’s New In Music This Week-10 Sensational Projects You Need To Hear!

Check Out This Week’s Best Sounding New Music Releases! Every #NewMusicFriday, we 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

HIFIMAN Electronics Debuts New R9 Closed-Back Dynamic Driver Headphone

HIFIMAN unveils new $599 R9 Closed-Back Dynamic Driver Headphone, supports both single and dual-sided cables along with their R2R Bluemini Bluetooth Dongle-available now at hifiman.com: The following press release is courtesy of HIFIMAN Electronics: HIFIMAN

Andover Audio SpinDeck MAX Review: This User-Friendly, Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Turntable Delivers!

TL;DR If you’re planning to buy Andover’s excellent SpinBase turntable speaker system, and you’re looking for a capable, fun, user-friendly turntable to match, the SpinDeck MAX is precisely what you’re looking for. Intro If you’re

#NewMusicFriday January 21st: What’s New In Music This Week-10 Sensational Projects You Need To Hear!

Check Out This Week’s Best Sounding New Music Releases! Every #NewMusicFriday, we 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

The Montreux Jazz Festival and BMG Announce The Next “Montreux Years” Installment, “John McLaughlin: The Montreux Years”

Following amazing releases featuring Etta James, Muddy Waters, Marianne Faithfull, and Nina Simone, Montreux Jazz Festival along with BMG announces the next “The Montreux Years” Installment, “John McLaughlin: The Montreux Years”… Available for pre-order now

Cyrus Audio Brings Well-Respected BluOS Multi-Room Audio To Their Hi-Fi Systems

British Hi-Fi manufacturer Cyrus Audio is bringing the venerated BluOS multi-room audio system to their excellent lineup (our review) of hi-fi components: The following press release is courtesy of Lenbrook: Cyrus Audio to Join the

#NewMusicFriday January 14th: What’s New In Music This Week-12 Sensational Projects You Need To Hear!

Check Out This Week’s Best Sounding New Music Releases! Every #NewMusicFriday, we 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

Linsoul Audio/HarmonicDyne Poseidon Review: These Handsome Headphones Know How To Get Down!

Intro The Linsoul Audio/HarmonicDyne Poseidon ($439.00) is third in the line of wood cup HarmonicDyne headphones, each named after a Greek god. The first one was Helios, followed by Zeus. The Zeus headphones featured drivers

HIFIMAN’s Long-Anticipated Edition XS Planar Magnetic Headphones Get Official Debut

Hifiman’s new affordable Edition XS Planar Magnetic headphones ($499) are now available at select retailers, more info and pics are below: The following is courtesy of Hifiman Electronics: HIFIMAN Debuts Long-Anticipated Edition XS Edition XS

Dilvpoetry DT-1 Tube Headphone AMP DAC Review: Lavish Your Headphones With Warm Tubey Goodness!

TL;DR The Dilvpoetry DT-1 combines a decent DAC, powerful headphone amp section, and effective tube input stage in a single box for convenience plus musicality. Intro Tube-based headphone amps can offer listeners a different sound

Cambridge Audio AXR100 Stereo Receiver/AXC35 CD Player Review: This Affordable Hifi System Is Sensational!

Wondering what a hi-fi system is? Here’s your answer! Cambridge Audio has been making affordable yet robust amps and receivers for a long time now. My first proper high-end component, a modestly priced Azur 540A

Cambridge Audio Announces Two Slick New Turntables At CES, Alva TT V2 & Alva ST

Further news coming out of CES 2022 in Vegas…Today, British Hi-Fi manufacturer Cambridge Audio unveiled the brand new Alva TT V2 ($1999) & Alva ST ($999) turntables, which are expected to hit retailers in the

Philips Sound Unveils New Premium True Wireless Earbuds With Dual Hybrid Drivers!

Last night, at CES in Vegas, Philips Sound gave the first demo of their soon-to-be-released T1 True Wireless Earbuds. Marketed under their Fidelio premium audio brand, the T1 is said to have the brand’s signature

Tin HiFi P1 Plus Planar-Magnetic IEM Review: These Attractive Earphones Are Impressive!

I’m a big fan of planar magnetic headphones. They give you presence and detail not possible with most dynamic driver models. Usually, this does come at the expense of some bottom-end punch, but for someone

Technics’ New EAH-A800 Noise Cancelling Wireless Over-Ear Headphones Boast High-Resolution Audio With 50 Hours Of Playback!

Today, Technics unveiled the $349 EAH-A800 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones, a new premium set of Bluetooth earphones that promise industry-leading battery life (up to 50 hours), class-leading active noise canceling, and LDAC Hi-Res wireless audio.

The Best (Our Favorite) Jazz Albums Of 2021: 27 Sensational Projects You Need To Hear!

If you follow Hifitrends, then you know we love Jazz around here, especially Jazz Vocal. So every year, we like to pick out the best (i.e. our favorite) Jazz albums and share them with you!

Product Of The Year Awards 2021: Best Powered & Active Speakers, Best Speakers

As the year wraps up, this is the time when we look back at the best stuff we’ve come across in 2021, awarding them based on several criteria, including value for money, design/build, innovation, and

Product Of The Year Awards 2021: Best Digital To Analog Converters, Best Music Streamers

Hey folks! Well…we’ve made it through another year! It’s been a tough one with Covid-19 ravaging the planet once again, but that hasn’t stopped us from checking out some of the best affordable high-end audio.

Product Of The Year Awards 2021: Best Headphones, Headphone Amps, & Portable Audio

Hey folks! Well…we’ve made it through another year! It’s been a tough one with Covid-19 ravaging the planet once again, but that hasn’t stopped us from checking out some of the best affordable high-end audio.