Month: March 2022

The Best Budget Audiophile Headphones (2022)

Not too long ago, people laughed at the idea of Budget Audiophile Headphones. To be fair, up until the last few years, headphones retailing for less than $500 were mediocre at best. But now, there

Roon Reveals Stunning Online Shop, Also Forty New Roon Ready And Roon Tested Devices!

Today Roon, the popular music management platform, announced their new Roon Store at https://store.roonlabs.com/. It’s an online store with a curated selection of Roon Ready and Roon Tested products. According to the company, they aim

Create Your Own Personal Nirvana With This Budget Audiophile Headphone Setup!

Here at HI-FI Trends, we believe that high-end audio doesn’t necessarily mean high-priced audio. We say the designation “high-end audio” is an indication of design intent not price. Today, you can find a lot of

Audiophile Music Streamers Buying Guide (2022)

Learn how to pick the best music streamer for your system! Once derided in Audiophile circles, Network (Ethernet or Wi-Fi) Music Streamers have become an integral part of hi-fi systems. At the same time, they’re

Moondrop Releases Their First Portable DAC/AMP, The $189 Moonriver 2

Today, Moondrop unveiled their first portable USB DAC/Amp combo, the Moondrop Moonriver 2. On paper, it looks well-equipped, with top-notch audio components like dual Cirrus Logic CS43198 premium DAC chips (supports high-resolution 32-Bit/384kHz PCM and

#NewMusicFriday March 25th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend!

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

Triangle Releases Updated Version Of Their Impressive AIO 3 Multiroom Speaker, New Finishes, Software Updates

Back in 2019, we reviewed Triangle Hi-Fi’s AIO 3 Multiroom Speaker, and we loved it. We found it a “beautiful piece of equipment” with “sound quality a cut above” mainstream speaker systems like SONOS. At

Best Home Audio DACs For Audiophiles On A Budget! (2022)

In today’s digital audio world, you need a good digital to analog converter or DAC to get the best out of your home audio hi-fi setup. The DAC takes the digital audio signal produced by

iFi ZEN One Signature Review: A Captivating Digital To Analog Converter On The Cheap!

TL;DR The ZEN One Signature’s natural sound and remarkable array of features make it a great option for adding digital on the cheap. Intro Back in January, iFi announced the availability of their latest ZEN

#NewMusicFriday March 18th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend!

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

Play All The Best Music Streaming Services On This Stellar Budget Audiophile System!

Here at HI-FI Trends, we believe that high-end audio doesn’t necessarily mean high-priced audio. We say high-end audio is a function of design not price. Today, you can find a lot of capable budget components

#NewMusicFriday March 11th, 2022: What’s New In Music-10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend!

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

7HZ Eternal Dynamic Driver IEM Review: Ace Of Bass

TD;LR If you believe that neutral=boring, then the 7Hz Eternal may be right up your alley… Intro 7HZ took the portable hi-fi world by storm with their Timeless Planar Magnetic IEM, as it was one

Campfire Audio Opens Up Exclusive Discount Hub At CampfireAudio.Market

Are you looking for a discount on new or hard-to-get legacy Campfire Audio earphones? Then you should check out the new CampfireAudio.Market. This unique online store carries a wide selection of A-Stock, B-Stock, and certified

#NewMusicFriday March 4th, 2022: What’s New In Music-10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend!

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

iFi Audio’s New ZEN Air Series Offers Enchanting High-Fidelity Audio For Only $99!

We’ve been fans of iFi Audio’s products for a long time now. They always offer an excellent mix of innovation, value, and, most important, sound quality. Given this, iFi is introducing the ZEN Air Series,

Best Audiophile Speaker Deals: Save $500 On A Pair Of KEF LS50 Wireless II, $100 On New Polk Reserve R200

Looking for a discount on new audiophile-oriented speakers? Well, we’ve done the research so you don’t have to! This week there’s an excellent deal on the much-loved KEF LS50 Wireless Bookshelf Speakers, which Amazon has

OneOdio Monitor 80 Open Back Headphones Review: These $99 Budget Audiophile Headphones Are Worth A Listen!

At this point, I’ve reviewed three headphones from Oneodio, a Hong Kong-based company known for its inexpensive studio-style headphones. At this point, I haven’t been overly impressed by any of them, as their sound and