Category: MQA

HiBy Goes Back To The Future With New R2R Digital Audio Player

With Delta-Sigma DAC chipsets becoming so ubiquitous in our globalized markets, R2R-based DACs are coming back in a big way. Once considered an outdated technology, many audio manufacturers are selling them as a contrast (in

#NewMusicFriday July 29th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. DOMi & JD BECK)

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

#NewMusicFriday July 22nd, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. ODESZA)

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

#NewMusicFriday July 15th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead)

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

#NewMusicFriday July 1st, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Naima Bock)

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

Audiolab Omnia Integrated Amp In The House: First Impressions And Unboxing Pics!

It seems like every high-end hi-fi company has an all-in-one amplifier at this point. That said, there aren’t too many with a built-in CD player. As a matter of fact, I can only think of

ICYMI: FiiO Intros BTR7 Bluetooth DAC/Amp, A Flagship Device With Dual THX Amplification And CD-Quality Wireless!

About a week ago, FiiO held their summer launch event where they announced a bunch of new products. One of the most intriguing is the new BTR7 Bluetooth DAC/Amp, their new flagship portable DAC that

#NewMusicFriday June 24th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Lupe Fiasco)

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

CanJam Chicago 2022 Highlights: A Quick Tour Of The Best Headphones, DACs, and Headphone Amps

While it wasn’t the biggest show, CanJam Chicago 2022 definitely showcased the value of quality of quantity. So if you wanted the opportunity to sample some of the best hi-fi headphone gear available today, then

#NewMusicFriday June 17th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Chastity Brown)

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 Best Budget Audiophile Gear Of 2022 (So Far): Speakers, Headphones, Etc.

If you’re putting together an audio system on a budget, it’s an excellent time to be alive. Affordable hi-fi gear has never been better made or better sounding, so you get more system for your

#NewMusicFriday June 10th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Bobby Oroza)

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

KEF Previews LSX II Wireless Speaker With HDMI, USB-C, And Chromecast Support

Today, June 9, KEF announced the $1400 LSX II, an upgraded version of their award-winning LSX Wireless Speaker system. The company promises more than a simple upgrade to the original, as it uses a whole

“Level Up” With This Simple, Yet Awe-Inspiring, Budget Audiophile System!

You don’t need tons of money and “know-how” to build a top-notch hi-fi sound system! There’s a misconception that you need to be some kind of “guru” or expert to put together an affordable high-end

iFi Audio Go bar Review: The Best Ultra-Portable DAC Amp Combo. Period.

TL;DR If you’re looking for the most capable ultra-portable DAC/Amp combo, look no further. Intro I’m a big fan of iFi Audio’s DAC/Amp combos. It’s hard to beat their combination of power, build quality, and

Best Headphone Amps For Audiophiles On A Budget (2022)

Building an Audiophile Headphone system can be a rewarding and economical way to enjoy high-fidelity music reproduction. For example, when I was younger and couldn’t afford a super-expensive 2-channel hi-fi system (I also didn’t have

#New Music Friday May 20th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Joey Alexander)

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

#New Music Friday May 13th 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

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