Category: Music

#NewMusicFriday September 30th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend (Feat. Dropkick Murphys)

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

Best HIFIMAN Headphones For Audiophiles On A Budget! (2022)

HIFIMAN Electronics and their brilliant founder Dr. Fang have been making stellar Planar headphones since the early 2000s. Since then, they have continued to innovate and improve their products over time and offer great value

#NewMusicFriday September 23rd, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Chick Corea)

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 Stunning New NEO Stream Brings Tons Of Crisp Digital Tunes To Your System!

A little while back, we reviewed iFi Audio’s ZEN Stream, a simple yet powerful streaming transport that let audiophiles bring a pristine digital music signal into their systems without a lot of fuss. While we

Bowers & Wilkins Releases All-New 700 Series Speaker Range

For quite some time now, Bowers & Wilkins’ 700 Series range has been a way to grab a substantial portion of the flagship 800 Series’ transparency and precision at a much lower price point. Today,

Roon 2.0 Brings Stunning New App With On-The-Go Music Playback

Today, Roon Labs announced the launch of Roon 2.0, a significant new update to their well-liked music management software. This free update lets you use Roon outside the home, providing worldwide access and playback to

#NewMusicFriday September 16th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Samara Joy)

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

Watch & Listen:  Montreux Jazz Festival And BMG Share The First Visual For “Chick Corea: The Montreux Years”

I have to say; I’m quite excited about the upcoming release, “Chick Corea: The Montreux Years” (which I covered here). Chick (who left us February 2021) is one of my all time favorite Jazz artists,

ICYMI: Bluesound Intros The $649 POWERNODE EDGE, A Small-Scale and Low-Cost Streaming Amplifier

This past week, Bluesound announced the $649 Powernode Edge, a new streaming amp that will sell alongside their long-time “just-add-speakers” option, the $949 Powernode. Marketed as an entry-level device, the Powernode Edge has a smaller

#NewMusicFriday September 2nd, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Vestbo Trio)

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 August 26th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Thee Sacred Souls)

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 August 19th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Early James)

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 August 5th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Kokoroko)

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 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

Hifiman Drops A $399 Closed-Back Version Of Their Super Popular Sundara Headphone

Today, Hifiman announced a new closed-back version of their well-loved Sundara headphone. Dubbed the Sundara Closed-Back Planar Headphone, this new model is designed with beautiful, hand-finished beechwood ear cups which isolate listeners from background noise

AURALiC Announces New ALTAIR G1.1 and ARIES G1.1 Music Streamers With Two Major Updates

If you’ve been to an audio show lately, then you’ve probably seen AURALiC music streamers playing in a good percentage of the listening rooms. Well, there’s a good reason for that. They sound really good.

#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

We’ve Built A Intoxicating Budget Audiophile Setup Using One Of The Best New Bookshelf Speakers!

I just finished reviewing the new Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-600M II speaker, and I was very impressed by its transparency and dynamics. The soundstage and imaging are also top-notch. You get a lot for a

#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

SIVGA SV023 Review: These Sensational Open-Back Headphones Will Blow You Away!

Intro If you want an affordable closed-back headphone with wood earcups, the $309 Meze 99 Classics have owned the market for some time now. That said, open-back headphones usually sound better than closed-back headphones at