Tag: audiophile

#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

SMSL DO100/HO100 Review: This Affordable DAC/Amp Combo Is A Budget Audiophile Dream!

TD; LR The SMSL DO100 + HO100 stack is an excellent entryway into DAC/Amp separates. They’re well built and provide exceptional detail, depth, and soundstage. Intro: While I like the simplicity, affordability, and utility of

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

Best Audiophile Headphones Under $500 (2022)

Are you looking for the best headphone under $500? We’ve put together a list of our favorite options. Check them out now! Want to learn more about Audiophile Headphones? Check out our Audiophile Headphones Buyers

#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

Sivga’s Latest Headphone Boasts Elegant Walnut Wood And Beryllium-Plated Dynamic Drivers

Sivga, a company known for producing beautiful natural wood audiophile headphones, has a new flagship semi-open-back dynamic headphone with Walnut wood cups and beryllium plated LCP composite diaphragms. First previewed at High End Munich, Sivga’s

“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

Kef LS50 Meta Review: These Innovative British Monitor Speakers Are (Still) Awe-Inspiring!

TL;DR These remarkably balanced and transparent speakers set a new standard at the price point. Just make sure you pair them with high quality amplification. Intro As a long-time owner (and fan) of Kef’s legendary

HIFIMAN HE-R9 Review: These Dynamic Closed-Back Headphones Provide Sensational Sound On The Move!

TL;DR These closed-back headphones provide a natural laid-back sound with superb comfort and easy-to-use wireless capabilities. That said, the look won’t be for everyone, and they could use a touch more transparency. Intro In March,

The Best Memorial Day Home Audio Sales: Speakers, Headphones And Electronics!

Are you looking for discounts on new audiophile gear this Memorial Day Weekend? Look no further; we’ve done the research, so you don’t have to! Leading the deals are the excellent Focal Chora 806 2-Way

Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab & Legacy Recordings Drop Reissues Of The Alan Parsons Project’s “I Robot” And “Eye In The Sky”

Today, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MoFi), in partnership with Legacy Recordings, announced the reissue of Alan Parsons Project‘s albums Eye in the Sky and I Robot for their 40th and 45th anniversaries, respectively. Mobile Fidelity remastered both releases from the original master tapes using

#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

Soul Emotion MAX Headphones Review: Great ANC, So-So Sound & Comfort

Great noise canceling and a nice mix of features are offset by finicky fit and average sound quality I remember when SOUL Electronics first hit the market as another celebrity-driven headphone brand, a la Beats.

Premium Audio Company, LLC Confirms Commitment To Onkyo Brand Following Outside Bankruptcy Filing

Today, Premium Audio Company, LLC (PAC) put out a statement clarifying its commitment to and future plans for the Onkyo (and Integra) Brands following reports of Onkyo Home Entertainment’s (OHE) Bankruptcy Filing in Japan. In

PSB Speakers To Celebrate Their 50 Year Anniversary With A Live Virtual Event

I’ve always been a big fan of PSB Speakers. Their speakers always provide tremendous insight and warmth, no matter the price point. My favorite PSB Speakers product of all time is the Imagine Mini, a