Tag: Hi-Fi

Focal Unveils Its First-Ever Hi-Fi Bluetooth® and ANC Headphones: Bathys

The New Focal Bathys Is A Stunning ANC Headphone With Speaker Drivers Made In France

Today, Focal introduced Bathys, their first wireless noise-canceling headphone. At $799, it becomes another entry into the ultra-premium ANC headphone class along with the Bowers & Wilkins Px8 and the Mark Levinson No.5909. Like both

5 Brands Every Audiophile On A Budget Should Know

The best way to enjoy music is through high-quality audio equipment that will let you hear every detail in your favorite songs. These five brands offer great products at affordable prices! 1. For DACs and

#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

#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

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,

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,

LETSHUOER S12 Review: You Need To Hear This Affordable And Engaging Planar Magnetic IEM!

Ed Note: As of the time of this writing, the LETSHUOER S12 is currently on sale for $118.30, which is $50 off the list price. If you’re looking for a good pair of Earphones for

MOONDROP Aria Snow Edition Review: These $79 IEM Earphones Are Enchanting!

TL;DR The Aria Snow Edition has great build quality, a comfortable fit, and smooth open sonics for a great price. However those who like a lot of Bass may find them a little thin. Intro

#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

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

Pangea Debuts Beautiful Hardwood Version Of Their Popular Vulcan Audio Rack

Today, Pangea Audio announced the arrival of the Vulcan Parawood Four-Shelf Rack, a new version of their highly sought-after Vulcan audio rack. The new design features shelves of sustainable tropical hardwood with a clear semi-gloss

#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

Pre-Orders For The Z REVIEWS x LETSHUOER Z12 X HiFiGo Planar IEM Begin Today

This year, LETSHUOER made a massive splash in the IEM market with the S12 Planar Magnetic Driver IEMs (review coming soon), which provide remarkably balanced and detailed performance for a very affordable price. Now in

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

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