Astell&Kern AK120 II review

Powerplays. Eyeing up a pair of Abyss AB-1266? You’re going to need a dedicated headphone amplifier...

KIH #18 – Product vs. Marketing

Attending audio shows creates opportunities. Some of those involve sitting down for extended chats, perhaps over...
Resonessence Labs Herus+

Around the world with the Sony NWZ-ZX1 Walkman

Sony is in the midst of a slow-mo roll of the dice on HRA. Over the...
Resonessence Labs Herus+

SoundFocus Amp will pimp your iPhone’s sound for US$79

In trying to get better portable sound quality than our smartphone we’re more often than not...
Wireless Definitive Tech

14tracks.com ‘Inna Rooms’ – the sound of the atom splitting

I often dream of trains. There’s an audiophile living in South Australia who reportedly owns a...

Merrill’s Taranis is another attainable Hypex NCore amplifier

Taranis (Celtic God of Thunder). That’s the name of Merrill Wettasinghe’s new, more affordable Hypex Ncore...
Wireless Definitive Tech
PS Audio DirectStream DAC

DAR prize giveaway #1: AudioQuest Dragonfly v1.2 DAC

UPDATE: the newsletter sign-up form below has now been fixed. Phew! (Apologies for the inconvenience). This website...

Resonessence Labs spill specifics on Herus+ DAC

The Resonessence Labs Herus has long been championed around these parts for its ability to play...
Aqua Hifi

KEF X300A Wireless powered loudspeaker review

Said the audiophile to the hi-fi world, “We should break up. It’s not working. It’s not...
PS Audio DirectStream DAC

ALO Audio International+ portable amplifier/DAC review

If you look at the ALO International+ and see only a headphone amplifier for coupling to...

Global feedback: putting a $100 audiophile system on show

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. There’s no getting around it: audio show organisers...

Murfie – the lossless download store you’ve probably never heard of

Downsize and digitise – that’s the exhortation from Murfie. You ship your CDs (free of charge within...
Aqua Hifi