UB40 – Signing Off

Two months into the nineteen eighties, and British popular music was enjoying a particularly purple period, with brilliant post-punk bands like The Undertones and The Jam electrifying the singles charts. There was also a full-blown ska revival going on, with

UB40 – Signing Off

Two months into the nineteen eighties, and British popular music was enjoying a particularly purple period, with brilliant post-punk bands like The Undertones and The Jam electrifying the singles charts. There was also a full-blown ska revival going on, with

Revealed: The Greatest Speaker of the Nineteen Seventies

In 1977, in a small office inside Wharfedale’s new production facility in Highfield Road, Bradford, a group of four young design engineers decided to do something very special to commemorate the company’s forty-fifth anniversary. The iconic Yorkshire loudspeaker marque was

Revealed: The Greatest Speaker of the Nineteen Seventies

In 1977, in a small office inside Wharfedale’s new production facility in Highfield Road, Bradford, a group of four young design engineers decided to do something very special to commemorate the company’s forty-fifth anniversary. The iconic Yorkshire loudspeaker marque was

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Weiss DAC202

Daniel Weiss cut his engineering teeth working for Studer-Revox, specialising in the design of sampling frequency convertors. He left to form Weiss Engineering Ltd in 1985. His company is certainly better known in pro circles than domestic hi-fi, with clients

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Weiss DAC202

Daniel Weiss cut his engineering teeth working for Studer-Revox, specialising in the design of sampling frequency convertors. He left to form Weiss Engineering Ltd in 1985. His company is certainly better known in pro circles than domestic hi-fi, with clients

Stravinsky – Rite of Spring

When the ‘Rite of Spring’ was first performed in Paris in May 1913, there were boos after the first few bars of the Bassoon solo, degenerating into public arguments in the subsequent bars and by the end of the work,

Stravinsky – Rite of Spring

When the ‘Rite of Spring’ was first performed in Paris in May 1913, there were boos after the first few bars of the Bassoon solo, degenerating into public arguments in the subsequent bars and by the end of the work,

Japan – Quiet Life

When Japan formed in 1974, the band had a long way to go to reach the brilliance of its third studio album, Quiet Life. Still, the signs were encouraging – although a little too obsessed with the style and sound

Japan – Quiet Life

When Japan formed in 1974, the band had a long way to go to reach the brilliance of its third studio album, Quiet Life. Still, the signs were encouraging – although a little too obsessed with the style and sound

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ARCAM airDAC

If you’re an audiophile fed up with all those pesky wires, or a normal human being put off by the prospect of them in the first place, then this is for you. Essentially it’s a high quality digital-to-analogue converter which

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ARCAM airDAC

If you’re an audiophile fed up with all those pesky wires, or a normal human being put off by the prospect of them in the first place, then this is for you. Essentially it’s a high quality digital-to-analogue converter which

Origin Live Aurora Mk3

Launched in 2014 for a whisker under £1,000, the Aurora was the baby in the company’s four-strong range of turntables. Like the original which appeared back in 2003, it’s a high quality skeletal belt drive design hewn from black acrylic

Origin Live Aurora Mk3

Launched in 2014 for a whisker under £1,000, the Aurora was the baby in the company’s four-strong range of turntables. Like the original which appeared back in 2003, it’s a high quality skeletal belt drive design hewn from black acrylic