Category Archives: features

Simon Freethy

Simon Freethy has one of the hardest jobs in hi-fi. As the Managing Director of Cyrus Audio, he’s got the corporate equivalent of making “that difficult second album” – the one that fans have great expectations for, demanding that it

Simon Freethy

Simon Freethy has one of the hardest jobs in hi-fi. As the Managing Director of Cyrus Audio, he’s got the corporate equivalent of making “that difficult second album” – the one that fans have great expectations for, demanding that it

Peter Comeau

It’s been a long journey for someone who started off reading Electronic Engineering at Plymouth University back in the early seventies. Now, four decades later, Peter Comeau is running a large engineering department with many staff, supervising a wide range

Peter Comeau

It’s been a long journey for someone who started off reading Electronic Engineering at Plymouth University back in the early seventies. Now, four decades later, Peter Comeau is running a large engineering department with many staff, supervising a wide range

Alex Munro

Q Acoustics’ Brand Director is a quietly spoken but erudite fellow – with a long history of working in the British hi-fi industry. He hails from the north of Scotland, but has spent much of his life in Edinburgh and

Alex Munro

Q Acoustics’ Brand Director is a quietly spoken but erudite fellow – with a long history of working in the British hi-fi industry. He hails from the north of Scotland, but has spent much of his life in Edinburgh and

Enno Vandermere

The problem for Roon founder Enno Vandermere is that his product needs a whole lot of explanation before people can take a view about whether they want it. “We created an experience that people were missing. The only trouble is,

Enno Vandermere

The problem for Roon founder Enno Vandermere is that his product needs a whole lot of explanation before people can take a view about whether they want it. “We created an experience that people were missing. The only trouble is,

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

John Westlake

One of the most respected digital designers around, in some ways John Westlake is the archetypal definition of a geek – but is highly creative and amazingly fluent talking about his specialist area of knowledge. From Pink Triangle and Cambridge

John Westlake

One of the most respected digital designers around, in some ways John Westlake is the archetypal definition of a geek – but is highly creative and amazingly fluent talking about his specialist area of knowledge. From Pink Triangle and Cambridge

ATC

The Acoustic Transducer Company was founded by Australian Billy Woodman in England in 1974. As its name suggests, the company started off by making loudspeaker drive units – specifically the 12″ PA75-314 bass driver, which was widely recognised for its

ATC

The Acoustic Transducer Company was founded by Australian Billy Woodman in England in 1974. As its name suggests, the company started off by making loudspeaker drive units – specifically the 12″ PA75-314 bass driver, which was widely recognised for its