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10/11/2016 Don’t just buy a turntable – aspire to something more.

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Four decades have passed since Ivor Tiefenbrun from Linn preached that the most important component in your Hi-Fi system is the source. The quality of the rest of the system is irrelevant if you feed it an inferior signal, all you end-up with is an amplified version of that mediocre source. He took this approach […]

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17/02/2017 Get smart on tech needs for your home

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I have just read an article by a chap in the United States who recently built a home where the cabling for security, networking, audio distribution, automation etc. was part of the package. Once the home was completed it was discovered that most of what had been installed was redundant. The cameras were wired for […]

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10/02/2017 Taking bout’ good turntable vibrations

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As you wander through your local audio store you will notice that almost all turntables on the market are: Belt driven, and They are manually operated. This has nothing to do with the fact that this design is cheaper to manufacture, which it undoubtedly is. It is more to do with the function of the […]

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02/02/2017 Multiple well-being benefits attributed to regular music listening…

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Over the years there has been a lot written about the positive benefits of listening to music. Does playing Mozart to babies make them smarter? – Many believe so. Music, and in particular rhythmic chanting has been associated with a relaxed state of mind by all cultures throughout the ages. Various studies have linked exposure […]

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18/01/2017 Tidal hits a high mark with MQA…

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We have been fans of streaming service Tidal for some time, and the developers of Meridian have been dangling the MQA carrot for a couple of years now  A – 20 months have passed since I was first knocked out by an MQA demo at the Hi-End Show in Munich. If you are looking for […]

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09/12/2016 Turning up the volume on Christmas Specials

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The number of specials on offer at the moment continues to balloon. Only a couple of weeks ago we listed what was on offer at the time, but this has expanded so rapidly that it warrants a recap. I don’t recall a Christmas period when so many wholesalers were falling over themselves with specials and […]

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