Sound EVOlved Cambridgeshire, England | 2019 – Heavenly high-end sound at refreshingly down-to-earth prices is the promise fulfilled by the new EVO4 Series from Wharfedale, Britain’s best-known loudspeaker brand. With prices starting at £449 per pair, the EVO4 Series sits between the existing Diamond 11 Series and Wharfedale’s forthcoming, flagship Elysian speakers. The initial range comprises six models: two standmount speakers (EVO4.1 and 4.2), two floorstanders (EVO4.3 and 4.4), a large home cinema centre speaker (EVO4.C) and a surround speaker designed for on-wall siting (EVO4.S). A more compact centre speaker (EVO4.CS)…Read More
Yokohama, Japan | 2019 – The C-2150 is a new addition to the highly acclaimed Accuphase lineup of quality High End Audio Electronics. Newly developed ANCC makes AAVA even better: The next-generation control center featuring latest technology. The C-2150 for the first time combines a new topology called ANCC with the AAVA volume control principle. As a result, music reproduction is supple, elegant and full of transparency, with a spatial expression capability that makes one forget the presence of any volume control circuit. With a functionality level close to higher-end models and…Read More
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom | 2019 – The new dCS Bartók DAC brings together dCS’s past, present and future. It is first and foremost a state of the art network streaming DAC that uses technology developed for the Rossini range. With the addition of the unique headphone amplifier it brings the extraordinary dCS digital experience to both headphone and stereo listeners. This single-box digital music player features the legendary dCS Ring DAC™ and signal processing platform, plus a custom high performance UPnP music streamer. Bartók plays music through an array of industry-standard USB, AES or S/PDIF…Read More
Nashville, USA | November 2019 – DELILAH welcomes KRISTIN CHENOWETH to the latest episode of her popular podcast, Love Someone with Delilah.
Delilah says: “The lovely, talented, and incredibly GIVING, Broadway sensation joins me on Love Someone with Delilah today. We talk about her new album, For The Girls, a tribute to the passionate women of music, and about her passions – those for creating, singing, and giving back through Kristin Chenoweth Broadway Bootcamps, and her new endeavor – building a creative arts center in her hometown of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.Read More
Binghamton, NY | November 2019 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce the DA2 Digital Audio Module Upgrade Kit. The DA2 Digital Audio Module is McIntosh’s
newest and most advanced module for processing digital audio. It comes standard
in their C53 and C2700 Preamplifiers, allowing both of those units to take
advantage of some of the latest innovations in digital audio technology.
Slovenia, Europe | November 2019 – Established audio company, Erzetich, is set to launch its new model of headphones, capturing every note in a stylish, lightweight, first of its kind product. Crafted
from quality wood and durable metals, Erzetich introduces audiophile headphones of exceptional quality and unique design. Inspired by the
goddess of festivity, Thalia live up to their name with their full,
festival sound and innovative design. Available in Tilla (a rich dark wood) or Salvage (light, recycled spruce), this brand new product allows for an immersive audiophile experience whilst still allowing external sound for safety purposes. Designed for life, Thalia headphones are fully serviceable to ensure great quality sound year after year.
Kent, United Kingdom | 2019 – Featuring our all-new circuit topology, ULTIMA 3 is a thoroughly modern amplifier for the high-resolution age. Our flagship ULTIMA amplifier topology has been integrated into a new mono power amplifier as part of our ongoing 30th-anniversary celebrations, introducing ULTIMA 3. The new ULTIMA amplifier topology (which to date has been exclusive to the range-topping ULTIMA power amp), is now more affordable than ever before having trickled down into the new ULTIMA 3 mono power amp, which is every bit a Chord Electronics thoroughbred and…Read More
Louisville, CO, USA | 2019 – Boulder Amplifiers is pleased to announce the immediate release and shipment of the 866 Integrated. The 866 is a part of the 800 Series and the successor to the highly successful 865 Integrated Amplifier. The 866 will be released in two versions: an all-analog version ($12,250) and an analog+digital ($14,450) version. Features of the all-analog version will include: 200W of maximum output power into an 8-ohm load Three pairs of full-balanced inputs Customizable display and input indicators with user uploadable photos for each input A new…Read More
Kiel, Germany | 2019– ELAC, a leading global provider of high-performance speakers and electronics, today announced the Carina Series line of home speakers. This new line builds upon the success of ELAC’s award-winning 240 line of home speakers with significant upgrades to both performance and aesthetics. “This fresh new cosmetic design will please both audiophiles and connoisseurs of industrial design,” said Jim Krodel, senior vice president sales, ELAC. Some of the notable new features of the Carina line-up include. Newly Developed JET Tweeter – Delivering real high-definition sound, our new JET…Read More
Provo, Utah, USA | 2019 – The ActivXO is the long-awaited and thoroughly updated replacement for Wilson’s revolutionary Controller. It is a two-channel, fully analogue electronic crossover with an array of features. It can be used in conjunction with a dedicated music system, or as the subwoofer control unit in a home theater system. In systems used for enjoyment of music and surround film, the ActivXO is configurable to accommodate both —optimally and simultaneously. Wilson Audio’s approach to subwoofers, whether to augment a music system or a high-end home theater system, has…Read More
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan | 2019 – The new turntable PD-151 from Luxman delivers class-leading design, engineering, functionality and performance. PD-151 Summary In 2011, Luxman introduced its first new turntable in 28 years, the PD-171. Three years later, the upgraded PD-171A and armless PD-171AL were released. Now, as the interest in vinyl records continues its revival, Luxman is delighted to introduce another new turntable. The PD-151 delivers classic, premium-quality Luxman belt-drive turntable design at a new, lower price point. To keep the exterior design and top panel as clean and elegant as possible, we…Read More
Hi Fi Racks Ltd, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of solid hardwood hi-fi and AV furniture, is pleased to announce the launch of their brand new, fully responsive website. The new website delivers an enhanced customer experience, offering users a clean layout, simple navigation structure and user-friendly functions.Read More
The A-48 is a new addition to the highly acclaimed Accuphase lineup of quality Stereo Power Amplifiers.Read More
Groniningen, Netherlands | 2019 – DIGITAL THAT’S AS GOOD AS ANALOGUE Responding to popular demand, Mola Mola launched the famous discrete DAC from the Makua as a separate unit. Mola Mola’s Tambaqui DAC is the perfect upgrade for owners of complete high-end systems who want to retain the characteristic sound of their existing preamplifier whilst lifting their digital sources to another level. The converter is a two board stack. On the first board, all incoming digital audio is upsampled to 3.125MHz/32 bits and converted to noise shaped PWM. On the other board…Read More
McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce the MC257 7-Channel Home Theater Power Amplifier. The MC257 sits on a polished stainless steel chassis and bears the classic McIntosh design of a black glass front panel with the TripleView meter, illuminated logo, control knobs, and aluminum end caps.Read More
Salisbury, England | 2019 – Naim Audio, the British hi-fi specialist with 46 years of audio expertise, has introduced the latest member of its award-winning Mu-so wireless music system family: Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation. Extensive software and hardware upgrades deliver a significant performance boost over the original Mu-so Qb (launched in 2016), while the design evolves to match the Mu-so 2nd Generation styling. Just like the acclaimed Mu-so 2nd Generation introduced back in May, the new Mu-so Qb features Naim’s unique music-streaming platform, developed by 25 engineers over 3 years to offer the very…Read More
Binghamton, NY | 2019 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce its newest hybrid integrated amp: the MA352 Integrated Amplifier. The MA352 Integrated Amplifier is a hybrid design that combines the finest of vacuum tube and solid state audio design principles. The result is an eye-catching amplifier that enjoys the best of these two opposing audio philosophies all while reproducing music at the highest quality level. An all analog design, the MA352 has a vacuum tube preamplifier section that…Read More
High End, May 2019 Munich – Analog Manufaktur Germany introduces the Viella Forte turntable, the “super” version of our famous Viella. Machined in our Bavarian factory, the Forte incorporates the same platter bearing design, decoupled spindle, Lorenzi hand-built brushless DC motor, visual form and footprint of our highly regarded Viella. The AMG design team focused on mass, rigidity, and refinement to create the Forte, resulting in increased macro-dynamics, more inner detail, larger-scaled presentation, and greater effortlessness. Utilizing new materials and machining techniques, the Forte features a new platter, clamp, plinth,…Read More
Announcing Chronosonic XVX In late 2012, Dave Wilson began work on a new WAMM. His goal was a reference loudspeaker that would not merely be worthy of its namesake—Dave’s industry-changing WAMM from the early 80s—but would redefine the idea of what was possible in music reproduction. His goal was nothing short of a laboratory-grade loudspeaker that would pass a complex music signal through it with unprecedented accuracy. He knew the new model would challenge and test his company in new, potentially unforeseen ways. What he couldn’t have predicted was how…Read More
Following a long line of revered McIntosh vacuum tube preamplifiers comes the new C2700 Tube Preamplifier. Using their well-established vacuum tube topology, the C2700 also features McIntosh’s advanced DA2 Digital Audio Module technology to combine cutting edge digital music capabilities with time tested vacuum tube performance.Read More
On Saturday, September 14th and Sunday, September 15th the AUDIOVISTA 2019 will take place in the conference hotel Mercure in Krefeld, for the third time and meanwhile as the only special fair for headphone hifi in Germany.Read More
McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce the C53 Preamplifier. Following the digital audio precedent set in McIntosh’s current line of solid state integrated amplifiers, the C53 stereo preamplifier features an upgradeable digital audio module.Read More
Technical Audio Devices Laboratories, Inc. (TAD) is proud to introduce a new generation of Reference Series Speaker Systems, called R1TX. Following the concept of using highest expertise available, the enclosure was produced collaboratively with the luxury furniture maker Tendo Mokko in Yamagata.Read More
The Panama nightclub in Amsterdam has been at the forefront of the Dutch music scene for more than sixteen years, presenting a wide variety of styles and featuring a well-balanced mix of global and local DJs. Now the have got the new Pioneer speaker system.Read More
Totem Acoustic has introduced the V2 Element Series Metal and Fire loudspeakers; The result of dramatic advancements to their legendary 7″ Torrent bass driver.Read More
AAGS offers affordable professional grading and archival services that enhance your audiophile vinyl record collection. AAGS is a vinyl record grading and archiving organization that not only deep cleans and grades vinyl records, but they provide restoration and hi-res audio backups with each album and certification that is like no other.Read More
The HIGH END in Munich is the leading trade fair for high-quality audio equipment. Like every year it is a crowd-puller and attracts visitors from all over the world. We looked around for you and were amazed at the many exciting new developments and world premieres. But see for yourself …Read More
iZotope, Inc., the experts in intelligent audio technology, today release an exclusive video with Foster the People lead singer Mark Foster, providing an intimate look into the GRAMMY Award-nominated artist’s songwriting process.Read More
Kostas Metaxas is an articulate and forceful champion of audio without comprise. He is a connoisseur of fine music, a man for whom second best isn’t good enough.
He is pleased to introduce some new members of the Metaxas & Sins “family” in 2019…the Perambulator / Combobulator / Standulator, the MASDAC, the Grande Damme loudspeaker system and his “all-out-assault” on the Reel to Reel – the T-RX.
Dynaudio launches all-new Confidence range: a new level in high-end listening. Comprising four models, the new line-up promises game-changing performance.
The Confidence 20 standmount joins the Confidence 30, 50 and 60 floorstanders to offer, put simply, Dynaudio’s best speaker range yet.
Technical Audio Devices Laboratories, Inc. (TAD) announces the European launch of the E1TX speaker system and M1000 power amplifier, as new editions to TAD’s acclaimed “Evolution” series.Read More
Audiodinamica announces the opening of its e-shop and makes its line of electronics available to early bird customers at a special introductory price.Read More
Sphear Wireless: the new wireless in-ear headphones by Focal. In addition to the timeless Black model, Focal’s Sphear Wireless are also available in other colours: Blue, Olive and Purple.Read More
The RS200 Wireless Loudspeaker System is the next generation home audio wireless speaker. Designed for a modern streaming lifestyle, it comes packed with virtually everything you need to enjoy music streamed from your handheld devices, digital music stored online or a local computer, or played from legacy audio sourcesRead More
February, 2019 – Auris Audio presents you Euterpe, a new high end headphone amplifier. According to the Greek Mythology, Euterpe was one of the nine Muses, the Goddess of music and a ”giver of delight” and that’s exactly what Auris Audio Euterpe will bring to audiophile community, more happiness. Designed in a single ended configuration, integreted audiophile asynchronous DAC xMos/ESS Sabre, it allows you to use digital sources such as PC or mobile devices. Integeted in a piece of art chassis, Euterpre ( Headphone amplifier/DAC/PreAmp/Stand ) gives you everything you’ve…Read More
NAD Electronics, a leading manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, is set to preview an all-new high power, multi-channel distribution amplifier, the CI 8-120 DSP.Read More
The Grand Class Network/Super Audio CD Player SL-G700 for a Wide Range of Music Sources in the Highest Possible Quality.Read More
The multi-award winning Fono Mini A2D has received a well deserved facelift. With the same exceptional performance and value for money it is now housed in a restyled case, receiving an updated front and back panel to sit more.Read More
The McIntosh MC2152 70th Anniversary is a brand new 2-Channel Vacuum Tube Amplifier and has a total new design. The LEDs under the eight small signal tubes can be set to three illumination settings. According to McIntosh it is one of the best amplifiers of the world.Read More
New initiative leverages a highly focused sales force and facilitates enhanced dealer training capabilities for US high-
performance audio dealers, custom integrators and home theater specialists.