Mar 022017
 
Sound & Vision, The Bristol HiFi Show, Feb 2017 - A Photo Show Report

This year the Sound & Vision show celebrated its 30th Anniversary and once again the venue was the Marriott City Centre Hotel, in the UK city of Bristol. Interestingly over that 30 years run time the venue hasn’t changed. Held on the 24th February to Sunday 26th February 2017, this show featured a number of product launches […]

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Oct 032015
 
The National Audio Show 2015 Part Two - Headzones and the Brooklands Suite

This years Headzones at NAS 2015 was located in the entrance hall to the show, in the Brooklands Suite and was sponsored by High End Headphones, part of the HiFi Lounge audio consultancy based in a beautifully converted granary, Dunton Bedfordshire. This year brands on show included Astell & Kern, Altas Zeno (headphone cables), Audeze, Audio […]

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Sep 212015
 
The National Audio Show 2015 - 19th to 20th September.

With great appreciation to Justin Anon (User211) I am delighted to be able to present a mostly photograph show report (I will add detail and discuss items of particular interest) of the National Audio Show (taking place as I write), held once again at Whittelbury Hall, in the beautiful Northhamptonshire countryside in England. Its been […]

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Nov 072014
 
Harry Pearson - January 5, 1937 – November 4, 2014 'The Founding Father Leaves Us'

  Words somehow feel inadequate right now re trying to sum up the life of the man (1) who helped define subjective audio reviewing, who gave us both the methodology and terms to do so and a rich vocabulary to help express what Harry heard. Those words and methodology filtered out to the wider audio […]

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Jul 222014
 
Murray Dick  - 15/7/14 - The Passing Of A Genius

It was with great sadness that I learn’t yesterday that Murray Dick (Jack Williams online nick-name) owner, designer, manufacture of EcoFan Audio had died suddenly. I recall the first time I encountered one of Murray’s designs a fairly plain, slightly old fashioned and truth be told not particularly inspiring looking valve amplifier that a customer […]

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