Simon Brown designs award-winning, New Zealand-made tonearms for record players. DR RICHARD VAREY is very taken with his latest.
Author: Richard Varey
Can an affordable cable really, fundamentally improve the sound of your hi-fi? DR RICHARD VAREY puts the Burson Audio Cable+ Pro Active Buffer Cable to the test.
Ever wondered whether stereo was good for you? A brilliant wee ‘stereo fixer’ – The Soundstage Activator – sends DR RICHARD VAREY off on a fascinating voyage to discover the truth about the way we listen to music.
What the heck is ‘artisan audio’? DR RICHARD VAREY explains what it is, and why it’s so attractive to a particular kind of hi-fi freak.
Is it possible for recordings to sound as good as the musicians when they performed in the studio? RICHARD VAREY has found a record company that do just that.
Is listening to music just about the ears, or are we swimming in a sensorium? DR RICHARD VAREY burrows down into this fascinating topic.
DR RICHARD VAREY has been thinking about deep music listening on good equipment with other human beings in the same room!
David Elias is an acclaimed singer-songwriter. He also happens to be an audiophile and high resolution music pioneer. DR RICHARD VAREY talks to him about this rare combination.
DR RICHARD VAREY takes a deep, quizzical look at the supposed vinyl revival, retro-mania and the new glut of merchandising around Record Store Day.
We all see, hear and engage with the world differently in our great sensorial mismatch, explains DR RICHARD VAREY. But how does that relate to hi-fi? Read on to find out.
‘Easy listening’ isn’t easy at all, writes DR RICHARD VAREY.
Has your Disney dust turned out to be a sizzle without a sausage? DR RICHARD VAREY examines the hi-fi world’s propensity for glitz and beauty.