GARY STEEL is falling in love with music all over again, and it’s taken a nifty valve amplifier to shoot love’s arrow.
Hi-fi pioneers Martin L. Borish (NAD) and Richard E. Lord (REL Acoustics) both died in July.
Terry Humphries runs a unique “by appointment” hi-fi showroom and auditioning facility called Audio Reference, which he first launched in Hamilton 10 years ago, then moved to central Auckland. This week, he has reopened in the much more scenic locale of Devonport, in a lovely, sonically improved space full […]
It’s an unassuming and nicely priced amp, but ANDREW BAKER is stoked with the sound and performance of Arcam’s FMJ A29 integrated amp.
Ever heard of Class G amplification? A W Baker got a good earful of it with Arcam’s latest integrated. Over to you, Andy!
Richard Varey has a marathon session with a hi-fidelity maestro with a singular vision. Warning: this piece may change your whole perspective on hi-fi.
Richard Varey gets amorous with a retro-styled NZ-designed preamp.
The baby of the Leben family may have the critics divided, but our Andy reckons it’s a little stunner. And it smells good, too.
How about a stunning diminutive “lifestyle” range that cuts no sonic corners? Gary Steel gets an exclusive audition of the whole range, and asks: ‘Why the heck hasn’t anyone done it quite like this before?’
Sony’s wee ‘high resolution’ amplifier punches well above its bantamweight, according to Steel.
Naim’s DAC-V1 Digital To Analogue Converter and NAP100 power amplifier reviewed by Ashley Kramer
Andrew Baker reviews Line Magnetic’s LM-518IA integrated SET amplifier – his verdict is that it sounds at least as good as it looks.