SIMON BROWN hit the Tokyo International Audio Show late last year. He reflects on the Japanese audio scene.
RICHARD VAREY gets his records spick and span with two new cleaning options.
GARY STEEL has a mid-to-late-life crisis as he loses his man-cave and pontificates the importance of exactitude in the filing of record collections, and other related ephemera.
RICHARD VAREY checks out a Kiwi-designed desktop amp that blows the lid on his preconceptions, and proves to be so much more.
PAT PILCHER does a Helsinki soundcheck with the latest Vifa portable Bluetooth speakers.
Focal is soon to release three new premium Kanta range speakers. Following the resounding success of Kanta N°2, Focal has launched three new premium loudspeakers: Kanta N°1 bookshelf, Kanta N°3 floorstander, and Kanta centre speaker. This means the Kanta range of loudspeakers now boasts four models. Kanta is optimised for […]
It’s called the Sonetto speaker range and it arrives in New Zealand next month, direct from Sonus Faber in Italy.
While the industry gets first look/listen to GoldenEar’s new DigitalActiv 3 powered/wireless bookshelf speaker at CEDIA trade show, the public will have to wait just a little bit longer. That is, until some time in 2019.
There’s a new importer of high-end hi-fi brands in town, with SoundWe setting up an Auckland showroom. Selling hi-fi in NZ can be a loser’s game. It’s a crowded market, sales are sluggish, and it’s hellishly hard to find stockists for quality gear. None of which seems to concern […]
Soundgroup has announced that it is to distribute Sumiko cartridges in New Zealand.
Hawkes Bay hi-fi importer Critical Sound will be distributing Frederic Vanden Poel’s full range of stunning music servers in New Zealand.
Audio Reference on Auckland’s North Shore has announced that it is taking on Portuguese acoustic treatment products.