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Paul Rigby

  • Hifi News

    XPA-DR1, 2 & 3 POWER AMPS FROM EMOTIVA

    Emotiva’s DR Series’ XPA-DR1 mono, XPA-DR2 two-channel and XPA-DR3 three-channel models utilise up to three pairs of Differential Reference Amplifier Modules, fed by a 3kW switch mode power supply Arriving in…

  • Hifi News

    EARSET FOR B&O PLAY GOES WIRELESS

    Earset comes with wireless audio technology, a 14.2mm speaker unit with a neodymium magnet The adjustment system on the earphones lets you modify the angle of the earbud, the height of…

  • Hifi News

    Stilla loudspeaker From Aequo Audio

    Dutch loudspeaker outfit, Aequo Audio, is about to launch a new loudspeakers model called Stilla The floor standing Stilla, a curved speaker, is built by hand from materials developed in-house, formed…

  • Hifi News

    Neo Speakers from Genuin Audio

    The Neo from Genuin Audio is based on active technology in combination with digital signal processing The heart of the fully active 3-way speaker is a digital signal processor. The 32bit…

  • Hifi News

    Mysphere 3 headphones: Hover Ear

    From Vienna, LB-acoustics has announced the high-end Mysphere 3 Hover Ear headphones There’s not a great deal of hardcore information on this one but the images should give you a good head <cough>…

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    EMINENCE SPEAKER FROM WILSON BENESCH

    The company’s flagship loudspeaker, the Eminence is a new floorstanding, 2.5-way, 10 driver design The Eminence features a range of technologies including the Fibonacci tweeter formed from a carbon fibre composite structure, creating a geometrically…

  • CD News Vinyl News

    MANSUN: DELUXE REMASTERED DEBUT

    Remastered from the original multi-tracks, 1997’s Attack of the Grey Lantern will be available on a variety of formats Specifically? All digital platforms and as a media book CD, a two LP…

  • Accessory Review

    T-01HS Ebony Headshell From Timestep

    Replacing a removable headshell can work wonders for sound quality. Paul Rigby reviews the Timestep T-01HS Ebony headshell A tonearm toting a removable headshell can and has been the core of…

  • Hifi News

    GARRARD & LORICRAFT ACQUIRED BY SME

    SME, the British Hi-Fi outfit, has acquired the rights to the Garrard audio brand from IGB Gradiente S.A. of Brazil. To support owners of existing Garrard idler drive turntables, SME has also…

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    Shure Cartridges: End Of An Era

    Shure has announced that its cartridges will soon be no more, “…we have made the difficult decision to discontinue production of Shure Phono products effective Summer 2018.” In a relatively brief…

  • CD Rock Review

    The Brackish: Voiced By Guitar

    Title: Firm but Fair Label: Stolen Body This band has been about a bit. Names such as Phantom Limb, This is The Kit, Zun Zun Egui and Port Erin spring to…

  • CD Rock Review

    BoyToy: West Coast Indie Rock

    Title: Night Leaf  Label: Stolen Body Album number two from BoyToy with a quite brilliant pictorial chart on the rear of my promo CD, at least (I hope it’s on the…

  • CD Rock Review

    The Evil Usses: What They’re Not

    Title: Muck Label: Stolen Body So let’s see here, within The Evil Usses we’ve got Leon Boydon on bass with Dan Truen on drums. The intriguing mixture of tenor sax with…

  • CD Rock Review

    Rock Around The Block, Volume 2

    Title: Volume 2 Label: Jasmine  It’s interesting isn’t it that the entire rock’n’roll genre found film so important. There seemed to be plenty of feature films out and about during the…

  • CD Rock Review

    Mickey & Sylvia: Dynamic Duo

    Title: Love is Strange Label: Jasmine This is a 2CD package cramming 56 tracks within from Sylvia Robinson (nee Vanderpool) and Mickey ‘McHouston’ Baker (an unruly child, ex-pool hustler and rock…

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