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Kondo Audio Note: Masaki Ashizawa Creates his own Shadow

Masaki Ashizawa has emerged from the shadow and reflected glory of his mentor, Hiroyasu Kondo, and has become a forward-looking designer in his own right.

Mikio Hasui: Hardcore Hi-fi for a New Age of Collector

Mikio Hasui’s love for music – jazz in particular – has led him to curating hardcore high-fidelity for his personal use.

Vintage EMT Broadcast Turntables: A Dutch Master’s Restorations

Of all the far-flung scenarios I could imagine happening in the decades to come, one that never occurred to me was a future without the Shure M44-7 cartridge.

Tokyo Jazz Kissa: Vintage High Fidelity with #VINYL

Whether it’s calligraphy, the serving and drinking of tea, or listening to jazz LPs playing through rare vintage sound systems, these ceremonies are revered.

Features

Kondo Audio Note: Masaki Ashizawa Creates his own Shadow

Masaki Ashizawa has emerged from the shadow and reflected glory of his mentor, Hiroyasu Kondo, and has become a forward-looking designer in his own right.

Mikio Hasui: Hardcore Hi-fi for a New Age of Collector

Mikio Hasui’s love for music – jazz in particular – has led him to curating hardcore high-fidelity for his personal use.

Vintage EMT Broadcast Turntables: A Dutch Master’s Restorations

Of all the far-flung scenarios I could imagine happening in the decades to come, one that never occurred to me was a future without the Shure M44-7 cartridge.

Tokyo Jazz Kissa: Vintage High Fidelity with #VINYL

Whether it’s calligraphy, the serving and drinking of tea, or listening to jazz LPs playing through rare vintage sound systems, these ceremonies are revered.

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Audio Note CD4.1x Transport/DAC Review

With the CD4.1x Audio Note UK focuses on creating supremely musical hardware rather than touting measurements as a metric for success.

DeVore Fidelity Gibbon X Loudspeaker Review

A skinny silhouette and complex crossover don't stop this speaker being driven by tube amps.

Gold Note DS-10 Head-Amp/Network DAC Review

The Gold Note DS-10 reveals less light between integrated options and separates than previously thought.

Linn Sondek LP12 Turntable Review

As visually iconic and sonically compelling a turntable as one is likely to come across in a lifetime of looking and listening.

Reviews

Linn Sondek LP12 Turntable Review

As visually iconic and sonically compelling a turntable as one is likely to come across in a lifetime of looking and listening.

Audio Note CD4.1x Transport/DAC Review

With the CD4.1x Audio Note UK focuses on creating supremely musical hardware rather than touting measurements as a metric for success.

DeVore Fidelity Gibbon X Loudspeaker Review

A skinny silhouette and complex crossover don't stop this speaker being driven by tube amps.

Gold Note DS-10 Head-Amp/Network DAC Review

The Gold Note DS-10 reveals less light between integrated options and separates than previously thought.

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