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.

Archetype: Courtesy Fern & Roby

Much like legendary American industrial designers Charles and Ray Eames influenced all things midcentury modern, so too did Paul Klipsch impact high fidelity.

Devon Turnbull: Old School Hi-fi Influencer

Colour from a spray paint can, stitching detail on a bespoke shirt, sonic impact from a vintage horn speaker array – creative frequencies which resonate with artist, designer and audio engineer Devon Turnbull.

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.

Archetype: Courtesy Fern & Roby

Much like legendary American industrial designers Charles and Ray Eames influenced all things midcentury modern, so too did Paul Klipsch impact high fidelity.

Devon Turnbull: Old School Hi-fi Influencer

Colour from a spray paint can, stitching detail on a bespoke shirt, sonic impact from a vintage horn speaker array – creative frequencies which resonate with artist, designer and audio engineer Devon Turnbull.

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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Music

Reviews

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.

Technics SL-1210GR Turntable Review

The Technics SL-1200 turntable could be considered the most influential piece of audio technology in modern history.

Reviews

Technics SL-1210GR Turntable Review

The Technics SL-1200 turntable could be considered the most influential piece of audio technology in modern history.

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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Listen Now

Listen to NTS Radio

Listening to online radio stations, in particular NTS, has become the fastest way for me to learn about new artists and their music.

Listen to Resistor Mag on Spotify

Everything new, eclectic, forgotten, cool and rare can show up on our Spotify playlists. Listen to it all here.