June 26, 2021

Review: Six Vintage Shure Cartridges

Vintage Shure moving-magnet cartridges offer considerable presence, texture and dynamic heft, playback traits the most cerebral vinyl collectors acknowledge as prerequisites for emotional connectivity.
May 18, 2021

Review: Pure Fidelity Horizon Turntable

The Pure Fidelity Horizon extracted information from the groove in a musical, accurate and resolution-oriented manner in line with its purview of spinning an LP at a sustained speed. But, much like sense, while these achievements may come off as simple, there is nothing common about the accomplishments of the Horizon.
April 26, 2021

Review: TelluriumQ Black II, Blue Diamond and Ultra Black II Speaker Cables

These three Tellurium Q cables at their respective price points offer both subjective sonic value for investment, and an opportunity to wrest further performance enhancements from high-quality components.
March 8, 2021

Review: Technics SL-1210GR Turntable

The Technics SL-1200 turntable could be considered the most influential piece of audio technology in modern history. With a legacy of artistic inspiration spanning five decades, its broadcast-quality build, authentic sound and ability to facilitate beat-mixing helped birth rap, hip hop and the modern disc jockey.
January 31, 2021

Review: Aurender W20SE Music Server

Aurender have been perfecting their caching music servers since 2011. The W20SE represents the current state of the art for the company.
January 10, 2021

Review: Audio Note CD4.1x Integrated Transport and DAC

With the CD4.1x Audio Note UK shows it is focused on creating supremely musical hardware rather than touting measurements as a metric for success.
December 18, 2020

Review: Gold Note DS-10 Headphone Amplifier and Network DAC

Headamp/DAC/Streamers like the Gold Note DS-10 reveal that there is less light falling between integrated options in the $3k range and higher-priced separates than previously thought.