July 1, 2020

Mikio Hasui: Renaissance Hifi for a New Age

Where Earth meets the sky is a transitional plane of both stark and subtle light play, much like the body of work Japanese photographer Mikio Hasui has produced in the last four decades straddling both the analog and digital realms.
January 17, 2021

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.
April 10, 2021

Archetype: The Ortofon SPU – A Moving Coil Origin Story

Since its introduction in 1959, the Ortofon SPU (stereo pick up) has remained largely unscathed from the ‘newer is better’ mantra that permeates much of society. Robert Gudmandsen’s 62-year-old design is still considered one of the most influential cartridges in high fidelity.
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.