The Vancouver Virtual Audio Festival is meant to bring the experience of a real Hi-Fi Show into your living room. We have curated a selection of high performance systems which, in their own way, bring you closer to the music.
London-based selector and creative influencer Donna Leake’s vinyl-only NTS Radio show is a window onto how a virtuoso assembles enigmatic jazz hooks. Whether of the spiritual, straight, rock, fusion, or psychedelic varieties, Leake’s uncanny ability to mix jazz with rock, Afro-disco, dub and boogie takes listeners on a genre-bending deep dive through an astral plane of the recherché every episode.
The CD, to a lesser extent than the LP, and despite its early-digital peerage, has managed to stay ingratiated in the hearts and minds of music lovers the world over – and it seems to be making new converts daily.