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The battle for supremacy in the air is loose.Written by Karl Erik Sylthe
There is nothing that beats a juicy format war in the audio industry. It's getting a while since the last time, but now we are riding again. The battle is between Dolby Labs and Auro Technologies.
REVIEW: Paradoxal cable fun - OvertureWritten by Arve Åheim
We are all excited for the packages that show up in the mail in the middle of December, even if my expectations are smaller now than when I sat there with big eyes on Christmas eve around 50 years ago, from time to time there's something exciting that shows up. This year there was a package with cables from Paradox audio that showed up on my doorstep...this turned out to give me lots of fun cable testing during the holidays.
REVIEW: Bladelius Mimer - The beautiful duckling.Written by Karl Erik Sylthe
Some products evoke a discreet yawn upon its arrival. Bladelius Mimer located at the opposite end of the scale.
PENTATONE - A portrait of an audiophile record label.Written by Karl Erik Sylthe
PentaTone Classics is a record Label that found the day of light in 2001. They are located in Baarn, about half an hour south-east of Amsterdam in Netherlands. Having been going through a rebranding process in 2013, they are now known as PENTATONE. As a Major supplier of audiophile recordings on multichannel SACDs, this is a record label of special interest.
REVIEW: NAD D3020 - the art of jumping after Bjorn Erik Edvardsen.Written by Karl Erik Sylthe
Nad D3020 follows a giant of an ancestor. But can it manage to fill the deep grooves?
Audiovector Discreet - the Danish response to Linn Exakt?Written by Karl Erik Sylthe
Saturday Isak Strand from Ljudtema made a visit to Musik Magazinet in Bergen. And so did we.
REVIEW: Argon inet2 + - More or less?Written by Karl Erik Sylthe
When Spotify launched Connect earlier this autumn, Argon declared that they were the world's first HW-device with Spotify Connect on board. The device is called inet2 +.
REVIEW: ASR Emitter II ExclusiveWritten by Arve Åheim
My long hesitation in my ultimate choice of amplifier is now over. This summer, after a few trials of alternatives I got the possibility to test out at my own listening room, I decided to buy German ASR. Not because it is the perfect amplifier in every way, but because it offers some qualities I have not heard anything like before ...
Product-event with Von Schweikert and Burson Audio at Renaissance AudioWritten by Karl Erik Sylthe
Saturday morning Roald Mikkelsen had invited to an event at the Renaissance Audio in Støletorget Bergen. We were there.
We dive into Linn`s DS-ConceptWritten by Karl Erik Sylthe
In this article we dive into the consept of Linn DS.
Wimp Hifi trial runWritten by Karl Erik Sylthe
Wimp Hifi went on the air today, 01. october. We had a test drive.
Linn Exakt - we dive a little deeperWritten by Karl Erik Sylthe
After news article monday 23. about Linn Exakt, we have received further information from both norwegian dealer Kontrapunkt, and other information obtained from Linn Forum ant other sources.
LATEST: THis article is updated 25.09., with added information and a video from Youtube.
REVIEW: Tannoy DC10TWritten by Karl Erik Sylthe
Tannoy's top model in the new Definitionserien had long attracted attention. When they were borrowed from Stereofil for a thorough test round, it had some unintended consequences ...