Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 06, 2020  |  0 comments
Owners of Naim streaming platform music players such as the Uniti Atom, Uniti Star, Uniti Nova, ND5 XS2, NDX 2 and flagship two-box ND 555 will benefit from improved end-user functionality through the Naim Control Application thanks to an update from the company.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 04, 2020  |  0 comments
France-based music streaming and download service Qobuz has launched a ‘giving back’ initiative named Gimme Shelter to help artists who’s livelihoods have been impacted from covid-19.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 03, 2020  |  3 comments
Linn has proved once again they think ahead of the curve. Owners of Linn Selekt DSM models should be thrilled to learn the company used some hi-fi stealth tech by quietly embedding the company’s latest network music player architecture/wireless board to the main processing board during the initial design process.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 31, 2020  |  14 comments
“Unnnnnnggggg…” I hissed and cursed softly under my breath, shifting my stance, pulling harder. The amplifier barely budged. My one-year-old daughter sat passively watching me like I was a documentary television program from her perch on the love seat several feet away.
Jason Victor Serinus  |  Mar 27, 2020  |  14 comments
Some people might say that I’ve gone to extremes to minimize noise and maximize resolution. I, however, feel that I’ve only done what’s necessary.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 25, 2020  |  8 comments
Switching to digital meant I spent less time in record shops and more time at home with a cold beer or whisky while I data-mined TIDAL’s catalog into Roon playlists and sat besotted with happiness listening to what felt like endless music.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 23, 2020  |  0 comments
The Linn Klimax DSM is the Scottish company’s highest-specified digital music source/integrated pre-amplifier.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 20, 2020  |  18 comments
There are many music lovers out there putting together network-enabled, digital-based sound systems who wonder silently or aloud in the darkness of their listening rooms, “Do ethernet cables make a difference?”
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 20, 2020  |  0 comments
Listener-supported digital music download and LP purchase website Bandcamp whose revenue-sharing model of online sales help support musicians directly, is waiving its cut of the profits for 24 hours (right now!) to put more money directly into the pockets of artists affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Scott Eastlick  |  Mar 16, 2020  |  0 comments
With the other mixes I’ve done for AudioStream and InnerFidelity having run the range of musical genres, there is of course a contingent of readers who have an aversion to electronic music. I felt inclined to offer something of a course correction for the classic audiophiles who proudly hold their ground.