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Brian Hunter  |  May 09, 2019  |  0 comments
Welcome to the eighth episode of the AudioStream Podcast and host Brian Hunter brings you a special guest: Ted Smith of PS Audio.
Rafe Arnott  |  May 07, 2019  |  1 comments
The awe-inspiring high-fidelity lifestyle exposition that feels more like a world’s fair than anything as pedestrian as an audiophile trade show is back for its 38th year and it looks to be bigger than ever.
Rafe Arnott  |  May 06, 2019  |  18 comments
Who is still buying CDs anymore? Everybody knows that you either drop the needle into a vinyl groove or stream albums online via your laptop or smartphone.
Rafe Arnott  |  May 04, 2019  |  3 comments
Fans of the big blue meters of McIntosh Labs were pleased down to their well-heeled, toe-tapping, polished wingtips during the Vancouver Audio Festival at Hi-Fi Centre as the the crew had curated three separate systems with the big American iron pushing their needles far over to the right in service to the music.
Jason Victor Serinus  |  May 02, 2019  |  0 comments
Primephonic, one of the two music streaming services devoted exclusively to classical music, announced on May 1 that its iOS and Android customers can now use the Primephonic phone/pad app to download tracks to play offline without need of an internet connection or cellular data.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 30, 2019  |  3 comments
When you live in a city like Vancouver that has a number of bricks-and-mortar hi-fi shops, it’s easy to forget that not everyone can hop in car, climb on a bus or a train and check out world-class gear within 20 minutes of their home.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 27, 2019  |  1 comments
The tears were starting to roll down my cheeks at the Vancouver Audio Festival Friday night – not because of any sadness – because of the ongoing bouts of deep, rolling belly laughs I was having while connecting with some old friends and new at Hi-Fi Centre during the celebrations at the start of their third annual audiophile and music lovers get together.
Herb Reichert  |  Apr 26, 2019  |  5 comments
I remember the voice of Roy Rogers coming from the bottom of my parent’s television set. Bing Crosby sang from behind the grill-cloth of their colossal wood radio. The Beatles shouted through holes in the top of my ’63 Chevy dashboard. Those Beatles sounded small.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 24, 2019  |  0 comments
It seems 24/96 is the current version of de facto high-resolution file handling when it comes to wireless fidelity and Bowers & Wilkins along with the likes of KEF are just fine with that. I am too.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 23, 2019  |  2 comments
The Vancouver Audio Festival is back for a third year in a row April 26th and 27th with host Hi-Fi Centre promising to deliver more of everything that owner Igor Kivritsky and his staff have brought to this West Coast audio experience since the Chester Group left the city.

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