News

  • Thu, 14/09/2017
    This weekend sees Birmingham’s Hyatt Regency (not shown above) open its doors for the Audio & AV Show 2017. The exhibition opens its doors at 10am on Saturday 16th September runs until 4pm on Sunday 17th. The event is “an opportunity to experience the world’s finest audio and visual products – at all budgets – in one place”.read more
  • Thu, 07/09/2017
    The new 700 Series develops the ethos of the CM Series it replaces, adds technology from the 800 Series Diamond and new, bespoke acoustic innovations. Technologies that have ‘trickled down’ from the 800 Series Diamond include the Continuum midrange driver, which is “the cleanest and most transparent midrange cone material Bowers & Wilkins has ever used”.read more

How To

  • Mon, 21/08/2017
    Getting a turntable is the beginning of a beautiful journey into sound but like any other precision machine a turntable and the vinyl it plays benefit from careful treatment.read more

Latest Reviews

  • Tue, 12/09/2017
    When Naim announced the new Uniti models last year little did we know just how different they would be to the range that was replaced. Gone is the brushed aluminium facia and black paint finish and with it the straightforward rectangular box construction. Now we have a shiny and slick bit of casework design that will have flat earthers spinning along with their LP12s. read more

Show Report

  • August, 2017
    Iconic images come to mind as soon as Sydney is mentioned: the Opera House, a cricket ground which has seen so much England misery over the years, famous beaches and that bridge. All picture postcard stuff.  Less well-known is the InterContinental... read more

Features

  • Mon, 11/09/2017
    Reuben Klein continues his assessment of the music of Steely Dan and has the audacity to omit the finest song on The Royal Scam, that being the title track. But at the Ear we are open minded (eared) and are willing to tolerate opinions that do not exact with our own, most of the time.