News

  • Fri, 10/07/2020
    Following the enforced postponement of Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers, the exhibition resumes on 31 July. PMC will be installing a 7.1 surround sound system in The Design Museum, London, to support the exhibition which focuses on legendary electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk and their 50-year impact on the club scene. Entitled Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers, the exhibition runs from 31 July 2020 until 14 February 2021.read more
  • Fri, 10/07/2020
    Auralic’s latest V7 firmware allows its streamers to be used as CD players and rippers. By hooking up an optical disc drive to the appropriate USB port on the back of Auralic Aries and Altair series streamers via its Lightning DS control app you can play CDs and rip them to your digital library.read more

How To

  • Tue, 28/04/2020
    A selection of accessories that help you get the most out of your turntable and thus make your records sound even better. Some of these devices are used every time I set up a turntable others are for routine maintenance while the rest are handy tools for refining turntable set up.read more

Latest Reviews

  • Mon, 06/07/2020
    The reincarnation tale of a genuinely classic loudspeaker reads almost like a thriller. Two retired men started a project to bring back the BBC developed LS3/5a loudspeaker, originally designed for nearfield monitoring in mobile studios to judge voice recording during interviews. That little monitor somehow survived all others and in the Far East it has gained true cult status. read more

Show Report

  • February, 2020
    Rajiv Dave (top) of Chord Electronics explained a little more about the 2go portable streamer (£995) and 2yu DAC adaptor (£450) that were released just before the show. Dave formally worked with the BBC on their digital tech in the nineties,... read more

Features

  • Wed, 22/04/2020
    The room is undoubtedly a major factor in any sound system, you only have to visit a hi-fi show in a hotel to realise that regardless of the hardware it can be very difficult to make a good sound in a ‘bad’ room.