Category: News

Abyss Phi CC – Now with Ceramic Coating and New Pads!

In their continuous pursuit of the finest in musical reproduction… ABYSS gives the AB-1266 Phi Reference Headphone a new suit, made of the hardest thin film coating on Earth. A colored polymer ceramic coating (CC) is factory applied and oven cured. This beautiful two-tone luxury black finish gives the Phi a sophisticated look and is…


The Doors – Waiting for the Sun (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

2-CD/1-LP Edition Of The Doors’ First #1 Album Features Newly Remastered Audio, Plus 14 Unreleased Studio and Live Recordings; Available September 14 From Rhino “Hello, I Love You” 7” Single To Be Released On August 3, 50 Years To The Day Of The Song Hitting Number One On The Billboard Singles Chart LOS ANGELES –…


EXOGAL Abandons MQA Development

EXOGAL Audio announced today that they are ceasing development of MQA for inclusion in EXOGAL products. Said Jeff Haagenstad, CEO of EXOGAL: “We have been evaluating MQA technology and watching the wider MQA ecosystem since early 2016. After much research on the fundamental technology and more importantly on the market demand for MQA, we have…


It’s Here – MQA on Essential Smartphones!

ESSENTIAL ADDS MQA TO SMARTPHONE Latest software update brings MQA music to Essential Phone London, 7 June 2018 – Essential Products, founded by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, has partnered with MQA to deliver MQA studio quality sound to the Essential Phone.  This boost to the handset’s audio capabilities comes as part of Essential’s commitment to…


A Legend – David Wilson has Passed Away

A heartbreaking day for HiFi. On May 26, 2018, David Wilson, long-time president & co-founder of Wilson Audio, has passed away. He has been fighting a virulent form of bone cancer discovered late last year. Over 10 years ago, I purchased a pair of speakers and asked the owner what he upgraded to. With pride…


Music in Movies: City of Lies

Born and raised in the heart of Los Angeles, I’ll live and die here. The only thing I’m not proud of is the traffic…and the high-profile murder of one of the greatest Hip-Hop artists of all time.


The New FinkTeam Borg Loudspeakers – A $28,000 WM-4 Domestic Alternative

Borg is two-way floor standing design featuring a 10.25 inch high-power mid/bass driver and an Air Motion Transformer (AMT) tweeter that will be available for sale in July at a cost of €24,000 a pair in standard finishes. Borg is a significant design exercise, as knitting a 10.25 inch mid/bass, albeit an extremely fine one,…