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New Rega P6

New Rega P6 Many of you will be aware that Rega have been developing a replacement for the RP6 for many months. In fact, development of this product has been ongoing for over two years. Rega are extremely pleased to announce the design of the new Planar 6 is now complete. This is a turntable […]

Music First

Music First Hi-Fi isn’t highly regarded in the perception of many people and it is full of myths and misconceptions. The first of these is that the differences that exist between components is small and you need to be somehow obsessive to hear them. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Most of our customers (and […]

Budget Audio

Budget Audio Good sound needn’t be the reserve of the well-heeled. With some care and consideration it is possible to get good quality sounds at home. We’ve been doing this a long time and we’re always up for a challenge so we determined to find the best sounding budget system we could put together. Our […]


Chord Hugo 2

Welcome to the new Chord Hugo 2 Our first look and listen to the new Chord Hugo 2 DAC. Think of this as a complete re-invention rather than a simple mk 2. To our eyes the Hugo 2 addressed any and all issues that whilst minor could become niggles. For a start the coloured “marbles” […]

Rega Turntable Comparison

  Rega Turntable Comparison – A vibration measuring machine We’re often asked what are the differences between the Rega turntables and just how clearly audible they are. So we’ve prepared this article to describe what they are and what they mean. If you’d like to learn a little more about turntables in general you might […]

PMC Twenty5 series

PMC Twenty5 series We’ve had the new PMC Twenty5 series for a good while now. When it was originally launched we couldn’t really quite grasp what the reason was for introducing a series of speakers so similar to the 20 series. In this we were mistaken. Like a lot of customers we were thrown by […]

Elton John

Elton John’s work can be divided up into two groups; his 70’s output and the other stuff. Here we provided our guide of his best albums. We’re not saying others aren’t worth a look but these are gold and well worth investing in if you don’t already have them. Elton John is the second album […]

Rega Ania

Rega Ania Mid-priced MC cart available now Ania moving coil cartridge The new Rega Ania is available now and costs £499. It is of course perfectly complimented by their own MC Fono which is being released next month. We fitted our Anya to the RP8 and did a fair bit of listening. It sounds extremely good and […]


Upgrading your turntable

Upgrading your turntable Something to bear in mind when wanting to improve a vinyl based system is that there is a definite hierarchy. It makes upgrading simpler and more productive when you follow this hierarchy. Amps and speakers can change many things but they can’t recover more information from the record; only a turntable can […]

Low cost hi-fi

Low Cost hi-fi   With a little advice you can buy and audio system for as little as £120 complete. Buying used audio equipment is a great way to get better hi-fi for lower cost and never more so than with a budget system. The fact that you have a small budget needn’t stop you […]