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Recent articles by Steve:

FiiO’s new earbud looks and sounds more expensive than it is

FiiO’s hardly a newcomer to headphones, but their FH5 is miles ahead of what came before. → Read More

Triangle’s pint-size speakers are high-end masters

The Audiophiliac’s ears-on review of the Triangle Esprit Titus EZ speakers. → Read More

Bob Dylan’s 1975 tour mega box set will delight fans

Fans can experience Bob Dylan’s legendary Rolling Thunder Revue tour with a 14-CD set and a Martin Scorsese-directed Netflix documentary. → Read More

Curvaceous Revel speakers will delight discerning audiophiles

The Revel Concerta2 M16 stand mount speakers roll out a huge soundstage. → Read More

High-end sound without breaking the bank: Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX headphones

The Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX, a bona fide audiophile headphone, for a very affordable price. → Read More

This high-end amplifier sounds equally great with speakers and headphones

The Linear Tube Audio Z10: It doesn't look or sound like your father’s tube amp! → Read More

We listen to the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Duo wireless speakers

It was only a matter of time, but now with the Formation Duo Bowers & Wilkins has made a bona fide high-end wireless speaker system. → Read More

The joy of listening to the $130 Micca RB42 speakers

The fiesty Micca RB42 sounds a lot bigger than it is. → Read More

Klipsch Forte III speakers are masters of reality

The Klipsch Forte III speakers once again prove size really does matter: big speakers sound better. → Read More

Modern sounds and the Q Acoustics Concept 300 speakers: Review

Stunning design, innovative tech, and superb sound come together on the Q Acoustics Concept 300 speakers. → Read More

Schiit’s little amplifier punches way above its weight

The Audiophiliac comes away mightily impressed by the Schiit Aegir amp. → Read More

Massdrop’s $200 Meze headphones tone down the bling so you won't get mugged

Don’t buy the Massdrop X Meze 99 Noir just because they're beautiful -- they sound great, too. → Read More

MrSpeakers Ether 2 advances the art of headphone design

Lightweight and high-end headphones don’t usually go together -- until now, with the MrSpeakers Ether 2. → Read More

Pint-size Harbeth P3ESR Anniversary flabbergasts with high-end sound

The Harbeth P3ESR 40th Anniversary speaker is a force to be reckoned with and will suit audiophiles who like to listen to music up close. → Read More

Focal's $3K Stellia headphones are the sound of luxury

Focal doesn't just focus on the sound quality of its flagship Stellia headphones; comfort is just as important. → Read More

An elegant new tower speaker for upscale audiophiles

Meet the Spendor A7, the perfect blend of traditional and contemporary UK design and sound. → Read More

Audioengine’s new stereo Bluetooth speakers sound bigger than they look

The Audioengine A2+ Wireless Computer Speaker is pretty much the same as the venerable wired A2+, just $50 more expensive. → Read More

Vizio SB36512-F6 review: Finally, an affordable Dolby Atmos sound bar worth buying

The excellent-sounding Vizio SB36512-F6 is the only Dolby Atmos sound bar we can currently recommend, and it doesn't cost a king's ransom. → Read More

How loud do you like your music?

How loud you listen to music depends on the circumstances, but there are ways that you can minimize the long-term effects on your hearing. → Read More

Are you ready for bona-fide high-end speakers for $650 a pair?

Magnepan breaks the affordable sound quality barrier with its LRS speakers, which are hand-build in Minnesota. → Read More