These are exciting times in hifi land. Meridian launched MQA as a future standard for streaming, high definition vinyl caused controversy with the audio purist, approximately 500 exhibitors showcased their products during the sold out Munich's High End 2016 event and earlier this year hifi-opinions.com saw the light.
When we write about Chinese electronics, a part of our readers will probably turn up their nose. Chinese components have the reputation of being inferior in quality – or even counterfeit – and regardless of low price most of the time these components aren't worth recommending. But Audio-GD plays a totally different ball game. In this review the Master 7 DAC is put to the test.
The Anne Bisson Blue Mind album, which is a true "audiophile reference" for nearly a decade, is recently remastered on 15 rps 2-track reel-to-reel tape.
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Stockfisch Records has developed a new technique recently, where the typical sound of vinyl can be digitally reproduced (via cd and sacd) without any of the negative effects associated with the vinyl medium. This article explains the techniques used, the benefits and the sound of DMM (Direct Metal Master).