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LISTENING TO THE PERFORMANCE

LISTENING TO THE PERFORMANCE

Monday, 27th October 2014

2014's National Audio Show (September 2014 at Whittlebury Hall) proved to be a turning point in my long journey explaining what quality I am looking for in a Hi-Fi system or any part of it. My talk of 'musicality' and 'rhythm and timing' has been heard and understood by many but also remained a mystery to many.

My First Record

My First Record

Wednesday, 2nd April 2014

Russ Andrews customer Rob Burn wrote in to tell us about the first album he bought: "1966... Summer... me, 15 years old: school's over forever. Hoorah! There's five weeks holiday to look forward to before I go on to college in the Autumn. My first purchase, music-wise with my own money, is Eleanor Rigby on 45 RPM vinyl by the Beatles.

True Blue?

True Blue?

Saturday, 1st June 2013

Listening to a Miles Davis classic turns out to be an 'ear-opening' experience...

Star Turn

Star Turn

Thursday, 7th June 2012

What's the first thing you do when looking for your next Hi-Fi or Home Cinema purchase? Look at reviews? Yes, so do I, and it's a sensible place to start. But it can also be dangerous. Reviews are all well and good, and an excellent place to begin putting together a short list. But if we rely on them too much, rather than our own judgement - based on listening - they can become a hindrance.

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