The State of Sound


Munich “High end” Special edition

Come with me to Munich High end  It is my great pleasure to help you vicariously experience the 2015 Munich High End show, held from May 14-18. It is one of … Continue reading

13/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Behind the naim

Naim audio merged with  Focal in 2011. However, you still have to travel west for an hour by train from London to reach Naim’s factory, where all its production takes place. I … Continue reading

05/12/2014 · 2 Comments

Accuphase : Combining Tradition & Innovation 

During my visit to Japan, I had the pleasure of visiting the Accuphase factory. Accuphase is a prestigious brand, a true legend in the world of high-end Japanese electronics. The … Continue reading

07/11/2014 · 1 Comment

Japan, Act II : CDs continue to hold their own in Japan

CDs have become rather scarce on retail shelves in Europe and elsewhere in the world, the same is not true in Japan, where sales of physical media (i.e., CDs, DVDs, … Continue reading

24/10/2014 · Leave a comment

Special Edition Japan : Act I

Tokyo’s Akihabara District is also known as “Electric Town.” As you exit the subway, you are immediately surrounded by massive buildings that remind you that Tokyo is also a Mecca … Continue reading

23/10/2014 · Leave a comment

Absolue Créations : Hearing is Believing

I know that bringing up the subject of cables will elicit some sighs among my readers. It is a topic that has caused much ink to fly and that sometimes … Continue reading

26/09/2014 · 2 Comments

A Voyage into the Heart of French Technological Excellence 

It is impossible to be interested in French HIFI without wanting to find out more about one of its flagship products. Therefore, I want to take you on a journey … Continue reading

05/09/2014 · 3 Comments