The State of Sound


Recital Defines : Outstanding Floorstanding Speakers

This week, I want to introduce you to the Alsatian craftsman who produces Recital speakers. They are a unique product that deserve a closer look. Alexandre Chamagne has always had … Continue reading

27/02/2015 · 1 Comment

A Vinyl Revival ?

You are likely to be misled if you gauge the success of the vinyl record market based solely on the sales figures. I carried out my own investigation, gathering facts … Continue reading

13/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Atoll HD 120 & MA 100 : A Match Made in HIFI Heaven

A few months ago, Atoll launched a new line of products that immediately stood out because of their compact nature. Their small size not only makes them a nice option … Continue reading

30/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Devialet Phantom : The Future Takes Shape

This week, I set out to discover a device with a unique look (to say the least): it resembles a sort of flattened egg. An elegant design that is unlike … Continue reading

16/01/2015 · 1 Comment

Best Wishes for 2015

  I look forward to seeing you all again on January 9th.  

05/01/2015 · Leave a comment

A Christmas Banquet

The holidays are almost here. However, if you are less than enthusiastic at the thought of eating overcooked turkey or lumpy gravy, don’t worry! The State of Sound is watching … Continue reading

19/12/2014 · 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