The State of Sound


World Directory

THIS DIRECTORY IS NOT PRETENDING TO LIST ALL BRANDS. THIS DIRECTORY IS A PERSONAL  SELECTION OF BRANDS Please check the fill directory with my personal comment here Check exdemo stock in our webstore … Continue reading

17/08/2016 · 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

Mulidine Speakers : Bringing Music to Life

The path to Mulidine speakers will take you into a quiet business district near Evry, a city about 30 km south of Paris. You will walk alongside a row of … Continue reading

04/07/2014 · 1 Comment

Munich : Act 1

Upon arriving at the Munich Show, you have to fight the feeling of being a kid in a toy shop. Indeed, imagine a group of children in an immense toy … Continue reading

16/05/2014 · Leave a comment

Focal Aria 900 : Environmentally Conscious Innovation!

Environmentally friendly speakers? That qualifier is a bit hard to justify given the number of non-recyclable components contained in a speaker. However, Focal’s new Aria 900 speaker series shows that … Continue reading

06/09/2013 · Leave a comment


Welcome to The State of Sound, the English version of the French blog La république du son, a blog that is dedicated to the topic of French hifi. The blog’s … Continue reading

04/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Munich # 1. An Entente Cordiale

It has been twenty months since the manufacturing firm Naim, having been bought by Focal (located in St. Etienne), really and truly left behind the British standard to join the … Continue reading

10/05/2013 · Leave a comment