September 23, 2020, 12:38 am
Interview with Vlad

Exclusive Interview with Vlad Grodzinskiy of Klipsch

I have had the honour of interviewing Vlad Grodzinskiy, Klipsch's Senior Manager of Product Development – Headphones. Vlad was in town yesterday for the Klipsch Heritage HP-3 Headphones launch in Singapore, after...
Audinst HUD-DX1

Audinst HUD-DX1 DAC/Amplifier Review

The Audinst HUD-DX1 is a solid state headphone DAC and amplifier combo from Audinst, Korea. Audinst is a company established in 2009 with the goal of bringing PC-based audio components to...
Sony WI-1000X

Sony WI-1000X Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones Review

For noise cancelling fans, Sony’s introduction of the MDR-1000X in 2016 created excitement in a marketplace previously dominated by Bose. The successes of the game-changing MDR-1000X which disrupted the reign of...

Astell&Kern AK T9iE Review

The Astell&Kern AK T9iE is the third in-ear collaboration product between Astell&Kern and beyerdynamic after the AK T8iE and the AK T8iE MKII. The AK T9iE succeeds the very successful AK...
Effect Audio Ares II IEM Cable

Effect Audio Ares II IEM Cable Review

Being a cable aficionado, I am not one who would be satisfied with just using stock cables be it for IEMs or Headphones (unless of course, it is not detachable) and...
Huawei CM21 DAC Amplifier

Huawei CM21 DAC/Amplifier Review

Last month, in my Huawei Mate 20 X Smartphone review, it was mentioned that the smartphone supports audio playback of up to 24-bit/192kHz and that 32-bit/384kHz audio playback as well as...
LG XBOOM Go PK7 Portable Speaker

LG XBOOM Go PK7 Portable Speaker Review

Unveiled at IFA 2018, the LG XBOOM Go PK7 is part of the company's XBOOM Go portable Bluetooth speakers offering, one of an expanded lineup of XBOOM audio products which also...
Chord Mojo + Poly

Chord Mojo + Poly Review

Arguably the company's most successful product to date, Mojo from Chord Electronics which was introduced in 2015 at the Shard in London is the company's second portable offering after the Chord...
FiiO Q1 Mark 2

FiiO Q1 Mark 2 DAC/Amplifier Review

Apple’s closed-source iOS system, coupled with its decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 in 2016 has made it challenging to play hi-res audio files on the iPhone. While...
ALO Audio SXC 8 Headphone Cable

ALO Audio SXC 8 Headphone Cable Review

In my review of the Campfire Audio Cascade Closed-back Headphones, I highlighted its ability to scale with better sources and cables, this was observed during the course of the review, where...