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High-resolution audio is a lot older than you might have thought

What was the original high-res audio format?

By 18 June 2015


CES 2015 taught us the wireless audio future is now

At this year's CES, audio was about wireless connectivity and decluttering, and this is something that makers of technologies like Dolby Atmos could learn from.

By 10 January 2015


Fiio X1: Finally, a high-resolution music player that won't empty your bank account

FiiO's little bundle of joy, the X1, looks cool and sounds great, says the Audiophiliac.

By 4 December 2014


Fresh music that'll make your headphones & speakers sound better than ever

The Audiophiliac is always on the prowl for great new recordings. Here's the latest batch of gems.

By 16 November 2014


Thanks to this little gizmo, LPs sound better than CDs or FLAC files

The Audiophiliac spends quality time listening to Schiit Audio's astonishingly great (and cheap) Mani phono preamplifier.

By 2 November 2014


Is it possible to record the world's best-sounding music without a mountain of gear?

Todd Garfinkle's company, MA Recordings, makes astonishing-sounding albums of brilliant music with not much more than a pair of microphones and a recorder.

By 14 September 2014


Uber-headphones and amplifiers from Germany

The Germans are at it again, and headphone-maker Beyerdynamic sent a slew of great gear to the Audiophiliac.

By 9 June 2014


Music that'll make your hi-fi or headphones sing

The Audiophiliac checks out a few really strong albums that also happen to sound great!

By 22 May 2014


Neil Young's reality distortion field

As Neil Young's Pono Kickstarter campaign winds down, the future looks bright -- or does it?

By 13 April 2014


Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By 21 March 2014