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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Poll: What's your favorite audio format?

Many, but not all, audiophiles are hard-core vinyl devotees, some are perfectly happy with FLAC files, and millions groove to iTunes. What's your choice?

By 17 March 2014

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Is surround sound for music and home theater on its way out?

Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.

By 10 February 2014