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Will the $400 Pono Music Player sound like a $27,500 stereo preamplifier?

The Ayre KX-R Twenty costs as much as a car, but its designer claims the Pono Player will sound almost as good as the preamp!

By May 31, 2014

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Pono music player to debut on Kickstarter

The high-resolution music player and online store called Pono, backed by musician Neil Young, will be available to pre-order from Kickstarter in mid-March.

By March 9, 2014

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High-end audio rocks CES, part 2

Smartphones, tablets, and OLED displays may get the lion's share of attention at CES, but what about audio? Here's a choice sampling of the very best of CES.

By January 15, 2012

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The analog vs. digital audio debate, no clear winner?

What sounds better, analog or digital? That's a matter of opinion.

By December 11, 2010

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The White House's all-American hi-fi

The U.S. doesn't build TVs, iPods, cameras, or much technology, but in high-end audio, we rule! The White House should have an all-American hi-fi.

By October 10, 2010

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Precious metals: Stunningly beautiful high-end audio designs

The very best high-end audio gear looks amazing, and sounds so good your ears will jump for joy!

By September 16, 2010

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How to make good headphones sound great

Think your headphones already sound pretty good? You ain't heard nothing yet, the Schiit Audio Asgard headphone amplifier will make your ears jump for joy!

By July 13, 2010

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NYC high-end audio store parties like it's 1999

Recession? What recession? New York City high-end retailer Stereo Exchange celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend.

By November 6, 2009

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Don't buy the Beatles remasters, unless...

With all the hoopla surrounding the Beatles remasters, the question remains: How good are they? If you already own your favorite Beatles music, is it worth buying again?

By September 15, 2009

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What's so great about high-end audio?

High or low-end audio? Does sound quality play a part in how much we enjoy music?

By June 25, 2009