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SACD

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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 December 3, 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 November 15, 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 November 1, 2014

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The $149 Chane A1rx-c speaker is almost too good to be true

The Audiophiliac discovers a new budget-priced, audiophile-grade speaker: the Chane A1rx-c!

By October 4, 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 September 13, 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 June 8, 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 May 21, 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 April 12, 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 March 20, 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 March 16, 2014