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Pure Music – Denon 110 Anniversary Series

Some images do not require any textual clarification. They just need music! Our goal is to make samples of as many products as possible. Purely because in our opinion it can be fun and useful to just listen to equipment. This time: the Denon 110 Anniversary series. In our case: the PMA A110 and DCD […]

Pure Music – Audioquest William Tell Silver, Oak and Rocket 88

Some images do not require any explenation. They just need music! Our goal is to make samples of as many products as possible. Purely because in our opinion it can be fun and useful to just listen to equipment. This time: three Audioquest speaker cables! We use our Focal Sopra’s as ‘reproducers’ and the Audioquest […]

Video Interview Trptk – Recording: gear

What gear does Trptk use? What’s their secret sauce? We talk to Brendon Heinst about their recording equipment in the final part of the trilogy around Trptk. Think DPA microphones, Grimm clocks and Merging converters. Nice stuff. But nice stuff by itself won’t get you there… …so Bendon says

Video Interview Trptk – All About Dithering

Nerd Alert: we’re going into depth here. But that’s okay, is it? In this interview with Brendon Heinst from Trptk, we talk about Dithering. The ‘art’ of adding ‘noise’, to prevent noise. We ask whether it is also necessary with High-Res files. Or DSD. In short: it’s an in-depth interview about an interesting technique that […]

Video interview Trptk – High Res Audio, DXD and DSD

What’s DXD? Or DSD? What’s the difference? And what about MQA? We talk – extensively – with Brendon Heinst from Trptk studios in Utrecht, Netherlands. He explains to us – you – in detail, what high-res audio is, and why 32 bit floating point DXD can be useful. We take a nice sip from our […]

Pure Music – NAD M33 with Focal Sopra No1

Some images do not require any textual clarification. The only thing they need is music! Our goal is to make samples of as many products as possible. Purely, because in our opinion, it can be fun and useful to just listen to equipment. This time: the NAD M33! We use our Focal Sopra’s as reproducers […]

Grimm-interview

Interview Grimm Audio

On Saturday, August 15, we held – live on Youtube – an interview with the gentlemen of Grimm Audio. You – as a viewer – could also ask questions via the chat. Although we had planned an hour to max 90 minutes, we hadn’t finished talking after about two hours. This because both Guido Tent […]

The 13th Note stops, and what that says about the audio industry

The British audio platform The 13th Note has announced it is stopping. In a series of background articles it becomes clear what the main reason is for this decision. And that makes you think about the audio industry, the money flows and the role of the media.

ROON installs

Live Video – Install Roon Rock on a NUC

It’s not easy for everyone to install Roon Rock on a NUC. That’s why we thought: let’s have a live broadcast. That way we can help people on their way. Last Thursday we held the Live Stream. Not everything went super smooth, but that shows that stuff can be solved. Even in a live situation. […]

Sonos Sonance

Installing a Sonos Sonance inceiling speaker

Buiding in a loudspeaker is no longer a huge deal. If you have some form of practicality in you, and you own some basic tools, you can get to work. We will show you how to install a Sonos Sonance speaker yourself.