Wholesome, clear and ravishing in tone, Avara Custom’s EST-6 enhances the reference sound with an effortless zeal and a good ol’ dose of soul.
Church-boy by day and audio-obsessee by night, Daniel Lesmana’s world revolves around the rhythms and melodies we lovingly call: Music. When he’s not behind a console mixing live for a congregation of thousands, engineering records in a studio environment, or making noise behind a drum set, you’ll find him on his laptop analysing audio gear with fervor and glee. Now a specialist in custom IEMs, cables and full-sized headphones, he’s looking to bring his unique sensibilities - as both an enthusiast and a professional - into the reviewer’s space; a place where no man has gone before.
With a sleek silhouette, phenomenal build and refined, elegant sonics, Cozoy’s TAKT C is the ideal pocket rocket for any travelling audiophile.
A first look at Stealth Sonics’ brand new flagship with all-new BAs, heightened output and a smooth, organic, full-bodied signature with technical chops to boot.
The Dream XLS is DITA Audio’s masterwork – a tower of artistry, a smooth, effortless listen, and a feast for both the eyes and ears.
A first look at Effect Audio’s brand-new flagship Code 51 – a luxury by every definition, with the performance and metalware to match.
Peter Wong’s latest brings ferocious lows, end-to-end extension and a smooth, textured tone to produce one of the most powerful-sounding entry-level cables I’ve heard yet.
The Vision Ears ELYSIUM is a sonic masterstroke; a stunning achievement in soulful neutrality, musical clarity and textured resolution, capable of some of the most vivid and immersive listening money can buy.
Audio-Technica’s ADX5000 is an uncompromising reference piece that unites its pristine clarity with wonderful presence, texture and impact.
A first look at DITA Audio’s most balanced, transparent and natural-sounding effort yet: The Dream XLS.