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.
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.
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.
A first look at Audiofly’s hybrid AF140 MK2 – one of the well-executed bass-emphasised signatures the entry level has ever seen.
64 Audio’s magnum opus returns with a new look, a new voice and the same impeccable technique.
A first look at the Argent from newcomers AME Custom: A crisp, clean and lively electrostatic hybrid with the body to match.
A first look at Custom Art’s brand-new co-flagship – their most natural-sounding, spacious and balanced effort yet.
A first look at some of 2019’s most exciting budget beasts from Rhapsodio, TP Audio, Astrotec and BGVP.