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KENWOOD WIN PRESTIGIOUS AWARD - AN EISA FOR DMX...

Aug 17 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News

The EISA awards have been running for many years now, and were essentially comprised of a slew of niche magazines ganging-up to assert their authoritative voice. These days, it isn’t just ink. Since only specialists are involved, these mean something a...

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T+A Announce Launch of New CALA Range

Aug 15 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News

THIS just in from Germany: The latest range of CALA receivers combine music streaming and the latest digital audio technology into packages that meet the highest demands on sound and aesthetics.T+A, Germany’s largest specialist audio manufacturer, (htt...

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DECIBEL DRAG RACING TO RETURN TO UK!!

Aug 14 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials

THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING!!!! Well, In time, I reckon they might… as a crew of Russian cars drove to Salzburg, in Austria, taking three days, to the Euro finals one time! The UK is just 24 hours more and now, they shall have a reason. The dB Drag Racing...

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Morel Debut Its First Line Of After-Market Auto...

Aug 01 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News

THIS just in today from Morel, who have, after a long time, decided to offer their own amplifiers to run their own speakers. I have no idea as to price, or even specification, but I gather that samples are available at the distributors’ so shall try to...

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End Of a Volvo Era in Watford

Jul 24 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials

When we are young, we feel immortal and hearing the wrinkly old grunters chatting on and on about who has died, gets really old, fast. Young people do not like old peoples’ topics of conversation, as they seem too bothered only about who has bred and a...

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PREMIUM SOUND BY BOWERS & WILKINS : FINAL V...

Jul 19 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Features

VOLVO NEW XC60 LAUNCH : As mornings go, it was a good one. I got this Email from Volvo Car UK. It was from a colleague of Ben, the executive fellow who set up my Volvo press loans of the XC90 SUV and then the V90 XC estate, both with B&W audio. I DO li...

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RAYNER INVITED TO CAR LAUNCH!

Jul 11 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials

I have a whole new world of politics to grasp. Whereas most of the serious players in car audio were simply Japanese, the car makers offer Swedes, Teutons and Koreans and many other nations and approaches to grok. Even inside the corporate milieu of ca...

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R8 COUPE V10 PLUS - SCHOOLBOY FANTASY CAR - USE...

Jun 29 2017 04:00 | Adam Rayner in News

You know, back in the Eighties, I specified one of the world’s first ever room-to-room hifi systems for my folks’ house. My dad thought it was under-used but my mama had FM radio in the bedroom, her study, the living room and the kitchen and played Cla...

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ALPINE DEMO CARS = BONKERS BARGAINS!

Jun 29 2017 02:00 | Adam Rayner in General

When you sell the finest produce, you want your shop front to look the best. There is a store in Wealdstone, near me, that piles its fruit up so prettily, it aughta be on TV. Hey I will go ask and film them. Anyway, when Alpine Electronics want to show...

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THE WIRELESS EARBUD HAS BEEN IMPROVED!

Jun 29 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News

The sheer fuss the new earbud thing created when Apple decreed its phones were to lose the ancient 3.5mm earphone socket in favour of better use of the internal real estate, was epic! I for one was deeply concerned as the quality of aftermarket special...

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