RIP/editorial: music producer-arranger Milton T. Okun, who worked with John Denver, Placido Domingo and Peter, Paul and Mary among other artists, died Tuesday 15th Nov. in Beverly Hills. He was 92. (D. Hoehl)
HiFi Shows: ready to start the 14th edition of the Roma hi-fidelity 2016, Dec. 3-4, Mercure West Hotel, Rome.
Summer break!: TNT-Audio, as usual, takes some week off during Summer, our weekly updates will be back on Sept. 24. In the meanwhile keep following our continuously updated Facebook page. Have a nice holiday!
July 16, 2016
Listening test: a pair of floorstanding louspeakers, with unusually placed drivers, from the UK, here are the RMB 22/3 (A. Norman)
Listening test: here's a Raspberry Pi B+ credit-card size PC and credit-card size Mamboberry HiFi DAC+ mounted in a box with an external power supply adaptor, and software installed and configured. For just 135€ here's the incredible Collybia Mambo media player (R. Varey)
Shocked by the horrible news from Nice and Turkey we express our feelings with this song by XTC...
July 9, 2016
Listening test: another brilliant DAC from iFi, here's the iDac 2 (N. Whetstone)
Listening test: unusual and good sounding mini loudspeakers, here are the Omuni from NZ! (R. Varey)
Hall of fame/vintage: a retrospective article on Enoch Light, a legendary recording engineer who created audio masterpieces from the late 1920s and throughout the 30s, 40s, 50s, and into the early 1960s, and then again in the early 1970s (R. Varey)
Tweak/Listening test: clean power for your USB DAC! Discover the USB Disruptor, a device that cuts the power supply from the PC USB outlet and inserts a clean supply from its mains adaptor plug (R. Varey)
RIP: one of the best jazz saxophonists in the World sadly passes away at the age of 88. Joe Temperley, founder of the Jazz at Lincoln Center orchestra, performed with the best artists, the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Joe Henderson and many others. Enjoy this live concert, where he plays together with Adam Birnbaum, Yasushi Nakamura, Billy Drummond and Wycliffe Gordon.
May 7, 2016
Listening test: Richard tests a full-function passive preamp using light-dependent resistor (LDR)
technology in a unique circuit design, here's the Java (R. Varey)
Reportage: it is much more fun than a trade show! Mark & Mike report from the Wigwam Show 2016 (M. Wheeler & M. Cox)
Listening test: an accessory to enhance the digital signal and power supply coming from a computer to a USB DAC or converter (USB to SPDIF for use with a separate DAC), here's the iFi iPurifier 2 (N. Whetstone)
Reportage: it is much more fun than a trade show! It's the Wigwam Show (M. Wheeler)