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Record Stores Are Still The Real Deal

Music downloads are here to stay, but browsing titles at a traditional music store remains as popular a past time as it has been for decades.
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Room Tweaking Taken to Another Level

Wasn’t so long ago an Australian supplier arrived at my house with a magic suitcase full of tuning ‘buttons’. I watched bemused as he Blu-tacked half or dozen or so at strategic heights on the walls of my listening room.
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When You’re XOT You’re Xot

New from Synergistic Research, their latest application of 'Uniform Energy Field'. XOTs are high frequency filters that terminate directly to the leads of your speakers, apparently increasing resolution.
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Power, Noise, and IsoTek

You've likely heard of IsoTek, an award winning AV company out of the UK that specialises in power and filtering products. In this demonstration you'll get a better understanding of IsoTek's solutions.
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Headphone Heaven Is Finally Here

The booming Head-Fi market is crying out for a DAC/Headphone amp that stands out from the crowd. Philipe Luder, CEO of national distribution company Audio Dynamics, rang us this week to tell us AMI’s amazing DS5 has landed.
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StereoNET Hits 140,000 Monthly Readers

StereoNET has smashed all previous records in our proud 14 year history, attracting over 143,000 (unique visitors) readers in March 2014.
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Vinyl Fans Meet and Greet at Mona Vale, Northern Beaches on April 19.

Celebrating Record Store Day, popular specialist AV store Audio Boutique is opening its doors and extending its hospitality to vinyl / turntable fans on April 19 in tribute to this nation wide promotion.
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Pro-Ject Endorsed as Record Store Day’s Turntable of Choice

Busy turntable builder Pro-Ject Audio, has got the nod and will be the exclusive turntable partner of Record Store Day Australia 2014, while we eagerly await the final list for the 2014 record releases.
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Acapella Sphaeron Excalibur Speakers at Audio Connection

There are loudspeakers, and then there's the Sphäron Excalibur from German Hi-Fi brand Acapella Audio Arts. Few times in life will you get to witness or audition speakers like this.
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The Audiophile of Today

I recall being interviewed by a newspaper reporter who asked what impact I thought MP3 would have on our industry, I replied 'very little'. I could not have been more wrong!
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Review & Interview: Jon Wirtz - Tourist

Jon Wirtz is a pianist, composer and producer now based in Denver, Colorado. I had the opportunity to audition his second album, and speak with Wirtz himself.
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Music Review: A Long Time Comin - The mystery of The Electric Flag

I have considered this particular mystery for the best part of 46 years, and every couple of years, start to ruminate about it all over again. I have written to music writers overseas, and never once got a reply.
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Amp Camp Australia - Build Your Own Tube Amplifier

StereoNET takes a closer look at Tube Sound Audio's 'Amp Camp', who offer a fully supervised and fully equipped workshop environment where the first time amp builder can build a top of the line tube amplifier.
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High Resolution Record Number 1

Mark Waldrep explains how AIX Records, his label, focused on producing and releasing high quality recordings regardless of the musical genre, got started back in 2000.
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Subwoofer Setup - A Basic Guide

In this article we provide a basic introduction to setting up a subwoofer, including how to connect a subwoofer to your music and home theatre systems, as well as introduction to the common controls and options.