Written By: James Michael Hughes

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Pro-Ject Vinyl NRS Box S3 Review

James Michael Hughes tunes into this highly affordable vinyl noise reduction module…

Posted in: Turntables Hi-Fi

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Cambridge Audio CXN V2 Network Player Review

James Michael Hughes samples this neat and affordable network streamer and DAC…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2022 DACs Sources Streamers Digital Audio Players Hi-Fi

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Topping Audio A30 Pro Headphone Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes auditions this very affordable, high-performance headphone amplifier…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2022 Headphones Headphone Amps Hi-Fi Headphones

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Pro-Ject MaiA S3 Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes says that less is more with this diminutive, affordable integrated amplifier…

Posted in: Amplifiers Integrated Amplifier Applause Awards 2022 Hi-Fi

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Vertere Acoustics MG-1 MkII Turntable Review

James Michael Hughes takes this beautiful high-end turntable, arm and cartridge combination for a spin…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2022 Turntables Hi-Fi

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Elipson P1F Preamp & A2700 Power Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes is seduced by this chic Parisienne pre/power combination…

Posted in: Amplifiers Power Amplifiers Preamplifiers Applause Awards 2022 Hi-Fi

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Jadis I-70 Tube Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes is thunderstruck by this premium-priced integrated tube amplifier…

Posted in: Amplifiers Integrated Amplifier Applause Awards 2022 Hi-Fi

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Audia Flight FLS9 Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes thinks this stylish Italian integrated amplifier presents a near-perfect face to the world…

Posted in: Amplifiers Integrated Amplifier Applause Awards 2022 Hi-Fi

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ATC SCM11 Standmount Loudspeaker Review

It's a case of less is more with this compact standmounter from an iconic UK pro audio specialist, says James Michael Hughes…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2022 Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Hi-Fi

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Pro-Ject X8 Turntable and DS3 B Phono Box Review

James Michael Hughes is most impressed by this balanced turntable/ phono stage combination…

Posted in: Amplifiers Phono Preamplifiers Applause Awards 2022 Turntables Phono Cartridges Hi-Fi

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Technics SU-R1000 Integrated Amplifier Review

Is this flagship integrated amplifier one of the most advanced, innovative, and best sounding we've seen for decades? James Michael Hughes decides…

Posted in: Amplifiers Integrated Amplifier Applause Awards 2022 Hi-Fi

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Topping Audio E50/ PA5 Review

James Michael Hughes auditions this cute, compact and highly affordable DAC/preamp and power amp combination…

Posted in: Amplifiers Power Amplifiers Applause Awards 2022 DACs Hi-Fi