Written By: James Michael Hughes

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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: Hi-Fi DACs Sources Digital Audio Players Streaming Applause Awards 2022

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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: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Applause Awards 2022

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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: Hi-Fi Applause Awards 2022 Turntables

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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: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Power Amplifiers Preamplifiers Applause Awards 2022

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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: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Applause Awards 2022

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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: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2022

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HiFi Rose RS250 Network Streamer Review

James Michael Hughes thinks this flower in the hi-fi garden is blooming good…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Sources Streaming Applause Awards 2022

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PrimaLuna EVO 100 DAC Review

It's a DAC, Jim, and exactly as we used to know it – says James Michael Hughes…

Posted in: Hi-Fi DACs Applause Awards 2022

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Holbo Mk II Airbearing Turntable Review

James Michael Hughes gets in a spin over this exotic new Eastern European air-bearing turntable system…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Applause Awards 2022 Turntables

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Copland CSA70 Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes says this affordable audiophile amplifier is a great Danish design…

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

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Spin Doctor - Vinyl and Turntable Care Basics

James Michael Hughes shares with you the basics of turntable set-up and LP record care…

Posted in: Hi-Fi

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Klipsch Cornwall IV Floorstanding Loudspeaker Review

James Michael Hughes ends his thirty-year quest for a dream loudspeaker with this distinctive design…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Floor Standing Applause Awards 2021