Written By: James Michael Hughes

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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

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Rotel A14 Mk II Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes auditions a seriously capable affordable audiophile amplifier…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Applause Awards 2021

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Bergmann Audio Magne Turntable System Review

James Michael Hughes samples this sophisticated air-powered vinyl spinner…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Applause Awards 2021 Turntables

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AURALiC Altair G2.1 Wireless Streaming DAC Review

James Michael Hughes is most impressed by the clean, open sound of this new premium-priced streaming DAC preamplifier…

Posted in: Hi-Fi DACs Sources Streaming Applause Awards 2021

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Vertere Acoustics DG-1 Redline Review

James Michael Hughes takes this swish new turntable package for a spin…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Applause Awards 2021 Turntables

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KEF KC62 Subwoofer Review

James Michael Hughes finds that less is more with this novel new compact subwoofer...

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Subwoofers Applause Awards 2021

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Arcam ST60 Streamer Review

James Michael Hughes samples the digital delights of this premium-priced streaming solution…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Sources Streaming Applause Awards 2021