Written By: James Michael Hughes

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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 Amplifiers Applause Awards 2022 Hi-Fi

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HiFi Rose RS250 Network Streamer Review

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

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Copland CSA70 Integrated Amplifier Review

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

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Rotel A14 Mk II Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes auditions a seriously capable affordable audiophile amplifier…

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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: Applause Awards 2021 Loudspeakers Floor Standing Hi-Fi

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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: Applause Awards 2021 DACs Sources Streaming Hi-Fi

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KEF KC62 Subwoofer Review

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

Posted in: Applause Awards 2021 Loudspeakers Subwoofers Hi-Fi Home Theatre

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Arcam ST60 Streamer Review

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

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Denon DCD-A110 SACD Player and PMA-A110 Integrated Amplifier Review

Jimmy Hughes celebrates a prestigious new Anniversary edition silver disc spinner and amplifier combination…

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Origin Live Cartridge Enabler Review

Analogue addict Jimmy Hughes tries a super sonic tonearm tweak…

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Cyrus Phono Signature Phono Stage Review

James Michael Hughes is seriously impressed by this versatile new MM/MC phono preamplifier…

Posted in: Amplifiers Phono Preamplifiers Applause Awards 2021 Hi-Fi

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Origin Live Resolution IV/Illustrious Turntable Review

Jimmy Hughes takes an affordable British superdeck for a spin…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2021 Turntables Hi-Fi