Written By11: James Michael Hughes


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


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…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Sources CD Player Applause Awards 2021


Origin Live Cartridge Enabler Review

Analogue addict Jimmy Hughes tries a super sonic tonearm tweak…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Accessories Isolation


Origin Live Resolution IV/Illustrious Turntable Review

Jimmy Hughes takes an affordable British superdeck for a spin…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Applause Awards 2021 Turntables Tonearms


Cyrus Phono Signature Phono Stage Review

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

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


Synergistic Research Atmosphere X Power Cables

Jimmy Hughes samples three high-end power cables from this quirky Californian company…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Accessories Cables Applause Awards 2021


Topping E30 DAC Review

James Michael Hughes discovers a delightful diminutive desktop DAC...

Posted in: Hi-Fi DACs Applause Awards 2021


Moonriver Model 404 Reference Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes enjoys this quirky high end integrated amplifier from Sweden…

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


Cyrus i9-XR Integrated Amplifier/DAC Review

James Michael Hughes is seduced by this beautifully packaged new amplifier/DAC combination…

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


NAD Electronics C 298 Stereo Power Amplifier Review

Jimmy Hughes samples this iconic company's latest affordable Class D powerhouse…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Power Amplifiers Applause Awards 2020