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Simon Lucas

Simon was editor of What Hi-Fi? magazine and website and has since written for Wired, Metro, the Guardian and Stuff, among many others. Should he find himself with a spare moment, Simon likes publishing and then quickly deleting tweets about the state of the nation (in general), the state of Aston Villa (in particular) and the state of his partner’s cat.

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Monitor Audio Studio 89 Loudspeaker Review

Simon Lucas auditions a new mid-price standmounter that packs some impressive new technology…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2024

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Astell & Kern A&ultima SP3000T DAP Review

Simon Lucas samples one of the most expensive portable digital audio players that money can buy…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones StereoLUX! Sources Digital Audio Players

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Austrian Audio The Composer Headphones Review

Simon Lucas is beguiled by this new premium-priced pair of wired hi-fi headphones…

Posted in: Headphones Applause Awards 2024 Headphones Over / On Ear

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FiiO M23 DAP Review

Simon Lucas reckons this digital audio player is the most direct route to portable audio satisfaction…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Sources Digital Audio Players Applause Awards 2024

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Q Acoustics M40 HD Wireless Speaker System Review

Simon Lucas gets into the groove with this seriously capable, compact powered speaker package…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Active Floor Standing Applause Awards 2024

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Cambridge Audio CXN100 Streamer Review

Simon Lucas auditions an impressive new affordable network music player…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Sources Streaming Applause Awards 2024

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Arcam ST5 Streamer Review

Simon Lucas samples a smooth-sounding new network music player from this venerable British brand…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Sources Streaming

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Technics SL-1200GR2 Turntable Review

Simon Lucas takes this new mid-price record player for a spin and reckons it's so much more than just a disco deck…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Applause Awards 2024 Turntables

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FiiO FT5 Headphone Review

Simon Lucas auditions this sophisticated new pair of over-ear, planar magnetic headphones…

Posted in: Headphones Headphones Over / On Ear

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KEF LSX II LT Wireless Speaker System Review

Simon Lucas experiences this super-capable yet affordable wireless speaker system from a famous name…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Lifestyle Loudspeakers Active Bookshelf / Standmount Sources Applause Awards 2024

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Sonus faber Duetto Wireless Speaker System Review

Simon Lucas auditions this striking-looking wireless active bookshelf loudspeaker system…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Lifestyle Loudspeakers Active Bookshelf / Standmount Smart / Bluetooth Sources Streaming

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Monitor Audio Platinum 100 3G Loudspeaker Review

Simon Lucas auditions a premium-priced, compact standmount speaker from an illustrious British brand…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2023