Bravo Audio Ocean Review

The Bravo Audio Ocean is an entry level vacuum tube headphone amplifier. The inclusion of vacuum tubes in the signal path adds a very addictive “flavor” to the sound making it more enjoyable to some ears (like mine). Generally amplifiers with Vacuum tubes span the price range from a few hundreds to thousands. The Bravo Ocean is a budget headphone amplifier offering, that any audio connoisseur interested in dabbling or just plain curious with vacuum tubes can appreciate.  Continue reading Bravo Audio Ocean Review

24 bits of Christmas

Though I have never owned any Linn audio hardware, I have always been a fan of their high quality records. Here is a chance to get your hands on selected Studio Master Quality recordings from Linn. As always, a DAC is a necessary recommendation for getting the best from these wonderful recordings.

Merry Christmas!

Available for free download until Tuesday 6th January 2015 10:00GMT

CanJam Europe 2014 Impressions

Foreword

I was not able to attend  CanJam Europe this year and looks like I missed a lot :-(. Fortunately, fellow Head-Fi’er Schnarpf was there and I am thankful to him for sharing his impressions (with his photos) here.

- Bala.

This is only the second Canjam Europe and to me, it was great. Saturday wasn’t stuffed with people so I could listen to everything I liked. I liked to listen to a lot of gear, because normally you have to relate to reviews but don’t get the chance to try so many products. Of course, it is not possible to evaluate a component with utmost accuracy, but one gets the idea and can see if the product would be interesting for a longer testing period of a few days. I envy all the guys that can go to regular meets.

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