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Spotify Announces HiFi Subscription

The world's most successful music streaming service announces the launch of an optional upgrade to CD quality in its newsroom.

Per Windfeld and the Ortofon MC Windfeld

Chief Engineer for more than 30 Years

Per Windfeld from Ortofon has passed away

On December 22, 2020, Per Windfeld, former chief developer of Ortofon, passed away at the age of 87.

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Interview with Stefan Dreischärf from the High End Society

The High End show in Munich has been postponed to September 09.-12., 2021. STEREO has interviewed the managing director of the High End Society,…

Audio Physic Cardeas

First Audio Physic Loudspeakers without Centering Spiders

Audio Physic introduces new sales manager and Loudspeakers "Cardeas"

Starting in January 2021, Thomas Saheicha works as the new sales manager for national and international business at Audio Physic. In addition, the…

With Integration of the STEREO Test Profiles

STEREO Offers Online Marketplace for Hi-Fi Classifieds

We at STEREO have steadily expanded our presence on the Internet in recent months. Starting in December 2020, we launch a marketplace for classified…

Blue Horizon, IsoTek, Milty

New Products in the STEREO-Shop

Our STEREO-Shop now has an even bigger selection of interesting hi-fi products. We also offer shipping to all of Europe and even other countries on…

Screenshot from T+A Image Film

Engineering Emotion

New Image Film from T+A

In T+A's new image film, the traditional German manufacturer gives an insight behind the scenes and into its corporate philosophy.

High End September 2021

High End Society

High End 2021 Postponed to September

The High End Audio Show, scheduled originally for May, will be rescheduled into the late summer, onto September 9-12, 2021. With this later date, the…

Qobuz Subscriptions

Hi-Res-Streaming starting at 15€ per Month

Qobuz offers new Streaming Plans

With more than 60 million song titles in hi-res quality, Qobuz has the the biggest such selection on the market. All of these, in addtion to more than…

Nagaoka JT-80LB and JT-80BK

In Celebration of 80th Anniversary

Nagaoka unveils new pickup series JT-80

This year the Japanese manufacturer Nagaoka celebrates its 80th birthday. On the occasion of this anniversary, Nagaoka now introduces two new MM…

Streaming straight from the App

Tidal offers new "Connect" feature

The streaming service Tidal introduces a new and useful feature called "Tidal Connect", which allows you to stream music directly from the app to…

Albums from Universal and Warner remastered

More HiRes at Amazon Music HD

Exclusively available at the Amazon Music HD streaming service with up to 24/192.

New Parent Company for B&W

Sound United finalizes acquisition of Bowers & Wilkins

The acquisition of British high-end manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins by the Sound United Group, which was first announced in June, has now been…

Eddie Van Halen has died

Death of a Guitar Legend

Everyone probably knows his spectacular solos on "Jump" or the Michael Jackson classic "Beat It". Eddie Van Halen had admirers all over the world,…

ISE 2021

Integrated Systems Europe

ISE postponed to June 2021

Following long talks with the industry and due to the ongoing corona pandemic, the Integrated Systems Europe show will not take place from February 2…

HIGH END Munich 2021 & Finest Audio Show Zurich 2021

Shows Announced for May and January 2021


Last week the HIGH END SOCIETY presented the plans for the 2021 fairs in Munich and Zurich. The leading international audio trade show HIGH END will…

RIAA Mid-Year Report

LP Outsells CD in US

As the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced in its recent mid-year report, the LP has for the first time since the 80s generated…

Future Owner: TWS Enterprises

McIntosh sells Audio Research

The private company TWS Enterprises, owned by the former Audio Research Sales Manager Trent Suggs, has agreed to buy the traditional company from the…

Roon Sleep Timer

Software Version 1.7.7 (Build 610)

Roon Adds Sleep Timer

The latest Roon version 1.7.7 introduced the long awaited sleep timer feature and a number of bug fixes.

YouTube Music Takes Over in Dezember

Google Play Music: The End is Near

Google is drastically reducing the Google Play Music offer in the coming months to then completely replace it with the YouTube Music platform in…

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