all about delivering high drama to the listener”
– Wynton Marsalis
How could we be passionate
about music, and not be passionate about Hi-fi?
To us the two go hand in hand.
Our passion for music
and how it is recorded has fuelled our interest in how we
can get the best reproduction in our own homes. Today we have
many listening formats to choose from, vinyl, online streaming,
CD, SACD, MP3 etc. At present we still believe that VINYL
is king. Many of the album reviews on this site are still
carried out by listening to VINYL, but the format choice is
Here you will find completely
unbiased 'Experience References' & information regarding
components and accessories we either use now, or will do so
in the near future pending testing results. If we find any
component or components that work well, we will endeavour
to highlight them within these pages.
Your opinion is important
We value your opinion and feedback regarding any equipment
C/o Michael Valentine Studio