3 What It's All About
Editorial By David Price
Words from the front...
Ten pages of your views; no small amount of controversy
SUB-£1,000 HEADPHONES 15
Paul Rigby rounds up seven headphones from AKG, Audio
Technica, Beyerdynamic, Denon, Grado, Sennheiser and Stax.
34 NEAT ELITE SX
David Price auditions this quirky but capable floorstander.
30 ONKYO TX-NR1007
Noel Keywood grapples with this high end AV receiver.
40 MARANTZ KIPEARL
and integrated amplifier combination.
63 ICON AUDIO LA4
Noel Keywood auditions this impressive mid-price valve
37 NAIM NAT 05 XS
Tim Jarman tries Salisbury’s latest FM radio receiver.
26 MICROMEGA CD-10
Tom Bolton welcomes this illustrious French brand back to
Tim Jarman remembers Sony’s classic diminutive duo, the TA88 and ST88 amplifier and tuner.
72 CLASSICAL GAS
Rafael Todes recommends some great classical music
Noel Keywood and David Price audition a breathtaking
98 VINYL NEWS
100 CLEARAUDIO CONCEPT
Neville Roberts samples this new user-friendly turntable
105 ORTOFON MC A90
Noel Keywood auditions a quirky high end moving coil.
109 ISOKINETIK REGA UPGRADES
Neville Roberts reviews an upgrade package for the evergreen Rega P3 turntable...
67, 115 SOUNDBITES
David Price auditions Monitor Audio’s Airstream 10 radio
and Paul Rigby looks at the Beatles Box of Vision, then Tim Jarman tries the
Vinylcare record cleaning kit and David Price tests Origin Live’s Arm Load
74 WORLD STANDARDS
Brand new, updated guide to the latest and greatest hi-fi
hardware on sale.
Your chance to win a super Isokinetik Modular One turntable
Ensure your copy every month and save money too!
84 AUDIOPHILE CD
Paul Rigby rounds up the latest specialist silver disc
89, 91, 93, 95, 97 OPINION
The team get to grips with matters music, hi-fi and life!
120 DIAL A DEALER
A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.
Three pages of second-hand bargains.
128 NEXT MONTH
What we hope to bring you in the next sizzling issue...
129 ADVERTISER'S INDEX
130 CLASSIC CUTS
Paul Rigby remembers 'Jazz at the Philharmonic in Europe' on Speakers Corner/Verve, from 1963.
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