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Campfire Audio Andromeda Revisited – Impeccably Done

Ever since I got the Campfire Audio (CA) Vega in late 2016, I really didn’t use anything else. It ticked so many of my boxes, that I was reluctant to return to other earphones. That was until the acquisition of the exciting new Cerakote (CK) Pacific Blue edition of the renowned CA 5BA flagship – the Andromeda. We have reviewed the regular Andromeda previously, so this time around we will change things up and talk about this special iteration with new setups, pairings, and against the context of the current market dynamics. Continue reading “Campfire Audio Andromeda Revisited – Impeccably Done”

Clear Tune Monitors VS-3 & VS-4 Review – Vintage-Fi

Clear Tune Monitors is a boutique IEM brand from Orlando, Florida. We review two of their Vintage Series multi-balanced armature driver universal in ear monitor products here. Continue reading “Clear Tune Monitors VS-3 & VS-4 Review – Vintage-Fi”

1More E1004 Dual Driver ANC Lightning In-Ear Review – The Sound of Silence


1More has an ever expanding roster of products, from very affordable single driver earphones, Bluetooth earphones, all the way up to multidriver designs, and now they’ve come out with a new product to fill a specific niche – a Lightning cable with Active Noise Canceling hybrid design earphone.

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Acoustune HS1551 CU Review – Gentle Giant


I’ve been anticipating the release of the Acoustune HS1551 for ages, and now that I’ve finally gotten my hands on one, I’m happy to say that this is a very refined single dynamic driver design, not only in terms of sounds but also looks and build quality.

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Kinera BD005 – A Budget Wonder


The Kinera BD005 has joined our top ranks in the under 30USD price bracket budget offerings. Read all about this budget hybrid gem in our review.

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Campfire Audio Polaris – Effortless


Positioned snugly in the middle of Campfire Audio’s product lineup is their latest hybrid design release – the Polaris.

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The Emperor and the Blade Part 1: Noble K10 – Famous Last Words


Noble Audio’s K10 is the IEM to get. A legendary classic in audiophile circles, this 10-driver IEM has a musical sound that works for all genres and if you want, can be made to custom fit your ears with your own choice of colours and materials.
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VE Monks – 5USD Earbud

VEMONKS_6We at AA love IEMs. From the luxurious bleeding edge flagships to the bang for buck budget products. Now we bring you the best bang for the buck supra-aural earphone (earbuds) we have found on the market – the VE Monks.

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Hong Kong High End Audio Visual Expo 2017

HKHEAV2017_12.jpgIt’s that time of year again when all the best audio companies roll into Hong Kong to set-up booths at the Convention Centre in Wanchai to showcase their best at the Hong Kong High End Audio Visual Expo. Read more to get my quick impressions from the show!

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