Malaysia’s first audiophile LP will be released in July.

Produced by pop pop music, the LP will be pressed in Japan using virgin vinyl.

By Tan TE
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In the first of this 2-part BMC series, I touched on the technical design of BMC’s equipment. It was rather clear that each piece of equipment in the BMC line-up was designed to work most optimally with its BMC partner. As such, I thought that in order to hear BMC at its best, I might as well request for the complete chain of BMC equipment for this review…

By Tan TE
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Thixar is a new German company offering hifi equipment isolation products in the form of rack, platform and feet.

Thixar’s local distributor, AV Designs, provided me with 2 products from the Thixar range. One is the Silence platform and the other is a set of 4 footers called Silent Feet…

Article by Dick Tan

Introduced, just recently over these pages by Willy Low, SVS’s 2000 Series subs are proof that real ‘honest to goodness’ subwoofers need not cost the proverbial arm and a leg.

I own one myself, a PB12-Plus that took up permanent resi…

Looking East

09 Apr 2014

By Lam Seng Fatt

After the recent visit to Pete Teo’s studio when a pair of PMC twotwo.6 professional monitors were delivered to him and the long chat we had on recording quality and how his Hong Kong-based sifu Leo Fung had rescued a traditional drums troupe in China from going extinct by recording them in performance and sending the proceeds from the sale of the CD back to the villagers, I decided that it was time for me to Look East.

Article by Dick Tan

If statistics are to be believed people actually demand good sound from their home entertainment systems but are loathed to take the necessary steps required to achieve that. The soundbar if statistics are correct is proof of that.

What is a soundbar? In its conventio….

Article by Dick Tan
Focal, reputedly the largest French speaker manufacturer, known worldwide for its near legendary super high end Utopia speaker series recently announced the launch of its new multi-modelled ARIA Series.

Comprising the flagship 948 model, the upper mid 936 model, the lower mid 926 model, the compact, standmount 906 model and the CC 900 centre channel model, the ARIA 900 speakers feature FOCAL’s new revolutionary ‘FLAX CONE’ technology.

According to Focal its new Flax Cone technology is devel..

Mention the brand ‘dCS’ and any audiophile will tell you it is the ultra-expensive but excellent DAC manufacturer. Entry-level dCS stuff cost around RM60-70,000, so…
But here’s a chance for you to get great hi-res music from dCS for FREE!

Article by WL Low

The KLEI Harmony RCA plugs, as arrived my door step. Note the V-shaped termination spade on the head plug, which makes soldering work easy play. My past experience with the Eichman Bullet RCA plugs were extremely satisfying, when I was replacing the original phono plugs…..

By Lam Seng Fatt

It was an all-out effort to impress at the launch of the Meridian flagship store by Absolute Sound in Plaza Damas, Jalan Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur, last Saturday.

 

A pretty violinist, expensive Leica cameras and a McLaren race car were accessories to the grand event attended by some of the most well-known and well-heeled audiophiles in Malaysia.

Article by WL Low
This year’s KL International AV Show was launched at the JW Marriot Hotel last week. AV2Day, as one of the show’s official media was there to celebrate the event which ended with a Lucky Draw. This year’s show theme will be affordable 4k resolution displays. Jo Ki, our very own LS3/5A BBC heritage mini monitor guru was also on hand to give an insight on how the show’s free CD(for ticket….

By Lam Seng Fatt

It was a trip upstream in the music-making industry and it was eye-opening for someone like me who deals with things in the downstream part of the business such as hardware like CD players, amps, speakers, etc, and music files mostly in the form of CDs.

Thus the visit to Pete Teo's Redbag studio in Bukit Tunku, Kuala Lumpur, was an eye-opener, and ear-opener (if there is such a term).

Absolute Sound, which was located in Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya, for many years will be opening its flagship store in Plaza Damas, Kuala Lumpur, this Saturday.

The Absolute Sound flagship store will exclusively feature British audio brand Meridian.