Hi-res Maiden – Iron Maiden albums now available in lossless audio

iron maiden

The first album I bought was Live After Death and my first large gig experience was seeing Iron Maiden on their Seventh Tour of a Seventh Tour so this news, for me at least, is great as Onkyo & Pioneer Innovations have announced that they have exclusively released the Iron Maiden albums in hi-res audio. The […]

Alicia Keys, Jay Z, Madonna, Jack White and friends bring #TIDALforAll

TIDAL relaunch

An impressive array of music artists have all just signed a declaration to regain control of music, and how it is delivered. At a press conference in New York City Shawn ‘Jay Z’ Carter and a huge group of music stars took the stage to officially relaunch TIDAL, the streaming music service he recently acquired […]

The Chord Company Cream instrument cable review

Attitude and Chord Cream

The Chord Company have made their name by producing some very impressive, not to mention expensive, audiophile grade Hi-Fi cables. It was with some interest that I noticed that they also make cables for instruments. Could they actually make a difference? The Cream Cable (guess what colour it is) is typical of how The Chord […]

Korg revives classic ARP Odyssey synth

arp odyssey uk launch

I attended Korg’s official UK launch of the highly-anticipated ARP Odyssey reissue in a Soho basement beneath a record shop. Matt Berry was on duty to introduce the BBC Radiophonic Workshop live performance and guests came from as far as the planet Skaro. Who says that life at GadgetyNews is boring? Korg chose the cavernous […]

Record sleeve turns in to Bluetooth DJ controller

DJ Qbert Extraterrestria Album

Bringing the worlds of physical media and digital gadgety goodness together, QBert’s album sleeve doubles up as a DJ controller via Bluetooth and an app. Vinyl is continuing to make a resurgence even though people like me never stopped using it. DJ QBert has brought together all the good things that vinyl brings as well […]

Tidal to stream HiFi quality audio


There’s a new music streaming service in town, it’s called Tidal and it’s packing a secret weapon – Instead of dishing out the usual MP3, AAC or OGG files, Tidal streams lossless FLAC files that offer several times the bitrate of most other music services. Tidal, the new audio streaming service from WiMP HiFi, will […]