The Best Phono Preamp in 2021

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Adding a phono preamp to your sound system setup instantly takes your music from regular to glam. It glorifies the right parts of a song, cleans the sound from distractions, and picks up the tiniest music details. All the beautiful sounds that could otherwise be overlooked. You might’ve come across a fascinating vinyl, only to … Read more

How To Build A DIY Guitar Amp And Get Amazing Tone

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 Building a DIY guitar amp from scratch could be a remote idea for many people. But the accessibility and assistance that an amp kit provides change everything. The idea of trying out the project becomes far more appealing.  To make the process even easier, here’s a detailed guide that’ll walk you through the entire DIY … Read more

Tone Is In The Details: The Best 12AX7 Datasheet

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Also known as ECC83, the 12AX7 preamp tube was originally engineered and manufactured by RCA electronics company. Nowadays, a variety of companies produce 12AX7 preamp tubes including JJ Electronics in Slovakia and Shuguang in China, commonly referred to as Groove tubes. If you own a tube amplifier or considering using one, then you probably already … Read more

Nobsound Little Bear T7 Review 2021: A Big Performance for a Small Budget 

Listening to the pure and very real sound that comes out of vinyl is an incomparable experience. And it’s never complete without a vintage turntable.  To make this setup even more sensational, you can throw in the right preamp. This would instantly take the music to the next level, and it’s what these records deserve.  … Read more

Marshall 2555X Silver Jubilee Full Review

Since its original debut in 1987, the Silver Jubilee has taken the music community by a storm. It’s caught the attention of many guitarists, thanks to its impeccable performance in clubs and arenas.  Nearly 30 years later, the company reissued its most celebrated amp head with an array of rugged features that appealed to faithful … Read more

The King of Tone Waiting List – Is It Worth the Wait?

When you hear about the King of Tone, only two things come to your mind: the waiting list and the impeccable sounds! The pedal is the result of a collaboration between Analog Man and Jim Weider. You’d expect nothing short of perfect from both of them. Unfortunately, if you want to get the KoT, you’ll … Read more

J Rockett Archer Overdrive Pedal – Is It Worthy of Being the Klon’s Successor?

Have you ever lusted over the weapon-holding mascot, the dark red knobs, and the sleek rustic build of the Klon Centaur? Seeing that thing on the stage with David Gilmour or Jeff Beck was enough to give it hype for ages. If it weren’t for its ridiculously high price, the Klon would’ve gone places. Luckily … Read more

ART TubeMPSTV3 Tube Mic Preamp Review

Nothing hits a musician’s ear better than two things: good sound performance and low cost! The Art TubeMPSTV3 Tube Mic Preamp is the perfect combination of both. It boasts smooth, warm tones, regardless of the audio source. All while maintaining close-to-minimum noise in the signal path. There’s also the fact that the preamp features as … Read more

What is Hi-Fi? – Everything You Need to Know About High Fidelity Sound Systems

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In the world of home theaters and sound systems, Hi-Fi audio devices are some of the most sought-out units out there. In fact, dedicated audiophiles have no qualms about investing thousands of dollars just to find the perfect combination of Hi-Fi equipment.   But, what is Hi-Fi, anyway, and what exactly makes up a Hi-Fi system? … Read more