Album review: Tim Hecker – Konoyo

Album review: Tim Hecker – Konoyo

If you’re not familiar with Tim Hecker, here’s a brief introduction: he’s a forty-something experimental electronic composer and ‘sound artist’. Very Japanese in flavour – Konoyo is his 9th full-length solo LP… The album is dense and foreboding, creating aural landscapes without …read more

Product review: Philips OLED803 TV range

Product review: Philips OLED803 TV range

Philips delivers an award-winning OLED set that places them amongst the top TVs in their class… Historically speaking, Philips, the legendary Dutch electronics manufacturer, has always been one of the biggest brands in the business of television manufacturing. Indeed, most …read more

Product review: Sony AF9 TV range

Product review: Sony AF9 TV range

Sony really have pulled out all the stops this year. First with their incredible AF8 and now with the release of the KD55AF9 and KD65AF9 sets with OLED screens. So let’s see what Sony’s latest flagship series has to offer… …read more

Product review: Sony WH1000XM3 headphones

Product review: Sony WH1000XM3 headphones

I listened to these for one song and just had to buy them. Sony’s new WH1000XM3 noise-cancelling on-ear headphones are beyond jaw-dropping and have made my commutes to work sublime. Following on from their previous WH1000XM2 headphones, Sony has tweaked …read more

Product review: Philips PUS6703 TV range

Product review: Philips PUS6703 TV range

While manufacturers are pioneering the latest in OLED and QLED displays with up to 8K resolution screens, not everyone has the budget for this cutting-edge technology. Luckily, you need not compromise too much to stay on budget these days. New …read more

Product review: Project Primary E turntable

Product review: Project Primary E turntable

Project’s new budget turntable focuses on sound, pure and simple. I know you’ve all been thinking as you scour the Richer Sounds tech blogs recently: “Just where are the reviews from that Bradley in Plymouth?” Well, your wait is over! …read more

Product review: Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Product review: Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is a dedicated 2.1 soundbar, with a wireless subwoofer, MusicCast multiroom compatibility as well Amazon Alexa compatibility. Let’s learn more… Having been the original innovators of soundbars, Yamaha have had plenty of time to refine and adjust their …read more

Album review: Suede – The Blue Hour

Album review: Suede – The Blue Hour

Suede’s 8th studio album arrives 25 years into their recording career. This includes the 7 year break the band took from 2003, which in itself was enveloped by an 11-year gap between albums 5 and 6. The band have built …read more