29. May 2023 · Comments Off on North West Audio Show 2023 – Reel To Reel At The Show · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Shows, North West Audio Show · Tags: , , , , , , ,

IAIN BETSON OF REEL RESILIENCE TALKS REEL TO REEL AT NWAS 2023

Iain Betson of Reel Resilience explains how to get into Reel to Reel tape and incorporate it into your HiFi.

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02. May 2023 · Comments Off on Gábor Juhász Trio feat. Júlia Karosi & Tony Lakatos – Planets (My Reel Club) · Categories: Album Reviews, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Music News · Tags: , , ,

REEL TO REEL REVIEW OF PLANETS ON MY REEL CLUB

Alan McIntosh takes a listen to Gábor Juhász Trio feat. Júlia Karosi & Tony Lakatos – Planets – Live recording on 15ips, CD and Digital download (MyReelClub).Gábor Juhász Trio feat. Júlia Karosi & Tony Lakatos – Planets (My Reel Club) More »

17. March 2023 · Comments Off on RX Reels – 7” Carbon Fibre Take-Up Reel · Categories: Accessories, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , ,

RX REELS 7″ CARBON FIBRE TAKE-UP REELS

Resident Reel-2-Reel fanatic Alan McIntosh takes a look at RX Reels’  7” Carbon Fibre Take-up reel.

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16. March 2023 · Comments Off on My Reel Club · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , , , , , ,

MY REEL CLUB PRESENTS A UNIQUE MUSIC RECORDING PROCESS

My Reel Club says that it represents a “new era in high-end audio recordings for unique and thrilling entertainment and education”.

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12. March 2023 · Comments Off on Miles Davis – Kind of Blue, Hemiolia Records, Reel to Reel · Categories: Album Reviews, Hifi News, Music News · Tags: , , , ,

MILES DAVIS KIND OF BLUE, HEMIOLIA RECORDS, REEL-TO-REEL REVIEW

HiFI PiG’s resident tape-head Alan McIntosh takes a listen to Miles Davis “Kind of Blue”  on Hemiolia Records, 15ips 10.5” 2 track reel. CCIR EQ.

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28. February 2023 · Comments Off on John Coltrane – Blue Train Reel-to-Reel Review · Categories: Album Reviews, Hifi News, Music News · Tags: ,

JOHN COLTRANE BLUE TRAIN REEL TO REEL REVIEW

In this reel-to-reel review, Alan McIntosh takes a listen to John Coltrane’s Blue Train at 15IPS on a 10.5” 2-track reel with CCIR EQ on Hemiolia Records.

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16. January 2023 · Comments Off on Clare Teal Performs a Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (Chasing the Dragon) R2R · Categories: Album Reviews, Hifi News, Music News · Tags: ,

CLARE TEAL – A TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD REEL-TO-REEL

Clare Teal performs a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (Chasing the Dragon), ¼”, 15ips, CCIR and Alan McIntosh takes a listen. More »

22. August 2022 · Comments Off on Metaxas & Sins TR-X Tourbillon And Papillon Join Absolute Sounds Ten Collection · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , , , , ,

ABSOLUTE SOUNDS EMBRACES THE REEL-TO-REEL TAPE REVIVAL DISTRIBUTING THE METAXAS MACHINES IN THE UK

Absolute Sounds high-end audio distributor adds Metaxas & Sins’ TR-X Tourbillon and Papillon reel-to-reel tape machines to its Ten Collection of boutique HiFi brands’ creations.

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09. May 2022 · Comments Off on North West Audio Show 2022 – Love Music? NWAS Has Got You Covered! · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Shows, North West Audio Show · Tags: , , , , ,

MAKE TIME FOR SOME MUSIC SHOPPING AT NWAS 2022

There is music galore in all your favourite formats at the North West Audio Show 2022.

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01. May 2022 · Comments Off on Mendelssohn Octet, Op.20 – Chasing the Dragon · Categories: Album Reviews, Hifi News, Music News · Tags: , ,

REEL-TO-REEL REVIEW

Janine Elliot takes a listen to Mendelssohn Octet, Op.20 on the Chasing the Dragon label and reel-to-reel tape.

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METAXAS & SINS PAPILLON REEL TO REEL TAPE MACHINE LAUNCH AT HIGH END MUNICH 2022

We first brought you the news of Kostas Metaxas’s GQT portable tape recorder machine in 2018, and then the TR-X followed later that year.

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07. April 2022 · Comments Off on RX Reels Ukraine Fundraiser · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , , , , ,

RX REELS UKRAINE FUNDRAISER DONATE AND WIN REEL-TO-REEL PRIZES INCLUDING TASCAM 32 TAPE DECK

US-based RX Reels have teamed up with Reel to Reel Heaven and ATR Magnetics to launch an open-reel themed fundraiser for Ukraine.

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31. March 2022 · Comments Off on North West Audio Show 2022 – Reel-To-Reel Tape Seminar · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Shows, North West Audio Show · Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

NORTH WEST AUDIO SHOW 2022 SEMINAR – Reel-to-Reel Tape Recorders: Practical advice and tips on ownership and use.

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10. March 2022 · Comments Off on Nagra 70th Anniversary Vinyl Album · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , , , , , ,

NAGRA 70TH ANNIVERSARY VINYL ALBUM ANNOUNCED

Swiss High-End brand Nagra is celebrating their 70th anniversary.

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10. November 2021 · Comments Off on Elite Audio Ultimate Audiophile Shoot-Out Event · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

totaldac sponELITE AUDIO ULTIMATE AUDIOPHILE SHOOT-OUT EVENT, WHICH IS THE BEST SOURCE COMPONENT?

Elite Audio is hosting a Showroom Event on the 27th Nov 2021.

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26. July 2021 · Comments Off on Analog Audio Design Reel To Reel -First Look · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , , ,

Reel to reel players, reel to reel recorders, reel to reel decks – whatever you call them they seem to have been a bit of thing over the last five years or so with many people embracing a format that, for the majority, seemed dead and forgotten. Older machines are relatively plentiful, if expensive, but there have been a handful of new machines come onto the market in recent years, albeit at a price that may well exclude them becoming commonplace. Metaxas and Sins, Ballfinger and Thorens have all made reel to reel machines but here we have a newcomer in the form of the French company Analog Audio Design. More »

SEPEA AUDIO BUDGET LACQUERED ALUMINIUM TAPE REELS RELEASED

SEPEA Audio has released a whole range of designs and colours of budget lacquered NAB reels for 1/4″ audio tapes, with a 10.5” (265mm) diameter.

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BRAUN WANDANLAGE 2021 100TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION BY VIRGIL ABLOH

Technology has made some major advancements since the iconic Braun wall unit, Wandanlage, began development in 1961. And now, 60 years later, Virgil Abloh has reimagined it in a one-off project for 2021.

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RX REELS CARBON FIBRE TAPE REELS

The new RX Reels carbon fibre tape reels are produced using upcycled aviation grade carbon fibre for strength, durability and light weight.

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TASCAM CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Tascam, the professional audio division of TEAC Corporation,  celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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Audio Artist Kostas Metaxas has released a highly limited edition ‘Papillon’ Studio Reel to Reel tape machine.

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Janine Elliot takes a listen to the latest release on the Chasing The Dragon imprint, Quentin Collins’ All Star Quintet “A Day in the Life”, presented here on reel to reel.

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SEPEA Audio, of Slovakia, is manufacturing new Stellavox PRO State-of-the-art Professional Reel-To-Reel Tape Recorders.

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Austrian company Pro-Ject Audio Systems, turntable manufacturer, are enthusiastic devotees of analogue technologies. Throughout their history, they have always been dedicated to natural, acoustic music from a broad range of genres.

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Merrill Audio of the USA has announced a large upgrade from their previous Tape Head Preamplifier, the Master Tape Head Preamp.

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