Feature

PENFOLDS, AUSTRALIA’S MOST FAMOUS WINERY CHOOSES KRIX LOUDSPEAKERS

Penfolds unarguably makes some of the world’s best wines. Now, equally unarguably, its VIP Still House also plays host to one of the best audio systems featuring Australian made brands.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Lifestyle

Feature

NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES VS CUSTOM IN EAR MONITORS FOR TRAVELLING

Researching headphones online can be really tough. Once you find a pair of headphones that interests you, then it's time to dig through the reviews to determine if it’s the right fit for your application and lifestyle.

Posted in: Headphones

Feature

GALLERY: THE SIGHTS OF HIGH END SHOW MUNICH IV

The greatest Hi-Fi show in the world, High End Show in Munich, Germany has concluded but our coverage doesn't stop here. In the meantime, here's our gallery of selected pics from the final day of the show.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre

Feature

GALLERY: THE SIGHTS OF HIGH END SHOW MUNICH III

As day three of the greatest Hi-Fi show in the world, High End Show in Munich, Germany draws to a close, here's our gallery of selected pics from the penultimate day of the show.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Lifestyle

Feature

GALLERY: THE SIGHTS OF HIGH END SHOW MUNICH II

Day two of the greatest Hi-Fi show in the world, High End Show in Munich, Germany has already concluded and StereoNET has loads of fresh new content being put together as we speak. In the meantime, here's StereoNET's gallery from day two.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Lifestyle

Feature

GALLERY: THE SIGHTS OF HIGH END SHOW MUNICH

The world's greatest and arguably most important Hi-Fi show opened today to the tones of the Alphorn. Check out a small sample of photos from day one of the High End Show in Munich, Germany.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Lifestyle

Feature

EXCLUSIVE: MARANTZ’S KEN ISHIWATA AND HIS FORESIGHT

You've likely heard of Ken Ishiwata. One of the most famous and respected names within our audio-video industry, and Marantz's brand ambassador. We chat with Ken and understand his foresight and the role he plays with Marantz.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Industry

Feature

GALLERY: 2018 BRISTOL SOUND AND VISION

Sound and Vision – The Bristol Show is over for another year. But, over the three days there was plenty to see and hear and StereoNET's UK correspondent Jay Garrett was on hand to witness the spectacle.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Visual

Feature

MUSIC MONDAY: SINATRA LIVE RECORDING 1965

We are always on the lookout for good live footage of our favourite artists, and we dropped everything to watch this when our eagle-eyed video scout found it.

Posted in: Music

Feature

EXCLUSIVE: DAVID CHESKY INTERVIEW

David Chesky, accomplished musician, multiple grammy nominee, co-founder and producer of Chesky Records, and co-founder and CEO of HDTracks.com, speaks with StereoNET's Music Editor David Martin.

Posted in: Music Industry

Feature

THROWBACK: NAKAMICHI, ONE MAN’S JOURNEY THROUGH THE WORLD OF CASSETTES

Why is this such an evocative name?... especially amongst those old enough to remember and have used the humble cassette deck as a serious source component in their hi-fi system… not just something to make tapes for the car player!

Posted in: Hi-Fi

Feature

WORLD PREMIERE: MAGICO A3 LOUDSPEAKERS

Few people outside of Magico have been lucky enough to see and hear Magico's newest and most affordable loudspeaker, the A3.

Posted in: StereoLUX! Hi-Fi

Feature

20 CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR THE MUSIC LOVER

Christmas is a time for giving and receiving so we’ve put together a selection of twenty gift ideas for the music lover and HiFi enthusiast. All these gift ideas can be found for under $500 with a little shopping around.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Lifestyle Music

Feature

COMMENT: A MISSED OPPORTUNITY AT THE 2017 ARIA AWARDS

It was a night of heavy hitters as the Australian music industries VIPs shuffled over the obligatory red carpet to attend this year’s ARIA awards at the Star City Casino in Sydney. It was also a missed opportunity for the promotion of HiFi.

Posted in: Music Industry

Feature

HOW TUBULAR BELLS BUILT THE VIRGIN EMPIRE

It's possible to draw a direct line from an LP deemed utterly uncommercial to a company prepared to put tourists into space. In this feature, Andrew Murphy outlines just how Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells contributed to what would become the Virgin empire.

Posted in: Music

Feature

STEREONET AWARDS: 2017 INTERNATIONAL HIFI SHOW

The annual International HiFi Show in Melbourne has drawn to a close for another year, but before we sign off on this year's show it's time to announce the StereoNET Awards.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Visual Lifestyle Integration Technology StereoNET HiFi Show

Feature

STORIES FROM “THE CLUB” - PART ONE

One perennial problem in the early days of World Record Club was the acquisition of repertoire ...

Posted in: Music

Feature

MUSICOLOGY: THE HISTORY OF MUSIC STREAMING

If you think about the biggest development in the music industry of the 21st century, there's really only one possible answer: the internet.

Posted in: Music

Feature

SHOW AND TELL: 2017 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL HIFI SHOW

The StereoNET organised Melbourne International HiFi Show continues a trend beginning with last year’s well-attended, well-received inaugural event. This year's event was no different except there were more people, and a younger audience.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Visual Lifestyle Integration Music Industry StereoNET HiFi Show

Feature

REVIEW: MIDNIGHT OIL ARE ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S GREATEST BANDS

A legendary act at their finest. Midnight Oil summed up in five words: Jim Moginie is a genius.

Posted in: Music

Feature

GALLERY: 2017 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL HIFI SHOW

It's a wrap! The Melbourne International HiFi Show for 2017 has drawn to a close, but not without exciting the senses of over two thousand attendees across the weekend. Check out our gallery.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Visual Lifestyle Integration StereoNET HiFi Show

Feature

HALF SPEED MASTERING: THE HOLY GRAIL OF VINYL

Abbey Road mastering engineer Miles Showell describes half-speed mastering as 'the holy grail of vinyl cutting'. But what exactly does the process involve? Showell reveals all ...

Posted in: Hi-Fi Industry

Feature

HOW TO: PLAY FLAC MUSIC ON YOUR IPHONE

The web has been full of stories on how to play FLAC files on an iPhone this week. It's not all true. Here’s StereoNET’s tried and tested how-to guide.

Posted in: Technology

Feature

LEN WALLIS HONOURED BY HIS PEERS

Len Wallis, owner of Len Wallis Audio Australia’s most iconic hi-fi stores has been inducted to the CEDIA fellows programs.

Posted in: Industry

Feature

GALLERY: INTEGRATE 2017 MELBOURNE

For those working within the Audio-Visual industry, today is the last day of Integrate Expo in Melbourne, the annual AV and Integration show that rotates between Melbourne and Sydney each year.

Posted in: Integration Industry