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Letters to the editor: Bowers & Wilkins PX

By | January 4th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vacuums. New products aren’t born into airless isolation but land next to rivals that collectively provide price-point expectations against which any newcomer is assessed. Today’s review subject is the PX Bluetooth headphone from Bowers & Wilkins but our story doesn’t start there – and neither will it end there. A reader letter sets the scene…

“Dear John. Hello from Italy. In one of your last posts you suggest Sony’s WH-1000XM2 headphone as the equivalent of a LS50 Wireless for headfi but sometimes you have also mentioned also Bowers & Wilkins’ PX as impressive.Read the full article

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Not your Father’s Sony Corporation

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , , |

Simulationszeitalter. The age of simulation. Frankfurt electro artist Anthony Rother’s second long player is as close as it gets to the Kraftwerk sound without the Kling Klangers calling in the lawyers. Behind headphones, I walk the length of Kurfurstendamm, the half-stepped, mechanical pulse of “Biomechanik” slows my own. This is electro shot through desolate warehouses and hillside power stations at twilight. Germanic music piped hot through a new pair of headphones. Wilkommen in Deutschland.

Seven days into a new country and this headphile finds himself already €399/US$399 lighter.… Read the full article

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