No longer with us

Ken Ishiwata passed away leaving a lasting impression on the highend-hifi, not only with his Signature devices, but also with his colorful personality.


Copenhagen Highend 2019

The Novotel Fair in Paris just closed, the Warsaw Fair two weeks ahead, it’s time to direct the sight and steps to Copenhagen where the annual HighEnd Show will be held this weekend for the 22nd time in a row.


Complexity of hi-fi design

How to design electronic devices to people who not only are ambivalent about design/outer appearances but often openly hostile to it?



Radio live

Rava vavàra is an experimental radio broadcast and sound art/sound poetry project created by Italian artist Eva Macali.

Sound art

Horns at art’s service

A sound artist Yuri Suzuki unveils a new participatory artwork at Tuner Contemporary. Once again horns occupy the lead role.

Sound art

Bodily music to the letter

One-plus-one-is-three performs using EEG signals to control sounds, lights and images.


Album reviews

South America meets the Baltics

Two modern musical pioneers, Robert Jürjendal and Miguel Noya, combine their ethnic background and musical forces in their new album The Power of Distance.

Album reviews

Northen sounds

The nature itself as the main artist, humans merely accompanying as featuring artists.

Album reviews


Zeena Parkins’ latest album makes captivating listening.