Music System

Front Runners October 2015: Mu-so to Your Ears

The all-in-one wireless Naim Mu-so music system ( combines a 32-bit digital-signal processor with six 75-watt digital amplifiers to reproduce digital music with exceptional refinement. The $1,500 desktop unit’s mirrored speaker arrangement places dual woofers, midrange drivers, and dome tweeters on the front panel behind a contoured cloth grille (which is available in black, red, […]

Forward Progress

After 30-plus years producing industry-leading equipment, the audio engineer Dan D’Agostino remains at the top of his game. The Momentum power amplifiers and preamplifiers that he launched four years ago, not long after forming the Dan D’Agostino Master Audio Systems brand, have become the darlings of audiophiles—for their looks as well as their performance.  The […]

Linn Launches a Flagship Music System

The Scottish audio-product manufacturer Linn, which is widely known in audiophile circles for its legendary Linn Sondek LP12 turntable, unveiled a top-of-the-line music system. The Linn Klimax Exakt($80,000)comprises a pair of the Klimax Exakt 350 floor-standing loudspeakers and the Klimax Exakt DSM network music player, which also serves as a preamplifier. The system allows users […]

Home Electronics: Perfect Harmony

The many accolades earned by Steinway Lyngdorf’s freestanding Model D and in-wall Model LS music systems include Robb Report Best of the Best honors (in 2007 and 2009, respectively). But apparently company founder Peter Lyngdorf believes even the best can become better. The Danish audio wizard created his latest sonic sensation, the $172,000-per-pair Model LS […]