Phonocut is An At-Home Vinyl Machine

An at-home consumer vinyl-cutting machine, the Phonocut means that anybody—provided you have a digital audio file—can make their very own records in three steps. Essentially “idiot-proof” (according to co-founder Florian “Doc” Kaps) the device cuts 10-inch vinyl as the music plays, and is able to hold 10 to 15 minutes of sound on each side. It will be available to back on Kickstarter next week, …

Sonos Conducted a Study on Audio’s Health Benefits

Referred to as the Brilliant Sound Survey, a comprehensive body of data derived from an online questionnaire highlights much of what many music-lovers believe to be true. Conducted by home audio company Sonos and several research partners, the survey incorporated insights from 12,000 people in 12 countries. Some of the stats astound: 74% of participants said listening to music helped them reduce stress, 58% believe …

The Future of Devialet Audio

From a collaborative Sky TV sound system to storefronts opening worldwide

To chart the course of high-end audio brand Devialet is to observe an industry disrupted. After their launch in 2007, Devialet created a large footprint in the professional amplifier world using an Analog Digital Hybrid (ADH®) technology. With the Phantom—and its two developmental iterations—they produced (entirely in France) a consumer-facing product that appeased at-home audiophiles. From patents to design, the Devialet team continues to advance …