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Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Preview

Whenever I have the opportunity to get my hands on a bit of Yamaha gear, I get a warm fuzzy feeling inside. My first amp was a Yamaha, and it served me well for many years, so I was happy to be offered their new 2.1 MusicCast BAR 400.

Astell & Kern L1000 Headphone Amplifier Preview

One look at the L1000 from Astell & Kern and you would know immediately why I requested one for review. This company, known for some of the best high end sound available in portables as well as beautiful designs must have had an itch to apply those skills to something a little larger.