Linn Sondek LP12 at 45 years old – the birthday upgrades!

5th February 2018

At 45 years, the Linn Sondek LP12 is older than most of us here at Loud & Clear¬†ūüėȬ†and is celebrating in style with a some sensational birthday upgrades. New Lingo power supply. Neater. Smaller. Smarter; it makes your system sing like never before. Cutting-edge technology delivers more consistent, more accurate spin speeds for a better […]

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Two is better than one

26th January 2018

Starting today, 26th January, we are offering a special bundle package of two Sonos Ones for ¬£349, saving ¬£49. Sonos One: voice controlled smart speaker with Amazon Alexa built in delivers great multi-room sound, easy to use voice control and the widest selection of supported music and audio content services available anywhere. With Sonos One […]

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Merry Christmas from Loud & Clear!

22nd December 2017

Welcome to our Twelve Days of Christmas; twelve special treats for music lovers; twelve of our favourite things. You may well have seen these on emails and social media but for any you missed, here’s the final countdown of our 12 Christmas Treats: 12. A Chord Ethernet Cable Controversial? Good. Because we need your attention, […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

14th December 2017

Less than 2 weeks to go ’til the big day so we thought we’d let you know our opening times this Christmas: Saturday 23rd December – 10am – 5pm Sunday 24th December – Closed Monday 25th December – Closed Tuesday 26th December – Closed Wednesday 27th December – Closed Thursday 28th December – 10am – […]

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Naim Price Increase 1st January 2018

5th December 2017

If you’re thinking of asking Santa for some Naim Audio equipment this Christmas, make sure you write your letter earlyūüėČ. Naim has announced it’s annual price increase will take effect from 1st January 2018, with an average 4% increase across the range.¬†Any product ordered up to and including Saturday 30th December will be honoured at […]

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A Christmas cracker from Linn

4th December 2017

Christmas in Waterfoot clearly comes early. Linn HQ have today announced a rather special early Christmas gift: Buy a Klimax DS or DSM and receive a complimentary Majik DSM Buy an Akurate DS or DSM and receive a complimentary Sekrit DSM So an additional room of Linn DS audio for your home over the festive […]

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What Hi-Fi? – Best 29 Products of 2017

17th November 2017

Following the announcement a few weeks ago of the 104 award winners for 2017, excitement surrounding this week’s¬† revelation of the What Hi-Fi? Best Products of 2017 had reached fever-pitch. Well, the waiting is over. Here they are: What Hi-Fi? Best 29 Products of 2017 Well deserved awards for lots of our favourites on demonstration […]

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Shop Closure Day – Tuesday 7th November

31st October 2017

Inspired by the sparkling new premises of our sister store, Loud & Clear Edinburgh, the Glasgow shop will be closing the doors for a few days this weekend for a good old-fashioned clear-out. Success is lovely, but it has made us grow in every direction… and not always tidily. So we need to free up […]

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Rega Planar 6 and Ania MC – a perfect pairing

15th September 2017

“a wonderfully refined, articulate and precise turntable that‚Äôs lovely to listen to” What Hi-fi’s verdict on this delightful pairing from Rega Research, UK manufacturer of some of the best turntables we know. Planar 6 was launched to universal accolades last month, a turntable of such high quality engineering, it really deserves to be paired with […]

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FREE KEF M400 headphones worth £130

15th September 2017

Until 31st January 2018, purchase a pair of KEF speakers and receive a free pair of KEF M400 hi-fi headphones worth ¬£130* Available only from KEF authorised retailers (like us, for example!), this offer applies to all hi-fi speakers and home theatre packages including E Series and T Series systems, the KEF LS50s, the 5* […]

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Naim Muso cashback offer

14th September 2017

Naim Audio likes to give something back. So, perhaps to celebrate the success of the new Uniti range, is offering it’s customers money back in their pockets for purchasing one of Naim’s wireless lifestyle Mu-so systems. This one is as straightforward as it gets: – Buy a Mu-so before 2nd October 2017 and receive ¬£75 […]

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Geek Like Me – Loud & Clear’s weekly guides on how to enjoy your music more.

8th September 2017

Episode III:  WiFi Woes and Wonders

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Geek Like Me – Loud & Clear’s weekly guides on how to enjoy your music more.

1st September 2017

Episode II:  Beats and PCs Рthe pursuit of perfect digital music.

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Geek Like Me – Loud & Clear’s weekly guides on how to enjoy your music more.

25th August 2017

Episode I:¬† Music on the move – streaming in your car    

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New from MOON – 240i integrated amplifier

10th August 2017

We’ve just taken delivery of Moon’s brand new ‘entry-level’ integrated amplifier and wow, it is devastating! The 240i has everything you could need from an integrated amplifier. And it sounds terrific. 3¬†line-level inputs, including a moving magnet phono and 5 digital inputs covering DSD64/128/256 and PCM 32-bit/384kHz via USB. It also boasts a¬†front-panel mini-jack input […]

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Uniti by Naim – now shipping!

24th July 2017

Today’s the day! After months of extended licensing, testing and approval challenges, Naim Audio are finally in a position to ship the long awaited and much anticipated Uniti by Naim range, starting today with the Atom. Uniti Atom is a beautiful, compact multi-source music player that will seduce you with its amazing sound quality and […]

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Rega Planar 6 – UK Hi-fi’s worst kept secret unveiled

18th July 2017

First we had 2016’s revamped Planar 3, quickly followed by Planar 2 and Planar 1, so much anticipation surrounded the next new Rega turntable last year. They’ve made us wait for it but now at last we can unveil the all new Rega Research Planar 6 and Neo PSU. Built around the hugely successful RP8 […]

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Innuos ZEN – The Art of Serving Music

7th July 2017

We have been selling and installing music streaming systems for over 10 years now and we’ve seen (and tried) every¬†method of ripping and storing CD libraries. But nothing we have experienced compares to Innuos ZEN. For simplicity, practicality, flexibility and performance, Innous ZEN servers are streets ahead. In short, nothing makes it easier to listen […]

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Linn end service support for CD players

6th July 2017

All good things must eventually come to an end and for Linn, the era of the CD player is over. It‚Äôs been 8 years since Linn stopped producing CD players and they have now announced the¬†end of service support for these legacy products. That includes all CD¬†players – Genki, Ikemi, Akurate,¬†etc.-¬†as well as Unidisk¬†and Classik […]

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The Great Exchange from Linn

4th July 2017

Up to ¬£2000 off a Linn product? Yes please. This year’s summer promotion from Linn has just started and is a cracker. The Great Exchange allows you to trade in your old Linn cd player or pre-amplifier for a fixed discount off any* new Linn product: ¬£2000 off an Klimax product ¬£1000 off an Akurate […]

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Linn Katalyst coming to Akubarik and Akudorik

22nd May 2017

Linn Katalyst DAC architecture has been taking the Hi-fi world by storm since it was launched last year. Here’s just a few comments from Hi-fi reviewers: ”A technical miracle” ”The level of clarity is sky-high” ”Profound and powerful” And for those who have Linn Akubarik or Akudorik systems, the Katalyst upgrade is on the way! […]

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Triple Triumph from Rega – NEW Fono MC, Fono MM mk3 and Apollo CDP

19th May 2017

Rega Research’s new product development team have been in overdrive for the past couple of years. Hot on the heels of last year’s Planar 1, 2 and 3 and new Brio amplifier launches, this week Rega unveiled THREE new products, all coming this month: brand new Fono MC moving coil phono stage, redesigned¬†Apollo CDP cd […]

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Sonus Faber Homage Tradition

12th May 2017

This week we unboxed something beautiful from Italy – Sonus Faber Serafino loudspeakers. Bellissimo! Stunning Italian design and creativity at their best, with performance to match, these gorgeous floor-standing 3.5 way loudspeakers are the newcomer to Sonus Faber’s revamped Homage Tradition series,¬†along with re-designed Amati and Guarneri models from the original iconic Homage range. Continuing […]

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NEW Technics SL-1200G and SL-1200GR Turntables

9th May 2017

Double excitement! We now have both new Technics¬†SL-1200G and SL-1200GR turntables in Glasgow and WOW, are they worth waiting for. Technics, and technology, has moved on significantly since the first SL-1200 in 1972. Technics¬†hasn’t entirely forgotten its DJ models of old –¬†the SL-1200s share their predecessors’ aesthetics (and lid) – but these are serious hi-fi […]

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SONOS PLAYBASE Wireless Speaker and TV Base

28th March 2017

Available Tuesday 4th April… Next week will see the release of Sonos PLAYBASE – the new wireless TV speaker and base and alternative to PLAYBAR. Sonos PLAYBASE is not just full cinema sound for your TV; it streams music, too. Just connect to Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, etc. or play from your own personal digital […]

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