On the first day of Christmas… My true love sent to me…

10th December 2015

Santa’s little elves have been very busy this year preparing 12 of the best Christmas treats to indulge your true love (or yourself) over the festive period. Loud and Clear proudly present….

12 Christmas Objects of Desire:

Astell and Kern Jr – pure, portable pleasure. £399
Stunning good looks, lightweight and compact yet delivering extraordinary sound quality,the AK Jr is today’s iPod for audiophiles. There’s enough internal memory for close to 100 CDs (non-compressed) and if you need more, just add a memory card. And when you’re not on the go, plug it into your PC or Mac as a high quality USB DAC. What HiFi’s Product of the Year 2015

Naim Mu-so – wireless HiFi with Naim expertise. £895
Gorgeous design, packed with features – Airplay, TIDAL, Spotify, Bluetooth, iRadio to name a few – and backed up by Naim’s renowned audio-engineering. For the first time, we have a desirable, convenient wireless speaker with audiophile sound quality.

Rega RP3 – beautiful vinyl playback. £475
The latest incarnation of Rega’s Planar 3 turntable, the RP3 combines stylish looks with effortless, precision playback at an unbelievable price. Our most popular turntable and for very good reasons.

KEF M400 – seriously cool on-ears. £200
Outstanding sound quality from state-of-the-art driver technology in a seductively sleek design engineered for total comfort. Available in Racing Blue, Sunset Orange, Deep Black or Champagne White, we’ll even gift-wrap them for you!

Devialet Phantom – futuristic, fabulous and French. £1390 / £1690
Simply put, the best and most exciting complete music streamer we have heard or seen. Phantom will find and play all of your digital music (iTunes, Tidal or Spotify playlist, studio master files, YouTube clips or other). And it will not just play your tunes, it will blow your socks off with power, clarity and sheer musical performance.

Linn Series 5 – flawless sound, impeccable style. from £9250
Featuring Linn’s Akurate network music player, Exakt digital technology and Space Optimisation+, Series 5 systems deliver incredible audio performance in a choice of compact, stylish packages. You can position these loudspeakers wherever they fit best aesthetically in your room and let Space Optimisation+ create the perfect sound. And with Linn Fabrik acoustically transparent textile cover, you can even design your own finish!

dCS Rossini – music doesn’t come much better than this. £15,500
Considered by many as manufacturer of the world’s finest source components, dCS’s truly superlative new Rossini player sets the performance standard for single-box digital systems. British designed and made to the highest standards, Rossini’s elegant chassis uses aerospace-grade machined aluminium with internal acoustic damping panels to minimise mechanical vibration and magnetic effects. The result? Simply superb digital music performance – with flexibility, without compromise.

MOON 230 HAD – indulgent headphone listening. £1150
Are you passionate about music and desire a unique personal listening experience, yet don’t have the urge to build a “full blown” music system? Are you looking for the perfect desktop solution for a computer based audio system? Do you already own a high-performance music system and have a craving to listen to headphones without making a compromise? Or do you simply want to get maximum performance from your reasonably efficient, unbalanced headphones? The possibilities are endless…

Grooveline Records – our very own disco-funk label.
Re-releasing some of the very best disco sounds ever recorded, Grooveline is a new side-project for us this year. Re-issuing fabulous disco tunes with no audio compromise, our records and CDs make the perfect stocking-filler!

Totem Kin Minis – our secret Santa stunner! £399
At less than 10″ tall, these mighty little speakers belie their ultra-compact design with simply breath-taking performance. Small enough to fit in spaces most loudspeakers can’t and yet super tuned for sonic and musical capability many floorstanders would be proud of. Jingle Bells!

New Sonos PLAY:5 – the ultimate smart speaker. £429
The best-sounding Sonos product we’ve ever heard and amazing performance for the price. Packed with more than double the power of the original PLAY:5 and featuring Trueplay, the new Sonos smart sound innovation that allows you to use their iPhone or iPad to fine-tune it for the best possible sound in any room. Your new standalone music centre? Or integrate into existing Sonos systems…..decisions, decisions…

RHA T20i – sexy, sophisticated and Scottish. £190
Beautifully designed, lightweight and comfortable – these may just be the perfect ear-bud. Perfect for those January mornings in the gym.

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So there you have it, spoilt for choice! Pop into 520 St. Vincent Street to hear any of our treats in action, or call us on 0141 221 0221.

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY!

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