The YG XV Juniors in G504 were a stand-out sound in the few hours we had to look around today. Driven by Krell electronics in a mid-sized room with very little acoustic treatment, they offered some of the best bass quality we have ever heard: deep, fast and tight. A track of Japanese Koto drummers […]
The long awaited date has arrived and we have arrived in Tokyo, only a little worse for wear from the nearly 12 hour flight. The Tokyo International Audio Show is at the Tokyo International Forum, which is an architectural masterpiece as well as great place for a conference. We came straight across after our flight […]
In G401 at the Tokyo International Audio Show, an all-TAD system (Technical Audio Devices Laboratories to give their full name) was playing some exceptional jazz. Bringing together their Reference components with the floor-standing Reference One speakers, there was beautiful imaging from the coaxial midrange/tweeter and lots of detail but still very relaxing listening.
A busy weekend ahead! There are teams from Criterion at both the Indulgence Show in London and the Tokyo International Audio Show. As always, we are on the lookout for great new brands to offer. Let us know if you have any requests!
The Hi-Fi Show Live 2017 approaches again for another year on the weekend of the 21st-22nd of October hosted by Hi-Fi News magazine. Criterion Audio have been chosen as the exclusive retailer exibiting this year. Come and join us for a chat and a listen for another great weekend at this exciting show. We will be […]
Criterion Audio are proud to announce that we have been selected as the exclusive dealer in the Cambridgeshire area for the legendary BBC Licence LS3/5A loudspeaker that has been handmade to the exact specifications as the original loudspeaker from 1976 by Falcon Acoustics. This exceptional mini monitor has improved cabinet finishes, they are hand assembled […]
After a long wait we now have the first model in Naim’s new Uniti range arrive, the Atom. The perfect solution if you are looking for a high quality audio system in one small and neat box. Just add speakers of you choice. So far we have been very impressed, very slick operation, beautiful build […]
We are pround to announce Criterion Audio are now stockists for the award winning range of cartridges made by Shelter of Japan. Shelter have been hand making cartridges since 1986 and have rarely been seen in the UK. They have earned an amazing reputation worldwide but here in the UK they have not been representated until […]
Celebrating it’s 45th anniversary The Rolling Stones ‘Exile on Main St.’ is our album of the month for June! Criterion Audio will once again be providing a high-end system for another Classic Album Sunday’s event at Hidden Rooms Cambridge on the 4th of June. A sprawling double album encompassing rock & roll, blues, soul, and […]
As Radiohead’s OK Computer turns twenty in May, Classic Album Sundays have decided to celebrate with album listening sessions around the world. Criterion Audio will once again be providing another high-end audio system at Hidden Rooms Cambridge to play the vinyl version of this classic album on the 7th of May. Brimming with genuine emotion and […]