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Rob from Sonata HiFi

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Sometimes, when things seem to be getting overly complicated and you really can’t see the wood for the trees, I’ve always felt the best thing to do is revert back to first principles or look to the KISS acronym (Keep It Simple, Stupid). This is especially true when looking at sound, which is essentially a… Read more »

Rob from Sonata HiFi

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The Sound of Music… OK, don’t panic, this is not going to be an ode to the Von Trapp family singers, but more a look into the relationship between sound and music. A great man once said, “sound is music, and music is sound”, which neatly sums things up. Music is an art form, some… Read more »

Rega System One

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The perfect all-in-one analogue solution. The Rega System One is designed to be simple to set up, easy to use and deliver a true analogue experience straight out of the box. Consisting of the multi-award winning Planar 1 turntable, the io amplifier, Kyte loudspeakers and all the cables you need to immerse yourself in the… Read more »

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This premium edition of the award-winning Mu-so 2nd Generation is dressed in sustainable hardwood, with a unique light grille – giving you more choices to suit your styling. Easy playback from all your devices with Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2, and Chromecast built-in, which delivers multiple services including Deezer and Google Play Music. Direct streaming from… Read more »

Ex demo stock for sale

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Lots of ex-demo bargains to be had and all come in excellent condition, boxed and warrantied (except for trade-in and used products) Have a browse and give us a call or send us an email if anything takes your fancy. Tel: 0330 111 5653 Email: rob@sonatahifi.com Ex-demo… Goldmund Telos 590 NextGen integrated amp (ex-demo) – £12,000… Read more »

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There are still some bargains available! We’ve had a look through our storage unit and decided to sell some of our demo stock. All of these products are in excellent condition, come boxed with manufacturers warranties (except traded in units). Have a browse and contact us if there’s anything that takes your fancy… Contact us… Read more »

Party at the Handel/Hendrix Museum

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We’re excited to have been asked for the second year running by Classic Album Sundays and the Jimi Hendrix Museum to install a high-end music system at the upcoming Hendrix ‘Friday Late’ event this Friday 8th February in Mayfair, London. The iconic venue at 25 Brook Street was where Hendrix lived from 1968–69 and referred to as ‘my first real home of my… Read more »

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Join us for a Pink Floyd Experience on Sun 10th June at the Vinyl Revival in Barnes. Guest speakers will include John Giddings, music agent and promoter who has worked with the Rolling Stones, Iggy Pop, Dave Bowie to name a few, and who is also responsible for resurrecting the Isle of Wight Festival which he… Read more »

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We were privileged to be asked to install a sound system at the Hendrix Museum for a private launch party of ‘Both Sides of the Sky’. The album presents 13 studio recordings made between 1968 and 1970, 10 of which have never been released before. Jam sessions and alternate takes fill this double album with… Read more »

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“…the SE is by far the quietest and most revealing digital source I have encountered in three decades of reviewing” These wise words were written by well known hi-fi reviewer,Jason Kennedy, about the superb Innuos Zenith SE music server, a product that has become a real game-changer at Sonata and redefined the whole architecture of… Read more »