Articles by Mohammed Samji

CES 2017: TIDAL Masters brings MQA

January 6, 2017

A juicy tasting of MQA was experienced at T.H.E Show @ Newport on a Meridian Ultra DAC, and ever since we have anxiously awaited the arrival of more MQA content. The day has finally arrived…. At CES 2017, TIDAL announced it will [...]

Newport 2016: Nordost

June 27, 2016

NEWPORT 2016: NORDOST Nordost came out swinging at T.H.E. Show assembling a beautiful room of all-star components that just sang together and included the largest turntable isolation base seen since since I started this hobby. Nordost was [...]

Newport 2016: MSB Technology

June 21, 2016

Back at RMAF 2013, I got to experience the MSB Analog DAC.  It was their entry level DAC priced at $6995. 2 minutes into listening, it was clear…. I wanted to hear more and more of it. I had never experienced digital reproduction that [...]

Newport 2016: Sugarcube SweetVinyl

June 18, 2016

I recall being 9 years old, breaking the seal on my dad’s fresh LPs, giving them a clean and accidentally spilling LAST cleaning fluid everywhere with that darn dropper, then copying them to audio cassettes for portability. Even at the young age, [...]

Newport 2016: Wireworld

June 15, 2016

At THE Show, I got a new perspective on cables. Cables are a highly contentious topic in our industry, and it was refreshing to spend a few minutes with David Salz, Designer and Founder of Wireworld, on his perspective. Things people can’t argue: [...]