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Hi Fi Show 2019 - Report

Hi Fi Show 2019 - Report

Unfortunately I couldn't make this years hi fi show, so I was delighted when one of our good friends offered to do a write up on it for us. Thank you George! 

"For the first time, the autumn “UK Hi-Fi Show” took up weekend residence at the Ascot Grandstand in leafy Berkshire. There were no tailored outfits to behold, Bolly to guzzle or foie gras canapes to feast upon. The only enclosures were ones which had speaker drive units in them and an abundance of aluminium audio equipment casings.

Instead of jockeys we had interesting reps and distributors to chat with, which was fine by me..."

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The Reference Room - Playing at Hi-Fi Corner October 2019

The Reference Room - Playing at Hi-Fi Corner October 2019

This month in our Reference room, feeling a little indulgent, we set up a system, that on paper might not seem conventional, but it is really more than the sum of its parts.

In audiophile quarters we tend to group products into price bands. However this week we decided to make an ensemble base the sonic capabilities of each piece; ignoring the prices of each object. This is what happened. 

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KT Tunstall in conversation with Colin Mackenzie about vinyl and her new LP Acoustic Extravaganza

KT Tunstall in conversation with Colin Mackenzie about vinyl and her new LP Acoustic Extravaganza

Below you will find the link to Hi-Fi Corner's very own Colin Mackenzie in conversation with KT Tunstall regarding the new vinyl pressing of her 2006 Solo album Acoustic Extravaganza.

By listening to the interview you will hear KT talk about the story behind this Album and what it means to her for it to finally have it released on vinyl. Listen to KT talk about how the music, album cover and physical music comes together to create something truly special. A vinyl record.

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The Story of Hi-Fi Corner - An Insider Report

The Story of Hi-Fi Corner - An Insider Report

Vinyl revival is the flipside to high street downturn for thriving legend of hi-fi We are greatly pleased to share this editorial article that has just been published in the Scottish Business Insider. Scotland’s top business magazine. The story of Hi-Fi Corner… proudly stocking the finest equipment at its new Edinburgh store.

The story of one of Scotland’s legendary hi-fi stores could be viewed as a long playing record. A concept album about an independent retailer’s journey to provide the best available sound and vision systems to discerning customers.

This is Hi-Fi Corner's soundtrack, a business that is bucking the retail trend by opening a fabulous showroom near the seafront at Portobello in Edinburgh...

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Hi-Fi Corner Insider - By Hi-Fi Choice

Hi-Fi Corner Insider - By Hi-Fi Choice

We are delighted to share this article about our new HiFi Corner showroom which features in this month’s Hi-Fi Choice. In case you haven't heard, in addition to our award winning Falkirk store, we also operate from what is now the UK's biggest experiential showroom, boasting 8500sq ft of showroom space, a warehouse and no fewer than six listening rooms.  These comprise of two hi-fi rooms, one reference quality hi-fi demo room, two cinemas,  a headphone booth and TV and lifestyle area.

As Hi-Fi Choice kindly say: "The sound is superb; the acoustics are excellent - neutral without sounding like an anechoic chamber or broadcast studio - and the system is revealing yet beguilingly musical. Indeed, despite the relatively low-priced pre/power being used, it is one of the finest sounds I have heard at a UK dealer." - David Price Hi-Fi Choice 2019

You can read the full article here, but in addition, we would encourage you to drop in and see what all the noise is about.  

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From Chairman to Chieftain...

From Chairman to Chieftain...

Dr Colin Mackenzie, Chairman of Hi-Fi Corner, donned his tartan to lead Killin's 25th Highland Games.
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Hi-Fi Corner Boosts Edinburgh's Status to 'Hi-Fi Mecca' of Europe

Hi-Fi Corner Boosts Edinburgh's Status to 'Hi-Fi Mecca' of Europe

We are absolutely delighted to be featured in this recent article from The Scotsman.

The article covers head honcho Struan Mackenzie discussing our recent move, a bit about our history, and the level of service we provide.

Read the full article HERE.

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