The Absolute Sound’s Top Picks in High-End Audio and Music 2017

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The Absolute Sound’s Top Picks in High-End Audio and Music 2017 is your essential guide to the best hi-fi components and music of the year, along with some perennial favorites. You’ll get a wide range of mini-reviews of our recommendations for Loudspeakers, ElectronicsDigital and Analog Sources, and Cables/Power Products, plus:

Top Music reviews of 2017’s best releases across genres and all formats

Informative how-to feature articles from the latest (fifth) edition of Robert Harley’s classic Complete Guide to High-End Audio:

  • How to Choose Loudspeakers

  • How Much Amplifier Power Do You Need?

  • What to Listen for When Choosing a DAC or Other Digital Sources
  • How to Choose Cables

For the best in portable audio gear, check out our new Ultimate Guide to Headphones & Personal Audio, a special print edition produced in collaboration with TAS’ sister publication, HiFi+.

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