April 2009 Archives

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Respected Specialist Audio publication, US-based Stereophile, is the latest audience to be stunned by the musical, room-filling sound of our Majik 109 bookshelf loudspeaker.

Robert J. Reina declared, ‘I found myself staring at the speakers, awestruck at their realism, which forced me to pay attention.’

‘I was thrilled with every minute I spent with the Linn Majik 109. It’s an attractive, affordable, well-made bookshelf speaker with a level of high-frequency reproduction that far exceeds everything near its price.’

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Enjoy a special live performance from Linn’s latest signing, singer Maeve O’Boyle, at the Apple store in Glasgow in May.

Maeve will perform a selection of songs from her highly-anticipated debut album “All My Sins”, due for release in June 2009, including the single “Swimming Upstream”.

If you can’t make this performance, don’t worry. Maeve is touring all round the UK and Ireland during May, June and July, so there will be lots more opportunities to hear this exciting new artist.

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Linn Records’ ‘Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41’ by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Sir Charles Mackerras, has received two nominations from the prestigious Classical Brit Awards.

Sir Charles Mackerras has been nominated in the Male Artist of the Year category as well as for the Critics’ Award, along with the SCO, for this highly-acclaimed recording.

The results will be announced in a dazzling ceremony on Thursday the 14th May at the Royal Albert Hall and will be broadcast the following week on ITV1.

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Capitalise on the performance of your Majik 140 loudspeakers with a new solid aluminium upgrade stand - a simple and cost-effective way to get even more performance from your loudspeakers.

Over four times heavier than the standard option, the discreet black upgrade stand provides a solid foundation on which Majik 140 can really perform at its best. The added mass and rigidity ensures complete stability for more musical clarity and control.

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Linn Records’ ‘Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41’ by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Sir Charles Mackerras has won the Orchestral Award and the Disc of the Year Award at the prestigious BBC Music Magazine Awards.

The Orchestral Award was decided by a public vote whilst the recording was selected Disc of the Year from the final 18 nominations by the BBC Music Magazine Jury.

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Senior Linn Engineers, Ian Wilson, David Williamson and Trevor Stacey, took time out recently to answer your Radikal and Urika questions first-hand at Linn’s first live online Q&A session.

They answered close to 100 of your questions which came thick and fast during the extended session (originally planned for an hour, but lasted almost two!), and read with interest your system details, ideas and survey responses.

If you weren’t around for the live session, you can watch the replay.

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Sit back, relax and experience the most exhilarating performance from an LP12 ever at a Linn Musical Event near you.

The ‘Out of this World - LP12 SE’ Event Series, featuring the new Radikal and Urika upgrades takes place between April and June 2009 at Linn Turntable Specialists worldwide.

Many will be attended by Senior Linn Engineers, giving you the chance to speak directly to the people working day-to-day on the longest-lived hi-fi product of all time.

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The famed LP12 SE upgrades continue with two astounding new additions for the Sondek LP12 - Radikal, a DC motor upgrade, and Urika, an internal phono stage.

Together these new products represent a completely new way of powering and amplifying the Sondek LP12, so you get even more value from your record collection by revealing a new level of performance that’s simply out of this world.

Radikal features a DC motor with incredible performance, extremely low levels of electromagnetic interference and a speed management system that provides a new level of rotational accuracy.

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