We had a great time at this wonderful one day Festival at Hatfield House yesterday and for once the weather smiled on us and the sun didn't stop shining.
Highlights for me were the ever brilliant Chris Wood, Braebach and Show of Hands who finished the day on a high note, although I have to say the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain's rendition of Kraftwerk's - The Model was also a stand out moment.
If you're the wrong side of 40 like me you can't beat a festival where at the…Continue
Added by Tom Tom Audio on July 23, 2012 at 14:45 — No Comments
A day or so after James’ visit to Focal it was the turn of the press to be shown the facilities and technologies that this impressive company has at its disposal. We started our tour at the cabinet factory in the small town of Bourbon Lancy, this is where Focal builds and finishes the woodwork for its Utopia and Electra ranges, the top end stuff with the complicated shapes and fancy finishes. It’s not a huge place but there’s an awful lot of precision machined MDF in it and the quality of…Continue
Added by Jason on July 17, 2012 at 12:55 — No Comments
I'm delighted to introduce our new guest blogger, Mr Jason Kennedy, former editor of Hi Fi Choice magazine, revered audio journalist, muso and all around good egg.
Jason's writing has a wit and charm all of its own and I'm looking forward to reading his regular missives from the front line.…Continue
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Date: 3 July 2012
Location: Saint Etienne, France
I've just spent a very enjoyable three days in France touring the Focal factory and meeting the team over there. I have to say if you ever get the chance its well worth a visit as these guys manufacture literally everything in house and some of the…Continue
Added by Tom Tom Audio on July 5, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments
I'm delighted to announce that Paddy Ford has won the first pair of Focal headphones in our member's free prize draw.
We've been knocked out by the response to the launch of the club with over 200 members having joined already in our first month and we'll draw another name for a pair of headphones when we reach 250 members.
If you have yet to join please do come on board as there are many benefits and if you are already a member please do get involved and share your fascinating…Continue