Editorial for March 2015

Published on March 1, 2015


oppo_logo2'This month we are awarding a single high-end planar magnetic headphone from Oppo, valued at $699.  The MP-2 uses the same driver and diaphragm construction as the $1100 PM-1.  It has a very natural and life-like sound quality, with high sensitivity and scalability. Reviewers have praised its build and audio quality. Awards and reviews are here. It will go to one of our readers who registers this month using our simple form. The winner will be listed below in early April.

Here is the lucky winner of last month’s drawing for the 51-CD set of the complete Sviatoslav Richter piano recordings from nearly 40 years:  Radley M. Smith of Ann Arbor, MI. 


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