The first Piano Spa album was released in 2005, but its origin started way back, in 1996. After practicing piano for over 15 years, inspiration struck me and I started composing piano music from 1996. Pacific Dreams was one of the first few piano compositions…

I was listening to Mediacorp Symphony 92.4 FM radio on my way to work when I instantly recognised the mesmerising motif of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons being repeated over and over again. I hit the Soundhound button on my smartphone quickly and it identified the…

LG V20 features ES9218 Hi-Fi 32-bit DAC from ESS, while LG G6 (selected regions) appears to use ES9218+ variant. The V20 comes with 3 AOP Mic while G6 only has 2 AOP. This means the G6 does not support directional mic, where I can adjust the…

Here’s a musical event to share for those who likes Chinese orchestral music.  Ding Yi Music Company is founded in 2007 and is the first Chinese chamber music ensemble in Singapore. Other than traditional Chinese music, they also perform contemporary and even cross-genre works. Under…

2016 is an exceptional year for me and my blog. I published 144 articles, averaging 12 posts per month. I reviewed almost 40 headphones and earphones, 5 speakers, around 20 smartphones and tablets, 15 wearables, 11 cameras, and 5 cars. Every single product tested and…

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It’s 5 days left to Christmas. If you have not decided what to buy for that special person, here are my recommendations. There are reasons why I love them which I will share with you. No bullshit (quote from Klipsch founder), no commissions, all personal…

There is a music event happening in Singapore on 30 Nov 2016. 5 music artistes from Japan and Singapore will come together for a one-night performance at the Victoria Concert Hall. This is the third edition of the concert, held annually since 2014 under the…

Nothing could prepare me for the experience I received from listening the Sennheiser HE 1 headphone system priced at €50,000. Earlier this year, I attended the CanJam 2016 Singapore and tried the Sennheiser Opheus HE 90, which was the best headphones system, until Sennheiser created the…

After reviewing a few in-ear headphones in a row, it is refreshing to review an over-ear headphones. Master & Dynamic Singapore distributor contacted me to pique my interest in reviewing the headphones. After looking through the catalog, I decided to ask to review the MW60,…

ZealSound wrote to me one day to inquire if I was interested in reviewing their wood earphones. I then visited the Amazon website link that they sent to me and checked out some of the reviews consumers left. With an average of 4.4 out of 5…

Plantronics may appear to be just another company that sells wireless communication products like audio headsets, but instead of creating just another “me too” Bluetooth sports headset, Plantronics latest BackBeat GO 3 incorporates several features that makes the headset a little extra special. Redesigned The…

Alpha & Delta is an in-house brand since 2015 by local company Lend Me UR Ears who specialises in China-branded audio headphones. They have a retail store in Singapore and also carries several other brands like Fischer Audio. The D2 series is a low-cost earphones…

There are so many audio products out there, it is extremely difficult for me to review all and recommend. For unknown brands without reliable reviews, the chances of a consumer purchase may be slim. But whatever that reaches my ears, I can safely recommend. Thanks…

AverTek approached me to review a set of gaming speaker. While I am not a gamer, I’m quite happy to give it a go to review its audio capabilities. About AVerMedia Ballista AVerMedia is based in Taipei, Taiwan since early 1990s, specialising in communication and…

LG has sold 10 million Bluetooth headsets over the past 5 years. It is an achievement that goes to show how popular and successful the headsets are. I want to experience what other 9.999 million consumers are enjoying with this neckband-style headset, so I requested…

Nakamichi launched its first wireless Bluetooth fitness headset for workouts and sports, coated with liquid repellent coating for water and sweat proof. While I have reviewed a handful of sports headsets, I felt that this headset is worth my recommendation with a selling price at a low-$100.…