NBL: Perhaps not an Audio Icon, but…

Since launching the Audio Icons hi-fi print project I’ve had a few requests from Naim enthusiasts to include an illustration of the NBL, a speaker I conceived and co-developed at Naim during the last years of the 20th Century. On the grounds however that implying a speaker I designed is “iconic” might seem a little, well, self reverential, I’d always resisted the temptation to illustrate […]

Not the LS3/5a

Thanks to a commission from Sound On Sound to write a feature on the fabled BBC LS3/5A monitor  (combined with a review of the Graham Audio Chartwell LS3/5), I found myself extensively researching the story of the speaker. I mean, the last thing I needed to do when writing about the ‘3/5A was to get anything wrong […]