In the eyes (and ears) of most listeners, there’s only one thing less fashionable than classical music – and that’s jazz. The common image of jazz is a result of its enthusiasts… But don’t be put off. Andrew Everard argues its case…Read more >>>
What is How to Live it?
How To Live It is your guide to the newest and best home-entertainment and mobile tech. The experts at Stuff.tv and Whathifi.com, with support from LG, will show how it can enrich your life - and how you can make the most of now. It is a place to escape, to learn and, simply, to make life good.
Want to know how to make a movie using only a smartphone? We take you behind the scenes of our short film Many Happy Returns…Read more >>>
The great thing about film-making these days is that everyone can do it. All you need is an idea, a camera and a couple of friends. And as luck would have it, there’s a great snapper in LG’s G3 smartphone…Read more >>>
It’s not for parents but it certainly was for a 16-year-old Verity Burns… Albums that you queue up for you hope will be keepers. The Marshall Mathers LP did the job.Read more >>>
“A genre built on failures” is as good a way as any to describe it. What came to be called ‘Northern soul’ came, fundamentally, from artistes and record companies who saw how the dance-floors of the mid-60s were in thrall to the soul/rhythm’n’blues of the USA. They fancied a piece of the action.Read more >>>
Four months ago we launched our Rising Stars contest – a search for a great undiscovered tech writer. There was only one rule: you couldn’t be employed as a tech journo. We now have a winner…Read more >>>
Find your coloured contacts: What Hi-Fi?’s Kashfia Kabir takes on a Marilyn Manson classic.Read more >>>
Simon Lucas accepts the challenge: name your all-time, definitive favourite album.Read more >>>
Following Metallica’s barnstorming set at Glastonbury, it’s time to welcome a bit of heaviness into your life. Feel free to do that devil-horns thing with your fingers as Steve Bidmead dives into the mosh pit…Read more >>>
An all-in-one surround-sound system is a neat solution, says What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision’s Kashfia Kabir. All you need to do is add a TV and voilà! You have a cinema in your living room.Read more >>>