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About Simon Wilce

I am mid-forties, married with young children, but retired from work through a severe stroke that has left me restricted in movement but with plenty of time to listen, watch, opine and review. My interests include, in no particular order, music, streaming and hi-resolution music, books and film. My latest interest centres around exploring vinyl on my hi-fi.
Latest Posts | By Simon Wilce
The future of Virtual Reality
10 months ago

The future of Virtual Reality

If you were in any way concerned about how close we are to leaving reality behind before approaching a virtual world, it might be a good idea to look away …
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Oppo HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier Review
2 years ago

Oppo HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier Review

The Good: An aesthetically perfect companion for a mobile music lover that adds depth and character to any high quality music source.

The Bad: Nothing to speak of apart from …
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Ministry Of Sound Launch New Audio Range In ‘The Box’
2 years ago

Ministry Of Sound Launch New Audio Range In ‘The Box’

Ministry of Sound, the world-famous nightclub and music brand, this week launched its Ministry of Sound Audio Range, featuring a host of premium audio devices including portable wireless speakers, Wi-Fi …
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Raumfeld Stereo L: Floor Standing Wireless Speakers Review
2 years ago

Raumfeld Stereo L: Floor Standing Wireless Speakers Review

The ‘Stereo L’ speakers are wireless floor standing speakers for a larger ‘show piece’ room or main lounge. They have a built in amplifier and audio DAC, allowing the streaming of stored music or other streaming services such as Tidal or Spotify
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Damson Headbones Review: Bone Conducting Bluetooth Headphones
2 years ago

Damson Headbones Review: Bone Conducting Bluetooth Headphones

This is a review of Damson’s British-made bone conducting headphones called Headbones. Priced at £99.99, they work using a Bluetooth connection and sit on the temporal bone, just level with and in front of your ears.
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Bluesound Node Review: Goodbye Sonos, Hello Bluesound
2 years ago

Bluesound Node Review: Goodbye Sonos, Hello Bluesound

The Bluesound Node is a wireless streaming music player that finally connects all of your digital music to any existing stereo system.
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TIDAL’s New Owner Jay-Z Announces His Vision For High Quality Music #TidalforAll
2 years ago

TIDAL’s New Owner Jay-Z Announces His Vision For High Quality Music #TidalforAll

Jay-Z tonight outlined his vision as the new owner of TIDAL in a live streamed broadcast to the planet.

In case you haven’t heard of TIDAL before, it’s essentially a music streaming …
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Bluesound Duo Speaker Review
2 years ago

Bluesound Duo Speaker Review

The Bluesound Duo is standard 2.1 compact powered subwoofer and satellite speaker combination that is a formidable performer. Read my full thoughts here.
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Raumfeld Launch High Fidelity Multi-Room Streaming System
2 years ago

Raumfeld Launch High Fidelity Multi-Room Streaming System

Raumfeld’s new suite of streaming products include high quality floor-standing room fillers, very stylish book shelf cubes and a simple high quality speaker for your ‘quieter rooms’.
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Oppo HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier Released This Week
2 years ago

Oppo HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier Released This Week

I saw the Oppo HA-2 headphone amplifier as a pre-production version at the headroom portable audio show earlier this year. It was a sleek, thin, elegant and aesthetically pleasing piece …
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