Mike McDonald 2nd March 1955 – 8th July 2018

Mike McDonald 2nd March 1955 - 8th July 2018 Mike was a customer I had the pleasure to have known for over 35 years who sadly passed away after a three and a half year fight against  leukaemia on 8th July. Mike was a music fan first and foremost, and lots...

Audio Note CD-T Two/II CD Transport Review

Audio Note CDT-Two CD Transport Review It seems more and more people are realising just how incredible an Audio Note system sounds. And as more people are starting to hear music like never before, Audio Note are garnering high praise in the hi-fi press. This time,...

Audio Note Price Increase….

Audio Note Price Increase   We would just like to notify our customers that Audio Note will be undergoing a 12% price increase on all products as of 1st September. If you were planning an Audio Note purchase over the next few months, it may would be worthwhile getting...

Audio Note DAC 0.1x Review

Audio Note UK DAC 0.1x Review   Audio Note continue to receive positive reviews as more and more people listen to their products and experience music like never before. This time Richard Austen over at DAGOGO.com had some interesting things to say about...

Audiocounsel at Classic Album Sundays in Manchester

Classic Album Sundays launch in Manchester! We are very pleased to announce we will be providing a full Hi-fi system for Classic Album Sundays at Folk & Soul in Manchester's Northern Quarter this Sunday 19th July! What is Classic Album Sundays? Classic...

Audio Note DAC 2.1 Product Review

Audio Note DAC 2.1x Signature DAC Review We have been telling everyone how great Audio Note are, ever since we first heard an Audio Note system! It's not just us that feel that way, check out what Scott Hull over at Part Time Audiophile had to say when he sat down to...

North West Audio Show 2018

North West Audio Show 2018 We would like to thank everyone who came to visit us at this year's Cranage North West Audio Show last weekend. We had a fantastic time playing all kinds of music over the course of the weekend to a mostly packed out room! It's...

System Setup Workshop

System Setup Workshops   “Music heard so deeply that it is not heard at all, but you are the music while it lasts” -TS Elliot.  A system is more than just the equipment, right speaker cables, interconnects, mains leads and suitable support. Even the choice...

Diggle Blues Festival 2018

Diggle Blues Festival 2018 Diggle Blues Festival has just wrapped up for 2018 and it was bigger, better and bluesier than ever this year! It's always a great chance to catch some real blues music, in intimate settings in the heart of Saddleworth and this year's...

North West Audio Show 2018

North West Audio Show 2018 at Cranage Hall  There’s not long left until THE hi-fi show of the year at Cranage Hall in Cheshire. This year’s FREE two day event will be held 23rd-24th June. Audiocounsel will be playing a great sounding system in the Marie Curie suite,...

Audio Note Workshops

Audio Note Workshops - A thank you! We'd like to say a big thank you to all who attended the Audio Note workshops which we ran over the last fortnight. Some of the attendees came from far and wide, for a chance to listen to a truly astonishing Audio Note system....

Feast your ears on an Audio Note system! 

Feast your ears on an Audio Note System!    Over the last few years we have been introduced to the world of Audio Note. Since then music has never sounded so good! If you love the sound of real LIVE music, we think that an Audio Note system is a must-listen!! Don’t...

Check out our vinyl collection online

Check out our vinyl collection online   We now have a wide selection of vinyl for sale that you can browse through on our website... Click here to check it out and see if there is anything that takes your fancy!...

Christmas Hours

Christmas Hours:    Sunday 24th Christmas Eve: Closed Monday 25th Christmas Day: Closed Tuesday 26th Boxing Day: Closed Wednesday 27th- 30th of December: Appointment only Sunday 31st New Years Eve: Closed Monday 1st New Years Day: Closed Tuesday 2nd:...

The Home Hi-Fi Show Harrogate

The Home Hifi Show - Harrogate On the 21st and 22nd of October the Home Hi-Fi Show of Harrogate is back... This is a two day Hi-Fi show being held at The Old Swan Hotel from 10am-5pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday. Audio Note will have a room at the show so we...

Revamp of the shop

We were wondering what to do with the shop, Mick Jagger said "paint it black" Morrissey said "paint a vulgar picture" in the end we took Tom Waits advice and put on a "new coat of paint"...

Winter Warmers

Winter Warmers Audio Note Workshop   We are running 3 Audio Note workshops on October 19th, 20th and 21st. There will be one session each day from 10am till 2pm. These events will be quite special as we will be playing a high level Audio Note system. This is not a...

System of the month….

The New Heco Direkt Einklang... We have had the pleasure of listening to the new Heco direckt 1 Loud Speakers and WOW what a speaker! With just a single 8inch drive unit these speakers did not fail to impress.  Paired  with an A10 Pure Sound Amplifier and a Audio Note...