Perreaux Blog

  • True Colours

    True Colours

    • 28 Jul, 2016
    • Perreaux

    We Kiwis also have a very rich vein of musical history to mine. I'm drawn to Split Enz and their great album 'True Colours'...So many memories come flooding in whenever I play it.

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  • Jimmy Barnes

    Jimmy

    • 25 Jul, 2016
    • Perreaux

    Our Aussie cousins across the ditch have got more than a few good men amongst their ranks. I'm drawn to Jimmy Barnes and band ,'Cold Chisel', who over the years has been known to belt out some of my all time favourite ballads. Kiwi Perreaux amps think you're all right!

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  • Aussie Crawl

    Slow burner

    • 20 Jul, 2016
    • Perreaux

    At 56, I guess you could say my music tastes are not to the likes of my children. I pity them with all that hip hop stuff. Sheesh, it just doesn't make a whole lot of sense to my mind. Still each to their own i guess. Here is an old favourite from across the ditch.

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  • Survey

    Perreaux Survey

    • 19 Jul, 2016
    • Perreaux

    Here at Perreaux we greatly value your opinion and we want to know what you think. Take our quick survey and as a thank you, go in the draw to win a pair of Perreaux RCA 1.0 cables!

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  • Aussie Kangaroo

    Exclusive agent for Australia appointed

    • 19 Jul, 2016
    • Perreaux

    We are pleased to introduce BMC Wolesale in Melbourne as our new exclusive agent for Australia....

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  • maxiimising your listening pleasure

    Maximising your listening pleasure

    • 19 Jul, 2016
    • Perreaux

    Looking to set up a hi fi system but not sure where to start? Check out our key pointers to get yourself on the right track to maximising your listening pleasure.

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  • Mayer Hawthorne

    Groovin

    • 19 Jul, 2016
    • Perreaux

    Sometimes a song comes along that really resonates with me. Mayer Hawthorne sings " a long time" and wow it is one lively little tune indeed that he belts it out in great falsetto style. I also like the YouTube video that goes along with it...all in all...a very lively performance indeed!

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  • Girl you'll be a woman soon

    The Diamond

    • 8 Jul, 2016
    • Perreaux

    Neil Diamond has so many great hits in his repotoire. In particular, I'm drawn to his song, "Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon" which reached #10 on the U.S. pop singles chart in 1967. More recently, his song enjoyed a second life when it appeared on the 1994 Pulp Fiction soundtrack, performed by rock band Urge Overkill. Enjoy

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  • For the love of money

    For the love of money

    • 28 Jun, 2016
    • Perreaux

    "For the Love of Money" is a soul/Funk song recorded by Soul group The O’Jays, and was issued as a single in late 1973.

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  • Caravanserai

    Early experiments in mainstream music

    • 23 Jun, 2016
    • Perreaux

    I’m drawn to one of Santana’s early albums called ‘Caravanserai’. To my mind it represents an early attempt at producing a mainstream album based around the idea of jazz like instrumental tracks.

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  • Joe Cocker

    Gravelly voices

    • 21 Jun, 2016
    • Perreaux

    "Joe" Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance and definitive versions of popular songs.

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  • The mood of music

    The moods of music

    • 16 Jun, 2016
    • Perreaux

    At Perreaux, we're busy designing and manufacturing highest quality audio componentry. The end result of which is that when you listen to music, it has every chance of sounding as good as it can. Importantly, there are all manner of things you will need to pay attention to and cover off in order to achieve exceptional sound. That said, utilizing exceptional Perreaux audio components is always a great starting point. Great product aside, here are some of the more routine aspects that you may also need to take into account.

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  • Tammy Wynette

    Who does it better?

    • 14 Jun, 2016
    • Perreaux

    "Stand by Your Man" is a song co-written by Tammy Wynette and Billy Sherrill and originally recorded by Wynette, released as a single in the United States in September 1968. It proved to be the most successful record of Wynette's career, and is one of the most covered songs in the history of country music.

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  • Casino Royale

    The look of love

    • 9 Jun, 2016
    • Perreaux

    'The Look of Love' is a popular song composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and originally sung by English pop singer Dusty Springfield, which appeared in the 1967 James Bond film, Casino Royale.

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  • Loudspeaker placement

    Radical experimentation in loudspeaker placement and 'toe in'

    Obtaining the very best from your hifi system can involve a fair amount of experimentation. That said, there are a set of general guidelines that you can adhere to. However as they say, ‘the devil is in the details’ and no amount of guidelines can cover the multitude of acoustic variations that are found in room, floor and furnishing dimensions, seating positions and treatments.

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  • New DAC

    New DAC's coming soon

    Our DAC's (Digital to analogue converters) are undergoing development and getting a face lift!

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  • Reggae

    Roots Rock Reggae

    • 30 May, 2016
    • Perreaux

    Born in Jamaica in the 60's. Mainstream by the late 70's. Reggae's musical style remains a pleasurable and memorable listening experience.

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  • Competition Winner

    Congratulations to Nicole!

    • 27 May, 2016
    • Perreaux

    Nicole is our happy RCA cable competition winner.. could you be the next?

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  • Apples and Oranges

    Influences on high quality audio

    • 24 May, 2016
    • Perreaux

    During the 1980's high quality audio companies did exceptional levels of business. Interest was very high and the audio enthusiast market was rapidly expanding. Everything was ‘blue skies’ until along came a couple of game changers.

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  • Frankie valli

    Falsetto

    • 24 May, 2016
    • Perreaux

    Falsetto was a popular singing style. Alas I haven't heard too much of it recently?

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