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“Guts and glory”: Kerr Acoustic’s K320 mk3 floorstanding loudspeaker wins Hi-Fi Choice group test

Six of the best mid-price floorstanding loudspeakers go head to head in the October issue of Hi-Fi Choice. Reviewer David Price is particularly moved by Kerr Acoustic’s “highly composed sound, firecracker dynamics and oodles of guts and glory.”

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“A class act” from pro to home: Hi-Fi Critic reviews Kerr Acoustic’s K300 Mk3 loudspeaker

Kerr Acoustic’s Jes Kerr came from a background as a session musician and producer, so when he turned to loudspeaker design, his focus was initially on the professional studio market. However, Kerr has since turned his sights towards home audio and on bringing professional-quality hi-fi to the music-loving listener. Reviewer Chris Frankland likes what he’s hearing.

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‘Pro and Home Audio: Bridging the Gap’: Stranger High Fidelity & Sound Fowndations to stage a very special UK event, 14 & 15 August 2021

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Stranger High Fidelity, the exciting bespoke hi-fi retail service launched in 2020 by Cameron Jenkins of independent record label Stranger Records, is collaborating with specialist high-end audio distributor Sound Fowndations to stage an exclusive event at the iconic Real World Studios this August.

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“A remarkable achievement”: Kerr Acoustic’s K320 Mk3 loudspeaker earns an Editor’s Choice badge from The Ear

Jes Kerr is an audio designer / engineer to watch, believes The Ear’s Jason Kennedy. Most of the people who really appreciate good sound and make good sounding equipment grew up in the heyday of hi-fi in the 50s, 60s and 70s, he writes. “But there are a few exceptions and Jes Kerr is one of them.” Kerr started Kerr Acoustics in his mid-twenties and is not yet 30, yet his distinctive loudspeakers were already gracing the kind of professional studios that produce chart-topping records before he expanded into home audio a couple of years ago. 

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Stereophile interviews Cameron Jenkins of Stranger High Fidelity: can he bridge the gap between pro audio engineering and home hi-fi?

“Why is there so much separation between the professional audio and audiophile worlds? Is that separation by design, or even necessity?” asks Julie Mullins in US hi-fi magazine Stereophile. Mullins is putting the question to David Denyer and Cameron Jenkins, who are challenging that separation. Jenkins is an award-winning recording engineer and record label owner who has worked with Lana Del Rey, the Verve, John Cale and many others; he recently launched Stranger High Fidelity, a bespoke high-end audio retail service that operates from his UK pro recording studios.

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No longer just for pros: Kerr Acoustic loudspeakers now available to home listeners

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Kerr Acoustic is already a well-known name in professional audio circles – the company’s loudspeakers were used to mix and master rapper J Hus’s Big Conspiracy, which has just enjoyed a week-long stint at number one in the UK’s official top-40 album charts. Now, founder Jes Kerr plans to bring his high resolution loudspeakers to the home audiophile market, via a new UK distribution agreement with Berkshire-based Sound Fowndations.

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