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Podcast: How Cambridge Audio’s “Music First” Ethos is Making Itself a Final Destination For Music Listeners

This must be the place. Coral Williamson, Communications Manager for Cambridge Audio joins us on the podcast to explain why their “music first” ethos is working.

Cambridge Audio has been a “music first” brand since its inception and one would like to think that every company that designs and manufactures audio components and loudspeakers shares that same ethos. With so much emphasis on the hardware, it is most certainly refreshing to see that the British manufacturer is taking a different approach to reach a new audience that is not obsessed with all of the technology that we focus on when it comes to music reproduction. All of these boxes are nothing more than instruments with which to enjoy art.

Between its new “Made by Music” Podcast and a world-class selection of high-end audio components and loudspeakers for almost every price point, Cambridge Audio is rather quickly becoming a one-stop shop for a new generation of music listeners. Coral Williamson, Communications Manager for Cambridge Audio, joins us on the podcast to discuss the Cambridge revolution and where this remarkable British brand is headed.

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  1. ORT

    July 28, 2023 at 7:51 pm

    For the most part manufacturers do not “make” music. They do how ever, bring it to us via their equipment. I have never really wanted to hear music as though I were “there” unless I really was there. It is often too LOUD when LIVE.

    There may yet come a day when the “Star Trek – The Next Generation Holodeck” is available as a home theater/audio device. Unfortunately I also think that it will be mostly 3D Pron for men with one arm that resembles that of a Fiddler Crabs larger claw…

    Yellow Days, where’d they go?

    mORT from Ort “Shazbot!”

    • Ian White

      July 28, 2023 at 8:18 pm


      Agreed but Cambridge’s podcast is excellent and the brand is working with more musicians and retailers that sell music to get the word out. They are not being hardware-centric. It makes sense and it’s working for them.


  2. ORT

    July 29, 2023 at 3:28 am

    Back! Foul temptress from Great Britain! Whew! Now that I have that out of my system (an homage of sorts to Monty Python!) I think Cambridge makes very nice stuff. Yup. Very nice indeed.

    That they are working with musicians is also worthy of mention and I think that is great. I have ZERO talent (believe me) and musicians that can actually play music never cease to amaze me as well as a precious few that I actually purchase records by.

    Vintage has an advantage in that the look is genuine. I would that Cambridge paid homage to its own, since 1968, history. They know better than an ancient amphibian what to do with the company but if I had my druthers I would very much like to see a pair of VU Meters on an integrated amp. And more.

    The idea of artwork that makes the product one’s own is outstanding but again, the company knows what is best. Me? I get custom cork mats for my turntables with album artwork embedded on them. Joni Mitchell’s “Hejira” and George Harrisons “All Things Must Pass” and of course, Francis Albert Sinatra’s “Come Fly With Me”.

    So HUZZAH! to the charming Lady from Britain, Miss Coral. Be assured that I am rooting for your company and Nation. Keep working to put the great back in Great Britain. Beautiful and affordable to the masses instead of the asses will go far. There is nothing wrong with the “high end” but I see that Cambridge also builds for people like me.

    Well…Not exactly because I am unique. Oh goodness…I am about to wax poetic via Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels”. So…I…shall…stop.

    Thank you Sir Ian of White and Miss Coral.


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