In truth, there aren’t many places to hear a top-end loudspeaker in the UK. Very few of the dealers in the country have the space, the budget, or the clientele to handle loudspeakers costing £100,000 or more, and the opportunities to hear such speaker systems in the wild are usually limited to public shows.
The prestigious KJ West One in the heart of the affluent central London area known as Marylebone is a rare exception, and an ideal venue for the first UK outing of the new £103,000 Wilson Audio Alexx. This new top-end loudspeaker from the range – replacing the long-standing MAXX line – is effectively an amalgamation of what Wilson Audio has learned to date, with a few hints of what’s to come with the upcoming WAMM flagship. And, in a way, this is that rare type of loudspeaker that features both ‘trickle up’ and ‘trickle down’ design criteria in almost equal measure: the Alexx learns from the Sabrina and Alexia below it as it does from the Alexandria XLF and WAMM above, but it also brings new improvements of its own.
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