Paradigm Persona B Loudspeakers £8600 Review
December 29, 2020 § Leave a comment
This speaker sounds superb with anything you care to throw at it. The Marshall Tucker Band’s live recording of ‘Everyday (I Have the Blues)’ [The Marshall Tucker Band; 44.1kHz/16-bit FLAC] is ramshackle and riotous, the group at times clinging onto its blues rhythm with levels varying wildly. The Persona B conveyed it sublimely, placing crowd claps and whistles at the back of the soundstage, and capturing every half-pitch bend and leading edge of Toy Caldwell’s guitar playing.
Changing tack entirely, Chase & Status’s dance anthem ‘All Goes Wrong’ [Tribe; 44.1kHz/16-bit FLAC] benefited from the speaker’s precision timing and bass handling. The continuous deep notes that carry the chorus had a purity that spoke of a cabinet and driver working in perfect harmony. Less all goes wrong, more all goes right…