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What makes a speaker sound great?

As you might have guessed, I spend a lot of time listening to speakers to evaluate their sound quality. No speaker I've heard in 20 years of reviewing, and another 16 years of selling high-end audio speakers sounded exactly like live music. Of course some get closer -- a <i>lot</i> closer -- than others. …

Yamaha A-S3000 Integrated Amplifier

Back in the day, Yamaha components were always regarded as a cut or three above the usual imports from Japan such as Pioneer, Sansui, Kenwood, even …

Desktop tube amp promised to sound as good as it looks

Young says that during and after his first Kickstarter outing he received a number of design suggestions that couldn't be implemented for the …

Wharfedale Diamond 225 loudspeaker Page 2

I wanted to find out if the 25W of First Watt's J2, designed by Pass Labs' Nelson Pass, would be enough power to make me, Metallica, and the …

Audiophile

Photos: The Top Ten greatest audiophile speakers

Does vinyl really sound better? An engineer explains

First appearing on Oregonlive, Even Steve Jobs listened to vinyl.<p>The late Apple CEO, whose iTunes Store revolutionized the music business for the …

Periodic Launches 'No-Compromise' In-Ear Monitors

Periodic Audio, formed last year by consumer electronics veterans Daniel Wiggins and Mike Kim and backed by a team of engineers with deep audio …

The Z55 Professional Reference By Samson

The Z55 Professional Reference By SamsonSamson Headphones MSRP: $199Tonality7.7Build & Fit7.5Matchability8Value For Money82017-02-057.8Our ScoreNew …

This Music App Wants to Improve Your Hearing

Earlogic’s TSC Music app uses “threshold sound conditioning” to improve your hearing capacity.<p>If you've got an iPhone (or iPhone, or iPad) and are looking to either improve your hearing or prevent hearing loss, you're in luck. A free new app called TSC Music can help.<p>Here's how it works: First, you …

AKG's twin flagship headphones, the K812 and K872

As the world gets ever more complicated a great-sounding headphone can provide a temporary shelter from the storm. Play the music you love, close your eyes, and take it all in with AKG's K812 or K872 headphones.<p>The K872 headphone is a near twin of the K812 that came out a few years ago. They were …

High-Resolution Audio with Inaudible High-Frequency Components Induces a Relaxed Attentional State without Conscious Awareness

Introduction<p>High-resolution audio has recently emerged in the digital music market due to recent advances in information and communications …

The Best Headphone Amplifiers Under $200

If you’re streaming music through Spotify, Pandora or Apple Music, chances are you’re listening to compressed MP3 files that are 30 to 40 percent of …

Audiophile

Pioneer SX-S30 receiver is a slim stream machine

With its low-profile looks and Pandora's box of streaming features, the Pioneer SX-30 seemingly offers a lot for the money.<p>If you thought Marantz's NR receivers were slim, you ain't seen nothing yet. B-b-b-b-b-b-baby, you just ain't seen nothing yet.<p>Pioneer has just announced its crazy-slender …