Audiophile

Klipsch Resurrects Another Classic

Klipsch continues to dip into its product archives to resurrect iconic speakers from its storied past. The latest model to get the revival treatment …

Audio Quality

Stylish Portable Bluetooth Speakers That Replicate the Look of Iconic Fender Guitar Amplifiers

by Lori Dorn at on<p>Fender has introduced a new line of portable, battery operated bluetooth speakers that perfectly replicate the look of their iconic …

Audio Quality

Canjam London 2017 - Part 1

<i>T</i><i>his week’s blog post is all about the Canjam London 2017 show. To check out previous show reports click HERE.</i><p><b>Canjam London 2017</b><p>My first London show …

Audio Quality

Bonus Recording of August 2017: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: Anniversary Edition

<b>The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: Anniversary Edition</b><br>Parlophone/EMI PCS 7027 0602557455328 (4 CDs, 1 BD, 1 DVD). …

Music

Utopia brings audio and concrete together with the Titan wireless speaker

When you hear the word concrete the last thing that probably comes to mind is a Bluetooth speaker. But with Utopia’s Titan concrete speaker that’s …

Utopia

Bluesound Ships Wireless Speaker Link

Bluesound, sister company of audio stalwarts NAD and PSB, has announced the availability of the RT100 wireless speaker link that enables any active …

Audio Quality

Brinkmann Audio Nyquist D/A processor

What? Johnny-come-lately turntable manufacturer Brinkmann Audio now makes a DAC? Are they desperate? What sampling rates does it support—162/3, …

Music

Hartke Introduces HyDrive HD Series Bass Cabinets

The updated cabinets feature enhanced HyDrive speakers, improved power handling, and optimized cabinet construction.

Audio Quality

Bose Soundlink Revolve+ review: An all-around excellent indoor/outdoor Bluetooth speaker

Bose used to be a big proponent of the if-it-ain’t-broke-don’t-fix-it school of gadgetry. The company’s speakers and headphones often went years …

Headphones

GoldenEar Triton Reference: A real reference speaker for under $10K a pair? Yes, please!

As I walked out of the GoldenEar Technology suite at CES 2014 three and a half years ago after hearing the company’s Triton One speaker, I thought to …

Audio Quality

Oppo UDP-205 Ultra-HD Audiophile Blu-ray player review: Audiophile sound and price tag (plus Dolby Vision)

The boutique audio industry makes a lot of cash providing customers with that last 1- to 10 percent of audio quality. That’s the market Oppo Digital …

Audio Quality

NuPrime DAC-9 DAC, STA-9 Stereo Amp, and HPA-9 Phono Preamp and Headphone Amp

The first time you plug in the power cords, you’ll find a sticker over each of the IEC inputs warning you to change the power setting on the bottom …

Audio Quality

Fender Wireless Speakers

Fender is a legendary name in the world of guitars and amplifiers, now the iconic company brings its audio expertise to wireless audio with two new …

Lovely Recordings Hosted by Andrew Short (Part 3)

This time around I have assembled a list of audiophile quality jazz from around the world.<p><b>Anthony Ortega:</b> <i>New Dance</i> (Revelation Records, 1967)<br>It …

Jazz

Bossa Sound announces new Moonraker wireless speaker

Bossa Sound's latest wireless speaker, the Moonraker (no relation to the James Bond film, naturally) certainly looks different from our current …

Audio Quality

Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937

1. Black Box No. 12 [1997] Online<p>August 1997<p>Sound recording1/8 inch audio cassetteCollectionAllen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994<p>Summary<p>Includes work by …

Poetry

Sonos Isn’t the Only Great Multi-Room Speaker System

When it comes to wireless multi-room speaker systems, Sonos has reigned king for some time. And while it still wears the crown, there are many …

Audio Quality

WOW SOUND Speaker Is The Ultimate Pool And Beach Audio Accessory

Over the past month or so, I’ve published two posts covering the best rugged, water-resistant Bluetooth speakers. The kind of portable speakers that see heavy action during the summer and all its outdoor activities. Today I’m taking a closer look at one of the speakers that stood out during …

Audio Quality

Yamaha YAS-706 MusicCast Wireless Multiroom Sound Bar

<b>Pros</b><p>Powerful, room-filling sound. Sculpted highs ensure dialogue can be clearly heard. Lots of connection and streaming options.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Expensive. …

Audio Quality

Sonos PLAYBASE: Australian Review

Image: Sonos<p>Sonos's latest speaker is built not to go around your TV, nor in front of it. It's built to go underneath, and to blend in with your …

Audio Quality

The State of Android Audio

But I had no idea how bad the state of affairs is in The World of Android when it comes to audio. The iOS community has a vibrant and growing group …

Audio Quality

Audiophile appeal: The Outlaw Audio RR 2160 stereo receiver

Outlaw Audio’s feature-packed RR 2160 stereo receiver sounds expensive, but it isn’t.<p>The Outlaw Audio RR 2160 stereo receiver flat out sounds better than any receiver or amplifier I've heard for its $799 asking price. In listening, the RR 2160 really clicked with my KEF LS50, Zu Druid V, Magnepan …

Audio Quality

Onkyo’s Tiny Rubato Delivers Crystal Clear Music

Home » Tech & Leisure » Onkyo’s Tiny Rubato Delivers Crystal Clear Music<p>The <b>Rubato DP-S1</b> is Onkyo’s latest digital audio offering and the world’s …

Audio Quality

Magnepan MMGi speakers are a stupendously thin wall of sound

Chances are you've never heard -- or seen -- a speaker that sounds like the Magnepan MMGi.<p>Magnepan is known for its large flat panel speakers, but it also offers smaller, more affordable ones. The original MMG shared much of the same tech as the bigger Magnepans and won the hearts of many aspiring …

Vinyl Records

Simaudio’s Upgraded Moon 600i v2 Integrated Amp Has a Whole New Bag of Tricks

Though its appearance is unchanged, the Moon 600i v2 has improved resolution and bass articulation.<p>20 years ago, hi-fi manufacturer Simaudio—which …

Audio Quality

Picture Sunday: Focal Utopia

<i>T</i><i>his week’s picture Sunday features the Focal Utopia reference Headphone. To check out all previous Picture Sunday Posts click HERE.</i><p>Ah oui, l’Utopia …

Headphones

Geek Daily Deals for July 22, 2017: Get a Pioneer Mini-Stereo System for $120; Variety Pack of Minifigs $13

Here’s your Geek Daily Deals on gadgets, gear, and other useful stuff any geek family needs!<p>Pioneer Mini-Stereo:<p>You can think of this as the un-boom …

Lego

These Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds Deliver Great Sound on the Cheap

For $25, you don't have to sacrifice sound quality or comfort.<p>It's not hard to enjoy high-quality music with true sonic clarity and comfort while at home. But when you're on the move, things get tricky. Regardless of whether you're out for a jog or dancing around the house, the FRESHeBUDS Pro …

Headphones

GoldenEar’s Triton Reference Arrives in Stores

GoldenEar Technology’s Top Pick-designated Triton Reference speaker has shipped to more than 100 of the brand’s authorized dealers in North America …

Audio Quality

Bossa Moonraker Wireless Speakers Now Available For $2,400

Bossa Sound have created a unique pair of wireless speakers that have been created to deliver “pristine sound” while providing a modern minimalist …

Audio Quality