Audio Quality

Klipsch The One

<b>Pros</b><p>Excellent audio performance with vibrant, rich bass and ideal clarity in the highs. Retro design is classic. Well-constructed.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Can be pushed …

Headphones

Pro-Ject launches new budget preamps that also stream your records

November 20, 2017 In News<p><b>Listen to records via bluetooth speakers, headphones, and sound bars.</b><p>Pro-Ject has unveiled the latest pre-amp models in …

Vinyl Records

Bang & Olufsen – Harmonies Wireless Speaker Collection

Bang & Olufsen has announced a new limited collection of its wireless speaker systems, the Harmonies.<p>The collection comes in an organic green colour, …

Audiophile

Master & Dynamic’s concrete speaker is equal parts sound and spectacle

If you're a fan of well-designed headphones that have a unique aesthetic, Master & Dynamic should be at the top of your list. The company has been pairing colored leather and metal accents for years now, creating some of the best looking audio accessories available. Earlier this year, the company …

Product Reviews

Lovely Recordings Hosted by Matthew Tande

I have long read and enjoyed the Lovely Recordings postings on AudioStream. I have found it to be a great resource when I am looking for new or …

Audiophile

NUX B-2 - Wireless System - NUX

<b>User-Friendy Freedom</b> <br>NUX B-2 works like a guitar cable but offers wireless freedom. Setting up the system is simple: choose your channel on the Transm …

Wireless

The Klipsch ProMedia 2.1-Ch. Bluetooth Sound System drops to $100 (Reg. $140)

Best Buy’s official eBay store offers the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1-Ch. Bluetooth Speaker System for <b>$99.99 shipped</b>. Also available direct. That’s a $80 savings off the regular price, down $40 or so from the regular going rate and an all-time low price. Rated 4.7/5 stars.<p>Klipsch 2.1-Ch. Bluetooth Speaker …

Audiophile

Best Bluetooth speaker deals UK: Top wireless speaker deals ahead of Black Friday 2017

Bluetooth speakers come in all shapes and sizes - here are some of the best deals you can find in the UK right now<p>A smartphone will be able to output …

Audiophile

Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus vs Echo Dot: What are the key differences between Amazon's smart speakers? - Mirror Online

Amazon's ten days of Black Friday deals are well underway, and perhaps unsurprisingly some of the best deals are on Amazon's own products.<p>Amazon has …

Amazon

The brand new Sonos One speaker is already going on sale in the US | Trusted Reviews

<b>For a lot of manufacturers and retailers, Black Friday is a great way to shift inventory of previous-generation, or soon to be replaced products.</b><p>It’s …

Audiophile

Listening #180: Swissonor TA10 tonearm

<i>Everything you know is wrong.</i>—The Firesign Theatre<p>The Swissonor TA10, a contemporary tonearm designed for the Thorens TD 124 turntable (1959–1970), …

Music

I made my own smart HomePod speaker, and it’s awesome

Last week’s crushing news that Apple’s HomePod won’t be available for Christmas was a blow to some.<p>But I shrugged it off.<p>That’s because I made my own HomePod smart speaker. It cost me about $60 and sounds absolutely great.<p>Last week, Apple announced that it’s HomePod smart speaker will be delayed …

Audiophile

The ECM Catalog Comes to Streaming

Why is this news? Two reasons—there's a ton of great music in their vaults, and ECM's focus on sound quality has kept them away from streaming. Until …

Audiophile

Which? tests reveal two Don’t Buy wireless speakers

<b>Bose’s latest Bluetooth speaker, the SoundLink Micro, can fit in the palm of your hand – but it will still set you back £100. Is Bose’s audio prowess</b> …

Headphones

Fitbit Flyer review

Earlier this year, Fitbit unveiled its very first smartwatch, the Ionic. That was certainly the biggest news to come out of the August announcement, but the company announced another product which flew under the radar. The Fitbit Flyer is the company’s first audio product, and it’s aimed squarely …

Gear & Gadgets

Vifa Oslo Portable Wireless Speaker: Can Money Buy Love?

A week ago, if you had asked me if I could love a $550 portable speaker, I would have laughed you out of my listening room. Yet here I am, just days …

Audiophile

Bang & Olufsen Goes Green With the Harmonies Collection

Think of Bang & Olufsen’s new limited Harmonies Collection as akin to a new colorway release for sneakers – a strategized fashionable re-release …

Bang & Olufsen

Audeze LCDi4 in-ear headphones

Headphone listening has always been an important part of my audiophile life. In recent years I've been using at home Audeze's large, open-back, …

Headphones

Picture Sunday – Custom In Ear Monitors

Disclaimer: The star of this weeks’ picture Sunday are 64 Audio’s A18, the Advanced Acoustic Werkes W900 and Jerry Harvey Audio’s Lola. This …

Headphones

René Jacobs' take on Mozart's Requiem

Every conductor who undertakes Mozart's <i>Requiem</i> must ask one fundamental question: Whose <i>Requiem</i> shall I conduct? After René Jacobs asked the question, …

Music

The Audiophiliac picks the best speakers of 2017

TAD ME-1<p>Vizio SB3621<p>Klipsch Forte III<p>Vanatoo Transparent Zero<p>Harbeth Monitor 30.2 40th Anniversary Edition<p>Yamaha YAS 207<p>Magnepan MMGi<p>KEF R300<p>Zu Druid VI<p>Dynaudio Special Forty<p>Emotiva T1<p>Sonos Playbase<p>Bowers & Wilkins 705 S2<p>KEF Reference 1<p>DeVore Fidelity Orangutan 0/96

Audiophile

This crazy Bluetooth speaker turntable system actually works

The +Audio’s The+Record Player manages to combine a record player and Bluetooth speaker in a single box, and the Audiophiliac even liked the sound.<p>I first heard about The+Record Player when it was a Kickstarter project, and thought this one-piece Bluetooth speaker and turntable was a silly idea. …

Audiophile

Powerful 7.2 channel AV receiver with HEOS and 3D sound

BLOCKBUSTING 3D-SOUND.<p>Surround yourself in cinema-grade sound from literally any direction.<p>Dolby Atmos<br>• DTS:X<p>SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE.<p>Feel every …

Audiophile

Check out the Refreshed Devialet Phantom Wireless Speaker

Introduced a few years ago, with a price tag that had many people scratching their heads, the Devialet Phantom wireless speaker offered 750 W of …

Audiophile

These bookshelf speakers give you crystal clear sound for $200 (Reg. $280)

Amazon has a pair of ELAC B6 Debut Series 6.5″ Bookshelf Speakers by Andrew Jones on sale for <b>$199.98 shipped</b>. These speakers generally fetch $280 at most retailers and the current sale puts them at a match for the all-time low on Amazon. With a removable grille, this pair of bookshelf speakers can …

Gear & Gadgets

TIDAL Android app adds support for Sonos speakers

Tidal, the music streaming service owned by rapper Jay-Z, has yet to really take off. Despite the backing of several major artists (Beyoncé, Kayne …

Android News

The best Bluetooth audio receiver for your home stereo or speakers

<i>By R. Matthew Ward</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After doing 13 hours of research and …

Audiophile

Stereophile's Products of 2017 Editors' Choices of 2017

<b>Editors' Choices of 2017</b><p><b>Audiodesksysteme Gläss Pro Vinyl Cleaner</b> ($4199)<br>Without playing a note, the Audiodesksysteme Gläss Pro Vinyl Cleaner rocked …

Audiophile

Onkyo DP-X1 Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Onkyo DP-X1?<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking this svelte black slab is a smartphone. It certainly looks like one. And, indeed, it does run …

Audiophile

Stereophile's Products of 2017 Joint Budget Components of the Year

<b>Joint Budget Components of the Year</b><p><b>Roon 1.3 music app<br>Wharfedale Diamond 225 loudspeaker</b><p>Once again, Roon 1.3 finds itself in the winner's circle, this …

Vinyl Records