Category: First Impressions

These Are The Best Wireless Headphones For Audiophiles! (2020)

Wireless headphones used to sound horrible. The only reason I used to listen to them at all was because they were more convenient when commuting or working out. I also keep a noise-canceling model around

Our Favorite Things: Tantalizing Technology For Your Hi-Fi System Feat. Audiolab, HELM Audio, StylusTimer!

We’re fortunate to get a lot of cool gear in for testing, ranging from accessories, headphones, and electronics to build out your Hi-Fi system. Here’s some of the coolest stuff sitting on our desk (or

#NewMusicFriday…New Record Releases You Need To Hear feat. Run The Jewels +17 Other Artists!

Every #NewMusicFriday, I pick a bunch of the best sounding new albums so you can get your audiophile music fix!… As usual, it’s a very eclectic mix (Albums are arranged with more traditional audiophile genres like

Triangle’s Majestic BOREA BR08 Floorstanding Speakers In The House! First Impressions And Unboxing Pics

Since it was released last year, the Triangle BOREA series speakers have been a hit with reviewer after reviewer, including me. Most reviewers have fallen in love with the BOREA BR03 Bookshelf, myself included. I

#NewMusicFriday…New Record Releases You Need To Hear feat. Kamasi Washington +19 Other Artists!

Every #NewMusicFriday, I pick a bunch of the best sounding new albums so you can get your audiophile music fix!… As usual, it’s a very eclectic mix (Albums are arranged with more traditional audiophile genres like

The Thrilling PSB‌‌ Alpha S10 Subwoofer In The House! First Impressions And Unboxing Pics

Many subwoofers are made just to go boom. They’re one-note, so when you use them to play tunes, you get a detached thump that doesn’t blend with the music. That’s fine with movies where you

Q&A:‌ Should I Pick A Floorstanding Or Standmount Speaker? What You Need To Know!

Q. A reader writes: which speakers you think would be more appropriate in my case? Towers or stand mounters? A. This is an age-old question, without a simple answer. There are so many variables! In

Andover Spinbase Turntable Speaker System In The House: First Impressions And Unboxing Pics!

The Vinyl revival is alive and well. Sales of Vinyl recordings have seen constant growth, and while COVID-19 may take a chunk out of sales this year, there’s no doubt that people love their records!

The Extraordinary Polk Audio LEGEND L100 Premium Bookshelf Speaker In The House: First Impressions And Unboxing Pics!

Check out our full review of the Polk LEGEND L100 and DENON PMA-1600NE!  Last Fall, at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest outside of Denver, Colorado, I‌ had the good fortune to be there when Polk Audio

CES‌ 2020:‌ All The Spectacular Audio Gear We’ve Seen So Far!

CES‌ 2020, the annual Consumer Electronics industry show that convenes in Las Vegas every year, officially opened to all ticket holders today (it opened to the media on Sunday). Over the first three days, there

These Extraordinary Drop + THX‌ Panda Planar Magnetic Wireless Headphones Have Some Sensational Tech!

Today, Drop (formerly Massdrop), the San Francisco company known for marketing limited availability products based on input from community members, announced the launch of their first audiophile-grade Bluetooth headphones. The new circumaural headphones dubbed the

The Thrilling HIFIMAN Ananda-BT Bluetooth Planar Magnetic Wireless Headphone In The House: First Impressions And Unboxing Pics!

The Full Ananda-BT Review is up!…check it out here. There aren’t too many $1000 Bluetooth headphones out there. Some may ask, do we need one? Well, with it’s $999 Ananda-BT High-Resolution Bluetooth Planar Magnetic Headphone,