Month: May 2022

Kef LS50 Meta Review: These Innovative British Monitor Speakers Are (Still) Awe-Inspiring!

TL;DR These remarkably balanced and transparent speakers set a new standard at the price point. Just make sure you pair them with high quality amplification. Intro As a long-time owner (and fan) of Kef’s legendary

HIFIMAN HE-R9 Review: These Dynamic Closed-Back Headphones Provide Sensational Sound On The Move!

TL;DR These closed-back headphones provide a natural laid-back sound with superb comfort and easy-to-use wireless capabilities. That said, the look won’t be for everyone, and they could use a touch more transparency. Intro In March,

The Best Memorial Day Home Audio Sales: Speakers, Headphones And Electronics!

Are you looking for discounts on new audiophile gear this Memorial Day Weekend? Look no further; we’ve done the research, so you don’t have to! Leading the deals are the excellent Focal Chora 806 2-Way

Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab & Legacy Recordings Drop Reissues Of The Alan Parsons Project’s “I Robot” And “Eye In The Sky”

Today, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MoFi), in partnership with Legacy Recordings, announced the reissue of Alan Parsons Project‘s albums Eye in the Sky and I Robot for their 40th and 45th anniversaries, respectively. Mobile Fidelity remastered both releases from the original master tapes using

#New Music Friday May 20th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Joey Alexander)

Check Out This Week’s Best Sounding New Music Releases! Every #NewMusicFriday, we 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

Soul Emotion MAX Headphones Review: Great ANC, So-So Sound & Comfort

Great noise canceling and a nice mix of features are offset by finicky fit and average sound quality I remember when SOUL Electronics first hit the market as another celebrity-driven headphone brand, a la Beats.

Premium Audio Company, LLC Confirms Commitment To Onkyo Brand Following Outside Bankruptcy Filing

Today, Premium Audio Company, LLC (PAC) put out a statement clarifying its commitment to and future plans for the Onkyo (and Integra) Brands following reports of Onkyo Home Entertainment’s (OHE) Bankruptcy Filing in Japan. In

PSB Speakers To Celebrate Their 50 Year Anniversary With A Live Virtual Event

I’ve always been a big fan of PSB Speakers. Their speakers always provide tremendous insight and warmth, no matter the price point. My favorite PSB Speakers product of all time is the Imagine Mini, a

Watch: Klipsch’s Next-Gen Reference Premiere Speakers Are Here!

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know the Klipsch RP-600M Reference Premiere Bookshelf Speakers (our review here) is one of the most successful affordable speakers ever made. That said, as audiophiles, we also know

#New Music Friday May 13th 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Check Out This Week’s Best Sounding New Music Releases! Every #NewMusicFriday, we 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

Philips Fidelio L3 Headphones Review: Premium Build & Superb Noise Canceling

TL;DR The Fidelio L3’s excellent build quality, detailed sound, long battery life, and superb noise canceling are somewhat let down by so-so comfort and touch controls that take some getting used to. Intro Wireless noise-canceling

Westone Audio Intros Mach Series IEMs: Eight Earphones That Provide High-Quality Audio To Audiophiles and Musicians

Westone Audio has a new MACH Series of IEMs tailored to pro users, musicians, music lovers, and audiophiles. Designed as lower-cost Universal counterparts to their custom ES Series IEMs, they are made for various budgets

Sony Releases The $399 WH-1000XM5, Their Latest Wireless Headphone With Improved Hi-Res Audio And Active Noise Canceling

After several leaks from various websites around the internet, Sony’s latest Noise-Canceling headphones, the $399 WH-1000XM5, received their official release today. Following the highly-rated and immensely popular XM4 headphones, the XM5 has a new design

KEF Unveils LS60 Wireless, A Powerful 1400 Watt Per Channel All-In-One Tower Speaker System

Today, in celebration of their 60th Anniversary, KEF launched their latest All-In-One active speaker system, the $7000 LS60 Wireless. This new system is comprised of two slimline floorstanding speakers with 1400 watts of amplification per

Best Audiophile Bluetooth Receiver DACs For Your Stereo (2022)

If you’re looking for the absolute best sound quality and/or optional multi-room capability, Wi-Fi music streamers are the way to go. That said, you may want a music streamer that doesn’t depend on network bandwidth

#New Music Friday May 6th 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend!

Check Out This Week’s Best Sounding New Music Releases! Every #NewMusicFriday, we 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

Bluesound Unveils The HUB, A $319 Networked Music “Preamp” With HDMI And Phono Input

Today, Bluesound announced the release of their new HUB Network Accessory. This Wi-Fi audio transmitter lets you take the output from various digital and analog components (like CD Players) and stream them out to Bluesound

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: 5 Best Audio Gifts For Mom (2022)

Hey Folks, Mother’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday, May 8th), but there’s still time to get a nice gift for Mom! We’ve picked out five exceptional gifts between $50 and $250 that will make Mom