Category: Home Audio

#NewMusicFriday July 29th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. DOMi & JD BECK)

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

Hifiman Drops A $399 Closed-Back Version Of Their Super Popular Sundara Headphone

Today, Hifiman announced a new closed-back version of their well-loved Sundara headphone. Dubbed the Sundara Closed-Back Planar Headphone, this new model is designed with beautiful, hand-finished beechwood ear cups which isolate listeners from background noise

AURALiC Announces New ALTAIR G1.1 and ARIES G1.1 Music Streamers With Two Major Updates

If you’ve been to an audio show lately, then you’ve probably seen AURALiC music streamers playing in a good percentage of the listening rooms. Well, there’s a good reason for that. They sound really good.

#NewMusicFriday July 22nd, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. ODESZA)

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

The Best Bookshelf Speakers Under $500! (2022)

The Best Bookshelf Speakers Under 500 Dollars are here! These speakers are perfect for anyone who wants to add some great sound to their hi-fi system without spending a ton of cash.

We’ve Built A Intoxicating Budget Audiophile Setup Using One Of The Best New Bookshelf Speakers!

I just finished reviewing the new Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-600M II speaker, and I was very impressed by its transparency and dynamics. The soundstage and imaging are also top-notch. You get a lot for a

#NewMusicFriday July 15th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead)

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

SIVGA SV023 Review: These Sensational Open-Back Headphones Will Blow You Away!

Intro If you want an affordable closed-back headphone with wood earcups, the $309 Meze 99 Classics have owned the market for some time now. That said, open-back headphones usually sound better than closed-back headphones at

Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-600M II Review: This Mighty Bookshelf Speaker Is Breathtaking!

TL;DR The Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-600M II provides a lively, engaging, and authoritative sound like no other speaker you can buy for $750. That said, you must take care when matching electronics. Intro When the

Now With Wireless! Vincent Audio Intros Their Latest Hybrid Tube Integrated Amplifier, The SV-237MK II

While I love the sound of Tube Amps, they can be a pain to deal with, especially if you don’t spend the big bucks for features like auto-bias or tube replacement indicators. That’s where hybrid

#NewMusicFriday July 1st, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Naima Bock)

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

Audiolab Omnia Integrated Amp In The House: First Impressions And Unboxing Pics!

It seems like every high-end hi-fi company has an all-in-one amplifier at this point. That said, there aren’t too many with a built-in CD player. As a matter of fact, I can only think of

CanJam Chicago 2022 Highlights: A Quick Tour Of The Best Headphones, DACs, and Headphone Amps

While it wasn’t the biggest show, CanJam Chicago 2022 definitely showcased the value of quality over quantity. If you were looking to sample some of the best hi-fi headphone gear available today, then it was

Best Audiophile Headphones Under $500 (2022)

Are you looking for the best headphone under $500? We’ve put together a list of our favorite options. Check them out now! Want to learn more about Audiophile Headphones? Check out our Audiophile Headphones Buyers

#NewMusicFriday June 17th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Chastity Brown)

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

Focal Clear Mg Headphone Review: Beauty And Beast!

TD; LR No other headphones at this price point give you a front-row seat at the concert like these do. Intro When purchasing a pair of high-end headphones, you fundamentally want something with a combination

The Best Budget Audiophile Gear Of 2022 (So Far): Speakers, Headphones, Etc.

If you’re putting together an audio system on a budget, it’s an excellent time to be alive. Affordable hi-fi gear has never been better made or better sounding, so you get more system for your