Tag: Streaming

PSB Drops A Brilliant All-In-One Speaker System With The Powerful BluOS Multi-Room Platform!

A few years back, we reviewed the smooth and natural-sounding new powered speakers from PSB Speakers, the Alpha AM5. Built on the foundation of PSB’s capable (and affordable) Alpha Series passive loudspeaker, it definitely sounded

ICYMI: Bluesound Intros The $649 POWERNODE EDGE, A Small-Scale and Low-Cost Streaming Amplifier

This past week, Bluesound announced the $649 Powernode Edge, a new streaming amp that will sell alongside their long-time “just-add-speakers” option, the $949 Powernode. Marketed as an entry-level device, the Powernode Edge has a smaller

#NewMusicFriday September 2nd, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Vestbo Trio)

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

KEF Previews LSX II Wireless Speaker With HDMI, USB-C, And Chromecast Support

Today, June 9, KEF announced the $1400 LSX II, an upgraded version of their award-winning LSX Wireless Speaker system. The company promises more than a simple upgrade to the original, as it uses a whole

#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

#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

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

#NewMusicFriday April 29th 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

AXPONA 2022 Friday Recap: Highlights From The Big Rooms! Focal, ATC, Luxman

One of my favorite parts of going to an audio show are the big rooms or ballroom/meeting rooms. Big rooms usually mean large systems, with six-foot-tall speakers and mini fridge-sized power amps. Sometimes they don’t

Ultimate Guide To Affordable Home Stereo Systems (2022)

When you talk about Home Stereo or Hi-Fi systems, they can come in many different forms. It can range from a single powered speaker with a pair of drivers set in a stereo configuration (like