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Klipsch Reference Theater Pack Klipsch Reference Theater Pack

Articles

Forget sound bars and souped up TV speakers, a real Dolby Atmos immersive surround sound system is more affordable than you might think.

Black Circle Radio All-Vinyl Since 2009 Black Circle Radio All-Vinyl Since 2009

Music

The Black Circle Radio Show has been broadcasting all-vinyl music since 2009, hosted by DJ Mitch Anderson. Tune in every Monday night.

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Articles

I tell strange stories from music history, and offer up words of advice for your next romantic rendezvous.

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New Products

Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones Are Finally Here! In June 2022, Sennheiser teased the next generation Momentum Headphones, but are they worth the...

TDK Cassette Tapes TDK Cassette Tapes

Articles

Cassettes are back and indie artists are making them as fast as they can to benefit from a surge in demand.

Fluance Ai81 Floorstanding Powered Loudspeaker Front Angle Fluance Ai81 Floorstanding Powered Loudspeaker Front Angle

Floorstanding Speakers

The $499 Fluance Ai81 Powered Tower Loudspeakers look very impressive on paper. But can they deliver sonically at that price?

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Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

Enter to win a pair of Cleer ARC Open-Ear True Wireless Earbuds ($129 value). Contest ends August 31, 2022 at midnight PDT.

Qobuz THX Spatial Audio Qobuz THX Spatial Audio

Music

Circuit Des Yeux, Anat Cohen, and Dinosaur Jr. have teamed up with Qobuz to release exclusive-to-Qobuz, 24-bit tracks mixed in THX® Spatial Audio.

2022 UST Laser TV Showdown by ProjectorCentral and ProjectorScreen 2022 UST Laser TV Showdown by ProjectorCentral and ProjectorScreen

Articles

ProjectorCentral and ProjectorScreen just held the 2022 Laser TV Showdown comparing 14 UST projectors. Find out who won.

Andover Audio Spindeck Belt-drive Turntable with Spinbase Speaker Andover Audio Spindeck Belt-drive Turntable with Spinbase Speaker

New Products

Even more affordably priced at $199, SpinDeck simplifies turntable setup and listening to records when used with the Andover Audio Spinbase speaker.

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Articles

Sir John Williams opened my eyes to the world of movies, orchestral and classical music, and the joys of parenting.

Monoprice Monolith THX-M518HT 5.1 Home Theater Speaker System Monoprice Monolith THX-M518HT 5.1 Home Theater Speaker System

New Products

Monoprice continues to expand its THX Certified speaker line-up with an affordable M518HT 5.1 channel speaker system.

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Reviews

Edifier NeoBuds S Wireless Earbuds

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

The Edifier Neobuds S Wireless Earbuds offer long-term support for Snapdragon 24/96 and solid ANC performance. Are they worth $179?

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Preamplifiers

Does it make sense to spend $2,000 on a phono preamplifier? The McIntosh MP100 might be the best reason yet.

Audeze LCD-5 Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Headphones Audeze LCD-5 Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Headphones

Over-Ear Headphones

The $4,500 Audeze LCD-5 join a very short list of flagship headphones actually worth the money. But are they the best of that group?

XGIMI Aura 4K UST Projector XGIMI Aura 4K UST Projector

Projectors & Screens

Are you in the market for a UST projector? The XGIMI AURA 4K UST Laser Projector goes under the microscope this week.

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CD Players

Canadians lost their ability to surf, stream, and check their emails for more than 24 hours. The Marantz CD60 CD Player was badly needed.

Astell&Kern Pathfinder IEM Astell&Kern Pathfinder IEM

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

$1,900 for a pair of IEMs? The Astell&Kern Pathfinder collaboration with Campfire Audio is one very special pair of earphones.

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LG Tone Free T90 and TF8 Wireless Earbuds for 2022

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

LG's Tone Free Wireless Earbuds include support for active noise cancellation, long battery life and UVnano germ protection.

Lithe Audio Pro Series Ceiling Speaker Lithe Audio Pro Series Ceiling Speaker

In-Wall Speakers

UK-based Lithe Audio brings its unique in-ceiling, in-wall and outdoor wireless loudspeakers to the U.S. for the first time.

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Bookshelf Speakers

Another modern vintage audio loudspeaker? Revival Audio's ATALANTE Speakers feature expert craftsmanship and a more modern sound for a significant chunk of change.

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New Products

The newest addition to the Meze Audio lineup of products made in Romania, the brand’s first dynamic open-back headphone, will arrive in October 2022.

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New Products

The Pro-Ject X1 B and X2 B Balanced Turntables will be available in September and solve an important issue for some.

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New Products

Touraj Moghaddam has pulled back the curtain on the new Vertere DG-1S Turntable and we are more than just a little intrigued.

Vintage Audio

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Articles

Learn about the history of Klipsch loudspeakers. Watch footage of Paul Klipsch at the factory in Hope, Arkansas in the 80s and 90s.

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Articles

The Fisher 400 tube receiver may not be the easiest vintage amplifier to find, but it is well worth the effort to have it...

MartinLogan Request Electrostatic Loudspeakers MartinLogan Request Electrostatic Loudspeakers

Articles

MartinLogan reQuest speakers from 1996 have been out of production for many years but are one of the best used electrostatic loudspeakers if you...

Klipsch Heritage Forte IV Loudspeakers Lifestyle Klipsch Heritage Forte IV Loudspeakers Lifestyle

Articles

The interest in vintage audio speakers has never been higher; especially as brands continue to refresh popular models that have been around for years.

Headphones & Personal Audio

Skullcandy Mod True Wireless Earbuds

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

Are the $60 Skullcandy Mod Wireless Earbuds the real deal? We compare them to their rivals from 1More and were surprised by the results.

HiFiMAN Sundara Closed-back Headphones HiFiMAN Sundara Closed-back Headphones

New Products

Elevate your headphone listening experience to the audiophile level without the audiophile price with the HIFIMAN Sundara Closed-back Planar Headphones.

Schiit Audio Lyr+ Modular Headamp/DAC Schiit Audio Lyr+ Modular Headamp/DAC

DACs

The summer heat has been raging but we're ready to sweat about the Schiit Audio Bifrost 2/64 and Lyr+ which were just announced.

Cleer ARC Wireless Earbud Package Cleer ARC Wireless Earbud Package

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

The $129 Cleer ARC are a very different approach to isolation in the TWS category. Do they offer enough to be a viable option?

Home Theater

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There are 0000s of great movie scenes, but these are some of the most important that shaped us.

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Articles

In their first year in production, Sony's and Samsung's QD-OLED TVs are proving worthy competitors to LG's WRGB OLED TVs.

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HDTV 4K & 8K TV

Like car models, 2023 Vizio TVs roll-out in mid-2022. There are 19 new 4K and HDTVs in total sized up to 75-inches.

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HDTV 4K & 8K TV

C SEED's N1 MicroLED 4K TV combines cutting edge technology with avant-garde style in a giant folding screen of striking sculptural quality.

Netflix Spatial Audio Search Netflix Spatial Audio Search

News

Netflix and Sennheiser have teamed up to bring spatial audio to all subscribers. Find out what you need to know.

BenQ Laser TV 7050i 4K Projector BenQ Laser TV 7050i 4K Projector

Articles

Looking for a new 4K projector in 2022? We have options for gaming, apartments, living rooms, dedicated home theater spaces, and more.

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Our 2022 Buying Guide for the best affordable wireless speakers features some great options from KEF, PSB, Sonos, DALI, Q Acoustics and more...

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Articles

What are the best audiophile phono preamps for under $1,000? See which models we picked from Croft, iFi, and Pro-Ject.

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Articles

Your turntable may not sound great without the right phono preamp. This guide offers some of the best phono preamplifiers under $600.

Cambridge Audio CXN V2 Network Audio Streamer Cambridge Audio CXN V2 Network Audio Streamer

Articles

Looking for an affordable way to get into hi-res streaming this Christmas? Our picks for Best Digital Music Streamers are all winners.

Audiophile System Builder

Wharfedale Diamond 12.1 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Group of 5

Articles

Did you just quit Spotify Premium over Neil Young? The $449 Wharfedale Diamond 12.1 loudspeakers, Qobuz, and a Dongle DAC are your answer.

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The Cyrus Audio i7-XR Integrated Amplifier is not exactly inexpensive but it can create some serious magic in a system between $7,500 and $10,000.

Q Acoustics 3030i Bookshelf Speakers in Walnut on Stands Q Acoustics 3030i Bookshelf Speakers in Walnut on Stands

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The Q Acoustics 3030i bookshelf loudspeakers are $399 and one of the best of a new generation of British Hi-Fi products.

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Articles

The Rega Kyte bookshelf loudspeakers are still flying under the radar for some and that's something that needs to change.

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The 6.1-channel RX-V740 is the third Yamaha receiver I have auditioned in a year, after the mid-level RX-V2300 and top-of-the-line RX-Z1. Technology and build...

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