Crazy expensive amplifier thrills headphone aficionados

The Woo Audio WA33 Elite Edition tube headphone amplifier improved the sound of every headphone in my collection. I've heard my share of great sounding tube amplifiers that don't sound all that much different than solid-state amps, but that's not the case ... ( read original story ...)

Xiaomi Mi TV 33″ Soundbar Review (2018 edition)

At 400 Yuan, the Xiaomi Mi TV Soundbar is a steal, but, to bag yourself one outside of China, you’re going to have to pay double. So let’s dig deeper to see if the Xiaomi Soundbar is worth every penny? With so much cheap & underperforming tech flooding ... ( read original story ...)

The Orb – No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds

The Orb really means it with the album title No Sounds are Out ... “Pillow Fight” puts the listener floating in space while bits of sampled audio fly past, a driving beat takes over the track and a funky bassline move things forward. ( read original story ...)

Samsung HW-N400 ‘TV Mate’ Soundbar review

The Samsung HW-N400 is an attractive and well-made soundbar that proves an effective sonic upgrade for smaller TV screens, but the limited features, under-powered amplification and high price make it uncompetitive in a crowded market. Samsung has seriously ... ( read original story ...)

Architectural Stereo Speaker Systems

Constellation launched its state-of-the-art stereo speaker system as part of its Dominion line and advertises that the product is "unlike anything else in audio." Leo features a sleek and compact exterior that is decisively geometric and reminiscent of the ... ( read original story ...)

Automakers’ sound systems: Crank it, don’t yank it

Years ago, one of the first things most music lovers did after buying a new vehicle was drive to an aftermarket stereo shop to get the crappy stock components swapped for better gear. And you'd typically get not only better sound but also more bang (and ... ( read original story ...)