What's it Worth on eBay?: Vintage audio gear

Turntables, amplifiers, speakers and other related gear was used to pump out the music of the day. Marantz was one of many regarded as the best of the best at producing the perfect sound. This Marantz stereo amplifier sold on eBay for $370 after a 10-day ... ( read original story ...)

Onkyo Introduces TX-8270 Network Stereo Receiver

The receiver is built around Dynamic Audio Amplification, which generates high current through low impedance to control large speaker drivers with accuracy. Onkyo USA has introduced a new two-channel amplification solution with the introduction of the TX ... ( read original story ...)

Durga Chew-Bose's surprising literary inspiration

Too Much and Not in the Mood is a debut collection of personal essays from Montreal-born and Brooklyn-based writer Durga Chew-Bose. The book, inspired by a 1931 Virginia Woolf diary entry, examines issues regarding identity, culture and the intricate ... ( read original story ...)

Bose Just Made Their Best Bluetooth Speaker Ever

We’re big fans of Bose’s SoundLink line of portable speakers: they do make for some of the best-sounding options in the market today. For the latest addition to the line, Bose decided to forego simply making incremental improvements, opting to create ... ( read original story ...)

Onkyo SBT-A500 review:

The Good The Onkyo SBT-A50 supports Dolby Atmos and has a nice design, including the separate breakout box. The Bad The Onkyo SBT-A500's sound quality falls far short of what we expect from an expensive sound bar, or even one that costs half this much. ( read original story ...)

The Anti-Polemicist

Durga Chew-Bose has become a leading voice in the millennial intelligentsia by writing what’s been described as the antithesis to today’s “churned-out ‘hot takes.’ ” In a time when so many writers bend to the internet economy’s demand for ... ( read original story ...)