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Record Store Day 2014

April 21, 2014 · · Home Audio, The Latest Technology · 0 Comments

This past Saturday, April 19th, was the seventh annual Record Store Day. I had no idea the event even existed until I drove past Radioactive Records in Fort Lauderdale and saw a huge crowd of hungry music fans lined up outside its doors. Record Store Day is celebrated with special and new releases of LPs..

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Saturday Night Jazz

April 18, 2014 · · Audio Receivers · 0 Comments

Looking for some great local jazz music this Saturday night in a classic, upscale Italian restaurant? Head to Soya & Pomodoro in downtown Miami and check out the beautiful and talented jazz vocalist Yamit Lemoine with her group VINYL BLVD. Both your ears and tastebuds are in for a real treat.

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LP Records at Whole Foods?

April 18, 2014 · · Home Audio, Sound Advice, What's New · 0 Comments

Did you know that you can buy LP records at select Whole Foods Markets in Arizona, California, Nevada, New York, and Texas? Neither did I. And of course, if sales are robust, you can be sure they’ll start selling them throughout the country – including Florida (which some people will argue is not in the.

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Something New In Soundbars.

April 15, 2014 · · Home Audio, Home Audio Speakers, Home Theater, Sound Advice · 0 Comments

You can’t deny the popularity of soundbars. They’re simple, easy to install, and a great improvement over the speaker system built into most TVs. If there’s a downside, it’s that they don’t mount flush against the wall. When paired with a wall mounted flat-screen TV, sometimes they look a little out of place. The solution is.

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Sonos and Google Play Music – Together!

April 14, 2014 · · Home Audio, iPhone Accessories, Sound Advice, The Latest Technology, What's New · 0 Comments

If you own a Sonos Wireless Music System, we have great news. You can now listen to the music you love with Google Play Music. And if you don’t own a Sonos System, it’s yet another reason why you should. Google Play Music works with your Android device to explore, share, store, and listen to.

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Here They Come: Curved Screen TVs!

April 9, 2014 · · Home Theater, Sound Advice, Televisions, The Latest Technology, What's New · 0 Comments

  It all started a year ago when Samsung and LG Electronics introduced the first OLED TVs. The screen on an OLED TV is super thin and flexible. So the designers asked, “What would happen if we gave the screen a gentle curve like a movie theater screen?” They did and the results were very.

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Classic Audio: The Reel-To-Reel Tape Deck

April 7, 2014 · · Home Audio, Sound Advice · 0 Comments

There’s no doubt that the most well-known icon of home audio’s analog era is the turntable. Because LP records were so popular, nearly every stereo system had one and many audio buffs still enjoy the sound of records today. But for many early audiophiles there was something else – the reel-to-reel tape deck. I am.

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Review: Yamaha YSP-2200 Digital Sound Projector

April 2, 2014 · · Audio Receivers, Home Audio, Home Audio Speakers, Home Theater · 0 Comments

Soundbars have become a very popular way of improving TV sound. And let’s face it, the sound from most TVs today is pretty bad. The popularity of soundbars stems from their simplicity. It’s a single, slim-line component that easily mounts under or over the TV.  And yes, the sound is much better than the little.

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A Bright Future For 4K Ultra HD TV

April 1, 2014 · · Home Theater · 0 Comments

New technologies some and go with great regularity. But based on a new study by Parks Associates, it looks like 4K Ultra HD TV is here to stay. The market research firm said in its “4K Today: Bringing Ultra HD To Market” report that 4K Ultra HD should parallel or even surpass the rollout shipments.

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New at Sound Advice: MartinLogan Home Theater Package.

April 1, 2014 · · Home Audio, Home Audio Speakers, Home Theater · 0 Comments

Today, let’s look at a new home theater package from MartinLogan. Don’t be concerned if expensive and large electrostatic speakers come to mind when we mention MartinLogan. They do make speakers like that and they are some of the best in the business. In fact, the MartinLogan CLX ART may well be the best –.

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