Holiday Television Buying Guide

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In this preview from our upcoming Source Book, longtime industry veteran Gordon Shackelford takes us through the process of choosing a new television… How to buy a TV Looking for a new television just isn’t as simple as it should be. The jargon of television specifications on its own is enough to intimidate almost anyone…. Read more »

Watch the Tourney in 4K

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Awesome deals on LG and Sony TVs If you’re a college hoops fan, the three weeks of the tournament are the best weeks of the year! You’ll enjoy all the games more if you upgrade your system to be all it can be. Start with a new LG OLED or Sony XBR TV, and don’t… Read more »

Our Favorite Projects: Roswell, New Mexico Smart Home

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  Out of this world ListenUp brings state-of-the-art technologies to a Roswell, New Mexico estate. This job won the 2018 TechHome Mark of Excellence Award for Multi-Room Audio/Video Project of the Year from the Consumer Technology Association. When Randy and Jacque started working on their dream home, their interior designer called Shawn Mills at ListenUp… Read more »

Music Monday: Taylor Scott Band

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When I saw Los Lobos last year at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, I was thoroughly impressed by the opening act, the Taylor Scott Band. Taylor is an international touring guitarist and singer/songwriter based in Denver. He has worked all over the US, Canada, and Europe with both the Taylor Scott Band and trance-blues… Read more »

Back to Vinyl: Turntable Workshops

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An interactive turntable workshop for experienced listeners and beginners At ListenUp’s Turntable Workshops, we’ll up your vinyl game whether you’re already an enthusiast or just getting into it. You will learn how to set up and manage your turntable and cartridge, properly care for your records, find a better streaming/PC connection and much more. More experienced listeners… Read more »

SVS SB-2000 Subwoofer Review

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In this piece, HomeTheaterReview.com does a nice overview of SVS and takes a look at the SB-2000 Subwoofer… by Scott Schumer SVS may have solidified a name for itself with its Prime and Ultra speakers, wireless audio products, and accessories, but these lines could disappear tomorrow and the brand’s reputation wouldn’t suffer a bit thanks to… Read more »

ListenUp partners with the Soiled Dove Underground

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“Sound by ListenUp” has a long heritage of the highest quality sound in legendary music venues such as Ebbets Field nightclub in downtown Denver, the Rainbow Music Hall on East Evans Avenue, and Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater. Now, we’re partnering with the Soiled Dove Underground to marry the best in sound with state-of-the-art acoustics. The Soiled… Read more »

Cables do make a difference

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The AudioQuest philosophy: Do no harm Cables do make a difference. In this excerpt from an AudioQuest white paper, the company spells out some of the core tenets of their approach… Audio and video reproduction is fundamentally a case of damage control. The signal is at its greatest potential — is least damaged — at… Read more »

Qobuz streaming music service launches in U.S.

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The Qobuz difference Qobuz (pronounced ‘co-buzz’) is a French music streaming and downloading service. Since its founding in 2007, it has expanded to other countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands — and now the Qobuz streaming music service has launched in the U.S.! The company features four levels of streaming services: Qobuz Premium, Qobuz HiFi, Qobuz Studio (a… Read more »