Avantgarde speakers are now available at ListenUp

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Avantgarde Acoustic: Purity meets performance Obsessed by perfect sound, Avantgarde Acoustic has been creating prime quality horn loudspeakers and high-performance amplifiers at their facility in the picturesque Odenwald region of Germany since 1991. Awarded world-wide for excellence in sound and design, these unique horn-based designs are made for audio enthusiasts who esteem a truly unique… Read more »

ListenUp visits the MOON facility in Montreal

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Earlier this year, several members of the ListenUp team, including general manager/vice president Ben Larkin and sales consultants Kevin Russell (Denver), Mike Dean (Boulder) and Patrick Loudenback (Albuquerque) were treated to an extensive tour of the Simaudio MOON facility in Boucherville, Quebec, a suburb of Montreal. (See videos and photos below.) Let’s let Ben gives… Read more »

Photos from Music Matters in Albuquerque

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On July 12 ListenUp held our Music Matters event New Mexico-style at our Albuquerque showroom. Nearly 100 people, including folks from as far away as San Diego, enjoyed informative demonstrations from our favorite vendors. Robert Harley (shown in middle of the photo at right, Editor-in-Chief of The Absolute Sound, and author of The Complete Guide to High-End Audio, Introductory… Read more »

Save up to 15% when you combine McIntosh amplifiers with Sonus faber speakers

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  McIntosh has partnered with Sonus faber to bring you a very special offer. For a limited time, you can earn instant savings when you make a qualifying purchase of a new home audio system comprised of select McIntosh amplifiers and select Sonus faber speakers: Systems under $24,999 = 10% savings off the system price Systems $25,000… Read more »

ListenUp’s Albuquerque showroom to host Music Matters event July 12

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Music Matters 2018 will take place July 12 at our Albuquerque showroom. This eagerly anticipated event offers compelling demonstrations of cutting-edge speakers and electronics, as well as tips on how to get the most of streaming audio, hi-def audio files and more. Whether you’re a dyed in the wool audiophile or you just want to find… Read more »

Video: Mitch Witten of SVS introduces the new Prime Wireless powered speaker system

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At ListenUp’s recent Music Matters event, we had the chance to shoot several videos with representatives from some of our favorite manufacturers. Here Kristina Wright from our Denver store talks to Mitch Witten, senior director of strategic development at SVS, about the brand’s new Prime Wireless powered speaker system, which made its world premiere at… Read more »

News from the 2018 Munich High End Hi-Fi Show

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Now in its 37th year, the Munich High End Show is the biggest audio show in Europe. This year, there are more than 500 exhibitors, making the 2018 edition the largest and best ever. ListenUp has a quartet of representatives in Munich, including Senior VP Steve Weiner, VP/Marketing-eCommerce Phil Murray, VP/General Manager Ben Larkin, and… Read more »

Photos from Music Matters 2018

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Our recent Music Matters event was our best-attended ever! Attendees were treated to exciting and informative demonstrations from some of our favorite manufacturers, including Audeze, AudioQuest, Bluesound, B&W, Cambridge Audio, Focal, GoldenEar, Mark Levinson, McIntosh, MOON, NAD, REL Acoustics, Revel, Roon Labs, Sonus faber and SVS. Here are some photos from these two great nights:  … Read more »

See our new high-end audio room at ListenUp Denver

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We recently created a new TV area at our flagship ListenUp Denver showroom (see story here), and we used the vacated space (Room I) to create a new state-of-the-art high-end audio room. Our team worked feverishly to finish this new area in time for Music Matters, our annual event celebrating the best ways to enjoy recorded… Read more »