Updated room info for Music Matters, April 25-26

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Music Matters 2018 will take place April 25 and 26 at our Denver 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… Read more »

New Audioengine A5+ Wireless desktop speakers

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The new Audioengine A5+ Wireless is the 3rd generation of the A5 legacy, spanning over 13 years, and delivers the powerful audio performance, aesthetic quality, and wireless functionality that Audioengine is well known for. The signature Audioengine look and sound of the best-selling A5+ has now been upgraded with Bluetooth aptX-HD, allowing you to stream… Read more »

After Christmas Sale

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Now that you’ve taken care of everyone else, it’s time to shop for what YOU want! Here are some cool products and sale items … Denon receiver closeouts The AVR-X2300W supports the 3D surround formats Dolby Atmos and DTS:X  and has Bluetooth and dual-band Wi-Fi built in. You’ll also enjoy top audio fidelity with the latest high resolution… Read more »

New Sonos One with Alexa Voice Control

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The Smart Speaker for Music Lovers: Sonos One with Amazon Alexa built in – Start and control your music with your voice. Amazon Alexa built right in. – Play songs, check news and traffic, manage smart devices and enjoy all those other helpful Amazon Alexa skills using a single Sonos speaker. – Combine voice with… Read more »

ListenUp at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest

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October 6-8, 2017 Fri: 12-7, Sat: 9-6, Sun: 9-4 Denver Marriott Tech Center 4900 S. Syracuse St. Denver, CO 80237 The 14th Annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (RMAF) is the largest consumer audio and home entertainment show in the United States. As a longtime supporter of RMAF, ListenUp will be occupying the entire 8th floor as… Read more »

A&K to preview new portable player and more at RMAF

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In the run-up to Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (RMAF), October 6-8, we’ll be bringing you news of some of the new products and technologies to be featured there. And stay tuned for details of the ListenUp-sponsored rooms… From Sound & Vision: “Astell&Kern (A&K) will unveil a new hi-res portable music player, limited-edition earphones, and a… Read more »

New AudioQuest Beetle Optical/USB DAC with Bluetooth

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A modern DAC for the modern world It’s been a long time coming, but we’re very happy to finally have in stock the AudioQuest Beetle, a multi-purpose DAC/Headphone Amp for today’s many different lifestyles. Capable of delivering naturally dynamic, uncompressed music via its high-performance optical or asynchronous USB inputs, Beetle adds exceptional convenience and surprisingly… Read more »

MQA is here for AudioQuest DragonFly DACs!

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MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) in a nutshell Traditional encoding discards music information to reduce file size. MQA captures the entire signal and then “folds” it up; this file will play at above CD quality on any device, but on an MQA-capable player the file is completely unfolded to unlock the full MQA experience. This “audio… Read more »

“Stream the Studio” panel presentation at Music Matters 2017

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The recording industry, manufacturers and music services are working together to bring the sound the artists hear in the recording studio to your everyday listening. This informative panel presentation at Music Matters 2017 looked at the revolution in the development of a new tier of studio-quality music services that support hi-res audio with Master Quality Authentication and… Read more »