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 »

Up close with the NAD M32 Direct Digital Amplifier

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NAD’s top-of-the line NAD Master Series M32 integrated amplifier utilizes their patented DirectDigital™ technology to dramatically reduce the noise and distortion common in amplifier circuitry. Combined with a 4-ohm- stable, Class-D amplifier delivering greater than 150 watts-per-channel, the M32 is capable of driving nearly any loudspeaker with clarity and finesse. This unit comes standard with six… Read more »

ListenUp is once again a Mark Levinson dealer

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We’re happy to welcome back Mark Levinson high-performance components to our product mix. As audiophiles will attest, the Mark Levinson name is synonymous with audio purity. Their engineers spare no expense sourcing the best materials from around the world, and they only release new products when they exceed all expectations. A class of its own After working… Read more »

LU Albuquerque to host World-Class Audio Event February 22

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Wednesday, February 22, 6pm ListenUp Albuquerque  6916 Montgomery Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109   To RSVP, call 296-6978 or email us at RSVP@listenup.com   Please join us for the the introduction of Sonus faber at ListenUp Albuquerque, including the North American premier of the new Homage loudspeakers. This will be the very first time these highly anticipated speakers have been… Read more »