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 »

ListenUp is now a proud Chord Electronics dealer

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ListenUp is now a proud Chord Electronics dealer! Chord first sprang from the aviation world, where engineering without limits means uncompromising standards. Company owner John Franks has adhered to this philosophy since the company’s inception in 1989.  Chord’s first amplifiers were supplied to the BBC, followed by world-renowned studios including Abbey Road, Sony Music (New… 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 »

Introducing Edge, Cambridge Audio’s new high-end hi-fi system

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Cambridge Audio celebrates 50 years of audio innovation with Edge — their new, high-end hi-fi system The Edge series from the UK’s leading hi-fi brand represents the culmination of 50 years of audio engineering expertise and sets a new standard for design and performance. ListenUp is excited to be one of the select authorized dealers… Read more »

ListenUp is now a proud Arcam dealer

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ListenUp is excited to welcome Arcam to our product mix! Arcam is based just outside Cambridge, England. The company was started by two engineering students at Cambridge University in 1976. Their first offering was the A60 integrated amplifier, an iconic product that sold more than 30,000 units — many of which are still in use. Today, the company has… 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 »

The Washington Post picks Sonos One over Apple HomePod

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Thinking about buying Apple’s new HomePod? The Washington Post   suggests your money would be better spent on two Sonos One speakers instead: “For my money, the best choice is a deal Sonos is offering (for an undisclosed amount of time) to get two of its One speakers for $350. They can form a pair that offers real stereo… Read more »

New Peachtree deepblue3 Bluetooth Speaker now in stock

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In 2013 Peachtree Audio launched the original deepblue. It received rave reviews from the media and customers alike and quickly established itself as the answer to the question “What’s the best sounding Bluetooth speaker I can buy today?” With deepblue3, the Peachtree Audio design team has committed to raise the performance bar even higher than… Read more »

Denon AVR-X8500H: The world’s first 13.2-channel receiver

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  At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Denon showed off the world’s first 13.2-channel AV receiver, their flagship AVR-X8500H. Rated at 150 watts per channel, it supports the Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D three-dimensional surround sound formats. It also supports full 4K UHD/HDR pass-through (HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG) and features… Read more »