The Evolution of Sound

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Experience vintage and modern sound technology through iconic Klipsch, McIntosh, and Pro-Ject. Join Klipsch, McIntosh, and Pro-Ject at ListenUp’s Showroom for a listening event featuring the progression of these three iconic brands over time. You will be able to bounce from room to room experiencing jaw-dropping demonstrations of some of the world’s best speakers, amplifiers,… 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 »

Music streaming is fueling vinyl’s resurgence

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Here’s an interesting article by Timothy Seppala in Engadget which posits that music streaming is fueling vinyl’s resurgence. This makes sense to us, as we use and enjoy both! They’re not competitors but complementary formats that deliver different benefits to fans Streaming has been blamed for killing off the CD, but industry experts agree it’s… Read more »

ListenUp is proud to once again be a Technics dealer

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Rediscover music with Technics The Technics brand was created by Panasonic in 1965, originally to sell loudspeakers domestically in Japan. The name became more widely known with the international sales of direct-drive turntables, which were invented by Panasonic engineer Shuichi Obata. Technics turntables (including the legendary SL-1200) have been the most popular choice for DJs… Read more »

ListenUp at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2018

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October 5-7, 2018 Fri: 12-6, Sat: 9-6, Sun: 10-4 Denver Marriott Tech Center 4900 S. Syracuse St. Denver, CO 80237 The 15th Annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (RMAF) is the largest consumer audio and home entertainment show in the United States. Simply put: “Mega stereo systems!” Denver’s own audio wonderland now features over 160 exhibit spaces… Read more »

Presenting the first turntable from Mark Levinson, the No. 515

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The first turntable ever from audio legend Mark Levinson is the № 515. To achieve a stunning design and performance, Levinson partnered with VPI Industries, renowned for turntable innovations and exceptional build quality. Handcrafted in the USA and created for the discriminating music lover, the № 515 is the perfect complement to the Pure Phono stage… 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 »

RECORD STORE DAY 2018

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This Saturday, April 21st is the 10th annual Record Store Day. The first Record Store Day was held on April 19th, 2008 to celebrate and promote the more than 1400 independent, locally-owned music stores across the US and internationally. Today, Record Store Day is recognized on every continent except Antarctica. You can read more about… Read more »