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Jan
14

Fantastic Record Cleaning Machine from Music Hall

Fantastic Record Cleaning Machine from Music Hall
If you’ve been following the news regarding the recent resurgence of vinyl records it may have you tuning up the turntable and as Bob Seger sings “take those old records off the shelf.”  If you value vinyl you want to ensure that you keep the dust from settling into each groove.  This is where the Music Hall WCS-2 Record Cleaning Machine come into play.   Highlights via Audio Advisor “Stout and Powerful Record Cleaning Machine” “Stunning machine does a superb job cleaning your rec...
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Jan
08

7 Headlines Tell the Story that Vinyl is NOT Dead

7 Headlines Tell the Story that Vinyl is NOT Dead
Did you think that vinyl was dead? Guess again. Consider these 7 Headlines from late 2014 that highlight the resurgence.  You'll also find the video from Bloomberg News informative and helpful as well as the inforgraphic from Statista .   BBC News - Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high "Certain styles of music, they need that warmth. They need that feeling. Soul, reggae, hip-hop, even punk - they sound so much better on vinyl. Source:   http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-30216638 &...
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Dec
22

Marantz Receivers: Highlights, Reviews, Specs

Marantz Receivers: Highlights, Reviews, Specs
Fairview HiFi is pleased to announce the return to our store of the world’s best sounding surround sound receivers from Marantz . Marantz prides itself on helping you “experience music just as the artist intended, even in the cinema.” I want to encourage you to learn more about the brand by viewing the video and checking out the reviews and spec sheet on the SR7009 Receiver.   “We know that true HiFi is about being able to reproduce the magic of a performance.” Marantz Highlights of the Mar...
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Dec
19

My First Spin: Turntable, Headphones, Amplifier

My First Spin: Turntable, Headphones, Amplifier
My First Spin is a great turntable package for music lovers who want to listen with headphones or transfer their vinyl records to digital. The full package values at $999 but is available at a $300 savings for $699.   My First Spin includes: Music Hall USB-1 turntable  “Whether you’re looking to digitize and download your record collection, release your inner DJ, or simply discover the joy of spinning vinyl, the usb-1 is your answer. It has a built-in phono preamp, cartridge, dust cove...
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Dec
16

Joseph Audio Pulsar Bookshelf Speakers

Joseph Audio Pulsar Bookshelf Speakers
We invite you to come in and try Joseph Audio's Pulsar Bookshelf Speakers, a"two-way compact of impeccable craftmanship and sonic insight." “The Joseph Audio Pulsar establishes a new benchmark in mini monitor performance.  It truly conveys the scale of a much larger speaker, combined with the speed, precise imaging and resolution that “mini” fans have always prized.”          Unmistakable presence and clarity        ...
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Dec
11

Bluesound now Includes Rhapsody Support

Bluesound now Includes Rhapsody Support
Press Release: Bluesound December 10, 2014 Dear Bluesound Advocate, Bluesound is pleased to announce the release of our next software version today which includes support for Rhapsody Music Service and improvements to some other Music Services.  Here are some of the highlights of this release: Stream the music you love anywhere. Get on-demand access to the entire Rhapsody catalog and wirelessly stream it directly to any Bluesound Player.  Browse more than 32 million tracks on the Blues...
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Dec
02

Bluesound: Your Solution to Wireless #HiFi

Bluesound: Your Solution to Wireless #HiFi
Bluesound Wireless HiFi Get your music out of your head and into the room. After all, music was meant to be shared! We are passionate about musical detail, texture and volume (we’re not just talking about decibels here), and we’ve painstakingly designed a cutting-edge pure digital platform that delivers on the total HD audio experience. Audio reproduction just like the moment they recorded it in the studio. Just like the musicans themselves wanted it to be heard. Add internet radio and online mu...
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Nov
26

Reviews of the Award Winning YAMAHA YSP-2500

Reviews of the Award Winning YAMAHA YSP-2500
Stunning Sound Realism, Stylishly Slim Design "Immerse yourself in true 7.1-channel surround sound from an ultra-slim sound bar. With 16 speakers powered by 16 amplifiers, the YSP-2500 delivers lifelike sound with remarkable presence, detail and clarity. Dolby® True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ provide high-definition audio processing. HDMI® inputs ensure the highest-quality connectivity while Bluetooth® makes it easy to wirelessly stream music from your iPhone®, iPad® and Android™ devices." (Pro...
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Oct
14

5 Steps to Choosing HiFi Speakers

5 Steps to Choosing HiFi Speakers
Grab your favourite CD or record from each genre of music you listen to, try to pick a truly representative track from each recording pick something that you have listened to enough to judge the quality of the sound on. Ideally something you have heard live recently. Each speaker performs differently, so a wide variety of music will ensure you have a productive listening session. Those in the know will listen to a song featuring almost exclusively female vocals and cut a good number of speakers ...
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Oct
14

4 Steps to Choosing a HiFi Receiver

4 Steps to Choosing a HiFi Receiver
Write down a list of all the types of music sources you want to listen to. CDs, Records, and radio are all very popular. You may be interested in digital sources such as internet radio or iPod connectivity. Decide whether you want to do an integrated amp/receiver or a component amp receiver combination. As with home theatre, component systems are both nicer and more costly. If you play records, and your record player needs a pre-amp, consider a model with a built in phono-amp. Note that this is ...
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