Audio News & Reviews

CEDIA Expo 2018 Show Highlights

Here’s the thing about trade shows like CEDIA Expo, the most recent gathering of which took place from September 6-8 in San Diego. On the ...

Singing or the art of performance – Part 4

Dungeons & Dragons For the sake of clarity, I reproduce here the contents of that comment: “Since the article was published some time ago and ...

Focal Fills Out Kanta Line with New Kanta N°1, Kanta N°3, and Kanta Center

If you read our recent review of the Focal Kanta N°2 loudspeaker closely, you no doubt saw this coming. But at this year’s CEDIA Expo in ...

Lizzie Movie Review

Lizzie Review By David Kempler Dizzy Miss Lizzie The tale of Lizzie Borden is one of those things that has been imprinted on American culture. ...

The Predator Movie Review

The Predator Review By Matthew Passantino ‘The Predator’ Should Have Been Left in the 80s There’s a chance you may enjoy Shane Black’s “The Predator” ...

AirTV Adds Local Channels DVR for Cord Cutters

AirTV has announced that its Local Channels DVR feature, the beta for which we reported on earlier this year, is now available to all users ...

Mytek Liberty DAC Reviewed

If you have more than a passing acquaintance with digital products, you’ve probably heard of Mytek, who opened their doors in 1991. When the company ...

Acurus Intros New Sub-$6,000 Muse AV Preamp

Of all the products introduced at this year’s CEDIA Expo in San Diego, one of the coolest was Indy Audio Labs’ new Muse–a new 3D ...

Can Krell Make a Comeback When Other Legendary AV Brands Could Not?

Krell is one of the most lauded audiophile brands of all time. Started in the late 1970s by audio engineer and audiophile bon vivant Dan ...

Focal Kanta No. 2 Loudspeaker Reviewed

 Focal needs no introduction to regular HomeTheaterReview.com readers. This venerable audio company arguably produces one of the broadest product lines of any manufacturer. From car, ...

McIntosh Debuts New CI Products at CEDIA Expo

When you think McIntosh, you no doubt thing great big, super-cool-looking amps, preamps, and sources connected to the sorts of tower speakers that dominate a ...

Boarding School Movie Review

Boarding School Review By David Kempler All Aboard Director Boaz Yakin can sometimes take a very dark view of things. I first saw his darkness ...

Riva Audio’s New Voice Series Speakers Feature Alexa Built In

We at HomeTheaterReview.com love us some Amazon Alexa (well, most of us anyway). We also love us some Riva Audio speakers, especially the company’s WAND ...

KEF Launches Revamped R Series at CEDIA Expo 2018

Today at CEDIA Expo in sunny San Diego, KEF lifted the lid on the latest iteration of its R Series loudspeakers, a top-down redesign of ...

Lab 12 DAC1 Special Edition Reviewed

In the last six months, the internet has been abuzz with a handful of rave European reviews for a new DAC (digital to analog converter) ...

Harmony Basics – Part 60

In article 55 I mentioned the pedal as a way of writing in the modal system, but a French AFanziner who has been following this ...

Stewart Filmscreen Debuting New Director’s Choice Screen and More at CEDIA Expo 2018

If you’re shopping for a new projection screen today, hold your horses. Stewart Filmscreen is introducing a few new offerings this week at the CEDIA ...

Sonos Unveils New HDMI-Equipped Four-Channel Amp

Sonos has announced the release of new, higher-powered, more fully featured Sonos Amp, which promises to deliver twice the output of its popular CONNECT:AMP at ...

The ultimate guide to audio recording – Part 91

Being John Malkovich As I’ve stated in past weeks, a singer is some sort of an actor. So why not try to use some handy ...

My Current Musical Obsession: Streaming Radio Starter Songs

As evidenced by a recent piece here on HomeTheaterReview.com, we tend to be album-listening folk around these parts. Far too often, though, I find myself ...

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