Product Review: Rocksteady Stadium 2-Speaker and Subwoofer Pack

When was the last time you found yourself bathed in immersive sound by a Bluetooth speaker? How about four of them and a subwoofer? That certainly caught my attention when the folks at Rocksteady asked me if I wanted to review their Stadium 2-Speaker and Subwoofer Pack. I loved the novelty and wanted to see how […]

Product Review: SVS 3000 In-Wall Subwoofer

The SVS 3000 In-Wall Subwoofer is amazing, and once you’ve heard it, you can’t go backwards. It feels like the never-ending battle between form and function flares up in places where great sound has the most to gain. I humbly submit the plight of the subwoofer. Long reviled by significant others and designers alike, the […]

Should I pre-wire my smart home?

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Whether building a new home from scratch or remodeling your old house, here’s how pre-wiring your home for speakers and networking is a smart move that can save you time, money, and hassle in the long run.   What is pre-wiring? Pre-wiring is the process of running speaker wires, networking cables, Cat6 Ethernet cables, and […]

Product Review: Bluesound Node X Music Streamer Packs a Punch

For those looking to add a little oomph to their old stereo rigs without having to get rid of otherwise perfectly good gear, Bluesound created its latest music streamer, the Node X, to mark 10 years of its multiroom high resolution audio streaming platform. The little box packs a punch, with an ESS Sabre HiFi DAC […]

Have You Considered Invisible Speakers?

If you ask an interior decorator about loudspeakers, they will tell you a speaker should be heard and not seen. What if we told you your home could be filled with music and the speakers could be completely invisible? Not only that – but it would actually still sound great! Well, put your wands away […]

Up Your Patio Game with Outdoor Audio/Video

Outdoor audio/video systems enhance the ways you entertain guests in outside living spaces. The right combination of design, high-quality equipment, and weather will give your friends and family patio-envy. Especially in Central Virginia, where we’re fortunate to have long, warm evenings the majority of the year.  Technology has permeated nearly every aspect of our lives, […]

Product Review: GoldenEar BRX Bookshelf Loudspeakers

Sleek Design and a Killer Sound We all love to search for the “best of” across any category – club sandwiches, mittens, you name it. My own passion lately has centered around, wait for it… bookshelf speakers. Questing for the ultimate big things/little packages sound experience has led me far and wide with my latest […]