The guitars are loud. The vocals are set back in the mix. The rhythm section is like a brick wall – impenetrable and imposing. The hooks are catchy and you can play it all loudly without fear of the kids in the next car looking at you like you’re some desperately anachronistic tool.
We were the first to use the term and we were the first to test a consumer loudspeaker with a laboratory reference as a control. They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but to us, the word reference still has special meaning – even forty-five years later.
If you've ever seen a Salvador Dali painting, then you know what it's like to be within the bounds of familiarity without explicitly being told what things are. That's what Jack White has accomplished with his new album Boarding House Reach.
Truly, I’ve stumbled upon a little bit of high-res treasure with this set. I’m enjoying my unironic trip back in time to when punk, New Wave and rock were all part of the pop music-scape.
You've heard us proudly extol the virtues of our vented tweeter, but here's an in-depth discussion of what exactly a vented tweeter is and why your ears deserve them.