The Beatles In Mono At Electric Lady Studios

Before the jaded amongst you think "oh, here we go, another Beatles product to separate us from our collective lunch monies," I would exhort you to reconsider all of that cynicism. You may think you've heard the Beatles before, but if you're an American, you haven't.

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Front-to-Back Album: St. Paul & the Broken Bones - Half the City

It was Wilson Pickett and Duane Allman (via Anthology I) that introduced me to the sounds of Muscle Shoals, and it is St. Paul & the Broken Bones who have brought the sheer joy and ruckus of the Muscle Shoals sound back to me full throttle. But forget the retro-sound, the arrangements, the skillful song writing and the sheer emotion of the band and Paul Janeway's voice...this is a great [insert your own adjective here] record

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Speaker Placement: Things To Consider Beyond Spousal Approval

In a perfect world, my listening room would consist of a 2-channel monoblock system driving a pair of Blades, a $9000 turntable, a chair with a cupholder, and proper acoustic treatments all around. I would lock the door from the inside and emerge only for more beef jerky and occasional visits with my family.

I don't live in a perfect world.

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Masters of Sound Hits Atlanta

On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, KEF presented its Masters of Sound program at the residence of the British Consul-General in Atlanta, with special guests Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. Once again, engineer and producer Ken Scott treated the gathered audience to an amazing night of music and technology. Make the jump for details and pictures.

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Why So Called "Coaxial" Speakers Aren't Uni-Q

All KEF Uni-Q speakers are coaxial, but not all "coaxial" speakers are, well, actually, truly, technically, coaxial.

Make the jump for a quick primer on why KEF's Uni-Q creates the life-like soundstage and amazingly wide "sweet-spot" that makes it an industry standard for sound reproduction.

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