Bring the Entertainment Outside This Spring
TAGS: Outdoor Speakers | Outdoor TV | Sonance | Sonos | Whole Home Audio
We know it’s cold and wet this winter in Tennessee, but warmer spring weather is right around the corner. We’re all looking forward to spending more time outdoors. Relaxing in the patio, planting new annuals, and lots of other outside activities beckon to us soon. Since we’re blessed with a relatively mild climate in Nashville, how about bringing some of our audio-video entertainment outdoors for these activities?
Bringing music and video entertainment outside is a great way to maximize the enjoyment of your outdoor spaces. If you have an outdoor kitchen, imagine grilling to great tunes. Or how about inviting friends over to catch the upcoming March Madness basketball outside on the patio with your favorite drinks and food? It’s all possible with an outdoor audio-video setup, and it can be an extension of your current installation or something totally independent.
Want to know more? Keep reading for some ideas.
3 Great Gift Ideas for the Audiophile in Your Life
TAGS: HEOS | Hi-Fi Audio | KEF | Marantz | Sonos | Wireless Speakers
It’s that time of year again, and we agonize again over what to get for the important people in your life. Here in Nashville, we have many music lovers and creatives – it’s called Music City for a reason. Music studios, artists, songwriters call Nashville home, not to mention legions of music fans of all stripes.
The chances are, then, that you have a music lover in your life. And music lovers can be quite picky about how their music sounds, so, not just any equipment will do. Whether they are audiophiles or only enthusiasts, listen on headphones, wireless speakers, digital streaming, or vinyl, they care about the sound.
The good news is that we are in a bit of a golden age for audio equipment. Very high-quality equipment is available at a variety of prices and styles that can please audiophiles and music lovers without breaking the bank. So if you have a high-end audio enthusiast in Nashville that you’re struggling to find just the right gift for, read on for a little help.
How to Bring Magical Movie Sound to Your Home
TAGS: Dolby Atmos | Home Cinema | Kef | Marantz | Movie Surround | Sonos
When you go to the movie theater, you go for the big screen experience. And yes, maybe the popcorn too. All kidding aside, a great movie experience is not just about the big screen – it’s just as much about the big sound as well. Great sound makes you feel like you are in the scene - whether it’s bullets flying above you, car crashes with impact, or whispered dialog in a tense scene that draws you into the drama.
To get that kind of immersive audio experience, you need a surround sound system. Many options exist to bring movie surround sound into the home – from relatively inexpensive soundbars to full-blown twelve-speaker systems with high-end AV processors and amplifiers.
All the choices and terminology for surround sound might feel a little daunting. In this blog, we’re going to try to demystify it for you and get you on the track to figure out what might be the best surround sound system options for you in Nashville.