Reviews

The Road To Room Treatment | Part 2

Nearly six months ago I started this “project” of renovating a new media room in a new house. While I was unable to affect the the room’s dimensions, I could do something about the the sound profile. Incessant ringing, boom’iness, poor sound-staging… all of these problems were classic symptoms of a poorly treated room. Or …

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Review | REL Tzero MkIII – Mighty Performance in a Tiny Package

It took me a long time to come to terms with subwoofers and the role they played in stereo playback. For the longest time I held the belief that the only bass you needed was what came out of your speakers. Need more bass? Get bigger speakers. In a sense, I sounded very Texan at …

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Vinyl ‘n Beer – Jackleg Devotional to the Heart by the Baptist Generals

Taking a step back into the early days of my vinyl collection, I happened upon this gem. Well, gem in my opinion. Back when I was just getting my collection started, I went into a brief craze of buying albums purely based on album art. I know what you’re thinking. Luckily (or not), this only …

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Review | Philharmonic Mini – wine speakers on a beer budget

It’s not often that a brand – no matter the industry – declares they’re closing shop only to come back down the road. When it does occur, one of two things have (usually) happened. Either they’re under new management or the public sentiment is so strong that it’s simply inevitable. The latter is exactly what …

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Vinyl ‘n Beer – Rearrange Us by Mt. Joy

Have you ever accidentally stumbled onto a band you liked because of the album artwork? This is a perfect example of that for me – I had never heard of Mt. Joy before crossing paths with their self-titled album back in 2018. After the smashing hit that was their debut album, I found myself wondering …

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