WPWK Podcast – Episode 5: Bob Heil – PWK & Grateful Dead

Legendary inventor Bob Heil talks about the Grateful Dead’s wall of sound, how he created the foundation live rock audio and his relationship with Klipsch founder Paul W. Klipsch. Bob Heil is a legend in the music and concert sound world. From his famous Talk Box, used on hit songs by Peter Frampton, Joe Walsh, […]

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Klipsch Install Stories: John Varvatos

If you’ve ever seen an ad for John Varvatos, you will know that that the men’s lifestyle brand is all about rock-and-roll. From Iggy Pop to Alice Cooper to Green Day, the brand associates itself closely with rockers from multiple generations. This attitude and tone of voice comes straight down from the brand’s namesake – […]

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Dads That Rock: Memories of Music

It is no great surprise that many of our life-long obsessions with music and great audio began with our fathers. The blog series “Dads That Rock” is an on-going Father’s Day tribute to these great men who helped inspire our passions. Cory from Paducah Home Theater (and “MetropolisLakeOutfitters” from the Klipsch forums) submitted the story […]

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Dads That Rock: Heresy Is Good for the Soul

It is no great surprise that many of our life-long obsessions with music and great audio began with our fathers. The blog series “Dads That Rock” is an on-going Father’s Day tribute to these great men who helped inspire our passions. “JimJimbo” from the Klipsch Forums submitted the story below with minimal edits by the […]

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Dads That Rock: Klipsch Fortes in the Family

It is no great surprise that many of our life-long obsessions with music and great audio began with our fathers. The blog series “Dads That Rock” is an on-going Father’s Day tribute to these great men who helped inspire our passions. Matt Milligan submitted the story below with minimal edits by the Klipsch editorial staff. […]

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How To Buy The Best Home Theater Receiver

“What is the best home theater receiver I can buy for my Klipsch speakers?” That might be the most-asked question our customer service and social media teams field on a day-to-day basis. The home theater receiver (also known as an AV Receiver or “AVR”) is rather important to a quality passive speaker setup. If the […]

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Good Poop: The Orr Auction

J. Herbert Orr of Opelika, Alabama started the Orradio manufacturing company after WWII. According to Wikipedia, he produced “the first commercially available audio tape, video tape and computer tape in the world.” Orr had been one of three soldiers that “captured” the Magnetophones in Germany after the war, which essentially started the modern tape recording […]

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Gifts For Dads That Rock

Father’s Day is probably the only day of the year where your Pops gets to puff out his chest and do whatever he wants to do. While he might plan to have a relaxing day, buying something for him can be rather stressful. We have compiled the ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide, full of things […]

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Best Headphones for College

There is a lot of noise in college. Heck, you might be the one creating the noise most of the time. Sometimes, you’ll just need to be in your world. We’ve come up with a list of the best headphones for college that make sense whether you want to study in peace, relax or just […]

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