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5 Movies With Kickass Surround Sound

June 25, 2014 - Whether you’re a hardcore audiophile looking for the ultimate sound experience or a casual movie watcher out to make movie-watching at home more immersive, it’s tough to find the perfect soundtrack to show off your surround sound home theater system. Sure, you’ll probably want to hear a few big explosions, but to truly get the best out of your home theater, you need a film with a wide and nuanced aural range, not to mention one that takes advantage of the directional effects made... (Read More)

Best Home Theater Speaker Systems: 4 Things to Know

Best Home Theater Speaker Systems: 4 Things to Know

October 14, 2014 - If you’re wanting better sound quality from your entertainment system, chances are you need to add a home theater system. The truth is that even the best high-def TVs are seriously... (Read More)

Buying a Sound Bar for Your TV? Read This First.

Buying a Sound Bar for Your TV? Read This First.

January 21, 2016 - Sound bars owe their existence to flat-panel TVs. Sure, those skinny screens produce a crystal-clear picture. But their tiny built-in speakers can’t even reproduce dialogue clearly, much less... (Read More)

Ready to Buy a Subwoofer? Read This First.

Ready to Buy a Subwoofer? Read This First.

February 05, 2016 - Let's face it. You could be getting much better sound out of your stereo system. You've got a receiver and a nice set of speakers—maybe even some satellite speakers. But there's still something... (Read More)

Top 10 Dolby Atmos Movies of 2015

Top 10 Dolby Atmos Movies of 2015

February 26, 2016 - In 2015, we saw a slew of new speakers that could bring Dolby Atmos sound into the home. Even better, we saw a ton of Dolby Atmos-enabled Blu-rays that you could actually enjoy on those new equipment... (Read More)

Surround Sound System Buying Guide

Surround Sound System Buying Guide

March 18, 2016 - Not all surround sound systems are the same. For your optimal listening experience—the kind that makes you forget about that whole “outside world” thing—you want the best surround... (Read More)

How to Get Home Theater Sound for Less Than $1,000

How to Get Home Theater Sound for Less Than $1,000

March 15, 2016 - A quality home theater setup must include two things to create a truly amazing private venue: the right screen and the right sound system. A perfect pairing of the two will transform the act of... (Read More)

How to Hook Up Your Surround Sound System

How to Hook Up Your Surround Sound System

March 17, 2016 - If you want to cement your home’s status as the best place to watch a movie—even taking the nearest cinema into account—you’re going to need more than your standard TV sound system... (Read More)

Good Poop: Joe Edwin Holland

Good Poop: Joe Edwin Holland

May 09, 2016 - Legendary drummer Joseph “Joe” Holland has a unique and colorful origin and story, to the say the least. His career has been a string of interesting stories, celebrity encounters and time spent... (Read More)