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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

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Forget the misguided moral and political complaints:Three Billboards is a masterpiece, a dark tale about grief, anger, and the inadequate cushions of community. It’s also funny as hell. Writer-director Martin McDonagh, an Irish playwright (two words that say much), has long explored Biblical themes through vernacular-profane language and deeply flawed characters (his best film until now,In Bruges, was basically about sin).

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Picture
Sound
Extras

Forget the misguided moral and political complaints:Three Billboards is a masterpiece, a dark tale about grief, anger, and the inadequate cushions of community. It’s also funny as hell. Writer-director Martin McDonagh, an Irish playwright (two words that say much), has long explored Biblical themes through vernacular-profane language and deeply flawed characters (his best film until now,In Bruges, was basically about sin).

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Samsung & Harman Kardon Unveil High-End Soundbars

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Samsung has collaborated with the pioneering audio brand Harman Kardon on two new high-end soundbars.
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Samsung & Harman Kardon Unveil High-End Soundbars

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Samsung has collaborated with the pioneering audio brand Harman Kardon on two new high-end soundbars.
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It’s a Stream, Stream, Stream, Stream World

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Has streaming saved the music industry? Depends on whom you ask. If we’re to believe certain vocal factions within the music business, we’re already officially entrenched in the “end of owning music” era…
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It’s a Stream, Stream, Stream, Stream World

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Has streaming saved the music industry? Depends on whom you ask. If we’re to believe certain vocal factions within the music business, we’re already officially entrenched in the “end of owning music” era…
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About that Trendsetting Audio Company and Its Founders…

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Yesterday’s Throwback Thursday post highlighted an iconic speaker company that was founded in 1972. But what is the company and who are the three young lads shown standing amid stacks of audio testing gear?
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About that Trendsetting Audio Company and Its Founders…

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Yesterday’s Throwback Thursday post highlighted an iconic speaker company that was founded in 1972. But what is the company and who are the three young lads shown standing amid stacks of audio testing gear?
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Jamo S 809 Speaker System Review

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

S 809 HCS Speaker System
Performance
Build Quality
Value

S 810 Subwoofer
Performance
Features
Ergonomics
Value

PRICE $1,497 as reviewed


AT A GLANCE

Plus

Top-grade Atmos imaging and ambience reproduction
Connector-less elevation speaker hookup
Unusually good center-speaker tonal match

Minus

Minor upper-mid constriction
Minimal contribution from subwoofer


THE VERDICT

This Jamo Atmos-ready system provides impressive immersion and solid value, though bass-heads will want to investigate the company’s more capable subwoofer offerings.


Jamo, the Danish speaker firm whose name rhymes with—well, not “ham-oh,” and not “Hey Moe!,” and certainly not orange—but with, more or less, “ma-mo,” has been quietly busy upon our shores for several decades now.

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Jamo S 809 Speaker System Review

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

S 809 HCS Speaker System
Performance
Build Quality
Value

S 810 Subwoofer
Performance
Features
Ergonomics
Value

PRICE $1,497 as reviewed


AT A GLANCE

Plus

Top-grade Atmos imaging and ambience reproduction
Connector-less elevation speaker hookup
Unusually good center-speaker tonal match

Minus

Minor upper-mid constriction
Minimal contribution from subwoofer


THE VERDICT

This Jamo Atmos-ready system provides impressive immersion and solid value, though bass-heads will want to investigate the company’s more capable subwoofer offerings.


Jamo, the Danish speaker firm whose name rhymes with—well, not “ham-oh,” and not “Hey Moe!,” and certainly not orange—but with, more or less, “ma-mo,” has been quietly busy upon our shores for several decades now.

Read the full article