High-Design Speakers: Music to Your Ears and Murder to Your Wallet

In your traditional loudspeakers, the individual drivers are all stacked in a column on the face of the speaker. The problem with that setup is that the varying frequencies will interfere with one another, which results in a distorted sound. Or so say the KEF engineers (and I'm gonna take their word for it given that… » 5/19/11 6:58pm 5/19/11 6:58pm

Stereos, Tapes, CDs and Vinyl Records: My Frustrating Romance With…

So, here's the thing. My stereo components have been in boxes gathering dust ever since I became a fully fledged member of the iPosse. Ditto for my CDs, cherished cassette tapes and even a few essential vinyl records. Since Jesus and I are relocating to London, and I've ripped everything I really listen to, you might… » 6/01/08 11:00am 6/01/08 11:00am

KEF Picoforte 1 Digital Component Audio System Pwns Other iPod Docks

If this KEF Picoforte 1 Digital Component Audio System sounds even half as good as its full-sized KEF big brothers, you're in for a treat. Continuing KEF's tradition of flying-saucer-like design, this iPod dock is modern-looking without going so far as imitating alien heads. Composed of a couple of six-inch KEF 1001… » 7/24/07 11:04am 7/24/07 11:04am

KEF Muon Speakers: Mysterious, Tall, Handsome

These six-foot tall KEF speakers are made of shiny aluminum, and they're so incomprehensible that the high-end Brit speaker maker has named them after an atomic particle. Muon speakers aim high, trying to be the ultimate loudspeaker, with their specially molded aluminum form that the company calls "organic." We were… » 4/02/07 1:45pm 4/02/07 1:45pm