Beck's Latest Project Is the Closest Thing to Being On Stage In a…

Beck and Chris Milk's version of Bowie's Sound and Vision with 167 musicians was amazing on its own right, as a linear video. But the 360-degree immersive version with binaural sound and facial tracking truly redefines how we can experience live music remotely. Whether you like Beck or not, you really have to watch it… » 2/19/13 2:20pm 2/19/13 2:20pm

Hey Audiophile! Five Baller Vintage Amps That Are Dirt Cheap

A five-year-old surround-sound receiver has all the appeal of a five-year-old banana. But a five-year-old (or even 25-year-old) stereo amplifier might sound and perform every bit as good as one built last month. Much stereo equipment is timeless, which is why so many audio enthusiasts are getting back into vintage gear » 8/22/11 10:00pm 8/22/11 10:00pm

Weatherproof TVs Tested With Kool-Aid, Dirt (But No Pee Pee)

Sound and Vision decided to take two "Weatherproof" outdoor TVs and subject them to months and months of torture in a short amount of time to see just how weather proof they really are. Both the Pantel PAN320 and Aquatic AQ-LCD17S-1 shrugged off dirt, water and fruit punch when poured or sprayed directly on them, but… » 4/14/08 8:40pm 4/14/08 8:40pm

XEL-1: Sony's First OLED TV Reviewed by Sound and Vision (The Bastards)

I can't say I'm not jealous that Al at Sound and Vision for getting first domestic review of the upcoming Sony 11-inch OLED TV. The set has one of the highest price/size ratios ever, but it also pulls off one of the highest performances of any modern TV, too. Here are the particulars, in case you have an extra $2500… » 2/08/08 4:44pm 2/08/08 4:44pm