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Sennheiser HD-820 Reference Class Headphones

Sennheiser HD-820 headphones

The Sennheiser HD-820 is a closed-back version of the legendary HD800 headphones, and uses some innovative technology that makes them stunningly transparent. Closed-back designs have historically suffered from unwanted resonances, while open-back designs, famed for their natural, transparent sound, can leak audio and let in ambient sounds. For the HD-820, Sennheiser have used a glass Read more …

Alexa is now available on Sonos

sonos and alexa australia

Alexa – Amazon’s smart virtual assistant – is now available on Sonos One in Australia. It’s now easier than ever to listen to what you want, where you want. Voice control for your music Hands full? No prob. Can’t find your phone? Sorted. Alexa on Sonos One responds to a wide range of voice commands Read more …

Record Store Day 2018

Record Store Day has rolled round again, and once again we have some great specials on offer for vinyl lovers: Music Hall Turntables Music Hall was founded by Roy Hall in 1985 and manufactures a range of high quality two-channel audio equipment with a specialty in turntables. We’ve stocked these Czech-made turntables since early 2017 Read more …

Sonos App Update v8.3

Sonos app update 8.3

Sonos have updated their app with some mostly design-focused changes for better usability. Here’s a run-down on the changes, from the Sonos website: I’m excited to let you all know that today we released Sonos 8.3 for iOS and Android. We’ve been paying close attention to the feedback here in the Community related to our Read more …

Price drop on Sonos Play:1 and Play:3

Sonos Play:1

Sonos has announced a price drop on its top-selling Play:1 and Play:3 wireless audio systems. Play:1 has gone from $299 to $229, while Play:3 drops from $449 to $379. Sonos Play:1 Play:1 is an affordable entry point into the Sonos universe. At just $229, it packs a real punch in a tiny package, and it Read more …

Bluesound software update brings Dolby Digital surround

Bluesound brisbane

With the latest Bluesound BluOS software version 2.14.0, you can now create the ultimate Dolby Digital® surround sound system with a PULSE SOUNDBAR and a pair of PULSE FLEXs as rears. Also new: Stream and listen to millions of tracks in CD-quality with support for lossless Deezer HiFi. Browse and discover music faster and easier Read more …

Rega cleans up at What Hi-Fi Awards

rega reviews & awards

Rega has cleaned up in a big way at the 2017 What Hi-Fi Awards, taking home no less than 6 awards for best in category: Rega Planar 1 – Best Turntable £200-£500 (for the second year in a row) Read the review >   Rega Planar 3 – Best Turntable £500-£800 (for the second year Read more …

Sonos One Is Here!

sonos one deal

At first glance Sonos One looks similar to the Play:1, but there’s one big difference. Sonos One is future-ready with Voice Control via Amazon Alexa for easy, fast control of all your music and listening zones. Compare Play:1 with Sonos One Sonos One Price The Sonos One is just $299, so if you’re in the Read more …

Rega Planar 6 – Release Date, Reviews & More

Rega Planar 6 turntable

After two years of development, the long-awaited Planar 6 from Rega is heading to Australia. Its predecessor, the Rega RP6, was a multi-award winner and hands-down the top selling turntable here at Living Sound in Brisbane since its release in 2012. So with such a hard act to follow how does the Planar 6 stack Read more …

New brands in store – Luxman & Ruark Audio

ruark audio in brisbane

If you’ve been into our store recently you might have noticed two new brands – Luxman and Ruark Audio. Well they’re not exactly new, Luxman have been around for over 90 years and Ruark for over 30. Both have iconic status – Luxman as one of the oldest Japanese audio manufacturers and a brand beloved Read more …

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