8 Years Later, Lenbrook Returns to Independent Reps

From Independent…to Direct…to ‘Hybrid’ It was clearly one of the most explosive stories I wrote back in May 2011 generating tons of email and phone calls in response. The topic? Lenbrook, darling of the specialty A/V channel that for decades … Continue reading

Huge Management Transition at Lenbrook; End of an Era

Lenbrook International announced this week a major transition in their management team in what it said was a carefully thought-out “succession plan.” Lenbrook, parent company to the Bluesound, NAD, and PSB brands, will restructure their senior management team in the … Continue reading

Bluesound’s Gender Bending Soundbar

Pulse – A High-Performance Soundbar Historically, the consumer electronics industry is broken down into basically two types (genders) of products. A product is either designed for the masses with affordability and popular technologies – think wireless Bluetooth streaming speakers for … Continue reading

With BluOS, is Lenbrook the Apple of High-End Distributed AV?

Company Expands BluOS into NAD Line, Expanding Its Options Back in the Fall of 2013, we told you about the birth of a new brand called Bluesound – a new networkable, high-quality wired and wireless multiroom music system. Almost simultaneously, … Continue reading

At High End Show, Bluesound & NAD Offer High-End Announcements

From the High End show now taking place in Munich, Germany, Bluesound and NAD, two specialty audio lines leading the charge into high-res and high quality audio, made several interesting announcements about their efforts. Both brands are marketed here in … Continue reading

Bluesound Scores Deal for National Placement in Magnolia Design Centers

BREAKING NEWS Bluesound, a division of Lenbrook America, has cut a deal with Best Buy that will result in a national roll-out of the company’s line of high-quality digital multi-room music systems through Best Buy’s Magnolia Design Center locations. The … Continue reading

Bluesound: Talkin’ ‘Bout Our Generation

New Brand Hits Key Milestone – Launches ‘Generation 2’ Products This week in New York City, executives from Lenbrook America and Bluesound conducted a media presentation informing them of a major update to the Bluesound brand, which is distributed in … Continue reading

Bluesound to Offer iHeartRadio Streaming Internet Radio

Bluesound, a line of high performance wireless multi-room music components offered by specialty supplier Lenbrook America, announced this week that it has added iHeartRadio to the list of streaming services its line offers. iHeartRadio, one of the more popular Internet … Continue reading

NAD Launches New Masters Series Models Targeted Squarely at ‘Audiophile 2.0’

*See update note below…* On Wednesday, Lenbrook America, the exclusive distributor of NAD in the U.S., held a press presentation in a suite at the upscale Andaz 5th Avenue Hotel in Manhattan. It was a cool but gray and curiously … Continue reading

HTSA Announces Their Top Vendors for 2013

The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) on Tuesday announced their top vendor awards for 2013. These awards were handed out at their Fall 2013 dealer conference held last week and included a special Lifetime Achievement Award. See who earned … Continue reading