Lenbrook Previews NAD M10 Hi-Res Streamer to NY Press

On Tuesday, Lenbrook invited members of the media to an “intimate album listening party” in Manhattan’s trendy Soho district. Despite the fact that the weather was less than cooperative – with warm, extremely humid temps, and at times torrential rainfall … Continue reading

Savant Says Audio Can Be Smarter Too With SmartAmp

Popular home automation systems provider Savant Systems has been extending and expanding their product line-up with ever newer, ever smarter solutions for years. And now Savant says audio too can be smarter thanks to its new SmartAmp smart audio amplifier, … Continue reading

Nielsen: Americans’ Love for Music is ‘Unwavering’

Researcher Credits Audio Hardware for Helping ‘Catapult Engagement’ & Consumption New research from Nielsen reinforces an important point for those of us in the residential home entertainment systems – no matter what the platform, Americans have an ‘unwavering love for … Continue reading

Exciting New Study: We are in an Audio Resurgence!

We live in a time rich in options for ways to connect with and consume content. If I asked you to pick which source was the number one method that adults aged 18 and older use to consume content today, … Continue reading

Sprint Throws a Life Preserver to Drowning Tidal

Cash Infusion Buys Time for Struggling Service Tidal, the musician-owned music streaming service put together by rapper Jay Z, announced this week that it has sold a third of the company to telecom giant Sprint. Although the original announcement did … Continue reading

New Research: Netflix is the #1 Choice for TV Viewing

Baby Boomers Finally Hop on the Streaming Bandwagon In a new survey released today by E-Poll Market Research, Netflix is the first choice for watching a TV show among those respondents who have been exposed to streaming programming. And for … Continue reading

Tidal Targets Netflix – Adding Movies to Service

Company Reports Stunning Growth Numbers Tidal, the high quality music streaming service purchased by rapper Jay Z one year ago, is said to be adding movie streaming to their service, Page Six (part of the New York Post) reported yesterday. … Continue reading

Streaming Revenues Overtake Music Downloads for the First Time Ever

Overall Recording Industry Sales Grow for First Time Since 2011 The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) reported overall industry sales data for  2015 this week, revealing that for the first time in history streaming music was the single largest … Continue reading

More Than 7 Out of 10 Music Industry Execs Say Tidal Won’t Last a Year

If I were Jay Z’s publicist, I’d be nervous right now. The popular rapper’s reputation as a savvy businessman is in serious jeopardy. Billboard, one of the oldest and most prominent music industry publications, has recently launched a new annual … Continue reading