Home Theater Blog

Home Theater Blog

Pulling back the curtain on all things audio… including home theater, wireless

The 5 Best Subwoofer Demo Tracks

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Mar 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

The 5 Best Subwoofer Demo Tracks I’ll come right out and say it… I love bass! I have since my first live concert featuring Sammy Hagar and Boston. Just like David Banner’s exposure to copious amounts of gamma rays resulted in The Hulk, something changed in my chemical makeup after those 64 foot pressure waves, ... more »

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My Sincerest Apology

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Mar 4, 2014 | No Comments

Dear Aperions and Guests, It was brought to my attention that a portion of my previous blog was read as an insensitive reference to the tragedy that occurred in a Florida theater last month. Being unaware of that event doesn’t lessen the impact my choice of words may have had on some readers. I apologize ... more »

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5 Solutions to the BIGGEST Home Theater Mistake!

5 Solutions to the BIGGEST Home Theater Mistake!

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Feb 25, 2014 | One Comment

You have a vision of the family nestled on the couch watching the Hobbit on your own home theater system, without the annoyance of the big theater experience… somebody kicking the back of your chair, stepping on your toes to get to their seat, or texting despite the myriad requests not to. You establish a ... more »

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2014 CES Wrap-Up

2014 CES Wrap-Up

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Jan 14, 2014 | No Comments

Awed by a roiling sea of technology and on the verge of a mental capsize… that’s what attending this year’s CES felt like. My purpose in going is multifold. I get to touch base with my peers in the audio industry, see and hear amazing speakers and other audio devices, and to divine what the ... more »

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CES 2014 – Day 1

CES 2014 – Day 1

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Jan 8, 2014 | No Comments

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is the largest industry event in the US. With approximately 140,000 attendees, navigating this event is like trying to shop in the middle of a stampede. It’s literally should to should here… but the bright shiny objects make it all worthwhile. The first day of the ... more »

Tags: Audio Technology, Just for Fun
2014 Anthem

2014 Anthem

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Jan 5, 2014 | No Comments

I approach this time of year with a weird blend of anticipation and antipathy. The anticipation is for what I perceive the New Year might bring. The antipathy is grounded in the retrospective analysis of what I accomplished during the previous twelve months. Like most of you, I begin each year with a list of ... more »

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5 Essential Christmas DVDs

5 Essential Christmas DVDs

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Dec 11, 2013 | No Comments

All seasons have their defining visual cues. I have my visual cues for Christmas. They include a specific artificial tree, memory stamped decorations, and a unique ceramic nativity set. It also includes viewing a set of movies, without which, Christmas would not be complete. I have specific and exacting criteria that movies must pass to ... more »

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The Evolving Future of Aperion

The Evolving Future of Aperion

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May 16, 2013 | 5 Comments

Change, death and taxes are the certainties of life. We instinctively fear or suffer the anticipation of all three. How nice it would be to live in a world where the things we were certain of supported feelings of excitement, hope and joy. I believe that’s why religious institutions, in all their varied flavors, exist… ... more »

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