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HOW TO APPLY FOR SPONSORSHIP IN CAR AUDIO

Sep 30 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in General
Not many people know that Ian ‘Iceman’ Pinder’s white Astravan had £65,000 retail’s worth of Orion and West Coast Customs audio-visual equipment in it. Ian made Great Big Systems and Orion HCCA woofers in particular, all the rage once again. That was some years back.

It was me that s...

BOWERS & WILKINS Audio In The New VOLVO XC90

Sep 29 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Speakers
I love Volvo cars, so I am biased as hell - about the cars. I have driven a 340 GL 1.4, a 340 GL 1.7, a 360 GLT 2.0, a 740 2.3 turbo, a 940 turbo and now I have a 30k miles XC70 4x4 with a 2.9 petrol engine, two turbos and Polestar loony-Swede engine remapping. I have got over half a million mile...

BEST SWAG IN A DECADE!! LOFT OF DREAMS...

Sep 24 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Have you ANY idea just how product has gently accumulated in my loft? NOBODY admits that generally, once you have sent a thing out of the door to a reviewer, it is normally written off as it leaves. If it comes back or gets used in a demo afterwards, then the companies feel they are quids in.

Clarion Z3, Z7, Z25W Component Digital Speakers

Sep 21 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Speakers
“LOVE SEX INTELLIGENCE”, sang those folks known as The Shamen. These Clarion speakers come with their own highly sophisticated Digital Signal Processor and what that can do, via their app, with said new Z series Clarion full digital speakers, is breath taking. The company have been making very go...

An Appeal On Behalf Of The BASS MEKANIK

Sep 21 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
This truly is a first for me. Regular readers may recall that I am a chum of The BASS MEKANIK, who is Neil Case, who lives near JL Audio’s factory in Florida. (Near at this range, it’s 110 miles) He has recently had need to start a GoFundMe campaign in an effort to combat his loss of sight due t...

STOLEN! BRISTOL - CASH REWARD £500 for info...

Sep 18 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Some fool has perpetrated a VERY old crime. And I am putting MY money FIVE HUNDRED ANGRY POUNDS to make the stuff stolen very hot and to CATCH this stupid person or people. Chris Cunliffe, the originator of Budget Boomers on Facebook has had his car smashed into and amps and hardware stolen. He i...

Celsus UK introduce retailers to KICKER’s Livin...

Sep 14 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Car audio specialist, Celsus UK Limited, will be inviting its retailers to an exclusive training roadshow, introducing them to the KICKER Audio brand and its Livin’ Loud philosophy.

Held at three prestigious venues across the UK, the series of events aims to increase attendees’ knowled...

NEW JL AUDIO RD AMPLIFIERS

Sep 02 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Technology
JL Audio are deeply serious about their amplifiers. They don’t just bring out ranges to chase prices to the basement but rather take the approach that adding value, ever yet improving audio quality and higher function is the thing. So it is a big deal when a new range hits. I cannot put it any be...

New Kicker CompRT Subwoofer Enclosures

Sep 02 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Technology
8in CompRT 4 Ohm Enclosure: The CompRT Thin Profile Eight-Inch Subwoofer Enclosure comes loaded with a Reflex Subwoofer and RT Sub, then carpeted and loaded with a single 2Ω terminal. Covered in stylish black carpeting and built with thick MDF, these sturdy enclosures take some serious power.

Dynabox for your home installation...

Sep 02 2016 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Technology
Made by the Dynamat people, this is a new rubbery enclosure that can be retrofitted to a home theatre installation, or used when doing the build. Basically, it is a rubbery absorbtive rectangular enclosure fashioned from a seriously springy and carefully-conceived composite of materials, to ensu...