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BLAAAACKK FRRIDAAAYYY!

Nov 20 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
Credit cards were created in the USA. The whole culture of creditworthiness and your personal value being measured by how much you can borrow originated in the States. I was lucky enough to be taken to Miami to visit JL Audio, with the superstars from Celsus Ice. While I was there, I visited with...

The Biggest HiFi In The World; MEYER SOUND - ME...

Nov 16 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Installations
PART FOUR -THE RIG AND HOW IT SOUNDED

There is a wonderful interview on YouTube with Big Mick about sound, Metallica and how he and the band care like crazy about what they call the Near Field experience. Nothing muddled, nothing muffled, and plenty of po...

The Biggest HiFi In The World; MEYER SOUND - ME...

Nov 15 2017 07:00 | Adam Rayner in Installations
PART THREE - THE MEYER LEO FAMILY - LOUDSPEAKERS FIT TO FILL BIG ROOMS

Now here's the funny thing, for a system of such momentous magnitude, there really are terribly few components. Even more efficiently than Lego, Meyer Sound enable you to build your so...

The Biggest HiFi In The World; MEYER SOUND - ME...

Nov 15 2017 05:00 | Adam Rayner in Installations
PART TWO: THE METAL OVERLORD AND CRUSHING GIRTH

Early on in my journalistic career I was Max Power magazine’s In Car Electronics editor. And being full of it, tended to get to work on the magazine videos and live shows onstage. The shows were getting big...

The Biggest HiFi In The World; MEYER SOUND - ME...

Nov 15 2017 04:00 | Adam Rayner in Installations
PART ONE: MY ROCK ’N ROLL QUALIFICATIONS

It is a strange tale, how I got to work in the live music business. My degree course was a BSc. in Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia. This was the once-controversial university department that...

Massive Audio Feature Coming!

Nov 15 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
Middle aged readers may recall that I spent four years at Max Power magazine as In Car Entertainment editor. Suffering from a deplorable excess of personality, and clearly loving it, I got involved with the videos and live shows that became a thing in the 1990s. Oddly enough, one of the very firs...

IT IS SCARY BASS TIME!

Oct 27 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
All Hallows Eve is upon us. Hobgoblins, sprites, will-o’-the-wisps and faeries will all be walking about in suburbia begging for sweeties with their parents in tow! We have already got a massive Swizzels Matlow bucket of sweeties from Costco ready for the zombie invasion at our house.

Kicker KSC 670 Coaxial Speakers

Oct 19 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Speakers
Manufacturer: Stillwater Designs, OK, USA
Distributor: Celsus
Website:https://kickeruk.com/collections/ks/products/ksc6704
Typical Selling price: £99.99



In A Nutshell

ALPINE: FIFTY YEARS OF THE FINEST

Oct 16 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Did you know that there used to be a trade magazine in the 12V aftermarket electronics industry? At first it was called Car Audio Retailer. As the writing was seen on the wall and car audio was less of a core business, they changed the name to Mobile Electronics News. I had a column throughout, h...

IT IS OFFICIAL, THE “AFTERMARKET” NO LONGER EXISTS

Oct 06 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
Exciting news, tinged with a touch of nostalgia for how it used to be. We are going to be massively ramping up our involvement with the superstars at Alpine Electronics. The only company ever to hold a World Press Conference, where I met magazine journalists from America, Australia and South Afri...