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A COOL YULE FROM ALL AT TALK STUFF

Dec 04 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
Did you know that epic run soap, Coronation Street, was first aired on the 9th December? And that Donny Osmond, your mum’s heart throb when she was nine, also was born on the 9th? No, well I betcha know who was born on your birthday, even if it is because they tend to put that stuff on the radio....

CHRISTMAS IS COMING, RAYNER IS DAMN FAT!

Nov 29 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
I swear that at about this time every year, I seriously consider the purchase of a top end Santa suit. I would need a very good prosthetic beard but no padding whatsoever. And although at the time of writing it is the very last days of November, I admit that a little Christmassy spirit is startin...

ALPINE X-SERIES WOOFERS ARE IN UK - PRE-LAUNCH...

Nov 23 2017 03:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Already found for sale online before they are technically available in the UK, we have heard today that the long awaited Alpine X-Series woofers, the big daddies of the new X- Series loudspeakers from Alpine, have made UK landfall.After first publishing this story with gleaned images, I have now...

JL Audio C2-650X Coaxial Speakers

Nov 23 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Speakers
Manufacturer: JL Audio
Distributor: Celsus
Website:http://www.jlaudio.co.uk/c2-650x-car-audio-speakers-c2-coaxial-systems-99618
Typical Selling pri...

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...