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Deep Space Truckin' With Deep Purple's Roger Glover

Sound and Vision - 5 hours 7 min ago
Bands that are chock-full of virtuosic performers often need that one key anchor player who literally holds down the fort while the superstars show off their chops. In the case of veteran British rock stalwarts Deep Purple, that anchor is bassist Roger Glover.
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Quad ESL-57: The Original Electrostatic Speaker

Sound and Vision - Thu, 08/13/2020 - 3:53pm
The Quad Electrostatic Loudspeaker (a.k.a. ESL-57), revered by critics the world over as one of the most natural sounding speakers ever built, may well be the most beloved speaker of all time. Here's why.
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Roku and Plex Offer Free Live TV Channels

Sound and Vision - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 11:40am
If you've cut the cord and are looking for free content, Roku and Plex have new Live TV offerings.
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LG SN8YG 3.1.2 Atmos Soundbar Review

Sound and Vision - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 11:15am

Performance
Features
Ergonomics
Value
PRICE $799

AT A GLANCE
Plus
Good sound quality with movies and music
AI Room Calibration feature
HDMI eARC connectivity
Chromecast built-in and Google Assistant
Minus
Could use an extra HDMI input

THE VERDICT
The Verdict: LG's affordable 3.1.2 soundbar performs well with movies and music and features new room correction processing.

It was around this time last year that I reviewed LG's SL8YG, a 3.1.2 soundbar equipped with upfiring 2.5-inch drivers and both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X processing. What was notable about that model, as well as other soundbars to arrive from LG in 2019, was the company's effort to go upscale via a sleek new design and custom audio processing from England's Meridian Technologies. The new SN8YG reviewed here continues that upward trajectory, mostly through the addition of a few key features.

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