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AV Rant #279: You Are Boring

Ever wonder about highly directional sound? The Soundlazer promises just that. While it still has a ways to go before meeting its funding goal, it is well on its way. This is a tech that has obvious applications in a retail setting but…
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AV Rant #278: Don’t Poke That

Lots of stuff this week. Pioneer has a new line of receivers, and Tom is particularly impressed with the $250 model. PlayGo, a device about five years too late. Liz is going to check out Watch It! – a service that updates you when…
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AV Rant #277: Land of Liz

Tom and Liz are getting used to their new schedule and Liz is getting used to her new (old) phone. Liz found a post with some of the first sounds ever recorded. And they are CREEPY! The Olympics go ULTRA! Is there such a thing as a…
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AV Rant #276: The H stands for Heroin

Liz and Tom try out their new schedule and are a little discombobulated. Technical difficulties abounded but they finally got a podcast out. Any background noise is from Liz’s cats. So…you know where to send your hate mail. This week…
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AV Rant #275: Interview with David Janszen

A while back Tom did an interview with David Janszen. David is one of the foremost experts in electrostatic speakers. This interview talks about everything from what an electrostatic speaker is to how it works. David walks us through…
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AV Rant #274: Every Seat a Toilet

Note: There will be an extra podcast this week released tomorrow. It will be the full interview with David Janzsen – electrostatic speaker guru. Plus, podcasts will be released on Tuesdays from now on. Tom wasn’t going to do a podcast…
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AV Rant #273: Interview with PJ Pesce

For this special episode of AV Rant, Tom welcomes Clint DeBoer, Editor in Chief of Audioholics and PJ Pesce. PJ is a writer, director, musician and more. He’s worked on tons of stuff over the years (check out his IMDB here) and has great…
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AV Rant #272: Badmouthing the Brits

Welcome to the last podcast where at least one of the core AV Rant members will be standing in the states. Yes, we’re fleeing like rats off a sinking ship. Liz is off to London this weekend and is sort of stressed. Tom steps up and…
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AV Rant #271: Slow Clap for Sony

Welcome Liz back. We’ve got a couple of things on the horizon including a potential interview with a film director and a guest spot for Tom on another podcast. This week, lots of listener questions/comments from Jason, Grant, Alex…
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AV Rant #270: Shopping for Speakers

Liz is off across the pond doing moving things so Rob H. steps in on short notice. They talk a bunch about streaming and piracy. Specifically about this article at Forbes which makes a lot of good points. Amazon Prime streaming is on the…
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AV Rant #269: CADS

A few disclaimers: We make up (co-opt really) a new curse word. Liz and Tom, for a time, mistake Neil Young for Neil Simon. Whoops. This week in Netflix? WB acts like a bunch of…well, CADS. Tom thinks you can take the conversation in this…
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AV Rant #268: Shoutlin Monk

Liz has a big announcement that she starts the podcast with. It’s a doosy and may mean big changes for AV Rant. Stay tuned to future episodes for further details. Tom answers questions from Jason, Jonathan, and Andrew this week. Did…