People often confuse price with value. Whilst many people don’t complain about spending $1,000 on the latest fashion or consumer tech that will wear out or be obsolete in just a few years, the same people may baulk at spending $10,000 on a hi-fi component that will last twenty. Hi-fi offers better value in [...]
We are pleased to announce Music Matters registration is now open! Regardless of your favorite artists or the way you listen, you will want to attend. Join us March 9th, 2017 from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm in our Seattle Showroom.
Although bulkier than ear buds, these headphones are great for a music fanatic like myself. I don't wear these on the go, but I always appreciate the comfort and sound of a over-ear headphone vs. ear bud while studying or relaxing. Here's a quick overview of the top 3 headphones at Definitive.
'Old-school' audio has been making a comeback. It's in the oddest places - from Barnes and Noble to Urban Outfitters to Crate and Barrel - They are all carrying a small selection of vinyl. If you’re looking for affordable entry-level options that sound great, read more here...
During my trip to Definitive, I was on a mission for affordable speakers that fit in my price range. I particularly enjoyed the SONOS Play:1 because of the deep, clear sound - pretty impressive for $199.
The first in my summer blog series. I'll tell you a little about me, and my experience at Definitive listening to Bon Iver’s 'Skinny Love'. High-quality audio is amazing and speaks to the soul, but it feels unattainable. Or, is it? This begins my journey to discovering affordable audio systems.
We hope you enjoyed our Music Matters 11 in Seattle. We've collected all the playlists from your favorite rooms - from Wilson Audio, Rega, Bowers & Wilkins, Focal, Linn, and Magnepan. Enjoy!
“I have basically one goal, and that is a facsimile reproduction of the emotionally charged sound I hear in real, acoustical music.” —Dave Wilson. Dave has long felt that there is no better laboratory for understanding the sound of acoustical music than the great concert halls of Europe and the United States. Dave, Sheryl Lee, and [...]
I’ve always said that you can tell if a piano, violin, trumpet or any other instrument is real even if unseen and at a distance, perhaps coming from a window high above street level. In my view, the gap between reality and reproduction is down to the fact that even the best speaker has yet [...]
Definitive would like to congratulate Seattle Symphony for an impressive 3 Grammy Awards® nominations in the classical category. The nominations, all for the second installment in the all-Dutilleux series on the Seattle Symphony Media label, include: Best Orchestral Performance Best Classical Instrumental Solo by Augustin Hadelich Best Engineered Performance Definitive is honored to assist several [...]