Articles Tagged As Audio

The 10 Most Iconic Multiplayer Video Games of All Time

Online competition brings out the best in gamers all over the world.

Best AURO-3D Scenes and Songs

How to appreciate the impact of this powerful immersive audio format.

10 Best Songs to Stream on the Beach

Here’s an ocean-adjacent playlist that pairs perfectly with a cool summer breeze.

10 Best Live Albums to Own on Vinyl

For a true concert experience, try these 10 classics.

10 Best Summer Vacation Movies to Watch at Home

Enjoy those hot summer nights with these cool films.

The 12 Best Sports Movies Based on True Stories

Fire up your surround sound system and enjoy these hard-hitting films.

10 Best Turntable Moments in the Movies

Record players sometimes play a major role in films.

How to Turn Off Motion Smoothing on Your TV

Improve the quality of movies with the press of a button.

20 Best Movie Scores of the Last 20 Years

Get ready for some amazing music from these epic films.

10 Reggae Albums You Need to Hear on Vinyl

Warm rhythms and textures make this a genre best appreciated with a turntable.

10 Best-Sounding Open World Games

These are some of the most memorable soundscapes you’ll ever hear.

Creating Sonic Ambiances in Office Spaces

Music is a great way to increase productivity in the workplace.

How to Level and Position Your Turntable

Where you place it is crucial for getting the best sound quality.

What is Lo-Fi?

Get in on the low fidelity craze.

How (and Why) to Set the Volume Limiter on Your iPhone®

Help preserve your hearing in a few easy steps.

How to Cast Oculus Quest to Your TV With Sound

Everyone can get in on the virtual action.

Creative Vocal Tricks, Techniques and Tracks to Listen to on Vinyl

Whether you’re looking to dig deep or just sing along, these are must-listens.

Understanding Bandwidth and What it Means for HDMI®

High-quality video requires a lot of room for data to move

Picking the Best TV for Your Space

Here’s what you need to know before you make your purchase.

The Best 2021 Movies to Stream in 2022

Did you miss these the first time around? Here’s your chance to catch up.

Top Five DIY Home Audio Projects to Consider This Year

Enhance your entertainment experience in 2022.

20 New Songs To Add to Your Holiday Playlist

Here’s a blend of old and new music to spruce up the festivities.

12 Holiday Shows To Stream This Season

Classic episodes to get you into the holiday spirit.

The Best Console Games for Dolby Atmos® and Surround Sound

These soundtracks put you right in the middle of the action.

Here’s What the Metaverse Might Look Like

According to one of our favorite sources: the movies.

How to Shop for Wireless Headphones

Find the best headphones for your lifestyle.

How to Clean Earbuds and Headphones

A step-by-step guide to getting rid of dirt, dust and grime.

Seven Thanksgiving Movie Scenes to Stream This Season

Feast your ears on these classic clips.

Five Podcasts With Great Sound Design

These productions use creative sonics to bring them to life.

10 Best Folk Albums to Listen to On Vinyl

When it’s raining outside, curl up with one of these classics.

How to Get the Best Fit from Earbuds and Headphones

The best audio experience begins with the perfect fit.

10 Best Classical Music Pieces for Stereo Listening

Give both your audio system and your ears a workout.

What Is Dynamic Range, and Why Does it Matter?

Learn more about one of the essential ingredients of both music and audio gear.

YH-L700A Headphones Head Tracking Technology

Creating a virtual landscape with lifelike realism.

How to Use Bluetooth® Out with an AV Receiver and Sound Bar

It’s meant to be a two-way street, so use both directions.

How to Get the Best Sound When Watching Live Sports

Enjoy the action of your favorite sporting events with these AV receiver and sound bar settings.

How a Vinyl Record Is Made

It’s both a science and an art.

Best Action Movie Scenes in Surround Sound

Lights, camera, action – in surround!

YH-L700A Headphones 3D Sound Field Technology

Bringing an immersive 3D listening experience to a head near you.

Top 10 Video Game Themes and Soundtrack Scores

These are some of the most iconic joystick-inspired jingles.

How to Use Alexa Multi-Room Audio with a Sound Bar

Play what you want, where you want … all under voice control.

Yamaha AVENTAGE: Setting the Reference Standard for AV Receivers

Discover the future (and present) of home entertainment.

Cult Classics, Part 3: Vintage Yamaha Gear of the 1990s

The decade that set the stage for the future of home theater.

What is AURO-3D®? An In-Depth Exploration

Going vertical with an immersive 3D audio experience.

Secrets of Running a Record Store

A deep dive into buying and selling vinyl.

Everything You Need to Know about Lossless Audio and ALAC

You don’t have to lose quality to reduce the size of audio files.

Exploring the Levels of Yamaha Audio Room Calibration (YPAO™)

Here’s how to get the most out of the content you listen to.

Surround Sound Systems Explained: Dolby®, AURO-3D® and More

These are some of the most popular technologies for achieving immersive audio at home.

How to Connect a Sound Bar to a TV with HDMI® ARC

Take advantage of this useful audio connection option.

Why Do AVENTAGE Receivers Have a Fifth Foot?

This signature feature may seem like a simple appendage … but it serves an important purpose.

Top Scenes to Demo Your Home Audio Gear

Staff-selected clips for dialing-in your sound bar and AV receiver.

The TikTok Vintage Resurgence

These are some of the classic artists, songs and albums that are trending.

How to Build the Ideal Gaming Station

Ready to take your gaming experience to the next level? Here’s what you need to know.

How to Host a Virtual Watch Party

It’s a great way to safely view your favorite shows and movies with friends and family.

The Modern Mixtape

How music streaming services have changed the game.

Cult Classics, Part 2: Vintage Yamaha Gear of the 1980s

The ’80s called. It wants you to check out some legendary audio gear.

10 Hip-Hop Albums That Sound Great on Vinyl

Try spinning instead of streaming these hip-hop classics.

Anatomy of a Sound Bar

Explore the ins and outs of sound bar design.

Spring Cleaning Special: How to Dust and Clean Your Audio Gear

A good cleaning is the key to optimal performance and a healthier home environment.

What Is an IPX Rating and What Does it Mean for Headphones?

When it comes to water resistance in personal electronics, it’s a numbers game.

How to Configure an AV Receiver for Gaming

There’s a world of audio options out there.

Cult Classics, Part 1: Vintage Yamaha Gear of the 1970s

Travel back to the 1970s for a nostalgic trek through the best audio gear of the decade.

New Direct-to-Digital Releases for 2021

More movies are debuting on streaming services than ever before.

How to Connect a Subwoofer to a Sound Bar

Expand your sonic range and get ready to rumble!

How to Install In-Wall Speakers

A step-by-step guide to making installation a breeze.

Hi-Fi Starter Guide

Ready for a serious stereo experience? Here’s what you need to know.

How to Burn-In Speakers

This simple procedure can take your enjoyment of music to new heights.

How to Get Great Audio In Your Home Office

Incorporate some technology and you’ll be able to turn business into pleasure.

How to Install In-Ceiling Speakers

It’s easier than you may think.

How to Burn-In Headphones and Earbuds

Want to have the best listening experience? A little preparation goes a long way.

Best Holiday Movie Moments to Experience in Surround Sound

Those extra channels of audio really bring these scenes to life.

How to Shop for a Surround Sound System

Here’s what you need to know to start enjoying immersive home theater.

So You’re Getting a New 4K (or 8K) TV for the Holidays

Tips for picking the right Ultra HD TV … and enhancing it with the right audio add-ons.

There’s a Sound Bar for Every Space and Budget

Yamaha sound bars offer something for everyone.

How to Calibrate Your AV Receiver with YPAO™

Excuse us while we nerd out about things like R.S.C. and Multipoint Measurement.

Ambient Sound

Choose when to let the world in.

Virtual Surround Sound and Yamaha Sound Bars

Learn how to dial in immersive audio.

aptX™: The Next Level of Bluetooth® Audio

Wireless connectivity is more important than ever.

What Is HDR10+, and What Does it Mean for Your Home Theater?

Experience video that’s brighter and richer than anything you’ve seen before.

New Gaming Features You Can Enjoy in Your Home Theater

How to use the newest gaming consoles with your sound bar or AV receiver.

Advanced ANC

Cut the noise, not your music.

How to Connect a Sound Bar to a Computer

Explore your options for using your sound bar with a Mac or PC.

Listening Optimizer

Welcome to custom sound for your head.

Listening Care

This innovation lets you get closer, not louder.

What Is Dolby Atmos® Height Virtualization?

It’s a great way to achieve new sonic heights.

Top 10 Vinyl Albums for Audiophiles

Great music, stunning sound.

HDMI® 2.1: What It Means for Gear and Gamers

How to prepare for the latest tech advance in gaming and home entertainment.

How to Hide the Wires in Your Home Theater

Win the clutter war with these handy tips.

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