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Factory Tour: McIntosh Labs, Binghamton, New York

Ahead of Woodstock's 52nd anniversary, a visit to the audio brand that made the massive sound possible

This 15–18 August marks the 52nd anniversary of legendary music festival Woodstock. Though many stories from the weekend focus on the clichés, the 1969 event was iconic for another reason that many—even those who attended—may be unaware of. The massive, live, outdoor concert was so well rigged with McIntosh amplifiers that all the details of the music could be heard. Up until that iconic Hudson Valley …

McIntosh + Jeep’s Collaborative Automotive Sound System

The two American brands hope to deliver the ultimate audio experience on the road

Exclusively available in the 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, McIntosh‘s MX1375 Reference Entertainment System marks the first time the the highly regarded audio company has worked with an automaker. McIntosh—known for its unique design and enduring sound systems—began working with Jeep during the development of the Grand Wagoneer, allowing the company to work hands-on with the cars engineers to create the best sound possible. The system …