Oda Brings the Intimacy of Live Performance Home

A pair of wooden speakers play seasonal shows with a subscription

Oda acts as the “two cans and a string” connecting at-home listeners to live performances by artists of all ages. Sold as a kit comprised of two flat wooden speakers, a controller and a seasonal membership (billed separately), Oda somewhat fills the void left by the cancellation of live shows—from stadium concerts to DJ nights at clubs and intimate gigs in bars and cafes. Interestingly …

The Future of Devialet Audio

From a collaborative Sky TV sound system to storefronts opening worldwide

To chart the course of high-end audio brand Devialet is to observe an industry disrupted. After their launch in 2007, Devialet created a large footprint in the professional amplifier world using an Analog Digital Hybrid (ADH®) technology. With the Phantom—and its two developmental iterations—they produced (entirely in France) a consumer-facing product that appeased at-home audiophiles. From patents to design, the Devialet team continues to advance …

Sonos PLAYBASE Television Speaker

The latest addition to the wireless home sound system

When the team at Sonos learned that 70% of television owners do not mount their TVs but rest them on pieces of furniture it sparked the concept for the brand new PLAYBASE. A slender, powerful speaker, the PLAYBASE may remind people of the popular PLAYBAR, but there’s more than just its position within the home that differentiate the two. PLAYBASE has been designed to slip …