We all love listening to music, right? Whether it is the disco divas of the 70’s to the hip-hop heavy’s of the ‘90s or the pretty pop of the ’90s, music always sounds better on quality music and sound system. The same goes for movies too – listening on the TV is so outdated.
But how do you go about choosing the right music and sound system for you? For those who are uninitiated with the technology and terminology that is associated with music systems, it can all seem a little daunting. It does not have to be, though.
Let us take a look.
What space do you have available?
The amount of space available for a music system is one factor that may impact your choice. If you have plenty of room to use a full stack of hi-fi separates may be the ideal option. Likewise, if you are a bit of a movie buff as well, you might want to think about a full surround-sound home-cinema system too. If you do not have enough space for any of these – and they can take a lot of space – there are plenty of one-box sound units that can play a variety of music configurations, as well as some fantastic soundbars that will significantly improve your viewing experience.
What budget do you have available?
Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to blow the budget entirely on a new music system. Of course, there are some top-range ones that cost thousands, but if you are on a more lemonade budget, there are still some really great sound systems available. Again, a full-stack might be at the top end of the budget, but you can still get some one-box systems that do the job more than enough, as well as brilliant soundbars for an almost cinematic experience in your living room.
How do you listen to your music?
How you listen to your music has a big impact on the type of music and sound system that you decide to go for. For records, have a look at the Ion Audio Max LP 3-Speed Belt Drive Record Player. If you are more likely to be listening to music on a streaming site such as Apple Music or Spotify, you may be more likely to want something portable that works with your mobile device. A BlueTooth speaker is worth checking out in this instance. For those who still love to stick a CD on, a traditional hi-fi setup, whether that is a stack or a one-box is probably the best solution.
When it comes to choosing the right sound system for you, whether it is to stream something off your device or to go old-school and listen to vinyl, there is likely to be a combination of the above factors at play. Do your research, check out the reviews and go and look at some in-store to choose the one that you think is best for you.