3 Things to Consider when Integrating Whole House Audio

3 Things to Consider when Integrating Whole House Audio

Get the Most Out of Your Multi-Room Audio   Integrating audio throughout your home has endless ways of elevating your daily life.  But how? Before you install hidden speakers and a whole house audio system in your Indiana home, we’ve listed out below a few components to take into consideration. Once you learn how a multi-room audio system can best benefit you and your family, you’ll find that its smart features take even an ordinary day to another level. Keep on reading to find out more!   SEE ALSO: ENJOY YOUR WHOLE HOUSE AUDIO FOR EVERY OCCASION   How You Will Use It Whether you’re hosting a get-together, dinner party, or cookout – or even just wanting a relaxing day with the family – whole house audio has many purposes. You might wonder how you can put your system to use once it’s installed and ready to go.  But it turns out most events are greatly enhanced with the right tunes to accompany. Create a comfortable atmosphere and encourage conversation amongst your guests by playing background music throughout your home.  As the night goes on, you can browse through your media library, or scroll through Spotify or Pandora, and select dance playlists or switch to a crowd-favorite jam. Wanting to finish up an audiobook?  Your system isn’t only limited to music and parties.  You can listen to your latest audiobook, turn on ambient sounds as you nap, or listen to a podcast. You won’t ever run out of ways or reasons to utilize your whole house audio – you’ll find time in everyday life to turn up the volume...
Enjoy Your Whole House Audio for Every Occasion

Enjoy Your Whole House Audio for Every Occasion

Take the Tunes Outdoors or Throughout Your House   You can take any regular day or party to a whole other level with just one simple press of a button. A whole house audio system lets you play your favorite tunes and melodies in any area of your Indianapolis, IN home. Take the entertainment to the kitchen, your media room, and even outside on your patio. In this blog, we go through the top ways you can optimize your distributed audio, and how you can make any event with family and friends one to remember. Keep on reading below to find out more!   SEE ALSO: POWER YOUR SUMMER PARTIES WITH WHOLE HOUSE AUDIO   For Your Everyday Life You can make even your daily tasks and activities more enjoyable when you have the option to play music anywhere in your home. Whether you’re in the laundry room, outside in the backyard, or in the kitchen – the same song or album can play and follow you into every room. You’ll never miss a lyric or have to hit pause until you return to a certain space. The best part?  You can manage your whole audio system right from your own smartphone or any other smart device of your choosing. Pick different songs, raise the volume, or switch over to different playlists and genres – just with one push of a button! You can browse your entire music library with ease; it’s all accessible and easy to use.   For Your Parties & Events When it’s a party at your home, you want to make sure everyone is having...
3 Great Playlists for Fall

3 Great Playlists for Fall

Use Your Whole House Music System for Special Occasions The holiday season is such an exciting time of year, and there’s no better way to entertain and relax than with music. Is your audio system ready for the upcoming months filled with family gatherings and fun parties with friends? A whole house music system can take a lot of the work out of it. How? Automation allows you to plan your playlists ahead of time and couple them with other settings in your Carmel, IN smart home. Continue reading to learn more. SEE ALSO: Wired Vs. Wireless Speakers – What is Best for My Home? Cocktails Music is a key part of hosting a swanky cocktail party with friends. First, create your playlist or pick a themed station from Pandora or Spotify and play the music as guests arrive at your door. Couple the music with a lighting setting that dims the lights and keeps the shades down to maintain privacy in your home. You can add in other settings for your thermostat and security too to make your party perfect. Dinner Play soft instrumental music for a dinner party. Or, if it’s Thanksgiving dinner, play the radio so everyone can listen to the football game loud and clear. It’s easy to change the music from one channel to the next using your smartphone or with a touchpad hanging on the wall in the kitchen. Navigate to softer music for dining and then the radio for that game everyone is anticipating. Fun and Games Whether you are simply watching a movie or playing board games, the sound system can...
Quality Is Making a Comeback: Do You Know Your Audiophile Lingo?

Quality Is Making a Comeback: Do You Know Your Audiophile Lingo?

Digital music is ubiquitous, but performance is making a huge comeback with the resurgence in vinyl—which inherently is higher fidelity than digital music. It seems like every retail outlet now has prime real estate devoted to selling old-school records. You can also order vinyl online at places like Amazon or The Edit. You can also now download and enjoy high-resolution digital audio tracks, which is also contributing to the renewed interest in better performing audio systems. If you want high quality digital music, check out Tidal. Ready to take your system up a notch or two and enjoy really high-quality sound? Then you’ll want to be familiar with the lingo. Here’s a quick guide to understanding some of the basic gear and terms of the audiophile world. Amp/Amplifier – If you really want to do your music or movies a solid, invest in a separate amplifier and processor. These two pieces of gear separate out the amplification and processing functions that are normally combined in a receiver. The amplifier amplifies the signal and drives it to your speakers with gusto. You can get a two-channel amp for a stereo music system, a multichannel amp for a surround sound setup or even a headphone amp for personal listening. Bright/Brightness – This is a term used to describe music that is usually displayed in the upper frequencies. While brightness isn’t negative, it can become unpleasant if music is overly bright. Cables – Cables simply transfer the audio signal to your headphones or speakers. There is some controversy surrounding cables and whether or not they make a difference in the sound quality....