If you are an AV aficionado, getting a home-theatre system has to be right at the top of your ‘To-Do’ list. Of course, this is easier said than done considering the zillions of great choices that are available in the market. In the March issue of AV MAX, we take a look at 21 products from notable companies like B&W, Wharfedale, Revel, Paradigm, Totem, Waterfall, Violet3D, etc. We are sure that if you are thinking of setting up a HT system then this collection will go a long way in helping you make an informed choice.
Pakistani pop artist Ali Zafar has become the heartthrob of Indian audiences following his songs in “Luv Ka The End” and “Mere Brother Ki Dulhan”. With “London Paris New York”, the talented singer, not only sings all the songs but has also written the lyrics and composed the music. Read our review to see whether Ali Zafar has managed to work his magic once again. The Black Keys have to be one of the more impressive bands that we have heard in recent years. With a distinct blues feel to their music, the duo have always impressed us with their albums. This issue we review their latest effort—‘El Camino’, which is a strange departure from their usual sound. Other reviews include Vishal-Shekhar’s ‘Kahaani’ and the eclectic Bjorg’s impressive new album ‘Biophilia’. Last, but not the least, our cynical pair of armchair reviewers – Sur and Asur, give their thoughts on Lana Del Rey’s debut effort ‘Born To Die’.
The Transformers franchise has always been known for their great quality of sound engineering so when we got a chance to watch the Blu-ray of Transformers 4, we were understandably excited. Does the Blu-ray provide as many thrills as the cinematic version? Find out in this issue.
February saw the music industry celebrate the best of the year gone by with the 54th Grammy awards, the biggest awards for music. We take you back to the champagne moment of music with a look at the different winners and those who couldn’t make the cut. Also presenting, a conversation with Jean Christian Gesson, Director Of R&D and co-owner of Advance Acoustic, on the challenges of being a multi-national audio company. We were invited for a tour of The Audio People’s impressive new hi-fi showroom in Hyderabad, which houses four different demo rooms—one for stereo, two for HT and the last one, which we didn’t feel like leaving, for virtual gaming. Check out our ‘Maxclusive’ for March as we share our experiences.