Matt Hallowes

Matt Hallowes

Matt has worked as a sound engineer and tour manager since 2003. His work as a sound engineer includes both live production and venue installations. With a passion for the industry, Matt shares his knowledge and expertise with us.

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The 10 Best Over-Ear Headphones

Over-ear headphones are considered the more comfortable fit of all headphone designs. The reason for this is because no part of the headphone is resting on the ear, reducing any pressure or heat from the headphone ear cups. In this article, we look...

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The Best Studio Monitors

Looking for the best studio monitors can be a daunting task. There are so many makes and models. It’s hard to know which studio monitors are right for you. Furthermore, some monitors have features like room correction, high-pass or low-pass...

Best Patio Speakers

The 10 Best Patio Outdoor Speakers

Yamaha NS-AW150 2-Way Outdoor SpeakersOne of my favorite DIY projects is installing a new sound system. You’ve conquered the indoors and now it’s time to find the best patio outdoor speakers. Whether it’s for your outdoor TV or just a bit of...

The 10 Best Powered Speakers

Nothing beats the convenience of a powered speaker. When it comes to plug-and-play, you don’t want to be messing with amplifiers, receivers, cables, and and and! Especially when it comes to compact bookshelf speakers. You want something that’s got...

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The 10 Best Karaoke Machines

If you’re a karaoke fan or, you’re looking for a karaoke machine for the kids, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve looked at many karaoke machines over the last few months and these are our 10 Best Karaoke Machines. Forget any other karaoke...

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The 10 Best Outdoor Rock Speakers

A party or BBQ is hardly an event without some tunes blasting out to annoy the neighbors, or at least make them want to drop by. All jokes aside, though, having a half-decent, let alone a quality sound system in your backyard, around the garden or...

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The 20 Best Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers

Over the last few years, the number of available waterproof Bluetooth speakers has all but exploded. Amazon lists more than 8,000 items in a search for “waterproof Bluetooth speaker” alone. Needless to say, this entire market is targeted...

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The 10 Best Workout Headphones

Working out while listening to music definitely helps to motivate you and pass the time quicker. Most find urban or dance music genres great to work out to, while others like a motivational audio-book or podcast. Whatever your audio preference is...

The 10 Best DJ Headphones

When it comes to shopping for a decent DJ headphone, you need something which both sounds good and can handle being pushed to high SPL without experiencing any breakup or distortion. In this article, we take a look at the best DJ headphones...

Best Portable PA Systems

The 10 Best Portable PA Systems

Do you need to be mobile and still make a noise? Don’t worry, we got you covered with this in-depth article on the best portable PA systems available. Bear in mind these portable PA system recommendations are for small gatherings of up to a couple...

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The 10 Best Headphone Amps

If you’re on the hunt for a new headphone amp, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we take a look at the 10 best headphone amps. We break down each product and give you reasons as to why you would, and wouldn’t, want to buy it. But what...

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The 10 Best Wireless Outdoor Speakers

The popularity of wireless outdoor speakers has grown immensely over the past several years. Installing speakers outdoors is great for music at the pool, in the garden, having a BBQ, entertaining guests or to boost the sound on your outdoor TV. But...

The 10 Best Outdoor TVs

If you’ve been looking for the best outdoor TV you will have learned this is a niche product and your choices are somewhat limited. There are only a few electronics companies that specialize in manufacturing or retrofitting outdoor televisions...

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The 10 Best Home Theater Systems

Last year we saw some exciting new home theater systems and technologies released during the year. Wireless technologies are improving by the month and compact home theater systems seem to be becoming more powerful and better sounding with every...

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The 10 Best Soundbars

Having updated our 10 best soundbars, we’re pleased to announce there are some amazing soundbars on the market with some incredible new technology. You’ll definitely find something at every price point from several hundred and even a thousand...