It has never been easier to listen to music. Anyone with a phone, a Spotify account, and Bluetooth speakers will get the party started in the era of ubiquitous data and tablets. But the disparity between an ad hoc speaker arrangement and a professionally appointed home stereo system would not require an audiophile to understand it. For the highest-end, high-fidelity technology, we're not talking about remodeling whole rooms or splurging, just making a few careful investments and paying attention to the way sound moves in confined spaces. Here are some fast tips for converting a space into a devoted listening area for all the serious music lovers out there.
1. For SURROUND SOUND, DON'T BOTHER.
2. TOO, Miss the soundbar.
3. YOUR Seats TRIANGULATE.
4. SPEAKERS Tilt YOURS.
5. ENLARGE YOUR Headphones.
6. PUT SPEAKERS ON STANDS On BOOKSHELF.
7. Test YOUR SETTING STREAMINGS.
8. DRAW THE CURTAINS.