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Masters of Sound: Composer Jonathan Miller On His Gear and Composing for Television

Jonathan Miller is a Los Angeles-based composer who has composed over 7000 pieces of music for film and television in the past fifteen years. Some of his credits include Jay Leno’s Garage (CNBC), 1000 Ways to Die (Spike), Flip That House (TLC), Wild Justice (NatGeo), Around the World in 80 Days (History) and the film American Jedi. Jonathan sat down with us for a quick chat to talk about his gear, which features the LS50 Wireless and the art and science of scoring for film and television.

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1969: KEF Pioneers the Use of Computers In the Design of Loudspeakers

Since its founding in 1961, KEF has been unapologetically driven by technology rather than audiophile fashion. In many ways, the result of that focus on technology has driven the art and fashion of the audio industry. KEF’s position as a technological leader rather than a follower is largely due to its early embrace of computer analysis and simulation. Everybody does it now – we started doing it in 1969.

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A Non-Technical Guide to Buying Audio Equipment (Discussing What Really Matters)

Music has become like Social Media: We've got a lot of friends, but not a lot of close relationships. Technology has made it possible to access more music than ever before, but it has also separated us from our enjoyment of the art of music. Along the way, we've lost our relationship with music.

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Thirty Years of KEF With Sales Exec Ron Locke

This year marks Sales & Marketing Exec Ron Locke's thirtieth anniversary with KEF. He shares some of his amazing journey with his look back over the years.

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Dynamic Range For Regular People

The emotional impact of music its direct result of its dynamic range. Here’s a quick take on what that all means.

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The Reference Series - What's In A Name? A Lot!

KEF founder Raymond Cooke said of the Reference Series, “finding a new name for this product was a challenge. I wanted to avoid using misleading words like ‘monitor,’ which had been over-used and discredited. A description was needed to convey the idea that every loudspeaker [in the series] is subject to test and scrutiny at all significant stages of assembly.” Hence the method of quality control for this amazing new loudspeaker became the name of a new series: “Reference.”     

 

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