Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Saturday 6th April, 1pm & 3.30pm

You’ve heard about it, some of your friends are doing it and apparently it can be very good… better even than CDs. But just what is music streaming? How do you go about it? And what do you do with all those CDs you’ve collected?!

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dCS Bartok and Innuos Zenith Statement Product Launch Evening

Thursday 18th April, from 5pm

dCS (Data Conversion Systems) has a long and prestigious history in designing and manufacturing the very best digital music sources.

Innuos music servers provide rock solid, hassle-free, perfectly lossless CD copying and storage, with no sacrifice in sound quality.

A perfect match then to launch two excellent new products: dCS Bartók DAC and Innuos Zenith Statement.

And as if that wasn’t enough, we’ll have the Gryphon Diablo 120 integrated amplifier and Focal Sopra No.2s completing the system.

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ProAc K3 Loudspeaker launch

Thursday 14th March, 5pm - 8pm

Come along to hear the latest in ProAc UK’s flagship ‘K’ range of loudspeakers – K3. The K Series is the pinnacle of ProAc’s high-end speaker development over the brand’s 40 year history.

And at £9,750 in standard veneers, the K3 is the first K Series model under £10,000 in ProAc’s flagship range. Well worth popping in for a listen. We’ll be joined by David from ProAc on the evening… to answer any questions we can’t!

 

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Lola In Slacks in-store single pre-launch

Saturday 23rd February, 1pm - 5pm

Loud & Clear is thrilled to bits to welcome Glasgow’s own louche bohemians, Lola in Slacks to the store on Saturday 23rd February for an exclusive in-store pre-launch of their new single ‘Postscript in Blue’.

Lola In Slacks first ever 7″ vinyl release – A side Postscript in Blue, B side Little Vandal – will be playing back-to-back in our dem room from 1pm until 5pm on our reference vinyl system.

And band members Lou, Brian, Lesley and Fiona, along with producer Gordon Keen will be here too for a meet-and-greet. Signed copies of the single will be exclusively available to buy, prior to the official live launch at Websters on Saturday 2nd March. (and anything else you want signed😉).

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Scotland’s Fynest – FYNE AUDIO loudspeakers, Sean Kerr photography, Loch Fyne Oysters and Loch Fyne Whiskies

Thursday 24th January, 5pm - 8pm

On Burns Night Eve, we’re bringing together some of Scotland’s ‘fynest’ in a celebration of homegrown talent. Fyne Audio loudspeakers, Seán Kerr Photography, Loch Fyne Oysters and Loch Fyne Whiskies, with a little bit of Linn thrown in.

 

 

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Spare Snare vinyl album playback of ‘Sounds’ recorded by Steve Albini

Thursday 22nd November, from 6pm

We always like a bit of local talent in the shop, so are delighted to welcome Spare Snare and Chemikal Underground on Thursday 22nd November for a vinyl album playback evening of the excellent ‘Sounds’.

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Go wireless with RHA Audio – earbud evaluation evening

Thursday 13th December from 5.30pm

Glasgow’s own RHA Audio push the boundaries of headphone design and transform the way we interact with sound and technology. Disenchanted by the abundance of poor, mass-produced, plastic accessories, RHA set out to design and engineer high quality, functional yet affordable earphones.

RHA has nailed that with TrueConnect – a completely wireless earbud combining style, subtle design, excellent audio quality and intuitive control – at only £150 a pair.

And that’s not all, with the revolutionary CL2, RHA bring audiophile planar magnetic technology to in-ear headphones for the first time.

Come along and audition both at our RHA open evening on Thursday 13th December.

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Linn Selekt DSM Launch

Tuesday 23rd October, 5.30pm & 7.00pm

Linn started making the iconic Sondek LP12 45 years ago. Its modularity and upgradable nature have been key to its enduring appeal. Linn has now applied this concept to a brand new network music player: Selekt DSM.

 

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Loud & Clear with Nordoff Robbins present… A Day At The Races

Sunday 14th October

Loud & Clear to Everyone,
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on…

Commencing countdown, engines on,
Check ignition and may God’s love be with you!

Join us at Knockhill Racing Circuit on Sunday 14th October for ‘A Day At The Races’ with Nordoff Robbins.

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Saturday 10th November, 12pm (FULL) & 3pm (FULL)

You’ve heard about it, some of your friends are doing it and apparently it can be very good… better even than CDs. But just what is music streaming? How do you go about it? And what do you do with all those CDs you’ve collected?!

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Linn Space Optimisation+ tutorial **CANCELLED**

Please note this event has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience.

If you are the proud owner of a Linn music streaming system, this event is for you. Hear the music, not the room – how to optimise your speakers for your room.

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Saturday 25th August, 12pm & 3pm (BOTH SESSIONS FULL)

You’ve heard about it, some of your friends are doing it and apparently it can be very good… better even than CDs. But just what is music streaming? How do you go about it? And what do you do with all those CDs you’ve collected?!

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Naim Audio ND555 Scottish Launch @ Hotel Du Vin

Thursday 23rd August, 7pm - 10pm

We are delighted to join forces with Naim Audio on their UK Roadshow to bring you the Scottish launch of the much-anticipated ND555, Naim’s new flagship network music player.

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Saturday 29th September, 12pm & 3pm (BOTH SESSIONS FULL)

You’ve heard about it, some of your friends are doing it and apparently it can be very good… better even than CDs. But just what is music streaming? How do you go about it? And what do you do with all those CDs you’ve collected?!

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Skerryvore Meet the Band and Vinyl Playback

Thursday 2nd August, 2pm - 8pm

We are delighted to invite you to a special ‘meet the band’ day with vinyl playback sessions of EVO on our reference Linn Sondek LP12 system at Loud & Clear.

Members of Skerryvore will greet you with a drink on arrival and explain what went into making EVO. You’ll then move through to Loud & Clear’s Cinema room to hear about how Linn have been manufacturing the world’s best music systems for the past 45 years from their purpose built Glasgow factory. Finally you’ll enter Loud & Clear’s main demonstration room to hear your favourite tracks from EVO played on an iconic Linn Sondek LP12 turntable.

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Saturday 30th June, 12pm (FULL) & 3pm

Learn…with Loud & Clear due to popular demand, Simply Streaming… is back.

You’ve heard about it, some of your friends are doing it and apparently it can be very good… better even than CDs. But just what is music streaming? How do you go about it? And what do you do with all those CDs you’ve collected?!

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From Sonos to Serious

Saturday 16th June, 11am - 5pm

So you’ve been to Simply Streaming… and you know all the theory. Now it’s time to have a test drive!

Join us for this hands-on workshop where you’ll get to experience how elegant and simple it is to use our range of streaming systems. And, you’ll get to hear just how good they can sound.

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Cineworld comes to Finnieston

Saturday 2nd June, 11am - 5pm

Our new high performance home cinema demonstration room is open for bookings. Come along and MARVEL!

Fully refurbished and sporting a brand new 4K projection system, Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 audio, scene-lighting and with full touchscreen control, this is as close to the big screen experience as you can get in Finnieston*. We’ve even got a new carpet (though it’s not red).

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners (NOW FULL)

Saturday 19th May, 1pm & 3pm

Learn…with Loud & Clear due to popular demand, Simply Streaming… is back.

You’ve heard about it, some of your friends are doing it and apparently it can be very good… better even than CDs. But just what is music streaming? How do you go about it? And what do you do with all those CDs you’ve collected?!

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Linn Sondek LP12 – 45th Birthday Bash

Saturday 10th March, 12pm - 5pm

In 1973, Ivor Tiefenbrun shook the world of hi-fi to the ‘kore’ with his ground-breaking Sondek LP12 design and source-first ideology; and Linn Products was born.

45 years later, the LP12 is still going strong and sounding better than ever. Of course it’s had a few tweaks and upgrades along the way, not least of which the latest two from Linn – Urika II phono stage and Lingo IV power supply.

Both these new products, as well as a host of other upgrades and accessories, will be playing on the day as we guide you through the many methods of getting the very best from your Linn turntable and vinyl collection.

 

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Saturday 24th March, 1pm & 3pm

Learn…with Loud & Clear due to popular demand, Simply Streaming… is back.

You’ve heard about it, some of your friends are doing it and apparently it can be very good… better even than CDs. But just what is music streaming? How do you go about it? And what do you do with all those CDs you’ve collected?!

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Linn Urika II & Lingo IV ** EVENT CANCELLED **

Thursday 1st March, from 5pm

We do apologise, but due to the white-out, we have had to cancel this event. We’ll let you know the re-arranged date when we have it.

 

It’s launch-time!! Not just one, but two exceptional new upgrades for Linn Sondek LP12.

Urika II, Linn’s new reference phono stage, pioneering digital signal processing technology in a Linn phono stage for the first time.

and

New Lingo power supply, packed with innovative technologies and delivering a giant performance leap from previous Lingo models.

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The Trafford Parsons Show launch evening

Thursday 22nd February, 6pm - 8.30pm

Out with the old….

Sad as we are that our Horace Panter art exhibition is drawing to a close, our happiness is instantly restored by the next in our #Making-Loud&Clear-Cultured series – The Trafford Parsons Art Show!

Prominent UK street and studio artist Trafford Parsons takes inspiration from popular culture to create unique artwork celebrating a blend of street art and B-Movies embracing fantasy, fun and iconic imagery.

Join us and special guest Trafford for our show launch night – with signed originals up for grabs, a Q&A with Trafford himself and the ubiquitous light refreshments😉.

 

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The Great Ethernet Cable Showdown

Saturday 13th January, 12pm - 4pm

Our Twelfth Day of Christmas gift choice certainly put the cat amongst the proverbial pigeons, so it’s time to put our money where our mouths are. This Saturday, we will be running comparative demonstrations between streaming cables in the Great Ethernet Showdown.

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Diverse Music & Vinyl pop-up shop

Saturday 27th January, 12pm - 5pm

After a two year absence, we’re delighted to welcome back our friends and analogue connoisseurs Diverse Vinyl who will be hosting a pop-up shop in our store on Saturday 27th January.

The store will be transformed into a record-hunter’s paradise, with thousands of titles from Diverse on offer. There will be limited editions, hard-to-find releases and collector’s items from the most knowledgeable vinyl shop around. Plus, we’ll have special offers on the day… and maybe even some discounts!

 

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