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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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Saturday 2nd December, 12pm & 3pm BOTH SESSIONS FULL

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

For nearly ten years we’ve been extolling the virtues of music streaming.  With an explosive rise in high resolution content and and the commensurate fall in cost of ownership you might now be considering taking the plunge. Join us at Loud & Clear and we’ll demystify the world of digital streaming; we’ll show you how to rip your CD collection in lossless quality, store your entire library on a device the size of a shoe-box and download music new and old at “studio master” quality.  We’ll also explore the wealth of online music subscription services and free internet radio stations. And we’ll do it all over a coffee, tea, beer or wine, in a simple, friendly and informal gathering.

 

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Two-Tone Extravaganza with Subversion Gallery & The Specials’ Horace Panter

Thursday 23rd November, 6-9pm

From pop star to pop artist…

Loud & Clear are thrilled to be welcoming the legendary Horace Panter of The Specials to our store for an evening of great art and top tunes.

Our co-hosts for the evening are Subversion Gallery, Glasgow’s own pop & urban art specialists who will help us transform 520 St. Vincent Street into a two-tone art gallery for the evening. Amongst the works on show will be Horace’s iconic ‘Cassette” series and Horace himself will host a Q&A at the event, so pencils at the ready!

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Naim Uniti Range Launch

Thursday 9th (5pm-8pm) & Saturday 11th November (12pm-5pm)

We’re ready!

Naim Audio’s eagerly-awaited new Uniti range is here in it’s entirety – Atom, Star, Nova and Core – and we are ready for launch. So come and join us to hear what all the fuss is about. And for your chance to win a Naim Qb wireless music system!

The Uniti family has been creating quite a stir in the Hi-fi world and we want to show you why. Uniti Atom has just been awarded What Hi-fi’s ultimate accolade – Best Hi-Fi system – and the range is now ‘Roon Ready‘ which means Uniti owners can use simply the best music browsing experience we know.

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Innuos Zen, The Art of Serving Music

Thursday 2nd November, 5pm - 8pm

Since digital music streamers first arrived in high end audio over a decade ago, we’ve seen numerous methods of ripping, storing and managing music collections. Some present musical information beautifully but have major limitations, some function well but have clunky interfaces and some just don’t work.

But Innuos have turned this challenge into an art form; complete music library management.

For simplicity, practicality, flexibility and performance, Innous ZEN servers are streets ahead.

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Listen Louder & Clearer with Linn DS

2pm & 4pm, Saturday 30th September

Join us for a simple introduction to digital music streaming from Linn and discover just how good your music can sound.

Compare Linn CD quality to Linn DS quality (prepare to be gobsmacked!), discover just what you need to stream the highest quality music at home (not as much as you think) and hear the jumps in performance through Linn’s various systems.

Above all, it’s your chance to indulge yourself in some beautiful musical performances, with a cup of tea or a glass of wine.

We’ll have sessions at 2pm and 4pm, lasting around an hour (90 minutes maximum) each.

 

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Saturday 9th September, 12pm

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

For nearly ten years we’ve been extolling the virtues of music streaming.  With an explosive rise in high resolution content and and the commensurate fall in cost of ownership you might now be considering taking the plunge. Join us at Loud & Clear and we’ll demystify the world of digital streaming; we’ll show you how to rip your CD collection in lossless quality, store your entire library on a device the size of a shoe-box and download music new and old at “studio master” quality.  We’ll also explore the wealth of online music subscription services and free internet radio stations. And we’ll do it all over a coffee, tea, beer or wine, in a simple, friendly and informal gathering.

 

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Pink Floyd at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Monday 11th September, 7pm

On Monday 11th September, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall will be opening its doors to the public for its first Doors Open Day, conducting guided tours throughout the building in what promises to be a momentous day… culminating in an equally momentous evening!

For one night only, you are invited on stage in the GRCH main auditorium for an evening to celebrate Pink Floyd’s seminal debut album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn.

Author John Cavanagh will discuss his book, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, exploring the band’s earliest days and painting a vivid picture of how this remarkable album was created.

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Elton John Linn Lounge @ ANTA Glasgow

7pm, Tuesday 22nd August

Join Loud & Clear and Linn for what promises to be the most colourful of Linn Lounges

Hear Elton John in the stunning surroundings of Anta’s Glasgow showroom and take a trip down the yellow brick road of rock ‘n’ roll in the highest quality available – on a Linn system in Studio Master.

Hear the stories behind his day-glo costumes, comedy glasses and the incredible tracks that means he’s still standing 300 million record sales later.

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

Thursday 27th July at 6pm and Saturday 29th July at 12pm & 3pm

Learn…with Loud & Clear due to popular demand, some more dates for Simply Streaming…

Join us at Loud & Clear and we’ll demystify the world of digital streaming; we’ll show you how to rip your CD collection in lossless quality, store your entire library on a device the size of a shoe-box and download music new and old at “studio master” quality.  We’ll also explore the wealth of online music subscription services and free internet radio stations. And we’ll do it all over a coffee, tea, beer or wine, in a simple, friendly and informal gathering.

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Technics SL1200 – A Legend Reincarnated

Thursday 22nd June, from 5.30pm

Few products in the history of hi-fi attract quite the legendary status that Technics SL-1200 turntables do. DJs and analogue purists the world over have spent 40 years raving about these decks and now we have the opportunity to do it all again with Technics’ new SL-1200G and SL-1200GR.

To celebrate the legend reincarnated, we’re hosting a Technics showcase in the shop. We’ll have the two new decks, banging tunes, DJ superstars and probably some beer and nibbles too.

We will be playing two double sets at this event – the SL-1200G (G for Grand) on the main stage in one demo room and the SL-1200GR (the little brother), in another.

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Bandstand Cinema Club with Loud & Clear

Monday 5th - Thursday 8th June

Loud & Clear are delighted to be teaming up with this year’s Bandstand Cinema Club in Kelvingrove to bring a week of open air cinema, tasty street food, craft beers & cocktails under the stars at Glasgow’s treasured Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre.

We’ll be providing some awesome audio-visual gear to help bring the movie experience to life. A high-end blu-ray player and Arcam Of Cambridge‘s reference AVR860 processor will deliver full 7.1 surround sound.

Eight cracking films, four double-bill movie evenings, from Monday 5th June to Thursday 8th in Glasgow’s treasured Kelvingrove Park Bandstand and Amphitheatre. Don’t miss it!

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Simply Streaming… Music Streaming for Beginners

RESCHEDULED DATES Thursday 11th May 2017, 6pm & Saturday 13th May 2017, 12pm & 3pm

Learn…with Loud & Clear returns with one of our most popular sessions to date, Simply Streaming…

For nearly ten years we’ve been extolling the virtues of music streaming.  With an explosive rise in high resolution content and and the commensurate fall in cost of ownership you might now be considering taking the plunge.  Join us at Loud & Clear and we’ll demystify the world of digital streaming; we’ll show you how to rip your CD collection in lossless quality, store your entire library on a device the size of a shoe-box and download music new and old at “studio master” quality.  We’ll also explore the wealth of online music subscription services and free internet radio stations.  And we’ll do it all over a coffee in a simple, friendly and informal gathering.

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Night In… at The Movies

Thursday 1st June, 5pm - 8.30pm

4k – Ultra HD – Dolby Atmos… What’s it all About?

The tech jargon and buzzwords surrounding the world of home cinema can be bewildering. When all you really want is to bring The Movies to your home – to immerse yourself in a captivating cinematic experience with spectacular visuals and sound to match. Don’t know if you need 4k? or Dolby Atmos? or Ultra HD? or a projector? That’s where we come in.

Join us for an evening of film entertainment and education. We will demystify the buzzwords and hype – with movie clips, mesmerising sounds and as much (or little) technical explanation as you want as we demonstrate some of the truly outstanding home cinema systems around.

Book your place

 

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Goldmund – £65,000 Wireless Wonder

Saturday 1st April

This is no April Fool – this is Goldmund at Loud & Clear.

Swiss manufacturer Goldmund have been producing DSP (Digital Signal Processing) loudspeakers for over 20 years. And its clear to see they do things their own way!
 
So we are delighted to be demonstrating their ProLogos Wireless – the most dynamic speaker ever produced by Goldmund – accompanied by Goldmund Memesis on Saturday 1st April.
 
Get in touch if you’d like to hear something truly extraordinary.

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