Positive Feedback Writer's Award
"Even relatively modest gear will bring every recording to life in a room that gets
out of the way of the music. Until you hear a room like that, it would be difficult
to understand why I feel that way.
Richard Bird and Chris Huston of Rives Audio have an unmatched combination of science
and real world experience in acoustics, as well as in complete pro and audiophile
listening room design" Mike Lavigne, Positive Feedback
Positive Feedback Awards.
the Article on Building the Room.
"...his room did indeed sound far bigger than the open-eye assessment..." "If you're
a dealer, you'd be a honkin' fool not to at least have one demonstration room that
was acoustically optimized." Srajan Ebaen, November 2003, 6 Moons.
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A Concquest of Space
by Brent Butterworth, HE Magazine.
"After enjoying DVDs and CDs in Payne's listening room—and hearing him play
drums in his Rives-designed practice room—I cannot argue with the results
Bird and his team have achieved. And after witnessing Hollander's joy at leaving
the room details up to Rives while he gets the gear working, I am convinced that
using outside acoustical consultants to design home theaters is a trend more and
more homeowners—and more and more dealers—will soon embrace."