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AMY SLADE: 350z Star Petrol Head! CLARION S...

Jul 22 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Installations
I have had to wait a while before publishing this high level sponsored car. The owner, is Amy Slade, who is a real star, having impressed the heck out of a slew of hard bitten PR professionals, with her personality, achievements and media follow through skills. She looks to be the perfect media p...

Alpine – Made For Mercedes Benz ML and GL

Jul 22 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Technology
Alpine Electronics to Release Aftermarket Infotainment Upgrade for Mercedes Benz ML and GL

Alpine Electronics, supplier of Car Audio, AV/ Navigation, Information and Driver Assistance Products to many of the world’s luxury car makers, have introduced a premium infotainment system upg...

Week Thirty – A Thousand Miles Later…

Jul 21 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
That was one heck of a week! I have been first to the Lake District, then to Edinburgh for two nights, visited the Kelpies and drove to Loch Ness. Next day we drove the thirty miles to get around the top of the Loch and did the Full Grockle by way of exhibition, exit through gift shop and even lu...

Week Twenty-Nine - A Week Away With Lochs, Pike...

Jul 14 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
As I sit and type upon my Galaxy S4, it is nearly the middle of a dreecht Cumbrian night. The green flashing glow of the battery pack I wheedled at the CES in Las Vegas last January is dulling and turning to amber and now red. The gentle snoring of MeJulie, resonates. And the sotto voce muted roa...

AppRadioLIVE, Taking Your AppRadio System To Th...

Jul 11 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
This just in from Pioneer, about the new world of apps on the phone. The REALLY big difference is that this is an ECOSYSTEM of tech, NOT a only-made-by-the-electronics-companies set of software. That means that the responsibility for safe use while mobile, is firmly back where it needs to be, in...

T-20/EMMA Round 3/Midbass Open Day

Jul 10 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Shows & Events
In a unique turn of events, the EMMA UK sound off Round Three was held at the Midbass Open Day. Well, it kinda WAS the open day, as they simply fixed up a company shop for the day and had a seriously quality burger van show up. Keenly priced versus normal show rates, too!

But the sig...

CLARION SOUNDS OUT E-COMMERCE

Jul 08 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
In-car entertainment expert, Clarion UK, launches an on-line store that supports the High Street

The balancing act of capitalising on e-commerce whilst supporting traditional high street dealers takes on a fresh perspective for Clarion UK, the in-car entertainment specialist, on its...

Week Twenty-Eight – “greeef” Exists & Atten...

Jul 07 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
That was one heck of a Sunday! There were noise complaints and we kinda got to meet a pair of very friendly local plod, who I think were there at the very end of the day, to be certain that everyone really WAS going home. For yes, that was round THREE of the EMMA Sound off series and the Midbass...

NEW NATIONAL RADIO NETWORK WELCOMED

Jul 04 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Digital Radio UK and the automotive industry today welcomed Ofcom’s advertisement for the second national commercial network of radio stations on DAB. The launch of Digital Two could provide the capacity for over 15 further national radio stations and lead to the launch of new digital-only statio...

SHAKING The Dead…. VIBE HEARSE TO GET VIOLENT

Jul 04 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Features
Regular readers will recall the Vibe Hearse. From time immemorial, the hearse, long and low, has been the weapon of vehicular choice for extreme audio installations. I was myself excited to read Kevin O’Byrne’s accounts of queues at shows in America, shuffling up tighter to the entrance as the As...