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Grain Audio - Play Loud

A project in New York, NY by Grain Audio
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Finally a brand you can love and speakers you'll be proud to put in your home, or in your ears.
Backers: 610
Average Pledge Per Backer: $255

Funded: $155,823 of $120,000
Dates: Mar 22nd -> May 6th (45 days)
Project By: Grain Audio
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Latest News

You Guys Are Amazing!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
You did it.  Stretch goal #3 has been achieved!  Simply incredible.  So as of now, because you all rock, here's what you're getting: - BOTH posters instead of having to choose one. - a 25% percent discount on a future purchase at... (Read More)

Last Day and Last Stretch Goal to Finish Strong...

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We are stoked and humbled by all of your support.  We could not have asked for more from our supporters on this project.  We love you for that! As we barrel across the finish line we are adding one last stretch goal of $150,000.  When we reach... (Read More)

You Guys Are So Close!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
What an amazing distance we've come and now we're almost at our final day! As we sit here and watch footage from this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival it reminds us why we're here in the first place, and that's the music. Thanks for all... (Read More)

Home Stretch...and Stretch Goal #2

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
65 hours to go and we have achieved both our goal and our first stretch goal of $135,000! You are the reason we are here and we thank you all for your support and passion for Grain Audio. With the end in sight we are adding one last stretch goal of... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Achieved! New Poster Revealed.

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
You did it!  You helped us reach our stretch goal of $135,000.  Thanks to each and every one of you for the support, questions, comments, feedback, desire for more information and passion for Grain Audio.  As we've said before we're lucky to... (Read More)

The OEHPs in Action

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
For this video we asked Mitch's lovely niece Emma, to listen to three different over ear headphones and give us her thoughts on both sound and comfort.  Many of you have asked about seeing the OEHPs in action, so here you go: In this instance we did... (Read More)

We Made It Together! Stretch Goal and New Pledges Announced

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW..... We want to say thank you to each and every one of you.  We've hit our goal and we all did it together.  Without you guys there is no Grain Audio, so thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Rest assured you'll get these products as soon as... (Read More)

IEHP Test and PBS Quote

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, First off, we're really close!  98% and $1,500 to go.  We want to thank all of you for the amazing support thus far and we're honored to have each of you as part of the Grain Audio community.  Let's all get over the hump today.  One... (Read More)

The PBS Rock Green Rooms and Conference Rooms

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Did you know that the PBS were originally designed to be placed in artist dressing rooms?  That's right, the original design and construction were for these products to be placed in some of the Green Rooms of our favorite venues.  And thus far,... (Read More)

Every Day is Earth Day for Grain Audio

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
While we all raise awareness of the value of being environmentally conscious today, we want to let everyone know that Grain Audio has a firm commitment to developing products in a sustainable manner.  Below are some of the things we're doing to make... (Read More)

The PWS vs...

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone.  This Friday we had a chance to go hang out with our very good friends from Original Skateboards.  If you skate you need to check them out at: http://www.originalskateboards.com/ Amazing boards and really great people, a perfect... (Read More)

Check Out Our Packages...

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we're proud to show you what our packaging will look like on the shelves, and when we send you your products.  The design all started with a core philosophy, just show the product, no marketing gimmicks, no over explanation, just product first... (Read More)

OEHP and IEHP Testing: The Latest

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, This comes "From the Bench of Dave"... In the world of headphones today (In-Ear and Over-Ear) there is a fundamental flaw that is left out of the manufacturing process, Quality Control.  The fact is, most manufacturers do not take the... (Read More)

Have a Drink On Us: Wednesday 4/17 NYC

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, As a small token of our appreciation for the amazing support we've received thus far, we're going to host a Happy Hour this Wednesday, 4/17, from 6:30 - 8:30 in New York City.   The address is: The Gallery Bar120 Orchard St (bet.... (Read More)

PBS Update: "You're Not There to Listen to Speakers, You Want to Listen to Music"

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
All, Yesterday we spent the day with our production partner focusing on the PBS.  I can safely say that these speakers sound incredible.  They made substantial progress on the interior box, the drivers, the tweeters and the crossover.   Dave... (Read More)

PWS Production Update: Getting it Done!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, We have made tremendous progress with all of the products, but for today's update we're focusing on the PWS and giving you the details, along with some images, on where we stand. The past two days have been spent working with our... (Read More)

Sound Style: Grain Audio

April 5th - via: detailsinsider.com
Nothing is more crucial to home entertaining than a great sound system. Up and coming consumer audio player Grain Audio is crafting speakers that look as great as they sound. Since their recent launch on Kickstarter, the company has emerged with a range of products to fulfill all of your listening needs—from the crystal clear Bluetooth-enabled wireless system to the booming shelf system and sleek in-ear and over the ear headphones. These great looking products are crafted from FSC Certified Walnut and clearly demonstrate the importance that design. (Read More)

The Packable Wireless Speaker System by Grain Audio

April 4th - via: desirethis.com
Every time you look at set of speakers and they have used wooden detailing you're immediately drawn to them. Introducing PWS, The Packable Wireless System by Grain Audio. With incredible sound and beautiful design this portable Bluetooth speaker really stands out in a crowd. With enough sound to fill your living room, but small enough to take to your spring BBQ. PWS is more than just a speaker, it's are a work of art, hand crafted from natural materials. (Read More)

We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends...

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, Over the time that we have had this project active, we've had a chance to meet some really cool people.  First and foremost, you guys, our backers.  The level of passion for what we're doing really puts a smile on our face. Second has... (Read More)

Here's the Latest News...

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, First off, thanks to every one of you for your support and passion for what we're doing.  We've gotten some really amazing feedback and thoughts and are grateful for that.  There are lots of great things going on over at Grain Audio... (Read More)

Poster number 1 is up!

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We've posted images of our first pledge reward poster on the main page.  Its a 6 color 18"x24" silkscreen from Invisible Creature in Washington State.  Really nice stuff! Check out images on the main page- Grain Audio  (Read More)

Grain Audio

March 26th - via: thrillist.com
Developed by a couple ex-Altec Lansing dudes, Grain Audio's new line of line of minimalist, solid wood speakers and headphones designed for those who "just truly love music", so, don't even think about buying 'em if you "just sort of tolerate" it. (Read More)

Grain Audio

March 26th - via: lumberjac.com
Grain Audio lets you focus on the things that matter, pure sound and premium design. No gimmicks here, Grain Audio is dedicated to delivering a line-up of earphones and speakers that produce rich, crystal-clear sound all wrapped up in a beautiful package. (Read More)

T-shirts are up!!!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
First of all, thanks to all of you who made our first weekend on Kickstarter a great success.  We've still got a long way to go to meet our pledge goal but we're confident that the enthusiasm you've shown is infectious and other folks will get on... (Read More)

WOW!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, we just wanted to take a moment to say thanks for the support you have shown us on our first day out, its way beyond our expectations.  We're truly flattered to have you all in the Grain Audio family and are really excited to get these... (Read More)

Grain Audio - Walnut sound equipment approved by the pros

March 22nd - via: coolhunting.com
New York-based outfit Grain Audio is determined to make some noise. Launching today on Kickstarter, the small start-up resolves to stand out with a range of goods to fulfill all of your critical listening needs—from the petite Bluetooth-enabled PWS (Packable Wireless System) to the PBS (Passive Bookshelf System) as well as both in-ear and over the ear headphones. Grain puts the speaker first, letting function inform structure no matter how or where you intend to pump up the volume. (Read More)

Grain Audio - Play Loud - Wood Audio Products

March 22nd - via: wasabimountain.com
Described as a company consisting of two ex-Altec Lansing guys, an architect/furniture designer and a liquor industry operational expert, Grain Audio certainly has the expertise to bring a quality speaker to the market. All they need now is the funding. (Read More)

Grain Audio’s Upcoming PWS Bluetooth Speaker Is Worth Getting Excited About [Preview] | Cult of Mac

March 1st - via: cultofmac.com
Last week, three earnest audiophiles rang my doorbell and stormed into my living room to show me a handsome Bluetooth speaker that they claimed was going to reinvent the world of Jambox-alikes and transform Bluetooth speakers into “objects of desire.” (Read More)

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