Audio Advice has what we consider the best selection of high performance speakers just about anywhere in the country. With so many different environments people need to place speakers, we believe it takes a large selection to satisfy the needs of all our customers.

How do you determine the right set of speakers for your music system? You can read and read until you are so confused you have no idea what do to, but it’s really quite simple. Bring some of your favorite music to our showroom and let us help. You can listen to a variety of speakers and you find the type and style that suits your tastes. Below (in alphabetical order) are brief descriptions of speaker brands available at Audio Advice.

Bowers & Wilkins 5.1 set


Beautifully finished bookshelf and floor standing  speakers.   These have a very warm sound and require good power for best performance.  The Aerial 7T has become our most popular high-performance speaker. Check out our blog: First test of the Aerial 7t.  The new 6T offers many of the characteristics of the 7T in a smaller package.

Bowers and Wilkins (B&W)

A complete range of all speaker types. Designed (and primarily made) in the UK, Bowers & Wilkins is our most popular brand. They are used in recording studios all over the world, which means they must be natural sounding and not fatiguing. They are typically easy to drive with a modest powered amp or receiver. B&W offers some incredible new theater packages with real value for the money.

Read more on the theater package: B&W CT Series Home Theater and see a video on the making of the B&W 800 Series speaker below:

GoldenEar Technology

Speakers designed by audio industry legend Sandy Gross have garnered amazing reviews since we were among the first to introduce them at Music Matters a few years back. Since their introduction, the line has grown to include incredible sound-bars and some of the most highly rated floor standing speakers in the world.  Check here at the GoldenEar website for a selection of the accolades this stellar line of speakers has received and watch the video below to hear GoldenEar founder Sandy Gross talk about the history and background of the company:

JBL Synthesis

When you are ready for the ultimate home theater speaker system, JBL Synthesis is without question the best choice!  With almost 70 years of engineering experience behind them, JBL Synthesis puts the sound of the best commercial movie theaters in your home.  Horn drivers are used for much greater dynamics and efficiency.  But the real secret is JBL’s Arcos room correction.  This system adjusts for the acoustic anomalies found in any room to give you sound you must hear to believe.  Many of the speakers used in the Synthesis system are also available for the most dynamic 2 channel system you will experience.

JL Audio

The best made subwoofers you will find. Top rated in all the journals.  With the introduction of their new e-series subs, JL is now more affordable than ever.


From Minnesota, the inventors of planar speakers. Audio Advice has sold Magnepan since 1979. These have always been considered a great value among audio enthusiasts and remain so to this day. Magnepans are only about 1.5” thick. Learn more about one of the most highly regarded American made speakers here.


Electrostatic speakers from Kansas. The most popular brand of electrostatics ever. Striking contemporary design.

Audio Advice is the number one MartinLogan dealer in the Southeast United States, and the only Reserve dealer in Raleigh and Charlotte. See and hear the exclusive MartinLogan models at Audio Advice that aren’t available elsewhere in our area.


From Paul Barton comes the most highly reviewed and top rated line of speakers in existence today.  PSB is all about value for the money.  Come see why these get outstanding reviews from all over the world.  Read how we came to add PSB to our lineup of speakers here:  Our great speaker hunt and see the video below of Paul Barton talking about PSB Speaker technology.


Sonance produces our favorite landscape speakers.  Imagine just seeing small objects hidden in your plantings that appear to be landscape lights.  These are spread all around your back yard to provide very even coverage of sound.  Literally earth shaking bass is provided by a subwoofer you bury in the ground!  Sonance has a wide array of sizes and systems to choose from.  Come hear why this very stealth outdoor system sounds as good as some of the best speakers you will ever experience.


Audio Advice has been a Vandersteen dealer since 1981. These speakers have been a top value leader in the press since their inception. Audiophiles all over the world know the name and recommend them to their friends. Most models are full range floor standing speakers.