Power of Ten

The 10 Best Soundsystems in America

By Travis Bernard

Here at Beatport, we consider ourselves audiophiles: We simply love sound. From a fresh set of headphones to booming dancefloors, we are constantly surrounded by high-end audio setups that make our ears swoon. So with this passion for top-quality sound in mind, we hunted high and low across this great land to assemble a list of the 10 best club soundsystems in the US. Read on to see if we hit your favorite eyeball-rattling spot.

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Los Angeles claims USA’s dance music crown

By industry boy

As Hunter S. Thompson might say, Hollywood is a cruel and shallow money trench, a plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There’s also a negative side.

Ever since the booming 1930’s movie industry, Hollywood’s reputation has been double-sided.

It is the glamour capital and dream factory; but people also “come to California to die,” wrote Nathanael West in his novel ‘Day of The Locust’ (1939), a book that revolves around characters whose dreams of success have effectively failed.

Today the divide between those who see Hollywood as a place for ruthless self-advancement, and those who view Tinseltown through cynical, deluded eyes is still there.

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