Making Your House a Party Bunker

If you want to make of your house a real party bunker, so that you can enjoy both small and big parties, then this piece of content will simply delight you. Hosting a party in your house every now and then is a great idea, because after all parties can offer a lot of fun and organizing them at home is a lot easier to manage, and a lot cheaper of course. So, if you want to make of this a regular thing, then there’s nothing better than doing your parties at home. However, you will have to start a project which will have as a goal to modify your house and make it a perfect place in order to be called as a real party bunker.

The Sound:
A party without music simply sucks. You will need to buy sound equipment which is capable of reproducing high quality sound and make your party a real success. Apart of selecting excellent music for your party, you should consider buying a couple of soundbars.

soundbars_buying_adviceWhy soundbars? Well, these little yet modern devices are pretty powerful when it comes to reproducing music with high quality. That’s why we recommend you to check soundbar ratings in order to pick the soundbar which is the best for what you and which adapts to your budget the best. Because there are lots of soundbars which come at pretty different prices. You should only go for those whose quality and price are in a good relation, that’s why it’s important to check soundbar ratings before going ahead with the purchase, because otherwise you are going to experience problems, because not all soundbars are the same, so you need to check the best options for your budget, that way you will get the best bang for the buck.

The Food n Drinks:
Without good food and drinks your party will be a failure. You should care about music, but also about these vital elements for a party. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money, then you should keep it as simple as possible. But don’t confuse simple with bad, because you should still offer quality drinks and food to your guests.

With just some soda and vodka you can create delicious yet simple to make cocktails. You can try the same combination with different liquors, or you can simply leave the liquor bottles on the tablet and allow your guests to choose the best one for them.

And regarding the food, your best pick are snacks. Because they are cheap and you don’t have to be around in order to serve them, you only need to put them on plates and that’s it. You should buy plenty of snacks in order to suffice the demand, because in parties it’s pretty common for people to be hungry, and if you want to make them happy then you should start by filling their stomachs with so high quality snacks.


In-depth Review of the Best Soundbar 2016

When it comes to sound bars it is important to do research before buying one. Saving your time and effort, you can read these Soundbar Reviews before purchasing one.


If you are just getting into experimenting with the best soundbar 2016 and want to make a small quality investment without going crazy then a great starting sound bar would be the Pioneer SP-SB23W Sound Bar. This is the best soundbar for the money. The price typically pans out at around $299.99 and is worth every penny. It offers amazing sound quality and has amazing performance. It comes with a tiny subwoofer which is easy to stow away, but packs quite a powerful punch that you’d think it was much larger than it really is. The sound bar also has built in Bluetooth so you could easily sync in wireless audio streaming from your phone, tablet, or other wireless devices to play out of. The only drawback to this is the size and appearance. This soundbar is quite large and kind of clunky. If your TV is mounted on a wall then it should be no problem but, if not you might want to have a nice TV stand where you can put the sound so that it does not block your TV remote sensors. Aside from those drawbacks everything else outweighs the cons. If you were want to start with a budget quality sound bar then this is Best Soundbar one to pick.


If you are looking for a more sleek looking sound bar compared to the Pioneer we talked about earlier then look no further than the Vizio SB 4051-CO. This sleek and stylish sound bar typically retails around $319.99 which is surprising based on first appearance. This soundbar has amazing features such as built in DTS and Dolby decoders and a range of connectivity that should just about hook up with anything you can throw its way. The sound is of high quality that can easily encapsulate a whole room with booming sound, however, there is one drawback. The subwoofer often emits too much bass sound even at its lowest volume which is probably the most common concern out of consumers. If you are a huge fan of bass sounds then this should not be much of an issue to you. This device is also a great starter if you want something that looks nice and has good quality.


If you are huge movie buff then the best soundbar 2016 has to offer to you is the Polk Omni SB1. This sound bar was built for movies, and would go great if you have an in-home theater area. This is more of an expensive sound bar and typically retails on the low-end around $549.99. However, if you are setting up a home theater and want the best results this is the price you will have to pay. We’ve all experienced moveis where there will be a high volume action scene, and then the next scene it goes to very soft and quiet dialogue that the audience member can’t quite understand or even hear for that matter. Well the Polk Omni SB1 combats this problem exclusively. It has a Voice Adjust feature built in which works great at boosting the dialogue to a way that can be heard coherently. The Polk Omni SB1 also has other great features such as Play-FI which can sync up to the Internet Radio, Pandora, Spotify, and much more. It also has a wireless volume control for the subwoofer which many other soundbar systems do not. The only thing that is relatively disappointing about this system is it is still made of plastic like its lower end competitors. It can be hard to fit in, but would have looked much better and more sleek if it was made out of a metal body and shell like that of aluminum. With that being said it still is a rather nice looking piece for it to be made out of plastic. This soundbar is perhaps one of the top the line in many areas, and definitely the best for a movie experience that is similar to actually going to a real movie theater.


These three sound bars are amazing in their own ways, and are a great compliment to any entertainment system you currently own. These are the Best Soundbars that the first quarter of 2016 has to offer, and will last you a long while with no buyer’s remorse. They will enhance any media experience you have, and will help create a great environment and time with friends and family for many years to come.




The International Latin Music Hall of Fame Announces First Year Inductees and Award Nominees

Tito Puente,  Celia Cruz and Gloria Estefan Among Those to be Honored.

New York, Nov. 18/PRNewswire/ — The International Latin Music Hall of Fame announced today its first inductees and award nominees. The first annual induction ceremony will be held in New York City at the world famous jazz and latin nightclub “Birdland”, on April 7, 1999.

This year’s Hall of Fame inductees are:  Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Eddie Palmieri, Johnny Pacheco, Joe Cuba, Israel “Cachao” Lopez, Johnny Ventura, Orquesta Aragon, Jose Fajardo, Marc Antonio Muniz and La Sonora Matancera.

Posthumously, the ILMHF will induct Miguel Failde, Ignacio Pineiro, Rafael Hernandez, Ernesto Lecuona, Arsenio Rodriguez, Chano Pozo, Beny More, Perez Prado, Mario Bauza, Machito, Tito Rodriguez, Miguelito Valdes, Enrique Jorrin and Agustin Lara.

In addition, Emilio and Gloria Estefan will receive this years Beny More award, named after the legendary Cuban singer and ILMHF inductee Beny More.  Rogelio Martinez will receive the ILMHF Lifetime Achievement award for his extraordinary career as the bandleader of the Sonora Matancera, the oldest performing latin band in existence.  Special Recognition awards will be given to record promoter Ralph Mercado, past Fania president Jerry Masucci, musical director of the East Harlem School of Music Johnny Colon, and the late pianist-composer-conductor for the “I LOVE LUCY” Show, Marco Rizo.

Joe Hernandez, Founder and President of the ILMHF said, “There are literally hundreds of artists that deserve to be inducted, after all, Latin music has a history of more than 125 years…we have a lot of catching up to do.  We will eventually induct all those that deserve to be so honored.  In the meantime, Latinos should feel immense pride in the extraordinary worldwide resurgence of our music.  Whether you are in Japan or Jerusalem, France or Finland, “salsa” bands are springing up everywhere as people enjoy and catch the “Latin music fever”.

The ILMHF, is a non-profit organization, dedicated to honoring those artists who have contributed to and supported the growth of Latin music around the world.  Inductees and award nominees were selected by using specific criteria established by the organization’s Board of Directors.  For more information about the ILMHF or sponsorship opportunities, please call 212-726-3800.  ILMHF’s e-mail address .  The Web page is currently under construction at .

SOURCE: International Latin Music Hall of Fame
CONTACT: Joe Hernandez of ILMHF, 212-726-3800


International Latin Music Hall Of Fame Established

First Induction Ceremony Planned for Early 1999 in New York City

New York, NY October 7, 1998 — A New York based non-profit group today announced the establishment of the first International Latin Music Hall of Fame (ILMHF) to recognize and honor individuals with the highest level of artistic achievement and those who have made significant contributions to the world of Latin music. The first annual induction ceremony will be held in New York early in 1999.

Inductees into the ILMHF will be selected by a prominent committee of leading musicologists, Latin music historians, educators and artists using specific criteria established by the organization’s Board of Directors. First year inductees will be announced on November 18, 1998. The ILMHF has also established three other special award categories consisting of the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Benny Award, in honor of legendary Cuban singer Benny More, and the Special Achievement Award.

Mr. Joe Hernandez, Founder and President of the ILMHF said, “Latin music is enjoying unprecedented popularity around the world. We are pleased to finally pay tribute to those who have been responsible for the creation and nurturing of this unique, multi-cultural, multi-rhythmic, and wonderfully entertaining music enjoyed by millions.”

The International Latin Music Hall of Fame, is a non-profit organization, dedicated to honoring those artists and others who have contributed to and supported the growth of Latin music around the world. In addition to sponsoring its annual induction ceremony, the organization plans to further its mission by establishing an Internet website and permanent location to house a collection of relevant historical information and artifacts related to the history of Latin music and biographical information on those individuals inducted in the ILMHF. The organization will also support efforts to promote Latin music education particularly among young people interested in Latin music history.

For more information about the ILMHF or sponsorship opportunities, please call (212) 726-3800.


International Latin Music Hall of Fame on NJN “Imagenes”

On Thursday, February 4th, at 6:30 pm NJN public television show “Imagenes”, with guest host Miguel Perez, interviews Joe Hernandez Founder and President of the International Latin Music Hall of Fame. This program will be rebroadcast on Sunday, February 7, 1999 at 12:30 pm.

The show will feature short “clips” of Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, and Eddie Palmieri. In addition, Mr. Hernandez will talk about how the organization got started and the ceremonial induction on April 7th at the world famous nightclub “BIRDLAND” in New York City.

Magic “clips” will also be shown and discussed… Mr. Hernandez is the producer of the “Stars of Magic” show that will be performing at the New Jersey State Theatre in New Brunswick on March 13, at 8 pm. All profits from this show will be donated to the International Latin Music Hall of Fame.

For ticket information on the “Stars of Magic”, call (732) 246-7469…Box office hours: Monday-Saturday–10 am to 6 pm…tickets go on sale beginning Feb. 5, 1999.