Re: New to Audio
DefTech and/or Paradigm gets my vote. My first pair of "real" audiophile speakers were a pair of Paradigm Monitor 7's. Check out Audiogon, they can be had for super low prices. If you want to go new you might want to check out Magnepan MMG's. A pair of MMG's (sold direct through Magnepan) and a NAD 320BEE integrated or the like will make you very very happy.