Summary: Extremely good speakers. Lifelike is the one word I would use if I was pressed for just one. They are tremendously good for music or movies as they are part of my 7.2 all Palladium system (the subs are not Palladium...Klipsch RT12d and Paradigm Sub 12). I have the Palladium center, Pf-37 rear and P-27s sides. The mains, rears, and center all have Emotiva XPA-1 pushing 1000w peak (which they never do..