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  1. Like I said, put whatever you want here.

    Howlin' & Hooker

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  2. Vintage Photo of Les Paul and Mary Ford in the studio

    A friend in NYC seems to unearth images of every type. Today he posted this. Feel free to add anything to this thread you wish.

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    Sony

    Both Sony developments. The corporation has also been responsible for pretty much every new amplifier class since the Williamson, possibly excepting Nelson Pass's explorations. While Sony did not...
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    MQA has problems certainly, but Tidal's...

    MQA has problems certainly, but Tidal's implementation is especially deceptive and flawed. Glad to see your defection to Qobuz


    https://youtu.be/pRjsu9-Vznc

    https://youtu.be/NHkqWZ9jzA0
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    Sad to report...

    ...that it appears Resonessence Labs went out of business some time ago. That explains the lack of information on the internet.

    Another good thing about personal listening is the WAF not entering...
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    Resonessence Labs

    It occurs to me that since certain expensive audio brands do sometimes appeal to you, I know of one involved in headphone DAC/amps that is the real deal. The head of this outfit came to AXPONA a few...
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    What does the massive growth and proliferation of the headphone category mean to you?

    Hi Ian,
    Congratulations on reading my last explanation without being bored to tears or slumber! Allow me to address the last part first, the ifi system and products.

    I read through their...
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    I think it stands to reason that if the artist is...

    I think it stands to reason that if the artist is not engaging the rest is not going work out. It is the recording's task to capture that and move it forward to the rig. If the recording failed,...
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    The common denominators between these individuals...

    The common denominators between these individuals and my experience of them comes from either personal contact with them or experience with the musicians they recorded, or both. I limited my...
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    Widget, Ian, Robb... Certainly we are indeed all...

    Widget, Ian, Robb... Certainly we are indeed all on the same page. My personal central concern with audio sound/quality/whatever lies with the elements in the flowchart where something can be brought...
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    Well that makes two of us anyway. So many talk...

    Well that makes two of us anyway. So many talk that talk but rarely do they walk that walk. The maker of the World's most accurate in-ear monitors has had to offer models that add more base or...
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    I am always happy when music brings joy to any...

    I am always happy when music brings joy to any listener. Perhaps I am being nostalgic about what the word audiophile means, and I realize everyone seems to have their favorite distortion when it...
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    The article is typical of the Washington Post;...

    The article is typical of the Washington Post; thorough, well researched, and well written. The only error I spotted came early; Michael Fremer is not "the dean of audiophile writing". He is the most...
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    Upper tier audiophile equipment has never made...

    Upper tier audiophile equipment has never made much sense to me. If you have a speaker based system and employ no room treatment, anything from mid-priced kit on up is wasted. And of what use is...
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    Entirely possible. I have never done an A/B...

    Entirely possible. I have never done an A/B comparison. It is very likely when the stream is from a high rez source, as the conversion from higher rate files produces artifacts that are audible. What...
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    The reason I have not gone to music servers is my...

    The reason I have not gone to music servers is my personal circumstances. It could be my time is not worth enough to me to make the calculus of the convenience factor work out here. Another factor is...
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    Widget, I imagine these polite Australian...

    Widget, I imagine these polite Australian journalists could not picture discs being "stored" underfoot on the floor after the hash pipe did its work. Or the crunchy peanut butter making its way into...
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    The audio miracle of 1982

    If ever there has been an audio advancement that lived up to the hype, including their forecast of the future of the technology, this is it. Here is an early report forty years ago. Sony did the...
  19. Romance Languages

    Fritz, sorry to have taken so long to get back to you on this. I am not sure how I can approach this because for me that choice is more musically than romantically based. My favorite is Italian...
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    Ted Gioia speaks about...

    This is by most standards long, 1hr 17mins, but things discussed are all about music, or the music business, or the technology of music reproduction, or combinations of them. Where we on these forums...
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    Re: Sound quality

    Two channel SQ is not quite as obscure as some make it out to be. Understandable for a speaker-centric site, but millions of the users of personal listening enjoy great sound. It is not always cheap...
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    Majestic 10-12 Console Valve Radio 1930

    Widget, how is this for audio bling? The magnificent application of of Art Deco style to this design makes this a winner for me. Has audio furniture ever looked so good since?

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    Art Deco

    I appreciate your information putting Raymond's design acumen in perspective. Art Deco may be my favorite historic design style. The elevator lobby of the Empire State Building should be in an art...
  24. GPA

    Interesting to see Great Plains Audio made it all the way over there. I have seen them sometimes at the Axpona show near Chicago (go every year) but they seem so un-European. From what I have heard...
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    My favorite industrial designer with my favorite...

    My favorite industrial designer with my favorite design of his, Raymond Lowey with his GG1. Worth seeing twice! This I have seen in person.
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