I tried the Discovery Signature cables and they seemed to mitigate to some degree the upper mid/low hi glare on poorer CDs while being very well balanced overall.
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Cardas is always referred to when someone asks for a warm cable. I use Cardas. However, have you considered how you will feel when your collection of high quality CD's exceed the ones with the midrange glare - you won't be able to hear hear much of the benefit they bring, it will all be surpressed. I use a tone control in the tape loop for control of poor sounding CD's. (I would not put it in line between the amp/preamp.)
I used Discovery Essence for a more forgiving balance. But after the latest mod of my EMC-1 UP I'm able to use even Nordost SPM and STILL not have hard-sounding digititis on poorer quality CDs. I don't understand why this is an issue with the Accuphase.... Maybe it's a sidewall reflection spectral bump that's exacerbated with digital low-treble hash? Good luck....
If your preamp has a tape loop you simply connect the equalizer/tone controls to the designated RCA's of the back of the pre amp. When you want to hear the source thru the equalizer you turn on the tape monitor. Check your pre-amp manual. As for recommendations - EBay has lots and they are not too expensive. I'd be inclined to buy one of the older higher quality types as opposed to a new "named brand". It may take a bit of research on your part. As I recall Audio Control made some fairly good quality equalizers for 250 to 350 bucks, 1980's money. I've seen them for advertised for sale for 150 to 200. If you can get a good one they are a good value. Good luck.