All I can say is my personal experience. I've had high end stuff since my first Audio Research/ Magneplanar system in 1973. I searched and searched for that "perfect amp". Loved the mids and highs of tube yet they had something lacking in the dynamics and low end authority. Loved the control of high quality solid state ( Krtell, Levinson, etc) but they sucked at everything the tubes did well. Then I heard the Lamm Hybid monoblocks. Expensive, yes. BUT. They are the answer. They do it ALL in spades. Deep fleshy bass that is just redolant with tonality and subtle low end detail. The mids are vibrant and crystalline. I can hear the warble in the throat of a vocalist. The highs are pristine and shimmering without so much as a hint of harshness or glare. They are a unique design. Only the second gain stage is a single 6922 tube. All other are solid state. IMO Vladimir is a genius. I have stopped looking for that perfect amp. Enjoy the music.
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