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John Prine
“....'cause I'm gonna have a cocktail: vodka and ginger ale....yeah, I'm gonna smoke a cigarette that's nine miles long....I'm gonna kiss that pretty girl on the tilt-a-whirl....yeah, this old man is goin' to town....” - John PrineI hope he’s havi... 
John Prine, singer, songwriter, legend - Dead at 73 from COVID-19
“....'cause I'm gonna have a cocktail: vodka and ginger ale....yeah, I'm gonna smoke a cigarette that's nine miles long....I'm gonna kiss that pretty girl on the tilt-a-whirl....yeah, this old man is goin' to town....” - John PrineI hope he’s havi... 
Short List of Amps I prefer over the Pass Labs XA25 or INT 25
@chorusThe Tannoys are nice speakers!The Luxman integrated amps (mentioned by @erik_squires) are wonderful sounding, especially if you want a less harsh, less fatiguing sound for your tinnitus.  Have you considered a tube amp? 
Short List of Amps I prefer over the Pass Labs XA25 or INT 25
I have owned a couple of a Pass amps (including an INT-60, which a friend now has) and I still own a couple of First Watt amps.  I have also built two Amp Camp Amps (ACA), which are designed by Nelson Pass.  I respect Mr. Pass for his “different/s... 
In Appreciation of Healthcare Workers
@mahgisterI totally agree! 
In Appreciation of Healthcare Workers
@hifiman5 Yes, Sir....same here.  I wish everyone the best during this time. 
Tube Rolling Time
@oldhvymecI just want to listen and play with tubes, more.  It’s something I’ve always wanted to learn more about.Thanks to all of you for your recommendations and suggestions.  I’m learning a lot. 
Tube Rolling Time
@racamuti @facten Thanks to both of you for the recommendations and information.  I will follow your recommendations and report back.  Have a great evening and take care of yourselves.  Be safe and well. 
Tube Rolling Time
@facten Some, but I’m open to suggestions.  While I have been into HiFi for 40 years and own several systems, I’m not as experienced or knowledgeable about tubes.  I’m learning that tube rolling is a world of its own.Please guide and teach.  Thanks! 
3 budget speaker cable choices
I have great results with both Beldon and Canare. 
Corona playlist- time to smile
Waiting for the Miracle - Leonard Cohen 
The 3 best of the best Audio (HiFi) Designers ?
@geoffkait  One of the younger designers that I’ve been paying attention to is Michal Jurewicz at Mytek. I’m not sure his age, so I could be misled in thinking he is younger.I would love to know more about younger designers. The issue that I’ve no... 
The 3 best of the best Audio (HiFi) Designers ?
I agree with the previous mentions:Peter Walker - QuadNelson Pass - Pass Labs / First WattPaul McGowen - PS AudioBob Carver - Carver / SunfireAndrew Jones - KEF / ELACi would like to add:Paul Klipsch & Gary Gillum - KlipschIvor Tiefenbrun &... 
Network Switches
I have been obsessed with this issue and have tried all kinds of network switches and streamers....I could write a book.  Here’s what I have been using with awesome results.Central Panel on Dedicated Circuit:AT&T Fiber ModemUbiquiti UDMUbiquit... 
Abbey Road 50th Anniversary
This became a great thread....I listened to the album again tonight as I was reading through it.  Excellent album and fun discussion.  Thank you!