danoroo

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Getting into Stevie Ray Vaughn
ptman said:  "I was in the Air Force, stationed in Austin mid-to-late 70's. Regular hangouts were Armadillo World Headquarters, Threadgills and the Back Room."I was at Bergstrom in the 70s also (73 thru 76).  Frequented the same places you mention... 
Focal Kanta 2 vs Revel 226be vs Monitor Audio Gold 300 5g
Thank you gentlemen for your responses.  I have a choice between three amps, all are solid state. 
What's your dream speaker?
Being a man of modest tastes and means, I could gladly live the rest of my life with a pair of (white) Revel f228be, Paradigm Persona f3, or Monitor Audio Gold 300 (5g). 
Speaker Cables? why all the hype for expensive speaker wire?
"After listening to many speaker cables, I am listening to basic 14 Gauge, high purity copper speaker wire and find myself shaking my head.  Does this basic speaker wire sound better than cables many times the price?  I am really starting to ponde... 
What speaker has the best tweeter?
The DMD tweeter in my Usher Dancers is pretty darn good! 
Best live albums from 1970's college days
@whipsaw You are absolutely correct about that Earth, Wind & Fire "Alive In '75" record.  I've been on an R&B kick lately and streamed that album the other night.  Lightning in a bottle....that crowd definitely got their money's worth! 
What's your favorite lyric from a song?
Well, the devil made me do it the first timeThe second time I done it on my own Black Rose by Billy Joe Shaver 
What's your favorite lyric from a song?
I was sitting in the Hollywood Hawaiian Hotel.I was staring in my empty coffee cup.I was thinking that the gypsy wasn't lyin'.All the salty margaritas in Los Angeles.I'm gonna drink 'em up.And if California slides into the ocean.Like the mystics... 
Best live albums from 1970's college days
Bob Segar "Live Bullet"Yes "Yessongs"Cheap Trick "Live At Budakan"Deep Purple "Made In Japan"AC/DC "If You Want Blood, You Got It" (I think this is a single album) 
So you think wire conductors in cables are directional? Think again...
I use state of the art speaker wire (12 gauge oxygen free copper) purchased at Parts Express and terminated by me personally with high-tech gold plated banana plugs ($11 each).  I usually drive Usher Dancer speakers with all that awesomeness but s... 
So you think wire conductors in cables are directional? Think again...
I'm just glad I do not possess hearing sensitivity that would allow me to tell which end of a copper wire is connected to the speaker.  Such an acute sense must certainly be a curse.  Without a doubt, such people get little sleep and can not conce... 
Persona B in a 36 x 27 room?
@benzmanThis is a point I failed to mention.  Even though the room is large, the main listening position is actually about 9' away from the loudspeakers.  More than 2/3 of the room is behind the listening position.  So, even though the room is lar... 
Tekton speaker comparison thread
I am using a pair of Enzo 2.7 speakers.  They replaced Usher Dancer Mini One.  I can't say that the Enzos are an upgrade over the Ushers because each have strengths the other can't match.  The Enzos can't compare to the treble of the DMD tweeter i... 
Tekton Double Impacts
I would gladly sell my Tektons.  I never use them. 
Does raising speaker cables off the floor really make a big difference?
If the same degree of sensitivity that some people claim in their hearing prowess was declared in the other senses the individual would certainly be considered a candidate for psychiatric evaluation.  I don't think I've ever heard anybody claim to...