dayglow

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Choosing new speakers after 20 years
You might want to consider a JBL HDI-3800. Very efficient at 92db and large enough to fill your room and would also compliment your taste in music. 
The longest you have owned any gear?
10 years with a Valve Audio Predator. Still own it but Esoteric separates have replaced it. I will set up a 2nd system with ATC SCM 7v3's. 
SQ vs. Music
Can not breakdown an accurate percentage but I do rate sound quality(SQ) on a scale of 3-5, Anything rated <4 is distracting and takes away the pleasure of music. I would estimate that approximately 1/5 of my collection suffers from being poorl... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Captain & Tennille-Greatest Hits Side 2 SQ 4.2George Benson-In Concert-Carnegie Hall Side 1 & 2 SQ 4,2Led Zeppelin-IV(Late 70's pressing no bar code) Side 1 SQ 4Judy Collins-So Early In The Spring Side 3 SQ 3.9The Manhattan Transfer-Bodies... 
Suggest one obsure album we all should hear
@cd318  Obscure can be interpreted in different ways. Obscure(IMO) means the amount produced not whether an individual is familiar with an artist. Since this an audiophile site our recording knowledge far exceeds the general public.               ... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Tchaikovsky-Concerto No.1(Van Cliburn LSC-2252) Side 1 SQ 4.3Phoebe Snow-Looks Like Snow Side 1 SQ 4.2Jefferson Starship-Freedom At Point Zero Side A SQ 4Susannah McCorkle-No More Blues Side 2 SQ 4.4Olivia Newton-John-Totally Hot(MFSL 1-040) Side ... 
Suggest one obsure album we all should hear
I hate to be negative but to many of these suggestions are not obscure. IMO any recording that sold over 100k copies is not obscure regardless of when it was recorded. We as audiophiles can do better!!! 
Whats playing on your system today?
Star Tracks(Erich Kunzel) Telarc CD-80094A bombastic warm up for vinyl night. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Elkie Brooks-Pearls II Side 2 SQ 4Laurindo Almeida-Favorite Melodies...(Capitol DP 8686) Side 1 SQ 4.2Pat Benatar-Precious Time Side 1 SQ 4Jimmy Roselli-Core Napulitano Side 2 SQ 4Sally Rogers-The Unclaimed Pint Side 1 SQ 4.3Diana Ross And The Sup... 
Suggest one obsure album we all should hear
I have many but to follow and respect the OP... Moses Rascoe-Blue Flying Fish 454 1987It's a live recording of acoustic blues with audiophile sound quality 
Whats playing on your system today?
Soundgarden-Superunknown(CD Japanese pressing)John Pizzarelli-After Hours(CD)An extreme vocal vinyl warm up edition! 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Linda Ronstadt-Greatest Hits Volume 2 Side 1 SQ 4.4Commodores-Natural High Side 1 SQ 4.5Balalaika Favorites(Mercury SR 90310) Side 1 SQ 4.8Jethro Tull-Stormwatch Side 1 SQ 4.2Olivia Newton-John-Clearly Love Side 1 SQ 3.9Carmen McRae-You're Looking... 
Whats playing on your system today?
Norah Jones-Not Too Late(CD)A mellow warm up for vinyl night. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
David Gates-Never Let Her Go Side 1 SQ 4.4Ricky Skaggs-Comin’ Home To Stay Side 1 SQ 4.2Womack & Womack-Love Wars Side 2 SQ 4.5Luciano Pavarotti-King Of The High C’s" Side 1 SQ 4.3The Best Of The Chicago Blues(Vanguard VSD-1/2) Side 1 SQ 4.3Ne... 
What did your system look like 30 years ago?
Correction- Magnepan SMGa's