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Who's Your Favorite Bass Players; Why?
Geddy Lee, Steve Harris, Tony Levin, John Paul Jones & Cliff Burton. Each plays/played the instrument with passion. They all most certainly have/had their own style, and Geddy, Cliff, John and Steve are/were irreplaceable to their resepective ... 
Love Audio Love Cars
Had a big buck system in the early 90s. Sold it to buy a BMW. Had fun in the Bimmer, but too much fun. Sold it for another system. Then sold the second system and got an Acura NSX. Didn't learn my lesson the first go'round. It spent most of it's t... 
Speaker Cable for Cary CAD-808/Proac Response 2
I would second the Analysis Plus Oval 9s. Can't do better for the money. 
Pathos Logos vs BAT 300X
I own the Pathos Logos and love it, but I don't think you could go wrong either way. BAT makes exceptional gear as well. Nice dilemma to have! I wouldn't classify the Pathos Logos sound as "tubey" but it is smooth. Very musical, fast, dynamic, etc... 
plinius 8200 vs. pathos logos
Get the Pathos Logos. You won't be disappointed! 
Loud and Live
Kiss Alive First hardrock album I ever bought and still love itOzzy Speak of the Devil Pure energy. Turned me on to his Sabbath daysOzzy/Randy Tribute. Randy live was incredibleZep The Song remains the SameAC/DC If you want blood. Love "The Jack" 
Need advice: Integrated amp for BW 804s
I owned the KAV 300iL and found it to be very bright sounding. The Pathos Logos IMO destroys it in every aspect of sound quality. Best integrated I have heard to date. 
Plinius 8200 MkII -- best integrated ss amp?
If you like the sound of solid state, then the YBA Passion is probably the way to go. If you would like something a little smoother (at least to my ears it was) and 110 watts is enough for the Utopias, I would recommend the Pathos Logos. I haven't... 
Name three of yours the most favourite drummers
Neil Peart, John Bonham, Tery Bozzio 
Best integrated for under $7000
Haven't heard the YBA or the BAT but my vote would go to the Pathos Logos. 
Connect dac to Music Hall CD-25 or upgrade?
You might keep the Music Hall and try out one of Audio Note's DACs. The 1.1 signature DAC is very nice. 
CD Players with Analogue Sound
Meridian 508.20 or the 508.24. 
Power cord for Meridian 508.24 CD player?
I would like to know this one myself. Been thinking about Virtual Dynamics' offerings. 
What's your favorite instrument to listen to....
Electric guitar, acoustic guitar (especially flemenco), mandolin, piano and the female voice. 
The Biggest Disappointments in Rock and Roll
1. The deaths of Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens2. The deaths of Jimmy Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison3. The deaths of John Bonham, Keith Moon & Ronnie Van Zant4. The death of Randy Rhoads5. The death of Phil Lynott6. The death of Steve ...