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Who remembers audio from the time when ...
I remember when I was about 5, my Japanese uncle sent me a 45 of the theme song from Ultraman. My father was delighted that I was mesmerized by the proto anime space hero, as my mother was white American and I didn't have much exposure to the old ... 
is using a tube amp every day bad?
Not if yo turn it up to 11! 
Why Do So Many Audiophiles Reject Blind Testing Of Audio Components?
This makes one wonder how various aural skills might affect the study in the OP.In particular, I wonder how rigorous conservatory ear training might affect results (when you have to have aural memory foundations, like harmonic pitch intervals, and... 
Denon DL300, 304
I am enjoying a DL-300 on an RB300 arm. It is an excellent match. A very well-balanced cartridge, from lows to highs. Pretty good tracker. For $50 USD I am quite pleased. This is one of the last sleeper bargains in LOMC cartridges. 
need new classical vinyl/LP
I haven't looked at new classical vinyl since before Covid. Looks like slim pickings out there!Anyone know where to get a good new pressing of the following:- Stravinsky Conducts Rite of Spring, Columbia Symphony, Columbia records, 1960- Bernstein... 
VINYL SUCKS!
"Before you go full keyboard warrior..." LOL! 
What phono preamp are you using?
I was using a Benz PP1, but I recently traded some unused speakers for a Chinese clone of the EAR 834 phono preamp (MM only), and have fallen in love with the thing. So now I am back to MMs (albeit, 2mV lowish outputs) for the first time in years.... 
Is louder better?
jdane, I am a professional orchestral player, and I don’t wear ear plugs anymore.A good attitude apparently helps, when it comes to hearing loss.A German study of hearing loss in orchestra musicians found that if the musician had a negative feelin... 
What do I need to spend coming from an all-vinyl setup?
Find a free CD player and you're all set. Digital! 
Is louder better?
I still forget with my planar/ribbons, that they ARE in fact playing loudly, they just sound not as thinkly loud as the driver-based speakers I have owned. Took me a while, but now I recognize that tradional cone driver "thickness", as distortion.... 
Raise your acoustic panels or die
"Cry bullies". LOL! I am stealing that one, uncledemp!My panels have been sitting on the floor for a while now, raising them being one of the dozens of "important" things to do around the house. Thanks for the reminder, will raise them soon (I ho... 
Schumann Resonator
I've just received a second SG in the mail, a third on the way. Just listened in my bedroom system, one SG near the NAD amp, closer to the left speaker than the right, the other SG near me. It sounded very good, seemed more natural and lifelik... 
Why Do Schumann Resonators Work?
I've just received a second SG in the mail, a third on the way. Right now listening to a second system, one SG near the NAD amp, closer to the left speaker than the right, the other SG near me.Will try them next in the main system, one between and... 
Schumann Resonator
A note: i never spoke english save few minutes each months for all my life...I read many science and philosophy books in English, not the best books to explore syntax and rhetorical subtleties... And it is very impressive that you are engaging in... 
Schumann Resonator
arcam88 - I have mine placed just above and behind and in between my speakers. About 7’ tall, a few inches behind, and several feet from each tall planar speaker.I have also tried placing it above my electronic components, and behind and above my ...