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What's your favorite boutique speaker maker
@roxy54  I was thinking of Totem, but because it is such a "ONE-DESIGNER" shop, it feels boutique. Vienna is not so much  
What's your favorite boutique speaker maker
true, I should have removed Dynaudio, Salk, Canton  
What's your favorite boutique speaker maker
https://www.avantgarde-acoustic.de/en/products.html https://sonneraudio.com/ https://www.gato-audio.com/eu/loudspeakers/bookshelf.html https://www.dynaudio.com/home-audio/evoke/evoke-10?c=walnutwood https://www.marten.se/products/ https://www... 
Can recommend some non-fatigue SMALL bookshelf for near-field listening?
"anything Sonus Faber" except I tried the Veneers and they were amazingly bad  
SONUS FABER BOOKSHELF SPEAKER ADVICE: Lumina II; Sonetto I; Sonetto II; Venere 1.5
I tried the Venere and was very disappointed.  
Upgrade B&W CM4 to what?
yeah, then lots of choices https://www.usaudiomart.com/search.php?show_other_marts=N&keywords=&type=ALL+SALE+ADS&search=Search&type=ALL+SALE+ADS&cat_id=26&price_min=800&price_max=1450&am... 
Upgrade B&W CM4 to what?
that's a difficult price range for new speakers. I spent 4 months trying to find speakers for that amount and finally gave up, and jumped to $1600. (Happy ever since) Crutchfield and Safe & Sound has open boxes with steep discounts that might ... 
Please recommend speakers
totems or monitor audio, with a subwoofer until you get stands  
Big Below 15k used that can play loud as heck
what happens to your ears at that volume?  
Efficient speaker: Zu, Tekton, Volti, Klipsch, Fleetwood?
I never heard any of them but if you randomly reorder the list, I can tell you that #2 and #4 are terrible.   
Can recommend some non-fatigue SMALL bookshelf for near-field listening?
I would have suggested the Evoke 10s :) Monitor Audio is a great choice, but not much base either.  
Just received my new Dynaudio Contour 60i in walnut
I absolutely love my Dynaudio speakers, I have never heard anything as sweet and musical as my pair of Evokes  
Sound System on $10K Budget
probably the widest ranging responses to a question. Some hilarious.     
Sound System on $10K Budget
1. I think 10K is the perfect budget, easy to find components that pair well 2. the 5K budget for speakers has the widest selection - in the standmount/bookshelf category 3. I would buy new speakers, used amp and a new source 4. I would stay aw... 
Not Sure If This Is OK Here, But Here Goes
paypal did absolutely nothing for me when I paid for something and it never arrived.  You are on your own. But if you get paid in advance, you are safe.