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Streaming vs Physical Media
@lalitk in regards to that eno Ethernet filter does it has to be hardwired to  your streaming device or just to your router? I currently stream Qobuz over Wifi.  
Share albums where EVERY SINGLE song is good
Great thread with all the usual suspects. Sticking with AOR. Steely Dan "Gaucho" and "Katy Lied" Supertramp "Breakfast in America" Thr Band "Rock of Ages" Peter Frampton "Frampton Comes Alive...only kidding. From the 1980's. Love & Rock... 
If you have a CD Player, you need to do this periodically...
My Ayre disc arrived yesterday and I played the entire 19 plus minutes straight through at moderately low volume. I next cued up the Mofi SACD disc of Breakfast in America"- which has been a standard reference album since my Tech Hifi days.   Gr... 
If you have a CD Player, you need to do this periodically...
Audio Advisor has the Ayre disc in stock and  mine is already on its way. Looking forward to trying this tip out. Happy holidays folks and stay safe. Once again our collective rigs will be instrumental in helping to ride out out this 4th wave    
To clean or not to clean...
@millercarbon well put ;)@tablejockey  i have the Mofi sleeves, a Record Doctor V and a Zerostat 3 Milty@sbank thanks 
Classical music listening... what is a better source High Rez or Vinyl?
@edcyn the proverbial holy grail I guess. It makes sense that it would only be modern releases. I enjoyed your post.@melm great post as well. How can you find out what type of analog chip or amp your DAC currently has? Plus is there a site were th... 
Are you still ignoring Iris Dement?
I have enjoyed her music for years and finally saw on the " Sing The Delta " Tour at The Ironhorse in Northhampton. It was a great show and I love the album and her piano playing, she really has a nice style and is heavy on the keys. She also had ... 
Classical music listening... what is a better source High Rez or Vinyl?
Here is an  update. I  have started seeking out some of the 1960's London recordings. I picked up an excellent copy of " Luci Di Lammermoor" with Dame Joan Sutherland, OSA 1327, and it sounds phenomenal!I also picked  up another excellent one of "... 
Does Steely Dan sound bright to you?
What an interesting timing of this thread as I have been wondering when the entire Steely Dan catalog will be remastered and reissued on vinyl. I know that "Two Against Nature" is  up  next.Like many I  just picked up the reissued version of " The... 
Classical music listening... what is a better source High Rez or Vinyl?
I am enjoying how this thread is blossoming as well as getting some good recommendations to check out.@frogman  @edcyn thanks for the tip on the Decca and London vintage recordings.I only actually got back into vinyl last November and my vinyl cla... 
Classical music listening... what is a better source High Rez or Vinyl?
@petg60  please explain  further on the cartridge. I always was led to  believe that a MC, granted I have a HO one, is  better for classical and  jazz. I do need my cartridge to play a wide variety of music, including rock, but would be curious wh... 
Classical music listening... what is a better source High Rez or Vinyl?
@millercarbon we  can file that one in the  " get off my lawn" box. You need to try alot harder dude.@rok2id  thanks! 
Suggestion for Audiogon Forums
Throwing downs?!? It is tempting...possible could call it "Audiomania 2021" and each week it could feature a cage match with the two most contentious posters battling over the likes of DACs vs. Vinyl or Class A vs  Class D.One post to rule them al... 
Tube Dealers 2021
Another vote for Brent Jesse. I  need an upgrade to vintage tubes for my Jolida phono stage and he was  extremely helpful and made an excellent recommendation, a 1960's matched pair of Telefunkins, and I then also pulled the trigger on upgrading m... 
Impedance switches on a Jolida JD 9II
@dill  here is an  update. I took your advice and upgraded the tubes to 1960's Telefunken smooth plate and picked them up from Brent Jessee, who was extremely helpful.I also spoke with Mr. Allen at  Jolida, soon to be called Black Ice Audio, and h...