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GREAT MUSIC - SO POORLY RECORDED...
... true : three easy payments 
GREAT MUSIC - SO POORLY RECORDED...
PS AGREE with the disappointment of Bruce S./ Born To Run 
GREAT MUSIC - SO POORLY RECORDED...
I'm just saying a GREAT RECORDING is a great recording - nothing in comparison to listening live (examples like BLUE: JONI MITCHELL, TAKE FIVE: DAVE BRUBECK). EXCEPTION to THE BAND - when I heard them live, I would have sworn they were reading the... 
Your favorite Small Apartment Speakers
... NEW: Something by Golden Ear (MY EX-FRIEND SWEARS BY THEM) or the KLIPSCH HERSHEY llll; vintage: late 90s or early 2000s Gershman Avant Garde RX-20 
Anyone using/familiar with dnm precision products out of the UK?
... thank you for your experience and evaluation... why do you think they are so 'unheard of'? Do you have their electronics as well? 
How would you upgrade my entry level system?
... and I'm assuming you have fully broken in your equipment - that means 300+ hours of continuous play (I usually do double that): most never really break their equipment in, consequently never really knowing how good their equipment really is... 
How would you upgrade my entry level system?
... FIRST MAKE YOUR OWN SPEAKER CABLES: twist lengths of 14g Solid Core Copper wire from an electrical supply place (I paid $0.20/lf), install with bare wires and play for 300 hours. You may find you have rebirthed your system with enough improvem... 
WAF Speaker suggestions
Not often on the used market: the origional Avant Garde RX-20 in the¬† early 2000s, thru several inerations of Avant Gardes to present day;: this amazing speaker by Gershman Acoustics is a full-range, pyramid-shaped 3-way floorstander that has ampl... 
If you could bring back one great artist that has
... ONE OF THE GREATEST MALE VOICES (and a tremendously creative individual): NAT KING COLE 
Solid core Versus Stranded Speaker cables
and I was amazed at the sound impovement when I hooked 'um up... I actually found a further improvement when I tried the wires without connectors - I found further clarity in using a bare wire connection!I am considering sending my home-made speak... 
Solid core Versus Stranded Speaker cables
gillatgh: I am considering trying/using the JW wire after your origional comment/recommendation.¬†Presently - I have made my own, twisting 12g solid core copper wire strands together: 4 strands per side (to individually bi-wire 
WAF Speaker suggestions
... check into vintage, or new (probably out of your price range) Gershman Avant Garde speakers: small footprint (12" x 12"), under 3' tall pyramidal-shaped full range floorstanders. They have a disappearing act: Very high WAF, even with grills of... 
Have you been surprised by power cable changes? s
millercarbon: it was my observation, years ago, that more expensive (not available to me in those years) speaker cables and interconnects were "start broken in" (45-50 hrs or so) by the manufacturer, and and were then labelled with printed arrows ... 
The best speaker for a small room...at any price point.
... hard to find but well worth it: JBL L25 PRIMA (funky cabinets, but considered by some former JBL designers as one of, if not their best, truly successful-sounding speaker designs 
CAN YOU OVERPOWER A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT
... sorry kevinkoc64 - above comment to you should read JOB INT not INC