Responses from jerroot

Bluesound Node2 with outboard DAC
I auditioned two DACs with my Bluesound Node 2. The Border Patrol DAC and the Mhdt Labs Orchid, Both presented a marked improvement over the onboard DAC in the Bluesound, After a couple days of A/B listening I gravitated to and purchased the Borde... 
Non-Standard Christmas/Holiday Music I like, ..and yours?
Duke Ellington - Nutcracker SuiteA holiday classic for me since 1976.30 seconds in and I was hooked for life. 
Who's using Harbeth with tubes, what speaker model and how many watts per channel?
I own Harbeth 30.1's driven by a pair of Rogue Audio M-180 monoblocks (180wpc) with KT120 output tubes. After years of experimenting I have found my sweet spot.As far as using the 4 or 8 ohm taps, I was told to try both and use the ones that sound... 
Favorite song to demo or test drive speakers?
Joni Mitchell - Don Juan's Reckless DaughterOverture/Cotton AvenuePat Metheny Group - American Garage(Cross the) HeartlandDuke Ellington - Jazz Party in StereoMalletoba Spank (or all of Side 1) 
Your favourite music movie?
Cinema Paradiso - Ennio MorriconeAnatomy of a Murder - Duke EllingtonOne From the Heart - Tom Waits & Crystal GayleThe Moderns - Mark Isham and othersDas Boot - Klaus Doldinger+1 for:The Umbrellas of CherbourgGlory - James Horner 
Does anyone use wood for vibration control?
I built a custom rack with wood shelves using a vintage, heavy and stable welded iron frame I found at auction. The supporting brackets are simple 90 degree L bars welded to corner verticals. I needed to isolate all three shelves from direct conta... 
Hal Blaine
Thanks for everything Hal. Well, nearly everything. 
When do you turn off the tubes?
Everything gets shut down if I take a break of more than an hour or so, or if I leave the house. 
Any thoughts on Sugarcube device
I do. I have no time right now to forward my thoughts, which are mostly very positive. Will do so later, but for now do you have any specific questions you'd like answered?Jerry 
What is the first album you purchased, and do you still have it?
....and i did format my post above properly with spaces and new lines. 
What is the first album you purchased, and do you still have it?
"Wheatfield Soul"The Guess Who1969My original copy mysteriously disappeared from my collection sometime in the mid to late seventies.There's an idea for a thread...."LPs gone missing." I keep a list somewhere of the departed which numbers around f... 
Oh...Not to mention the static electricity issues you'd have below 30%. 
0%??Good luck with that.The relative humidity in Death Valley is currently 6%! 
Can you shoot me 2 VINYL albums that cost
Janis Ian - Breaking Silence (Analog Productions) 
I cannot address the merits of the Primaluna, but I love my M-180s.They drove my formerly owned, difficult to drive Totem Mani-2s with ease which is no small feat for tubed amps. I am now running Harbeth 30.1s, and the combination has me right whe...