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Share MYSTICAL, HAUNTING songs
Maybe a tad off topic, but has anyone heard of the young Russian singing sensation Diana Ankudinova?  Very unique voice as she's a dynamic contralto (very rare) and has polyphonic overtones  She had a very sad start in life but now starting to gai... 
Stand Mount Speakers
I've never heard them personally but the Buchardt S400 always get excellent reviews and there is lots of YouTube videos about them Good luck in your seach! I think they have an in home trial period  
China built tube amps
My Tube amp, tube pre amp, speakers and source were all made in the USA and bought 25 years ago They are still going strong! I'll stick to USA made, thank you very much  
30 to 50 watts seems to be all I desire
I own the Magnepan.7’s and l have two amps A VAC PA 100 100 tube amp and a Spectron musical MK lll SS amp As you know Maggie’s love watts/current My VAC sounds magical with the Maggie’s at 100 watts per side But when l use my Spectron with 500watt... 
Need help choosing a new DAC
I really like my Exogal Comet Plus DAC can be used as a pre amp and can control two subs Lots of connection options and designed by the Waldi engineers Cost is $3,500 with separate power supply and l think just under $3,000 without  
Subwoofer for music, how low?
@dweller  I've been wondering if my Main tower speaker with built in powered subs plus my two SVS Ultra 13 subs with upgraded plate amps (more watts and DSP app) will perform like a swarm configuration l love adjusting my subs on the fly from my ... 
Guess How Big My Speakers Are
And l was thinking Bose 901's   
Advice regarding streaming please.
@mrmeaner  My system is not top tier, but all in all not bad for money spent If you watch my vid the song is played through my Audiolab 6000n  SPDIF @ 44/16   l would like to get a more costly streamer on loan just to compare Watch "magnepan 7's... 
Advice regarding streaming please.
I own the Audiolab 6000N and I'm very happy with it's build quality, streaming features and sound quality With it's user interface I can control all streaming services (there are many) through the DTS Play-Fi app using my smart phone I do use an e... 
How much gear do you own?
I have the VAC PA 100 100 tube amp & ARC LS15 tube amp that l bought back in 1995 and a Spectron musical MK ll amp I have two sets of speakers,  Maggie's and Mythos ST's Two Ultra 13 subs, Exogal Comet Plus DAC, Oppo BD 105 Blu-ray  Audiolab 6... 
How many here own a boat?
Way back l use to own a Norwegian Folk sailing boat I was so fanatical about sailing l use to still sail on Lake Ontario when the snow was flying! Now in my golden years l own a pontoon boatand a jet ski that will do 70 mph on calm water Could be ... 
Recommend an Entry Level Turntable (And maybe an integrated Amp)
A little off topic as l've never had a turntable in my stereo rig So l receive a call from my Son and he tells me that someone in his neighborhood has posted " turntable free to a good home" He thought of me right away ( good Son) So l jump in my ... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
@Slaw Hey let me know what you think of Diana's singing abilities  She had a hard start at life Her alcoholic Mother left her at a bus stop with a broken  shoulder in the dead of winter! The authorities put her in a orphanage  She couldn't or w... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Has any one heard of or listened to DIANA ANKUDINOVA? I've only seen her performances on YouTube  were she performs on a Russian TV show similar to the voice  She is a Contralto and Polyphonic She has an amazing voice to say the least and many of ... 
Why I sold my Magnepan .7's
I own the Magnepan.7's and for money spent I'm very satisfied with their performance, and yes they require some effort to get the best out of them It took me some time to find the best location for the .7's to sound their best in my room I'm takin...