Responses from jtcf

If Steve Got You Last Week...
Cool!Now I don't feel so alone. I've been listening to CDs exclusively for a very long time. I do stream Amazon on the computer just to find more music to buy. 
Has "politically correct" killed the used audio market?
I usually stay out of these types of arguments. But all anyone has to do is fact check the nonsense MC is going on about. Where in the world is he coming up with his bizarre statistics?! Now I'll go back to ignoring his crazy talk. 
I love sad music
Peggy Lee - Is That All There IsEric Clapton Unplugged - Lonely Stranger 
What speaker – under $10k – has the best timbre and tonal qualities?
I've moved from Tekton to Harbeth for the same reason as the OP.I have nothing negative to say about the Tektons. I've never been as satisfied or looked forward to listening as much as I do now. 
Audiophile demographics?
There are quite a few female audiophiles on this site.You don't notice them because they avoid the long argumentive threads. 
What sends shivers down your spine when you play it on your system?
Anything by John Lee Hooker 
New WIREWORLD Eclipse 8 series FULL REVIEW
I tried an entire loom of WireWorld Eclipse8 plus Electra7 pcs.Not a good match for my system. The noise filtering design of those cables caused the music to sound dull to me. I never tried the Platinum. Some find them just perfect for their syste... 
Mixing & Matching Components
The OP isn't looking to make changes, just sharing his thoughts today. It would be easier if I could go with one brand throughout no doubt. But I just can't. There are too many brands and *flavors* to experience out there. I would always be thinki... 
You can Vote for Most Valuable Lead Vocals (Rock Groups)
It's hard to choose. David Clayton Thomas 
1st Album you Ever Owned?
I think it was Meet The Beatles 
Do you use a Subwoofer when listening to stereo?
Atmasphere did indeed nail it 
Who's using Harbeth with tubes, what speaker model and how many watts per channel?
Harbeths C7s with either 40 watt QuickSilver mid monos or an Aric Audio 60 watt push pull. Both amps worked best with KT150 tubes to really make the speakers come alive. Leaner sounding dynamic speaker cables helped squeeze a lot of detail out of ... 
Old school speaker in new threads
I like how they look too.Would love to hear them. 
Tweaks you got rid of because they were not effective (enough)?
Spikes under speakers and components. Never heard a difference, good or bad. 
Beyond Boutique Speakers
If I'm going to spend $$ for the components I choose it just seems like the best way is from a small company that takes pride and care of each item that leaves the shop before sending it out. Talking to the owner and being able to get something cu...