kcroyals

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CD Transports
I too, have the Audiolab 6000 CDT(silver of course).  I'm running it through two optional DACs. My onboard DAC in my P6 preamp which sounds very good(IMO) and a separate Schiit Gungnir MB. I've had the Transport for about a year and it's been exce... 
Wow an old album that rocked your world
+2 on the Pretenders debut album. I would add Bill Bruford's "Feels Good To Me". Guest singer Annette Peacock's voice was such an interesting departure from his other musical directions. 
Non Analytical Sounding DAC Upgrade- Budget $1,500 or less
I purchased the Schiit Gungnir MB about six months ago. I've been very impressed so far. 
Time for the Dynaco to go, Affordable Integrated or Separates for Wilson's Under $2.5K?
I too, was surprised at the sound quality of the Yamaha A-S series int. line.  
10 Audio Cable Myths and Facts
I know how I would feel if I spent several thousands on cables just to have someone say: "hey! You wasted your money and fell for snake oil sales tactics" But as a long time fan of Audioholics, I agree with the OP. 
Thoughts on choosing an amplifier
+1 on the A21+, I have the A21. It pairs well with several different speakers. 
Do any still use an older high end tuner from the past?....
I came across a Kenwood KT 5500(1979) in pristine condition. Truly an entry level tuner, but, according to my technician it has alot of the same components that Kenwood used in their higher end models. It just has a cheaper chassis. We cleaned it ... 
Artist you now like that you discovered through your streaming service
Riverside Porcupine TreeRPWLEva CassidyLonely Robot 
Whats playing on your system today?
Lunatic Soul "Fractured" I would describe it as "Ambient" but more interesting, very pleasant. The band was started by the vocalist and bass player from Riverside, Mariusz Duda 
Schiit just got real...
Dawkimi, That's great to hear. I just recently picked up the Yggy's little brother the Gungnir. I've spent the last few days pairing it with my transport but plan to incorporate it completely when I have more time. So far it's been an excellent im... 
Albums that you listen to straight through / start to finish whenever you put them on!
Wayyyyyyy too many to list, however last night it was Dire Straights Communique`  
Comparison of latest DAC chips
+1 on the Schiit Modi 3. It's a hundred bucks! A great DAC to start with.  
You just won a $5,000 audio gear only gift card
Larry 5729, I just saw your post! That's hilarious!! Great minds think alike! 
You just won a $5,000 audio gear only gift card
It's a tie for me. Maybe a Parasound JC5 or add another 1k and get a pair of Salk Song 3 Encores.  
i just want everyone to know..........
I won a Panamax MR4300 a few ago. I wouldn't call it a conditioner but more of a surge protector. However, it also monitors voltage and will disconnect when voltage goes above or below its threshold and reconnect when voltage falls back in line.  ...