mammothguy54

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Whats on your turntable tonight?
John Mayall  'Turning Point'   This album title seemed like a good one, considering the verdict today.My system will be down for a few days.  I'm having a resonance issue, intermittent, and it seems to be turntable/arm/cartridge or possibly phono ... 
Peter Lederman in Second Bout With COVID-19
@retipper Peter, since learning of your recent (second) bout with COVID I have been thinking about you each day.  I check this forum thread to learn of the latest report on your health.  It's so good to know that you are on the mend.Thank you for ... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
DynaMat is excellent for stopping ringing of metal.  Great for car doors, floorboards, fire wall, rear quarter panels, etc. (I worked in the car audio industry for 34 years).  Not necessarily for home audio products, though.  Draining vibration, o... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Brian, vibration control, as in vibration drainage from the internal parts of the component and drained out & away from the component.  The sonic gains are of articulation and very fine definition that you find in the depth of listening.  Vibr... 
Looking for recommendations for a pair of full range speakers for ~8k or under
I never said that mine were the best.  Only that the previous generation can be had for around his budget, what the power requirements are, and basically how they are worthy of his consideration.  Others had mentioned Dynaudio so I thought it fair... 
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Steve, that Joan Armatrading album is awesome, especially the title track.  I have set up for later (just US cleaned it) her album, 'To The Limit'.Joan is so talented, I bought both of those albums when they first were released. 
Looking for recommendations for a pair of full range speakers for ~8k or under
@km1181   I have a set of Dynaudio Contour 60i and my room is very similar to what you describe for yours.  The Contour 60 (the 60i is the latest generation that began delivering last September) are still around and most authorized dealers are sel... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Brian,Absolutely, go down the path of isolation and vibration control.  It really pays off!  I use Symposium Acoustics products both for the platform and the rollerblocks.  The two products, when combined, provide a very positive outcome.  There i... 
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Traffic  'John Barleycorn Must Die'   Great album, so glad I have it.Stevie Wonder  'Talking Book'  I have had this since it first released.  Wonderful Stevie!Love  'Forever Changes'  Remaster/reissue, a Rhino release, pressed in Germany.  Excelle... 
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Ry Cooder  'Bop Till You Drop'   This was one of the very first DAT (digital audio tape) recordings and made to a vinyl record.  You can tell.  But still, a good sounding record and very dynamic.Stevie Wonder   'Talking Book'  I have had this sinc... 
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I have that Ry Cooder album, in perfect condition.  I'll play that tomorrow.  Thanks for the good idea! 
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Yeah, I'd like to have that Ten Years After album.Brian, so much depth in the Don Juan album. And now that you have a great phono stage you realize what you had been missing.  Do enjoy!Moody Blues  'In Search Of The Lost Chord'  My favorite from t... 
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OK, thanks for the good info.  I just made the purchase for a new copy of "To Bring You My Love", PJ Harvey.  Also got a new copy of Neil Young "Harvest".  The reissue series of Neil's first solo albums (all 4) are fabulous.  Can't wait for this o... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Jim, sounds like it's near time to pull on a halibut.👍And if you are heading up north, the Spring chinook are about to run. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
You guys got me interested in a PJ Harvey album.  I must say, I am not at all familiar with her but your enthusiasm got my attention.  What can you say/add about her music style, genre, etc.?  And which of her albums would be the best choice?  I s...