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Forced into Near Field Listening - which ProAc stand mount?
Hi Johnny, the house is an old prairie style, rooms blend into one another creating what is essentially a 12 x 75 open floor plan. The listening area is at the front of the house, and is 12 x 15. D-15’s are placed just into a windowed bay area, wi... 
Forced into Near Field Listening - which ProAc stand mount?
Re D48's, I'd love to have them but well above budget and I think a stand mount will be a more pleasing look for the wife. The new digs are prairie style and vertical columns on the stands would fit fairly well. Thanks for the opinions.  
Great sounding/recorded albums
+1 on the Bright Mississippi. Forgot I had it! 
What is the forum code word for "listen to this stoned". I'd like to use it on these two:
I'm thinking "Recommended" vs. "Required"  
What is the forum code word for "listen to this stoned". I'd like to use it on these two:
Barring a better one, I'm going with LTTS for now.  
Disco...yep, I'm going there
Listening to some old cassette mixes last night and out of the blue pops up Donna Summers "There's a Rumor". Pretty damn good, nice dynamics and great beat. SQ was superb for a cassette. We all wanted to dance but settled for chair bopping - retir... 
What’s the best SACD you’ve ever heard?
Well I'll second the AKUS live SACD (and all other Allison Krauss SACD's for that matter) and would add a couple more:O'Brother soundtrack, Chicago (the musical) soundtrack and a really odd one - Vultures with Joe Weed. Kind of a bluegrass take on... 
YBA PRODUCTS
PS - The AR line amp I had also had a cool feature for a budget component - gain level adjustments. Worked wonders with my cd player. No attenuators need.  
YBA PRODUCTS
I have run YBA for quite a while, first with the Audio Refinement series, then YBA separates and now a 100w Passion integrated. All performed very well but I never really had another amp/preamp to compare to. In my opinion one of the coolest featu... 
Song (or music) you want played at your funeral.
Harm's Swift Way - Robert Plant and Band of Joy"Who's going to mark my time" 
HomePod stands
Found this, but can't find where to buy here in UShttps://www.lumi.cn/en/lumi-home/speaker/speaker-mount-and-stand/sb-60f 
HomePod stands
dbtom2, the closest I've gotten is a Pangea stand in black which I would have to spray white. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003Q9XGIU?tag=blogngepot-20 
ADS L 520
I still run 520's in my upstairs AV system. Great for movies, etc. $50! Go for it.  
Anyone listening to the multichannel SACD’s ?
I'm not sure if AKUS live is multi-channel but that might be a good one. It sounds very, very good in 2 channel SACD.  
Anyone go from a single HomePod to a pair?
After using the HomePod for a week I now know it's not for me. Besides the issues noted in the original post I do not like having to think about which album to tell Siri to play - I prefer to peruse my cd case/library to "find" just the right cd f...