melvinjames

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Help looking for dynamic warm romantic sound with detail
It sounds as though OP really wants vinyl going thru tubes. That's the sound I'm hearing him describe. Can't see how digital will get there. While I mostly agree, in regards to digital .. it depends. A nice R2R multibit NOS DAC would likely be a n... 
Whats playing on your system today?
Brad Mehldau Trio "Blues and Ballads"Stan Getz Quartet "Getz At The Gate (Live)" 
Unfiltered NOS DACs sound
I think you'll find quite a few fans here. I'm currently using an MHDT Lab Pagoda (PCM1704) which is 24/192 input/output capable. I can listen all day without fatigue and yet it's nuanced and detailed. I also have a dB Audio Labs Tranquility (TDA1... 
Whats playing on your system today?
Ray LaMontagne "Trouble" 
Whats playing on your system today?
Dire Straits - self-titled album 
Tone, Tone, Tone !
I'm pretty fond of my Omega Super 3i Monitors. These are Omega's entry-level loudspeaker ($695). They are a tube-friendly single-driver design efficient enough to sound great with 2 WPC. Tone, vocals, and coherence is wonderful (no crossover to mu... 
Recordings by Elton John, Nirvana and Thousands More Lost in Fire
And here I was, thinking that those "vaults" were dug deep into some mountain with constant temperature, far from any traffic, heavily guarded, under seven locks, behind fireproof doors.Now I have an impression that I take better care of my "maste... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Some classics ..John Coltrane "Ballads"Steely Dan "Aja" 
Recordings by Elton John, Nirvana and Thousands More Lost in Fire
@dramatictenor  .. post of the year! Thank you. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
The Moody Blues "To Our Children's Children's Children" 
Whats playing on your system today?
Ike Quebec "Bossa Nova Soul Samba" 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Ray Lamontagne "Supernova"Never heard this on vinyl .. bet it sounds great. Love the CD. 
Magnepan for Background Listening
I used MMG’s for years and found them perfectly fine for background listening. Just because they sound best when you’re in the sweet spot doesn’t mean they don’t sound good otherwise. I’d love to hear the new LRS. I bet they're hard to beat at tha... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
The Moody Blues "On The Threshold of a Dream" 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
The Moody Blues "Seventh Sojourn"