Responses from rpeluso

New MOFI speaker (Andrew Jones)
My Perlisten S7t were made in China, and they are competitive or better than any USA made loudspeaker, in my opinion.   And I have three pairs of those USA made ones.  So please, ease up baby.    
Amp vs powered speaker confusion….
Most speakers are not powered  
Best sounding CD player
I also love the D-10X  
Epic Popular Songs
MacArthur Park  
The Killer Has Died
Agree about the Rick Bragg book being wonderful  
The Killer Has Died
Things seem to always turn ugly of late.  Just another sad example.  
What is Your End Game System?
Hello kota1.   I listen to a wide variety of music here, as I suspect is true for many/most people who appreciate great sound reproduction.  The only genre I can think of that so far has not been one I find enjoyable is jazz.  I know many here a... 
What is Your End Game System?
Mine is shown in my profile.    
Most underrated female recording artists..
ibmjunkman Thank you for the Jane Oliver recommendation. I attended one of her first concerts, Lincoln Center, around 1975, right after her first album was released. She was magnificent. The album is the same, as is her second and her most recen... 
Sad songs- We love them- We need them
No Time To Cry, Iris DeMent, covered splendidly by Merle Haggard. I love both versions.      
Loretta Lynn has passed away
Changing melody and tempo songs
Black Dog?  
Best Examples Of Cymbal Decays On A Recording
Maybe first 4 or 5 seconds of Just A Little Loving, Shelby Lynne?  
Joni Mitchell remasters on the way
Mine are in transit.  Hissing is on my top ten list of best records, by anyone, ever.  Of course your tastes might be very different.    
What was the last CD you bought (Name, and year issued)?
I guess I'm one of the few remaining who regularly purchase music on CD.  I probably have 10 new ones in the last month.  The very last one (Sunday, yesterday) is Dr John, Things Happen That Way.  Issued 2022.  Meaning it was just released.