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New Tom Petty
Nice one Shadorne - We come from a disfunctional family.......he is the black guy who is into rock and roll, I am the white guy who is into hip-hop. We talk on the phone often, each time promising to spend more time together, but he is busy, me to... 
New Tom Petty
Hey Bongofury - how are you ?Just saw your name linked to the Tom Petty thread and checked in. Are you a fan? Not a great fan myself but my cousin is in the band - Steve Ferrone (drummer). Next time they are in LA or SF and if you are free I will ... 
What percentage of audiophiles use a sub ?
Hi Guys,OP just checking in to say thanks for all the responses. Not much to say here except to say I am enjoying the reads and to convey my appreciation. 
What percentage of audiophiles use a sub ?
FinnmanNow that's what I call a music enthusiast - buying a home to accommodate the hobby!!! Nice one. Yes, bass makes the hair on my arms stand up too and I love it. 
What percentage of audiophiles use a sub ?
Ryder -Agreed on the feedback (and appreciated) - never expected such a good response to the question. Very interesting and enlightening. I too use only one REL sub but all this discussion has me thinking about getting a pair (JLs) too. Keep it co... 
What percentage of audiophiles use a sub ?
4music44107.....Good point ! Never thought of it this way, but it does work wonders re. soundstaging which is my number one priority when putting a system together. 
What percentage of audiophiles use a sub ?
I think where I differ from most people re subs is most people want to replicate "accurately" what is in the recording. For me I just LOVE the stomach punch of good bass whether it was meant to be or not meant to be that way in the recording. That... 
Headphones - Senn HD 800 or Grado RS1i.......
Jax2 - Hi,Didn't check out that link yet. If it is very technical I will probably be lost. Anyway, don't know how they would come up with numbers that would suggest different to what I am hearing - it really is a massive difference. Pity you didn'... 
Headphones - Senn HD 800 or Grado RS1i.......
Hi Guys - some wrong info on last post.....the Denons were actually $349 and not two hundred odds, still well worth it at two or three times the price though. A real shame that certain gear including headphones can lose all that low end, the stuff... 
Headphones - Senn HD 800 or Grado RS1i.......
Hi Guys,Just got the Senn HD800s along with the Headroom amp (very necessary with these). Anyway, while I was on the phone with HeadFi I asked them what other headphones they would also recommend for good bass response and they suggested the Denon... 
Headphones - Senn HD 800 or Grado RS1i.......
Well Guys, I played Russian Roulette today with my credit card and shot for the Senn HD800s and based in part to your recommendation of the Headroom Ultra Desktop Hellofidelity I ordered that too. They will be here on Friday so I will report back ... 
Headphones - Senn HD 800 or Grado RS1i.......
Thanks a million guys ~ScottmacI have been doing a bit of digging around reviews etc today and while I have never owned headphones, very high end ones at least, I am reading that the Senn HD 800s are incredible for soundstaging - this is what ever... 
Headphones - Senn HD 800 or Grado RS1i.......
Thanks guys - some good info there. Great to know I can ALWAYS rely on this site for some guaranteed feedback. I have been beating my head off the wall for the last couple of days trying to sort out some audio problems (studio) and posted on a mai... 
Artists of the Decade
Chashmal...... Could you please explain to me what makes listening to a cutting edge music genre that is full of wit, talent, superb production skills along with all the other elements (turntablism, breakdancing etc), not to mention the incredible... 
When will rap music be less mainstream?
BongoForget the Bay Area - I am off for a few months to the land of big bums and Bossa Nova....so if you should ever find yourself down that way just pop me an email. Hey, there is a whole new sound breaking loose from the favela's down there - Ba...