Responses from ticat

What is your favorite cover?
King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  
Amir and Blind Testing
Maybe the ASR guy can explain to me why my all tube, all analog, electrostatic speaker, 2 channel system sounds  better than my SS, digital based, conventional box/driver HT system. The specs and measurements are BETTER on the SS system...? Not o... 
What stereo equipment do respected musicians listen to?
Well... back in the 70's and 80's when I sold Audio in retail, musicians notoriously had the Best taste in Music and the Worst taste in equipment. Rather disappointing...  
Let me end the Premp/Amplifier sound debate ...
ASR = MAD magazine Not an essential or particularly nuanced viewpoint  BUT damn entertaining.  
The problem with streaming
As stated by the OP, version/mastering is still an issue with streaming just as it always has been with analog. Many people who's opinion I respect (Herb Reichert for one) swear by 78s... of all things! I say To Each His Own...  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Oops.. did it again. Forgot to list last nights tunes... Beth Gibbons-Out of Season Coheed and Cambria-The Second Stage Turbine Blade George Bizet-Carmen-Suite 1 . L’Arlesienne-Suiten 1&2 BP HVK on DG Solitudes- Experimental Sound Experiences... 
Unity in cable manufacturers?
 I sold audio equipment in Retail, then Wholesale and Internationally for almost twenty years. Additionally, I played in a band and worked both full and part time in Radio and Recording Studios. It is no wonder I have countless bags, boxes and fou... 
Is Old Music Killing New Music?
@hilde45 ...chill Brah... @glennewdick..spot on @recluse...WORD! @deadhead1000 .. Right on Man!  
Those who seek to deny access to information
+1 @pinthrift ... I do that for every CAN album I play... +1 @dabel  +1 @mahgister  +1 moto-man +1 almosthome +1 GERMAN OPERA... as opposed to Italian  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
+1 @tunehead ..Eno for King.. +1 @bslon ... the Analog Productions Amused to Death is an Excellent recording/pressing  
Speaker static/hiss?
+1 @panzrwagn  +1 @mulveling   
A Suggestion Regarding Removal Of Posts
Hear, Hear...+1 cleeds  
Integrated tube amp vs Tube amp?
+1 @atmasphere ...as per usual.  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Had too much fun listening last night and forgot to post this... Dead Can Dance- Dionysus  Cinematic Orchestra- To believe  Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure  Miles Davis-Sketches of Spain Miles Davis-Kind of Blue Environments Disc4-Totally new concep... 
It comes with a balance knob?!?! I'll take it!
+1 @oldhvymec  ...the voice of experience...