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Old CDs and records
+1 cd318 Another Hunter S Thompson classic: "A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance." So go ahead and toss them while you have the opportunity to. (Maybe I can pick through them at ... 
The review wehave been promising is up
Hey... although I agree with almost everything said above... let me remind everyone that Salesmen are an internal part of the equation of Life. Like it or Not... Sharks, Cops, Engineers, Lawyers, Skunks, Politicians, Snakes, Spiders,Salesmen etc,... 
Quest for an external Dac has resulted in me way down the rabbit hole
+1 chayro OP, for a Fresh perspective, look at the alternatives to a Delta/Sigma DAC... Schiit, Denefrips, Soekris, Musician Audio, MHDT and many others offer something other than Tiss, Ssss and Hiss...  
What's on your Dac tonight?
Ok, that is interesting... yesterday was the first day with a new R2R DAC and this WOYDT? shows up... Last night: CDs Dead Can Dance - Labirynth Loreena McKinnett - The Book of Secrets Carbon based Lifeforms - Interloper Joni Mitchell - Ladie... 
Atma-Sphere M60 monoblocks + ML ESL 11 = Inferior combo
ML's + Zero auto transformer = Very good sound. Used that set up for years. BTW... same PP 40w tube amp + ET LFT8 = similar sound but no autoformer required.  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Renaissance- Novella Gong - Shamal    
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Last night... The Beatles - Let it Be …Naked (less post recording production = much better album!) Bill Frisell- Before We were Born Henry Cow - Western Culture (no Dagmar) Dead Can Dance - Labyrinth Jade Warrior Warrior- Jade Warrior  Bill Laswe... 
Most Realistic Recordings
The McGill Percussion Ensemble* - Percussion LP, Album McGill University Records 77003 1978 Canada Very realistic...  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Last Night... Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom (inspired pick from another Agon discussion re:Prog) Porcupine Tree- Fear of a Blank Planet McGill Percussion Ensemble - Morel, Lanza Garant, Culver (prized possession) Reiner/Rachmaninov- Isle of the Dead... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Last night... Tangerine Dream- Zeit (original CDN pressing) Only 2 sides. Made me sleepy. Spirit - 12 Dreams of Dr Sardonicus The appeal of this album is diminishing with age... Jade Warrior - Jade Warrior (Wilson remaster) What a great album!    
Albums you do not get...a plea for help and understanding
I do not "get" the appeal of or like... Rap... all of it Hip Hop... any of it Grateful Dead... not one bit of it Springsteen... even a smidge of it Bob Dylan... The Worst Voice Ever (like The Band though) Any Hair Band I like pretty much ev... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Last night... Dead Can Dance - Spiritchaser (MoFi) Dead Can Dance - Into the Labyrinth Philip Glass - Songs From Liquid days Fritz Reiner - The Reiner Sound    
Yep much to do about nothing. Fear brains.
+1 Mahgister I had to look up non dualist... as Spock often said "Fascinating..." Now I am about to go down that rabbit hole.  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
This afternoon... James Blood Ulmer - Freelancing  David Pritchard - Nocturnal Earthworm Stew Van der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts Tangerine Dream - Zeit    @hedgehog Canned Heat = Awesome!  
Are Tube Buffers for real or even worth it ?
Save your money for a proper piece of tube equipment...