Responses from toddnkaya

Best things 'in life'
My 5 year old daughter, My new and improved second wife,hiking the Himalayas in Nepal,living in Hawaii, Skiing fresh powder in Crested Butte and living there for 8 years, driving out west through the many awesome National Parks and exploring them.... 
Album Of The Year 2011
The King Of Limbs, Radiohead. 37 min of pure heaven!! 
Fritz Carbon 7 vs. Nola Boxer or Harbeth?
There is a head to head review between the Harbeth and Fritz 5 inch woofer model over on audio circle .interesting read . The reviewer liked em both 
Looking to upgrade my setup.
Which Dynaudio monitors ?Enjoy your new purchase! 
Any pleasant surprises because of guest appearance
The Neville Brothers joining the Dead for an entire set in Pittsburgh !! 
Toots Thielemans
I saw him in Pittsburgh about 10 years ago. I had no clue who he was. I was in awe!! What a perfomance!! 
NHT Classic 4 or AV123 Strata Mini?
What is your maximum budget ? What kind of music do you listen to? Etc... 
Small family living room floor-standing speakers?
If your going to be watching movies withThe family then yes you need a subwooferI think a 12 Inch sub is perfect for movies and youcan add weight to your music and expand thewidth and depth of your soundstage 
Martin Logan Dynamo 700 vs. REL T5
I think you need atleast a 12inch sub for hometheater use, unless your room is small. 
Best "Rock/Pop" Debut Album?
Bring It On by Gomez. "Their sound is versatile and evades typical music genres falling into blues, indie, alternative, rock, folk, psychedelic and experimental." 
Best Rock Album in 2010
Broken Bells is AWESOME!! 
Best CD I've heard so far 2011.........
Agree with Sfar, Smoke Ring Halo by the Wood Brothers is an awesome album!! They are also one of my favorite bands that I have discovered in the last few years. I saw them live and they put on a fantastic show! All of their albums are top notch. 
Perfect Debute Albums
Rusted Root , Cruel Sun !! 
AMR LS-77 full range monitors
Congratulations on your new speakers!! I see they go down to 26Hz! Man, the bass must be thunderous. How do the highs sound?, as I have never listened to this type of tweeter. Is the retail price $8500 for the pair?Enjoy! 
Your ONE all time favorite love song?
I will Love You, by Fisher