Responses from tooblue

How Do You Live The Audiophile Life
Feet proped up, black Russian in hand, brownie on the side, spinning vinyl. Thanks for asking. Enjoy the music 
Is it a gender disorder?
Yes, I believe for the most part it is gender driven, with the caveat that there are exceptions to that rule. My wife is fine listening to music on her I phone and or through the speakers in the tv, I on the other hand can listen to the same only ... 
3 Albums To Be Stranded With On A Desert Island
@theo , Gilligan will for sure damage the cart, so the question would be, is the Professor there to repair it with a coconut? Enjoy the music, three albums at a time. 
If we start culling out gear because it might be over hyped, what's left? Enjoy the music 
Retipping Cartridge
Reminds me of a Dr. John song, Blow wind Blow. 
Retipping Cartridge
Thank you for your very sufficient feedback on your retip service from Needleclinic, I currently use Soundsmith for this service but it is always good to know that their are other competent service providers as we roll into a new norm. Enjoy the m... 
Best debut album
@oregon, good call on the Los Lobos 
Cardas Clear Rev 1 IC
@decooney , good advice given above and being the third owner in lieu of patience is a given. Enjoy the music 
Phono Stage for a VPI Prime Scout
What cartridge are you planning on? Aural Thrills Audio Serenade might be a contender, mm and mc and runs 4 12AX7 tubes, retails for $1000.00. Check it out. I bought one 6 months ago and love it in my headphone setup. Enjoy the music 
Best debut album
Los Lobos/How Will The Wolf Survive? 
Best debut album
First and last. David and David/Boomtown 
Best debut album
Great mentions already, here's a few more. ZZTop/ZZ Tops First A!bum, Steve Earle/Guitar Town, J Geils/S/T, Elvis Costello/My Aim Is True, Joe Jackson/Look Sharp. Enjoy the music 
Anyone have experience with a Zesto Andros 1.2?
@ebm , +1 
Is VTA and SRA the same thing?
@solypsa, thank you for stating the obvious. +1 
PSVANE 12Au7 12At7 12Ax7 "-T MKII" 2020 production run of small signal/driver tubes
The Psvane tubes that I installed in the QS 120s had been broken in with other pieces of gear prior to being installed in the 120s. I find your response of uniqueness with the Psvanes with the KT150s very telling and accurate. I find they add a li...