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Adding an ignore list feature to audiogon
Sounds like cancel culture to me.   
Suggestions for high efficiency speakers?
see link provided. This system philosophy and configuration - with tweaks and improvements along the way - has worked for me for 35 years. Context and ears matter. May it may not work for you. Be well. https://www.theaudioatticvinylsundays.co... 
Great song to test bass
Just about anything by Charlie Haden.   
Have you moved away from full range to standmount speakers + subs?
I've had two floor standing speakers since 1978.    I have not found a substitute for the idea that you need a commensurate amount of mass to move air.   
Great song to test bass
"A Child Is Coming" - Blows Against the Empire - Paul Kantner/Grace Slick/"Jefferson Starship" (really, The Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra, or PERRO) - at about 1:27, Jack Casady’s bass becomes the lead, then the solo instrument. "Laughing"... 
Who Tried Power Conditioners Over The Years and No Longer Use Them Today, Any Why?
I bought a power conditioner decades ago. It made a not insignificant difference.    in my new home, a dedicated line was run directly from the circuit breaker in the mechanical room to my audio room. I've found that the power conditioner still m... 
The "British Invasion". A question for you old farts out there.
Rolling Stones at age 9 was my favorite, everyone else was into the Beatles. Replaced by Jefferson airplane at age 13. Liked the Doors also. At age 16, I was a clique of one in my Catholic HS listening to “(It’s a Chill Wind That) Blows Against th... 
Can You Hear Me Now
What’s the point, actually? The test likely has biases: since everyone hears differently, whose to say that you won’t get different results with different parameters?  Are they measuring psychological as well as physiological phenomena, etc. I wou... 
Two surprising things I found that improved my imaging and staging...
Since I moved from a 1200 sq ft listening space in NYC to a 550 sq ft listening space in The Hudson River Valley, my speakers give me the greatest natural balance, detail and spaciousness when pointed straight out, not toed in, and when making the... 
Science that explains why we hear differences in cables?
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How do you listen?
Never on headphones, due to tinnitus. Volume depends on the disc and the material.  
What were the radio stations of your youth that helped you on your music/audio journey?
77 WABC AM - 1962 - 1967 - top 20 radio102.3 WNEW FM - 1967 - 1976 - progressive rock104.something WNCN FM - 1975 - 1980 something - classical 89.9 WKCR FM - Columbia university - 1972 to present - classical, jazz, world music, Bachfest 99.5 WBAI ... 
A Record Collection/Moral Conundrum - What Would You Do?
46 years ago, I bought the lease to my loft of 41 years from a friend. He was moving to Europe. He had a fine art reproduction of the Ghent Altarpiece that he had framed in gold leaf himself. He didn’t want to take it with him and said if I liked ... 
Koetsu Rosewood Vs Rosewood Signature Vs HANA UMAMI RED advice please
For what it is worth, I use:- Koetsu Onyx (detailed, warm, big stage)- Rosewood signature (a bit colder, more    analytical, smaller stage)- Benz Micro (for pop, dance parties or    background listening)- Grado (for 78s)in a Sumiko MMT arm, on a B... 
Does Heavy Metal music benefit from a high end audio system?
Yes. Try “Nail” or “Hole” by Scraping Fetus Off the Wheel.