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Audiopile hyperbole, reference, SOTA, ultimate and more...
"Old School" 
Thoughts on discreet tubs, transistors vs. IC chips, op-amps.,.etc
a bit of an apology,  my keyboard "e" does not always respond...hence a word like tube can end up being tub..if I don't catch it.  And yes, my keyboard is younger than I, but does not function as well.  
Bloom air around instruments
The ambient sounds of the area the recording was recorded in.  By area ...indoor (Studio) vs indoor (concert hall/non-studio building) vs. outdoor area.    Some like to call this "air" which is fine, but it would seem that the "sound" of the recor... 
Audiopile hyperbole, reference, SOTA, ultimate and more...
..variation on a theme(from a listing).  A speaker that "sounds bigger than it is"....Golly damn,  do they make speakers that an ad could say, "sounds smaller than it is"....? 
Audiopile hyperbole, reference, SOTA, ultimate and more...
to quote a recent ad  like you’re sat in the recording booth with the musicians.  
Audiopile hyperbole, reference, SOTA, ultimate and more...
Truth in advertising,  a recent ad includes the word     "Illusion" 
Audiopile hyperbole, reference, SOTA, ultimate and more...
...and of course all equiptment being sold has had "rave" reviews.  ...and the sound is for sure "holographic",  like totally.   
Any of you own a classic Modern Stereo Console?
https://doorsclosedwaterloo.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/brochure_13c_.jpg Very Austin Powers.............baby. 
Any of you own a classic Modern Stereo Console?
This is a link to some of the old advertising for console stereos.  Did KLH make a console?....I know they made very good compact systems  https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ACYBGNRywhcpS0uBjvZfnHpVrFTOOgSYdQ:1571687527810&q=console+stereo+a... 
Audiopile hyperbole, reference, SOTA, ultimate and more...
This is ebay rather than AudiogoN, but most used cars on ebay are now from a  "time capsule"   
Classical, Rock, Jazz etc. are your tastes evolving with time?
Classical, European folk evolved into country and rock came from parts of Europe including England.  Jazz is American, and much of the world from Copenhagen to Paris to Japan embraces American Jazz, especially from Scott Joplin through the Be Bop ... 
Classical, Rock, Jazz etc. are your tastes evolving with time?
a profound and classic line from Yes...."don't surround yourself with yourself" 
Classical, Rock, Jazz etc. are your tastes evolving with time?
"Smooth Jazz" could be used as a torture for real/classic Jazz lovers.   
What does the term "Speed" mean in a speaker?
From my time in the audio hobby and profession,  I feel speaker "speed" has much to do with the response time in moving with the very first note/electrical impulse.  The trailing edge of a note is easier for a transducer as it is already in motion... 
Jazz for aficionados
Jazz and female Jazz/Standards singers have dominated my collection, listening and live performance attendance for many years.  Most/many of the artists you could name I enjoy and own, but that said and done, Dinah Washington is not considered in ...