wweiss

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Are audiophiles crazy?
For me it all comes down to controlling tone. I am a semi professional drummer so I am very familiar with what real instruments should sound like and their levels.  Every piece of music is recorded differently.  People who buy an expensive new cab... 
What would be your favorite 3 tracks that demonstrate how great your system sounds?
Spanish Harlem-Rebeca Pidgeon - Female VocalsEl Macho-Mark Knopfler- Bass/Subwoofer TestCome On In My Kitchen-Cassandra Wilson- Another Subwoofer TestSeven Days-Sting- Total Dynamics/ClarityShe- James Newton Howard-Total Dynamics/ClarityCouldn't r... 
How loud are you typically listening?
Forgot, live acoustic guitar 60-80dB. 
How loud are you typically listening?
When I went to see a trumpet concert in a small setting I brought my dB meter.  All the other people were holding up cell phones, I was holding up my dB meter!  Average levels were 85-95dB. A trumpet is one of the louder instruments. At home I try... 
Your Top Audiophile Demo Tracks
Glad some of you found some of these Gems. Here's some more:Hotel California Live -The Eagles Hell Freezes Over [That percussion intro]School Days - Stanley ClarkeI'll Find My Way Home - VangelisStreet Talk - Stanley JordanOverjoyed - Victor Woote... 
Your Top Audiophile Demo Tracks
Twenty Test Tracks!  Some of my favorites....Avalon - Roxy MusicBrothers in Arms - Dire StraitsThat Voice Again - Peter GabrielEl Macho- Mark Knopfler [ One of my subwoofer test tracks]Seven Days - StingPearl On The Half Shell - Weather ReportThe ... 
Your Top Audiophile Demo Tracks
elliottbnewcombjrCassandra Wilson- I use the Track, Come on in My Kitchen from Blue Light Til Dawn as a subwoofer test.Enough is Enough, a great find. Never heard that before! 
Your Top Audiophile Demo Tracks
Terry Bozzio one of my favorite drummers! I lucked out and saw him perform at a local Guitar Center Clinic. Talk about small venues. Worlds largest drum set. If you’ve never seen it, check it out on YouTube.Behind the Veil- Jeff Beck, CD Guitar Sh... 
Your Top Audiophile Demo Tracks
eichlereraCD- Ceremonial Music for trumpet and symphonic organTelerac Label,Michael Murry, Trumpet Tune in D MajorCheck it out on YouTube 
Your Top Audiophile Demo Tracks
mahgisterThank you! I had never heard of Kenneth Wheeler before. Beautiful clear trumpet sound.By favorite trumpet tune is - Trumpet Tune in D Major by Michael Murray on Telarc label. Make sure to play it loud - at least 85dB - 90dB which is reali... 
Your Top Audiophile Demo Tracks
johntoGreat track!My similar 3-D experience track is - Takla Makan by YelloWith the right speakers sound coming from 360 degrees!Please share your many? 
Your Top Audiophile Demo Tracks
Great responses!  I have a lot of listening to do.My all time favorite female vocal test track:Spanish Harlem-Rebeca PidgeonThe Ultimate Demonstration Disc - Chesky Records 
Finally found THE SPEAKER!!!
I heard the floor standing Wisdom Audio.  I don't know how that would compare to the in walls.drewde, can you share those demo tracks you use?  Always looking for hidden gems.  
Finally found THE SPEAKER!!!
I heard a demo of a Wisdom Audio complete system.  It was an incredible first time experience. Maybe second experience, the time I heard Brothers in Arms through a pair of Apogees in the 80's was a religious experience I have never forgotten. Larg...