Worlds Best Engineered Preamp?

Okay, so I have not found the worlds best engineered preamp, but does it exist? I want a preamp that has two main outs, just regular outs not reversed or anything special, it must have a external processor loop and at least bass, midrange and treble tone controls. Well, there is one company, Mcintosh that […]

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NIRVANA: Live On Air – Nirvana (4CD)

We are told ….. Disc 1 1.Intro 2.Drain You 3.Aneuysm 4.School 5.Floyd The Barber 6.Smells Like Teen Spirit 7.About A Girl 8.Polly 9.Sliver 10.Breed 11.Come As You Are 12.Lithium 13.Territorial Pissings 14.Love Buzz 15.Floyd The Barber 16.Downer 17.Mexican Sea Food 18.Spank Thru 19.Hairspray Queen 20.Pen Cap Chew Tracks 1-13 Pat O’ Brian Pavillion, Del Mar […]

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So What is Still Able to Compete?

Let’s imagine we are going to go to a show and in our hotel room we have to compete with VPI, KEF, Arcam, Marantz, Mark Levinson and McIntosh… Our system needs to keep up with these guys…everyone wants to stand out…this is a show and we are on the same floor as these guys… What […]

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CHEAP TRICK: In the Joint – Las Vegas 1995 (CD)

We are told ….. CHEAP TRICK 1995 BROADCAST FROM LAS VEGAS Cheap Trick left Epic records, the label with which they had had their biggest successes, in 1991, after the disappointing sales of the album Busted. They signed to Warner Brothers in 1993 and released Woke Up With A Monster the following year. Produced by […]

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KISS: Buenos Airies 1994 (2CD)

We are told ….. 2 X CD SET FEATURING THE BAND S COMPLETE ARGENTINIAN BROADCAST FROM 1994 By 1994, KISS was coming to the end of their unmasked phase, having ditched their make-up and costumes in the early 80s. They didn’t t return to their trademark look until 1996, and the period between was one […]

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What is Resolution?

  The thread starts: I found this interesting, from a “6Moons” review… credit given to one “KG”. It opens up a lot of discussion points. What does “resolution” mean to you? “Resolution. What do you mean by it? That depends. The dictionary goes from “motion, proposal” to “intent, resolve, determination” to “solution, working-out”. The audiophile […]

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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: The California Hungerton Benefit 1988 (CD)

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG FM BROADCAST RECORDING OF THE OCCASIONAL QUARTET’S FIRST REUNION FOLLOWING A 15 YEAR HIATUS This CD contains the CSN&Y set from the day in question alongside various combinations thereof, plus a drastically revamped version of ‘My Country Tis of Thee’ with J.D. Souther and a couple of umbers featuring Jackson Browne with […]

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Best budget turntables

What Hi-Fi? write …. There’s a resurgence in vinyl happening right now – so what better excuse do you need to buy a new turntable? These are the best budget models around. You don’t have to spend a small fortune to make your vinyl sound fantastic. In fact, you can spend as little as £150 […]

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STEVE MARRIOTT: Watch Your Step – The Final Performances Live ’91: (4CD Deluxe Boxset)

We are told: This 4CD box set lovingly documents the final musical years of a true legend, a great songwriter, musician, and formidable frontman. Steve Marriott was sadly taken from us prematurely at the age of 44 on the 30th April 1991. Vocalist and guitarist in such great bands as Small Faces and Humble Pie, […]

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DYLAN: Trouble No More – The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 (Deluxe 8CD/1DVD) Box Set)

We are told:   8CD/1DVD Deluxe Edition box set Premieres 100 previously unreleased live and studio recordings including 14 unreleased songs Exclusive DVD of “Trouble No More: A Musical Film,” a new feature-length film incorporating never-before-seen footage from Dylan’s legendary 1980 tours 120 page photo book Extensive liner notes Essential Dylan Anthology Premieres 100 Previously […]

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The Vintage High End Separates Thread

This a thread about Vintage High End Components produced by those companies specializing in that type of gear. These would include Mark Levinson, Audio Research etc, and only the tube separates from Fisher, Marantz, Sherwood, Fairchild and others. Let’s see who has knowledge of or experiance with these highly desirable units. Regards, Jim Dip in […]

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