TRICKY: Euphoric Realism vs. Euphonic Romanticism

The 300B amp that I am using has a magical euphoric (not euphonic) realism and I am looking for a linestage and phonostage with the same qualities. The amp is not euphonic, romantic, 'golden', 'vintage,' soft, fuzzy, or veiled. It is immediate, transparent and fast, yet beautiful, 'human,' and emotionally communicative. I have tried the top models from each of the following maufacturers so there is no need to suggest these: ARC, Atma-Sphere, Shindo, Hovland, CJ, Supratek, Aesthetix, CTC, Jeff Rowland. The preamp must be tubed and not passive"

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