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  1. #21
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    Why is modern music so crap?
    "lack of passion is fatal"

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    Are all audiophiles just anally retentive old men with outdated views that nobody else really gives a toss about?
    "lack of passion is fatal"

    Vinyl: Garrard 401, Russ Collinson 'shindo' plinth / Tenuto gun metal mat / SME-3012 j7 rewired / audio-technica ATP-12T - phonomac modified / Ortofon Vintage SPU GTE /Shure M3D / Ortofon Royal N / Cartridge Man Music Master with isolator / Miyajima Zero B 0.7mil mono / Vintage GE VRII mono / Amps: Radford STA25 mk3 / David Coe AD Audio 'Satchmo' pre & phono / Hashimoto HM-7 SUT / Digital: SW1X Audio Design DAC 1 signature / Roon / Tidal Speakers: Tannoy 12" MGs' in RFC custom 'Rutland' Cabinets with RFC custom crossovers / Cables: Duelund DCA16GA tinned copper / Kimber 12TC / SW1X Audio Design USB-SPdif / Duelund DCA20GA interconnects / SW1X Audio SPDIF Aero 6 / Mains Power Conditioner / Box Furniture sapele rack

  3. #23
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    Is jazz just made up nonsense?
    "lack of passion is fatal"

    Vinyl: Garrard 401, Russ Collinson 'shindo' plinth / Tenuto gun metal mat / SME-3012 j7 rewired / audio-technica ATP-12T - phonomac modified / Ortofon Vintage SPU GTE /Shure M3D / Ortofon Royal N / Cartridge Man Music Master with isolator / Miyajima Zero B 0.7mil mono / Vintage GE VRII mono / Amps: Radford STA25 mk3 / David Coe AD Audio 'Satchmo' pre & phono / Hashimoto HM-7 SUT / Digital: SW1X Audio Design DAC 1 signature / Roon / Tidal Speakers: Tannoy 12" MGs' in RFC custom 'Rutland' Cabinets with RFC custom crossovers / Cables: Duelund DCA16GA tinned copper / Kimber 12TC / SW1X Audio Design USB-SPdif / Duelund DCA20GA interconnects / SW1X Audio SPDIF Aero 6 / Mains Power Conditioner / Box Furniture sapele rack

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    Why is my cable not enough for her?

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    You can only afford the best kit when you're too old to appreciate it. Discuss.
    Linn Sondek LP12, Ittok, AT-F7 > Musical Fidelity XLPS v3 Phono Stage
    Sony CDP-XE520 CD Player > SMSL Sanskrit DAC
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    Tisbury Mk.1 pre-amp > 2 x Meridian 205 monoblock power amps > Linn Kan mk.ii speakers on Kan stands and I'm about to do a handstand
    Grado SR80 headphones

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    OK, who have you used the 'ignore' button on and why? Name & shame!

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    I discovered that my preamp mains lead was 1mm longer than my poweramp mains lead. I had Megabucks Audio Ltd trim it for me and the difference was night and day!
    ~Paul~

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    Is it true, you still play your 'Bay City Rollers' albums?

  9. #29
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    Adam you should not have said that, because it is true, and also inexcusable.

    There is better education available today, and PC ensures that people are not as F***** U* as people of my age were with intimidation, bullying, and constant disparagement.

    The technology is so powerful now that it makes what was available 50 years ago seem primitive.

    So why are there so few creatively profound art music pieces being produced now, this indicated by the drastic fall in serious music consumption, and lack of commitment to high quality sound listening?

    There also may be some truth in your 'old men' statement, and also Paul's; now my ears have top loss I have at last got speakers that go up to 50K flat, and the cat notices it.

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    'If your wife wears the trousers at home, does she choose all your other clothes, too?' or this little gem:

    'Computers unquestionably attract nerdy geeks, so is that why hi-fi forums are so full of them?'

    Marco.
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