View Poll Results: Choice of tracks for the Stoke phono bakeoff.

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  • Well known Led Zeppelin

    2 20.00%
  • Well known Dire Straits

    2 20.00%
  • Yello (eg The Race)

    5 50.00%
  • Jazz (eg Dave Brubek - Take Five)

    4 40.00%
  • Classical

    2 20.00%
  • Girl with Guitar

    2 20.00%
  • Blues (eg Lightning Hopkins)

    3 30.00%
  • Rock/Blues(eg Gary Moore)

    6 60.00%
  • Strong Male Vocal (Andrea Bocelli/Tom Jones)

    1 10.00%
  • Torture track - complex music, please specify

    1 10.00%
  • Another genre, please specify

    0 0%
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Thread: Choice of tracks for the Stoke phonostage bake-off?

  1. #11
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    course you do.. can do a complex one too.. but no lush? pointless then, as thats the ultimate for the ears
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  2. #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    course you do.. can do a complex one too.. but no lush? pointless then, as thats the ultimate for the ears
    You should do lush but it's only a test of how well it does lush. That's all I'm saying. Obviously you're gonna play some lush, that's a given.
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  3. #13
    Join Date: Jan 2008

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    Yo, Fireybum, is this in reference to the forthcoming Stoke bake-off, of bake-offs in general? If it's the latter, then this shouldn't be in Community Network

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  4. #14
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    How utterly dare you insult me like that

    It is specifically about the Stoke meeting although should give pointers for future events.

  5. #15
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    Ok, I'll amend the thread title to reflect that. It's just that this section of the forum is strictly for arranged member bake-offs, rather than general discussion of bake-offs

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  6. #16
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    Ok, so i voted

    Yello - any track Great production and SQ (even though im really not that keen on them)
    Dire Straits - Private investigations, Lots of atmospheric noise. Shoes walking across a hardwood floor etc.
    Dave Brubeck - Take Five

    I do think a good Thin Lizzy track like "Rosalie" is needed. need to know if the phonostage can handle the grit in the guitar sound SO i'll substitute Dave for Thin Lizzy - Any Track
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