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  1. Re: What was your first high-end component ever?

    Mine was the predecessor to the Maggie II, the Maggie 2167-F (glad they changed the names of their models) bought almost a decade earlier. I probably still had my big Pioneer receiver and Dual...
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    Re: RIP Dave Brubeck

    We spent a long afternoon visiting Dave and Iola Brubeck at their home in Connecticut in June of 1987. We were visiting my parents who lived in Stamford, CT to drop off our then eight year old...
  3. Re: Teslas wait in line to be charged in California on Thanksgiving

    I have had to wait at a Supercharger also. So far it has been twice, both in Southern California when visiting my daughter and grandkids. One at the Westfield Mall charger near Culver City and once...
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    Re: Music Collection

    Is it this CD for me, that CD for you, this Blue Note mono for me, that Blue Note mono for you ...? I heard the story of Jack Warner, of Warner Bros, who used to play around with the beautiful...
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    Re: Music Collection

    I've been very interested in music, especially classical music for around 60 years, since I was a teenager. Attending concerts regularly began in college and has continued to this day (currently...
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    Re: What's on your wrist today

    I'm so glad that digital watches now have simulated analogue displays. Ever since digital watches became popular, I wondered how kids would learn what "clockwise" meant!

    Larry
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    Re: 50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1970s

    Dan, thanks for the link. Brought back some nice memories. Mick Jagger is only 3 years older than I am, so I hit 30 in 1975 - old enough that the events and pictures were very real to me.

    Larry
  8. Re: Your favorite Jazz musician on specific instrument?

    Sorry, it's Scott LaFaro, the great young bassist for Bill Evans. Died way too young at age 25 in a auto accident a few days after appearing with Stan Getz at Newport.

    Larry
  9. Re: Your favorite Jazz musician on specific instrument?

    Bass -Scott LaFaro

    Sax - Cannonball Adderley

    Larry
  10. Re: The Extreme Physics Pushing Moore’s Law to the Next Level

    Dan, thanks. Quite amazing combination of physics and technology. Larry
  11. Re: hello from a conductor, LP collector, audio lover from Paris !

    Don't think we've ever had a conductor on the forum. Are you a descendant of Hermann Abendroth, the famed German conductor of nearly a century ago?

    Larry
  12. Thread: Abbey Road

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    Re: Abbey Road

    https://www.audioshark.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=26590&stc=1

    Larry
  13. Thread: Abbey Road

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    Re: Abbey Road

    I have a safety master of AR. Larry
  14. Re: Computer with Roon and HQPlayer discussion.

    Randy, I have two playback DACs. My multichannel DAC is a NADAC from Merging Technologies. I use my Lampi Pacific for 2 channel files.

    Larry
  15. Re: Computer with Roon and HQPlayer discussion.

    My computer is now about 2 1/2 years old, used with Roon and HQP. I needed something powerful enough to upconvert DSD64 to DSD256 in 6 channels. I had one built for me, the builder consulted with...
  16. Re: Who wants to start an opera LP collection? Only $42K

    Interesting. I was thinking about sending message asking whether the collection includes original British pressings of the operas, like the EMI SAX Columbia blue-silvers and Decca ED1 wide band...
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    Re: Ken Burns Documentary - Country Music

    My father's favorite pop singer was Patti Page and her greatest hit, "The Tennessee Waltz". I think it would qualify for a country and western song, although it was a top 40 chart topper in the...
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    Re: Full range tower speakers, ~$6k and under?

    The new big Elac Adante AF-61's are $5000 a pair. Andrew Jones most ambitious speaker since joining Elac.

    Larry
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    Re: So how old is your "oldest" component?

    One that I use as my main source component is my Ampex ATR-102 tape machine which dates from the late '70's, a bit older than my 40 year old daughter. My other ATR-102 dates from the same period,...
  20. Re: Classical Music Only | What You're Listening to Now, Or Very Recently | Any Mediums :

    Do you know the dates of these recordings? Thanks, Larry
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    Re: Rockport Atria II

    I've had a fair amount of experience listening to the Atria II and the top of the line Lyras. As Super Dave said, the Rockports have strong family resemblance and the Atria II's were very...
  22. Re: Classical Music Only | What You're Listening to Now, Or Very Recently | Any Mediums :

    Jordi comes to Berkeley every year. He is now in his late 70's. He usually varies the cast of musicians he brings with him, depending on the program he has devised. One advantage to his many...
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    Re: The Cheapest Roon Core Computer I could find

    For my mch files I use a Merging Technologies NADAC mch. It is an ethernet device which uses the Ravenna protocol - connecting my computer and NAS unit through a Smart switch. I use a different DAC...
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    Re: The Cheapest Roon Core Computer I could find

    My needs were to have a computer powerful enough to upconvert to DSD256 from DSD64 in multichannel (5.1), using HQP with the filters that I found sounded best. I had one custom built. My builder...
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    Re: The Visit to Mike Lavigne and His System

    To my mind and many others, Mike is the audiophile's audiophile. Eventually I will make it up to his place for a visit.

    Larry
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