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  1. Re: Is Rock & Roll Dead, Just no one called the time?

    rock & roll may not be dead; however, the golden age of rock has certainly passed on...

    great post -- pretty much my observation as well. while classic rock will always be THE music, i have not...
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    Re: Dealer Integrity

    if you know something, say something ...that would seem to be a good default general rule for all parties.
  3. Thread: Audiogon

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    Re: Audiogon

    rather than having a key sent via a text or data message, authenticator phone apps use a key generator that is synchronized with the website login. thus, no phone connectivity is required. there are...
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    Re: Audiogon

    fwiw, enabling two-factor authentication and using a smart-phone authenticator app adds an extra layer of security. anyone not in physical possession of the phone and the ability to unlock it cannot...
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    oh my! just freakin' brilliant... the charlie mingus jazz workshop | pithecanthropus erectus

    where does genius like this come from?

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    Re: phase noise -- what is old is new again?

    on the flip side, i could ignore all the research and fact gathering i [and others] have done and become a subjectivist...

    subjectivism - noun, philosophy: the doctrine that knowledge is merely...
  7. Re: Recommended medium to large bookshelf/stand mounted speakers?

    +1!!

    [ fwiw: with nearly the same footprint but in a floorstander, the alumine three is astoundingly good as well. ]
  8. Re: Recommended medium to large bookshelf/stand mounted speakers?

    viking acoustics has just come out with the mk-iii version of its berlin r standmounts ...can't say enough good things about my mk-ii's ...and, they are great with valves!

    also, there is a "demo...
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    Re: phase noise -- what is old is new again?

    +1 -- pretty much says it all on the subject
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    Re: Any bluegrass music fans out there?

    does punk-grass count... avet brothers

    otherwise, alison kraus + union station and greensky bluegrass
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    Re: Measuring jitter in 2020

    for anyone wishing to further geek-out on the subject of digital audio data clocking, here are two posts from a relevant thread on the roon community forum:

    post from the programme manager at dCS...
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    Re: Measuring jitter in 2020

    fair enough... and there seems to be agreement that 1) jitter and phase-noise are the exact same thing measured differently and that 2) electrical noise is a bad thing.

    however, you seem to be...
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    Re: Measuring jitter in 2020

    if i have read this post correctly it appears to conflate the two very different topics of electrical noise and jitter. the latter was the subject of the sterophile article. please, correct me if if...
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    Re: Measuring jitter in 2020

    +1 / word / fact

    and, this only examines s/pdif data feeds. while not within the scope of the article, asynchronous DACs receiving a usb or ethernet signal is an alternate (better?) solution.
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    Re: phase noise -- what is old is new again?

    exactly... or at least that is the cynical explanation: use an unfamiliar and ominous term for an issue that has long ago been addressed so as to create demand for new products solving said issue.
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    phase noise -- what is old is new again?

    first off, i am not an electrical engineer nor a computer scientist and would greatly welcome any corrections and/or further insights into this topic.
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    in the recent...
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    terrific stuff!!! ...and ground zero for bossa-nova jazz:

    stan getz + charlie byrd | jazz samba

    https://www.audioshark.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=27188&stc=1


    stan geta + joo...
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    Re: roon core options

    ouch!!! i must have gotten really lucky as once i built the roon core server it only took an hour or two to update the bios, configure the machine, install ROCK and then configure it as the roon core...
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    fantastic music and another very well recorded date: sonny clark | leapin' and lopin'

    very interesting to compare this to the stereo version of cool struttin' in terms of mic + instrument...
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    what a nice surprise to run across this release: duke jordan | flight to jordan ...have to love any date with stanley turrentine and art taylor.

    snagged the dsd64 download from analog productions....
  21. Re: blue note records' transition from mono to stereo recording

    ***correction: apparently there was a stereo recording made of cool struttin' ...the mono version was released in 1958 while the stereo version was not released until 1967. also, the 2014 music...
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    while it is only a single... khruangbin & leon bridges | teaxs sun has a whole album of music in this one track.

    just put it on repeat for 5 plays ;)
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  23. Re: blue note records' transition from mono to stereo recording

    another LondonJazzCollector article which further discusses the various aspects of mono and stereo recording at blue note.

    also provided is a listing of all blue note releases during this...
  24. blue note records' transition from mono to stereo recording

    i have recently been revisiting some of the classic blue note titles from the late 1950s...

    in particular, i was listening to a hi-res version via qobuz of john coltrane | blue train and noticed...
  25. Re: Joining the system: Brinkmann Taurus turntable - stunning industrial design with superb performance

    the kuzma stabi r is a belt drive tt...

    while on the subject and given your experience with the viella and now the taurus, it would be interesting to hear your practical thoughts on direct vs belt...
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