Responses from aniwolfe

Aurender or Lumin streamer only?
Lumin makes the Streamer section for the Esoteric maybe Lumin?  
Which Shunyata Power Cord?
Shunyata is far from bright in my system. A good cable for the money is the Alpha NR V1 or Alpha HC.  
Speaker cable recommendations
Micca 14 Gauge Speaker Cables These bested $2000 cables in my system. Notice how I am saying MY SYSTEM.    
DH Labs power cables
Corona Cryo power cable is excellent. I am using it on my Digital Source. Its got a nice clear sound to it.  
Integrated amplifier for Fritz Speakers
Van Alstine 120 Control Amp Review Van Alstine Product Page I highly recommend the Van Alstine Set 120 Control Amp. Thirty-day satisfaction guarantee      
Amplifier considerations, PrmaLuna EVO 400 versus ARC Reference 160 S. Is ARC worth it?
"worst amps I ever heard" LMAO 😂 This is a great example of why Audiogon forum's are going down to the sewers. 🤮  
Can a system sound too Holographic?
@knotscott Yeah...if he said, it was too bright, too forward or added an metallic sheen to everything then I could understand that being an issue. But he claims he is trying to get use to it. We shall see lol  
Why Do Cables Matter?
@kinarow1  If you are seriously asking this question, then you should just stick to cheap cables and lamp wire.  
Steve Guttenberg finally reviews the Eminent Technology LFT-8b loudspeaker.
@ozzy Sensitivity is low but it does not require a high current amp. This speaker will not go lower than 7 ohms. So lower powered tube amps work fine if not used in a large room, needing concert listening levels. In contrast you need a High Curr... 
Steve Guttenberg finally reviews the Eminent Technology LFT-8b loudspeaker.
Long Live the ET LFT8b’s!! Owned them for 12 years. Something I am not sure Steve mentioned, the Midrange Panel tackles 100hz to 10k. Which I think its very impressive to be honest. Thinking of buying the LFT16a’s.  
Can’t buy output tubes anywhere except from manufacturers at high prices.
JJ makes the best EL34 and KT88 tubes IMHO.  
Your audiophile chair
This is my new go to listening chair. Lots of breathing room. RÅDVIKEN from IKEA,. a 20 x 20 pillow is a must.      
Omega Micro cables
I have not heard the Omega Mikro, but I do own the Fideliums SC's and can tell you the Sternklang Interconnects are excellent pairing at least in my system. They are copper ribbon style...incredible detail retrieval with great sound overall. They ... 
If Nordost and AQ Speaker cables had a baby?
I think macg19 brings up a good point. On a side note: Based on what I have read (not heard) its seems that the newer generation (V2) Nordost cables, are not those thin, bright, bass light sounding cables that the previous generation has been lab... 
Omega speakers -- mostly sold out, all the time?
@arafiq  And I will continue to believe what I wrote and disagree with you :)