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Equalizer to compensate for hearing loss - Any success stories?
OP the Schiit Loki Mini is the best ... quite, easy and effective. https://www.schiit.com/products/loki-mini-3   BTW ... getting compelling results using red light therapy in hearing loss ...  
Songs you use when auditioning gear
@kairosman love it ... I might add "Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section."  
Look at these beauties
Yeah, was hoping for more too @thecarpathian    Deflating  
Anyone have experience with using de-esser for sibilance in home audio system?
Definitively get Schitt Loki and check it out ... cheap and quiet   
Looking for recommendations for integrated with a more “organic” sound.
@earworm22  Tom, I'd give The Music Room serious attention:  well respected outlet with warranty.  It has Moon, ModWright, Unison Research, Lab 12 (to name a few) within reach or below budget. Do not doubt me! https://tmraudio.com/components/... 
MoFi SACD of Joni Mitchell's "Blue"
Thanks OP  ... I'm going to pick it up!!  
Berkeley Audio Design and MQA?
@pizzano plus one ...   We'd be lucky to discern an audible difference between any digital format  
How does bi-wiring work?
@panzrwagn plue one ....   
Sub $2,000 Integrated Amp Recommendations
Not bad options you have, OP. I would take a higher-end, used approach. The Music Room is an excellent resource, highly regarded vendor. For instance:   https://tmraudio.com/components/integrated-amplifiers/classe-sigma-2200i-stereo-integrated... 
New Falcon ls3/5a Silvers in the house
@crustycoot kinda what I was thinking, crust! If you are set on a new amp, please check out Odyssey. Klaus builds fantastic gear ... I have a Kismet Amp that I will never part!   https://odysseyaudio.com/kismet-reference-amplifiers/    
Do You Buy Speakers Without Hearing Them?
After research ... would buy wo audition!    
Announcement: Axiom Audio acquisitions of Bryston and Magnum Dynalab
@jond plus one ...   
Herron HL-1 Preamplifier, Solid State; Herron still in business? Thoughts about sound?
Keith's pre for under 1K is the best buy on the internet.  He still services his equipment.  Funny, I was just looking at a HL1 a couple days ago!!  Better hurry ...  
Revel Salon2s: Seeking Advice
That's moving a lot of heavy stuff ... but Revel will eclipse ...  
Mid-Fi, Hi-Fi or.....?
Totally agree!