Responses from jedclampet

Good Speakers for Rock and Roll Under 15K
So many come to mind but at todays prices used YG Carmel 2's are near $10k, imo very hard to beat at that price.  
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
Why is it that so many MU1 owners end up pairing it with a Tambaqui (or vice versa)?  It it just due to precedent, that they are both Dutch, and have both had a common designer that had a hand in their design?  Or, does this pairing actually soun... 
Grimm MU1 Streamer - Really "The Best"?
I connected mine last week and the jump in SQ was huge coming up from Roon/Quboz on my PC with NAS to an Auralic Aires G1, KS Emotion usb to my Tambaqui. Now the Grimm feeds the Tambaqui with KS aes Elation to my Audionet Humboltd to YG Haileys. Y... 
Couldn't say but my Watt doesn't suck  
Yg carmel 2 owners
pre-amp vs dac straight to amps
My expirence has been running my Benchmark HDR 1 feed directly to my Kharma MP150 amps for 6 months, then added a Modwright LS 36.5 Pre. The difference was astounding soundstage, warmth, voices came alive. The Benchmark was cold and thin in compar...