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Speaker Hum Question
Andrew, I would have to say it is likely a grounding problem. I was getting a hum from my amp, even though I installed a dedicated line. Turned out to be my front porch light was not grounded, changed the fixture, made sure it was grounded, proble... 
Speakers for Near Wall Placement
I agree with Jch96, Linn speakers are designed to be used close to rear wall. Also check Mission, I believe most of their designs are for wall placement. 
Important Info for Meadowlark Owners
Kitch, I have owned Meadowlark Kestral Hotrods for about 3 months now. I am still having a hard time getting used to them, the highs on some recordings seem to be muffled, it's as though a blanket were over them. They otherwise sound great. I have... 
Decent preamp WITH tone controls
If you like the Sonographe pre-amp, Musical Fidelity makes an add on tone box. Check with Audio Advisor. Also check the Linn Kolector and the NAD C-160, both are quality products with tone controls, in your price range. 
Best Cool Jazz Record
I would have to agree, "Kind of Blue" is the best cool jazz record of all time, however John Coltrane "Ballads" runs a close second. 
Best Cool Jazz Record
I would have to agree, "Kind of Blue" is the best cool jazz record of all time, however Jonn Coltane "Ballads" runs a close second. 
Comments on Rega Planet 2000 CDP??
Creek CD43mk2 is one box solution in your price range. I have owned mine for about 3 weeks now. It is one fine, smooth performer, makes me want to listen to CD instead of LP. Auditioned Rega 2000, also very good, build seems too plastic, styling i...