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where is the soundstage formed
thanks to all, for all the good info 
thoughts while listening
AlbertporterWhen I listen to classical music, I am in the audience in the perfect seat. When listening to Jazz I am in the club. But when I listen to pop/rock/soul I am in the MEXICANA BAR in Frankfurt, Germany in 1968! :) 
thoughts while listening
Albertporter I SEE your point. 
thoughts while listening
Systembuilder:No. do you? 
thoughts while listening
garebearNO. but given the usual drivel on this site, it didn't seem too out of the norm. just curious. I always think of time and places in my younger days. 
where is the soundstage formed
thank you for your posts 
The Hub: News, events, gossip: Come the REVOLUTION
to paraphase someone .......... audio was a hobby became a business and is now a racket. 
The Hub: Here's some GOOD NEWS from the audio biz
Every time I read Audio Bill I think of the book/movie Ship of Fools. The prices are ridiculous... the 'science' is voodoo .... Young people are a lot of things, but stupid ain't one of them. they know they don't need or want insanely priced gear ... 
Upgrade Quandry - Who's on first?
buy some music. 
Recomendations Please
why would you want what's not on the source? high fidelity means true to the original. 
The Hub: Just how bad is it in high end audio?
Mr Manners: you misunderstood me I didn't mean that older people were not into current pop music.... I meant young people don't think it's very good either .... on the typical cd, at best you get one or maybe two decent songs and a lot of filler f... 
AUDIO 'TWINS'
thank you all for your comments 
The Hub: Just how bad is it in high end audio?
one other factor: with the exception of classical music, what music is there worth spending a fortune on gear to hear. Other than classical music, all the CDs i buy are by artist long dead or disbanded. what we have is a perfect storm. everything ... 
The Hub: Just how bad is it in high end audio?
don't forget price .... its the root of the rot picture a young man getting started in life with a wife and kids being told 'you can't have real hi-fi without 2ooo dollar interconnects'. please note i am not shouting i have learned my lesson.macro... 
The Hub: Just how bad is it in high end audio?
THE POROBLEM IS THAT SO MUCH OF SO-CALLED HIGH END AUDIO IS A SCAM! SNAKE OIL! RIP-OFF! DISHONEST!! AND THE AMERICAN CONSUMER KNOWS IT. I LOVE MUSIC HAVE 700 LPs AND 2000 CDs AND THEY SOUND JUST WONDERFUL THRU MY HARMAN KARDON RECEIVER AND POLK LS...