Responses from ticat

I had a few drinks and bought some speakers
I hope the OP has no regrets after his very Human experience...BTW, I agree with the OCD HiFi Guy. (Maybe not the Right Forum to go on about it, but someone has to say what we all secretly suspect is the situation regarding some Established Brands... 
I'm here for the sharing, not the snobery
Hear, Hear... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Edgard Varese - The Varese RecordPhilip Glass - Einstein On The Beach 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Steven Wilson - Pariah 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
King Crimson - Islands (Atlantic)Tears for Fears - The Seeds of Love (Fontana)Yes - Close to the Edge (Atlantic)Cantate Domino - ATR PropriousJohn Cage - Music for Keyboard Columbia MasterworksAlso cheated with a CD...Naxos Sampler- Sonic Rebellion 
What is the actual percentage of people exclusively listening to vinyl vs digital?
Yeah... vinyl 95% of the time. CD when it is the only copy readily available and Tidal, only when I can devote my entire session to it. Currently, my best vinyl sounds better than my streamed digital and I like "the process". It lends itself to li... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Talking Heads "Fear of Music"This ain't no Disco...this ain't no foolin' around... 
What phono preamp are you using?
Sold my Jolida JD 9 (modified: op-amps, caps, dampening, tubes, etc...) to help fund my new purchase.Am waiting (not so patiently) for my new SunValley phono pre-amp to arrive from Japan (via VK Music,Vancouver BC).Until the end of April (expected... 
A bit of an epiphany...with humble embarrassment
Thank you for sharing this experience. The fact that you had a positive experience with some simple experimentation IS the sort of thing that makes this hobby great.I see some other helpful suggestions you may want to try forwarded by others. (Nic... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
The Roches (self titled)... for Dave G.  
Why would anyone want class AB amp when class A always sounds better ?
Hear, Hear... jw944ts! I have, after almost 50 years in this wonderful hobby, ended up with "mostly" tube equipment, push pull A/B, with Martin Logan hybrids and auto formers (take it easy georgehifi, my preference, my system). Sounds great to me ... 
Worst Concerts You Have Attended ??
Hands down... Sly and the Family Stone, early 70's.Played one and a half songs and Sly fell asleep on stage. Led to a semi riot.Proof that drugs and public appearances are never a "good" idea...