Responses from vonharaland

Nicks or McVie.....
NicksTo be fair, I may have been mesmerized by a witch  
Old Amps that can still Kick Butt
McCormack DNA: Excellent when new 30 years ago, phenomenal when rebuilt by the designer at SMc Audio.  
Upscale Audio and Primaluna
I've bought from Upscale several times, VPI table, Hana cartridge, Sutherland phono pre, and Pro-Ject record vacuum. Hell, just noticed I'm wearing their t-shirt! Each piece first rate, and I'm collecting and listening to albums like I did 40 year... 
Linn LP12 Black Felt Mat How do you keep it on ?
Had the same issue with a VPI. Started using a wet-vac cleaner on my records and the static vanished. 
Wilson Audio Specialties Chronosonic XVX loudspeaker!! only $300,000.oo
Servicing 500 lb speakers seems Herculean.  
Is It Time To Sell My Vinyl Rig?
Have you considered stereo records?  
Worst Concerts You Have Attended ??
Pink Floyd, Oakland Colusium, 1994Had to cup my ears to hear, 2 rows from the top. But the visuals WERE astounding  
Speaker recommendation $10-20K (with some requirements!)
Many speakers will suit you, but investigate slap-echo in your room. It is an annoying ringing clearly audible after a sharp hand clap. In my small room I tamed it with GIK absorption panels at 1st reflection points, including ceiling. Like Richar... 
Best rock song of all times
Jean GenieRIP Mr Jones 
amp for vandersteens
Mccormick DNA-1, rebuilt by SMC Audio, works well with the cloth Quatro. Really well. 
Phonostage recommendations under $3K
I like the Sutherland 20 20 I'm using now. 2400$ w LPS.  
Should people with no turntable or reel to reel be considered audiophiles?
Yes, of course.Beating the Porsche Club metaphor a bit: If I drive my VW Bug to the meeting, will I be accepted. Yes again, if I brought beer.. 
Ordering Vinyl From Burning Shed
In these Covid times, it's up to 3 weeks. Am waiting on a pair of Wetton's solo work. By the by, Wilson's remixes of King Crimson ( and Gentle Giant and Jethro Tull ) are superb.  
Most recordings you own by a single artist, group, or composer
40 or so King Crimson and R. Fripp in his many guides. Brian Eno solo and collaborating. Bowie, of course.. Steven Wilson with Porcupine Tree, as Bass Communion ( Continuum ll spinning as I write ). K.C.live is sound to behold. 
Vandersteen, DNA & SMcAudio (AKA "Mod Squad")
A follow up:The addition of a Holo Audio Spring 2 Kitsune between the Oppo and the new ARC LS 26, Isopods under all electronics, further refinement of speaker, chair, furniture placement. Better cabling ( Morrow SP5, MA 5, Audio Art, Cullen ).Imag...