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Worth pursuing analog sound from digital?
There are two parts to getting analog sound from digital. It's not hard. Even I did it. First is the source. The second is a DAC into the Amp (So many good Dac's out there now). I agree a DAC need not cost a much as a car new or used. As others ha... 
Tube Amps With Good Bass Qualities
+1 On Primaluna Especially the HP (they also have a sub out tap)Found Atmosphere's response fascinating. If I understand correctly that you have Klipsch Heresy’s w/ a frequency response of 58-20,000 Hz..then a sub couldn't hurt. I run a small sub ... 
Why do YOU love Vinyl/or hate vinyl
+1 @lalitk "At the end of the day, it just comes down to enjoying your favorite tunes regardless of the medium."Vinyl/turntables are the embodiment of analog where as other sources need to be treated with DAC’s to get back to analog sound. I can’t... 
Under $3K streaming dac suggestions, Roon Ready?
+1 on stretching your budget and getting the T2 (and with an external power supply it jumps up a tad more)..a serious bit of gear.An inexpensive way (not with poor sound) would be to get a Schiit dac and plug into that something from an iPad, comp... 
This new McIntosh integrated looks like a winner
When I was a kid I will never forget going to a stereo store in NYC with my father. They sold Macs and he got bitten (me too). His last pride and joy system some years back was Mac gear with Tannoy speakers. My mom gave them away!!! Mom!!! I’ll om... 
Best speakers for max. $3000?
Focal Aria used Revel Performa3 F206Klipsch used if the right room/walls 
Have I gotten complacent?
Boyd's sister is Paula 
... WHAT POWER CORD(S) ARE PLAYING IN YOU SYSTEM TODAY?
ZenWave Audio DSP 4 to AMPLower end Nordost for the rest 
Yet another Qobuz vs. Tidal debate
+1 for Qobuz...the high res files are tops.I'm hopeful they'll upgrade the slightly quirky interface...but the sound is worth the small inconveniences.  
The best looking speakers
+1 Sonus Faber  
Would a dedicated streamer enhance my system?
smills59 I also a similar set up as tuberist... A Lumin T2 streamer (built in Dac in Lumin is excellent) connected to a PrimaLuna HP integrated amp. (Speakers are Sonos Faber...All connects upper end (but not the stratospheric stuff).…Running Kt1... 
Qobuz Users Update?
I use a Lumin/Qobuz and the music sounds as good as vinyl/CD.  IMO The user interface needs work!Hopefully both Qobuz and Lumin will soon improve their respective software inter face(s) and would be wise to take a page from Apple. 
Recommendations for Vintage Speakers
Braun 810'sor ADS 
Bits bits bits from Upscale Audio
Good article indeed. Power supplies make a difference. 
What was your first big eye opener with regard to audio?
In college the guy next door had a Phase linear amp w/ Braun 810 speakers and a Thrones turntable. That did it. He later got ADS speakers and the Braun's came my way for a song. (The Phase linear amp blew up/out) Blue rondo a la turk was the first...