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 Forum: Live Music   Topic: take the test

 Post subject: take the test
Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:26 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 427


interesting article. it's all about the music!

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/201 ... 24806&te=1

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Identify these speakers...

Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:05 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 978


they remind me of the RSC (Radio Speakers of Canada) speakers I owned 50 years ago. Made in Toronto! Do you know if they were rated in Consumer Reviews or any similar publication? That bit of info is almost all I have to go off of as both grandparents have long since passed away I don't know about ...

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Identify these speakers...

Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:44 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 978


they remind me of the RSC (Radio Speakers of Canada) speakers I owned 50 years ago.
Made in Toronto!

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Used Phono Cartridges

 Post subject: Re: Used Phono Cartridges
Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:20 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 1854


many years ago I purchased a beautiful Koetsu Onyx "long body" from a fellow in Tahiti. I enjoyed it for a few years and then decided to have it retipped by Koetsu. This was facilitated by an intermediary (the distributor in Singapore or someone in Japan - I can't remember). I then enjoyed...

 Forum: Sources - Digital   Topic: Auralic Aries Tweak

 Post subject: Re: Auralic Aries Tweak
Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:14 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 594


is there room to have the jitterbug in there beside the other USB going to the DAC?
pretty tight spacing there...

 Forum: Live Music   Topic: Diana Krall

 Post subject: Re: Diana Krall
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:09 pm 

Replies: 44
Views: 4089


Well, stalwart Anthony Wilson was in attendance and had some real nice back and forth with Duncan. There was Karrim Riggins on drums and Robert Hurst on bass who were on some of the tracks from her latest album. I agree with brf that the sidemen somewhat overshadowed her...it was even a little embar...

 Forum: Live Music   Topic: Diana Krall

 Post subject: Diana Krall
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:08 pm 

Replies: 44
Views: 4089


Did any fellow canuckleheads catch (ahem) Diana Krall at Massey Hall last night? Pretty slick concert featuring an updated take on a lot of her popular pieces. Most impressive to me was violinist Stuart Duncan who performed an otherworldly solo on "Temptation". Traffic and parking was a ni...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Neil Young

 Post subject: Re: Neil Young
Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:32 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 2303


wow this thread seems to have taken a turn for the ugly

I just want to sit back, close my eyes and listen to this old song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2MtEsrcTTs

in 24/192 ... and for free. And I suspect many of the silent majority will too...well perhaps not this particular tune :D

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Neil Young

 Post subject: Re: Neil Young
Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:23 am 

Replies: 31
Views: 2303


Voodoo Funk wrote:
I'm a little more cynical than that...good marketing ploy that in the end will generate a LOT of sales!!! 8)


that thought never crossed my ever increasingly feeble mind.

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Neil Young

 Post subject: Neil Young
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:01 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 2303


A nice gesture from someone who appears to be giving back...

https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/m ... -free.html

-- 17 Nov 2017 01:09 --

here's the actual site which is not yet active: http://www.neilyoungarchives.com

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Experience taking outdoor sound to the next level?

Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:24 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 2033


I plug in a pair of Sonos Play 3's and let the good times roll!

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: what Cardas interconnect gives the biggest bang for the buck

Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:25 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 4704


my vote goes to the old Hexlink 5 / 5C series.

 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: Who uses tape inputs on pre?

Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:23 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 1998


if you have a phono stage in a preamp you like but prefer to use a different line stage for other reasons, you can use the phono stage through the tape out on the preamp to a line level input on your other preamp.

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Most memorable musical experience you've ever had

Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:25 am 

Replies: 76
Views: 9528


Saw Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce in Hello Dolly a couple of weeks ago in NYC.
Very memorable. Maybe not the most memorable but memory fades as one gets older.

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: XLO speaker cable

 Post subject: Re: XLO speaker cable
Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:31 am 

Replies: 27
Views: 3914


for those interested, linked below is an amusing story of how XLO Electric got its start...
http://www.theabsolutesound.com/article ... -tezukuri/
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