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 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: what's everyone listening to tonight?

Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:52 am 

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Elton John Greatest Hits on cd.

DCC 24 karat Gold mastered by Steve Hoffman

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: What a disappointment!

 Post subject: Re: What a disappointment!
Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:06 am 

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Made in the EU Netherlands Capital,Universal. 4,3743DN,Baarn . I’m not sure what all this means but it’s in very small print at bottom of the back of the album. Just so we don’t go off on equipment used I played this on my Vpi Classic Anniversary with a ortofon 2m black cartridge. Didn't Hoffman do...

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: CCR - tried some some versions - what is the best?

Posted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:55 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 953


The Hoffman masterings on DCC or on SACD are excellent. The SACDs have a cd layer that equals the DCC cds.

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Do you pay MSRP?

 Post subject: Re: Do you pay MSRP?
Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:25 am 

Replies: 84
Views: 9663


viiu wrote:
I would not buy anything new without checking first with Harley at Audio Empire on Albion. Quite often, if he doesn't stock the item he can order it. I don't dicker with him because his price is always better than retail.

Another thumbs up for Harley!

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Couple Past Audio Shops

 Post subject: Re: Couple Past Audio Shops
Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:37 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 2366


Was a customer (and friend) of Steve's in the 70s when Mor-tone was located on Bloor Street in Toronto. Bought my first decent equipment from Steve. Didn't see his place in Guelph after he moved. Wonder what he's doing these days.

 Forum: CAM Lounge   Topic: You may NOT be an audio enthusiast if you think...

Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:29 am 

Replies: 13
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[quote="Benetton"]You may NOT be an audio enthusiast if you think:


Thanks you've answered a lot of questions for me. :D

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: The Beatles top five 50 years ago

Posted: Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:46 am 

Replies: 31
Views: 2363


They really can't be compared to any other group but simply stand alone as a once in a lifetime phenomena.

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Be Bop Deluxe….Does anyone else like this band?

Posted: Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:52 am 

Replies: 46
Views: 4062


Just over a year ago Futurist Manifesto 1974-1978 was released.....this contains 5 disks and is the complete Be Bop Deluxe library. If you like this kind of music then I would also suggest giving City Boy a listen. As for the old CNFY....David Marsden is still broadcasting on Saturday and Sunday ev...

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Record Show on Sunday in Mississauga

Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:21 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 2885


Wow Stark thanks for the assessment - really making me re-think if its worth the hassle. In checking the link I don't see any mention of early admission for this show :( I have to say I am not keen to have to get there 2 hours early to get parking and then get jostled around in tight spaces on the ...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Vinyl Venture...tips and advice please

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:47 am 

Replies: 190
Views: 21034


Didn't see much or any talk about the tonearm. A good tonearm can make a huge difference in the sound of your vinyl.

 Forum: DIY   Topic: I need sand...

 Post subject: Re: I need sand...
Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:34 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 5467


e wrote:
if you can, use a mixture of silica sand and bullet gun shot pellets, you will be happy. :)


Makes sense. The silica would fill in the gaps around the pellets.

 Forum: DIY   Topic: I need sand...

 Post subject: Re: I need sand...
Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:17 am 

Replies: 39
Views: 5467


How about kitty litter? Used in with great success. 8)

NOT used kitty litter of course :lol:

 Forum: Site Help, Suggestions and Requests   Topic: Please let's remove music sales from classifieds

Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:54 am 

Replies: 246
Views: 30358


admin wrote:
I'm not promising anything, but it would be interesting if people could view all music ads, and all hardware ads, separately, without removing the current lists. What do you guys think?


Your idea makes way too much sense :D

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Caress of steel anthem or mercury pressing?

Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:27 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 2735


dan001 wrote:
I have a choice to get this lp in either a canadian anthem pressing or US mercury pressing, any difference in sound from those in the know?, thanks.


If you can't do a side by side comparision, the rule of thumb is that the band's original country is the way to go.

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Latest LP pickups??

 Post subject: Re: Latest LP pickups??
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:24 am 

Replies: 1778
Views: 187607


Rory Gallagher, The Beat Club Sessions. The Band, Music from The Big Pink. The Rory is a fathers Day gift to myself so I should wait till Sunday, and the Band is a gift for the brother in law, so I can't listen to that either. :( OK, so I finally listened to the Rory album. What a disappointment so...
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