I found that the louder I turn up the volume I prefer 2-channel, at low volume (backgound levels) multichannel (5.1+) helps to sound full.
2-channel music does sound its best loud, stereo is CLEAR and CLEAN mainly due to less/none digital processing.
When 2-channel music is played at high volume levels it is room filling and there is no need for digital processing for rear + speakers to fill in.
At times multichannel does sound sweet, but the music and my mood has alot to do with it, but switch back to stereo and stereo just about everytime sounds better.
Just want to note that the only DTS CD album I own is Bonnie Raitt Road Tested, and many music tracks on BR and dvd movie discs, at this point I wouldn't pay extra just for multichannel music..
I'm behind the times, are there better formats ??
Last edited by joehonest; 07-07-2014 at 08:33 AM.