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Bear McCreary - Assault on the Colony (from the Battlestar Galactica: Season 4 soundtrack)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=232j8kMEEh0


It may not have insane deep bass like some of the electronic songs around, but it is 15 minutes of instrumental awesomeness and powerful drums. The BSG soundtrack (all 4 seasons) is probably my favorite soundtrack of all time.
 

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The Sheffield Lab Drum & Track Disc is excellent for checking the integration of the subwoofer into your overall system.

http://www.amazon.com/Sheffield-Drum...1341231&sr=8-5


Some subs have deep extension, some accurate and articulate, some loud, some have it all, but it doesn't mean much if it is not integrated well.
 

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^^^^ what should i be looking for in that song? You speak about integration into the system, so what should i notice?
 

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^^^^ what should i be looking for in that song? You speak about integration into the system, so what should i notice?

Basically...you should not notice if sound is coming from the speakers or the sub. One should not stand out over the other whether it be in loudness or quality.
 

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Club Nowhere - Blue Man Group
 

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The Sheffield Lab Drum & Track Disc is excellent for checking the integration of the subwoofer into your overall system.

http://www.amazon.com/Sheffield-Drum...1341231&sr=8-5


Some subs have deep extension, some accurate and articulate, some loud, some have it all, but it doesn't mean much if it is not integrated well.

Curtis, good choice.



The first song I always play after any calibration is Supertramp - The Logical Song. IMHO it is a fantastic song to check full integration. I have Breakfast in America Cd from MFSL.
 

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Bear McCreary - Assault on the Colony (from the Battlestar Galactica: Season 4 soundtrack)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=232j8kMEEh0


It may not have insane deep bass like some of the electronic songs around, but it is 15 minutes of instrumental awesomeness and powerful drums. The BSG soundtrack (all 4 seasons) is probably my favorite soundtrack of all time.

Battlestar Galactica is one that slipped through the cracks for me. I am currently on the second season and loving it! The soundtrack is amazing with powerful drums throughout. I looked up best order to watch and have my netflix que set accordingly.
 

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Basically...you should not notice if sound is coming from the speakers or the sub. One should not stand out over the other whether it be in loudness or quality.

This preference - like all things - is subjective. I can have this now with my current subs and don't really like it as much as "hot" bass where I can definitely tell I have some subs!


Why don't we try to keep discussion to a minimum in this thread -- and just have song references that we enjoy listening to on our subs. I look forward to youtubing or groovesharking some of these songs on my Home Theatre system and hearing some excellent bass filled music!


Check out grooveshark if you haven't - it seems you can listen to most any song on demand, unlike pandora type programs where you can only listen to songs 'like' the song you want.
http://listen.grooveshark.com/



Here is a streaming link of the music we used during the 2011 Kansas City Subwoofer Shootout.
http://k002.kiwi6.com/hotlink/28ub13..._Songs_mp3.mp3

Here is the download link -
http://kiwi6.com/file/28ub13rh6w



Shootout Results Thread - ( http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1335139 )
 

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This preference - like all things - is subjective. I can have this now with my current subs and don't really like it as much as "hot" bass where I can definitely tell I have some subs![/url]

You can run the sub(s) hot and still have the things that I mentioned.
 

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Battlestar Galactica is one that slipped through the cracks for me. I am currently on the second season and loving it! The soundtrack is amazing with powerful drums throughout. I looked up best order to watch and have my netflix que set accordingly.

BSG is awesome. Easily my favorite sci-fi show.
 

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BSG is awesome. Easily my favorite sci-fi show.

So far so good! I really liked Firefly ending with Serenity. I also really liked the first season of Fringe, and plan on starting second season after BSG.
 

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Patricia Barber - Cafe Blue - What A Shame

Patricia Barber - Cafe Blue - Too Rich for my Blood

Billy Cobham - Drum 'n Voice (All That Groove) - Africa's Sounds

Billy Cobham - Drum 'n Voice (All That Groove) - Red Baron


Or anything with Jaco Pastorius....
 

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I rented Tron Legacy on BluRay last night from redbox. It has 7.1 Dolby Digital Master audio. It was one of the best movies I've ever seen for subwoofer effects. Without a doubt my experience watching the movie last night was better on my home theatre than in the theater when I originally saw it. My projection image looked much better than the theatre, the gimmicky 3d was not there (wasn't a good implementation on this movie in my opinion), and the subwoofers --- ohhh the subwoofers!



There is bass throughout the whole movie - but there are a couple scenes where it is just knockout!
 

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Telarcs The Great Fantasy Adventure Album, pretty much the whole album, I think many of you are to young to remember this CD, and Patrick O'Hearn's A Wyndam Hill Retrospective. All excellent bass on both CD's.


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