dads classical music. so many systems just cant play classical music.
Don't you know you're going to give people here a heart attack when they press that Play button?And lastly there is Shadow Of Intent.
I hope to replace my speakers in about 2 years after we finish the basement and move the "home theater" (using the term loosely) downstairs so I'll be starting the speaker audition exercise as well.What is your essential album for auditioning speakers?
You're describing an audiophool, not an audiophile, IMO. The definition of an audiophile contains nothing in it that refers to cost. I have a rather modest setup, cost was not a factor. Good audio quality was my main goal. I'm quite happy with it.None. More than anything else, the term "audiophile" - particularly when self-proclaimed - seems to be about how much money is spent on audio gear.
I don't know. I think we've passed the point of no return on that one. Like many terms, I think "audiophile" has been successfully hijacked. I always shy away from calling myself one because of its connotation (one who seeks expensive status symbols). Heck, I'm building a speaker made from sewer pipes and plumbing parts. Can you imagine what the "audiophile" forums would say about that?You're describing an audiophool, not an audiophile, IMO. The definition of an audiophile contains nothing in it that refers to cost.
I'm simply describing what I've noticed: The term "audiophile" - particularly when self-proclaimed - seems to have an awful lot to do with expensive / overpriced / exotic audio gear.Knucklehead90 said:You're describing an audiophool, not an audiophile, IMO. ...
my condolences on your recent losses.. i have experienced something similar in the past 18 months...As I kid I remember mom and dad always having a stereo system of some kind being a component setup or a huge honking console unit. When I was old enough I got some of dad's hand me down equipment. As long as I can remember there has been music in my life. Recently I have started to listen with a more critical ear. Short sad story I lost mom in February 2017, my wife died unexpectedly May 2018 and dad in October 2019. He was living with me and the wife after mom passed. I took possesion of some of his gear including his stereo rack, turntable, cd player and cds. I turned him room into a very casual bar/listening room. For my last birthday he bought me KEF Q100's on closeout. I love the sound of those speakers.
The album that I used to judge something Pink Floyd DSotM. I have probably listened to it a hundred or more times.
Singles include Ninacy Sinatra- Bang Bang I love her vocals and echo or reverb in this song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgDrpWWxuto
Another one I use is by Genesis The Brazillian https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85I7tUIFmrQ
LP - Muddy Waters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6SprGmHTy4
I could go on and on but I will list three more
Allison Krauss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSif77IVQdY
If I want techo or EDM I would say https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exJlapzPnlc
At this point I like listening just to listen but I also love to find little nuances in music.
All I can say is the healing process is slow. It takes time and isn't easy. Dont give up and try to find something new to do that you enjoy or return to an old hobby you may have left. Just dont sit there and wallow in misery.my condolences on your recent losses.. i have experienced something similar in the past 18 months...