How is it that discovery is STILL just so damn bad on Tidal??
From what I've read they aren't doing super duper financially. As long as they're the only lossless game in town (will change soon) they probably have no motivation to put resources elsewhere
Snap, crackle, pop nirvana
Eating a bowl of Rice Krispies?
Listening to some vinyl?
How does one get the customized text under ones username or whatever it's called these days, seen with the more prominent members here?
what he said. and when you get a title you'll never know which path led you there :P
Or you could get hit by a car and end up with my custom title :p
In any case, don't be unhappy you don't have a custom title. If you do, you may not like how it reads... Then again, if you don't you must be really average... Pick your poison. ;)
I think this profile pic is much better :)
How is that pic without low pass filtering? Conebreakupmuch?
Haha, the cone breakup seems to be very well controlled.
You can always add a tweeter, but matching the sensitivity might not be easy without a horn or a high efficiency ribbon. I wouldn't want to do that though.
"Day job" office rig upgraded to Ragnarok.
nice man! i'm sorta debating about raggy vs. mjolny at the moment for some planars. what's your take on the rag vs. whatever you had before it?
I like the Ragnarok better than the Sagaheim + Lyr 2 setup I was running before (http://goo.gl/p5h7IV). But I'm just re-purposing existing hardware after my move/consolidation. Both have been feeding LCD-2.2c and HD650.
cool. i'm thinking of amps for a CodeX, which likes power (but not HE6 power haha).
Went for a short and somewhat cautious run, after nursing a persistent injury for nearly a year.. Feels great, so far.
Well for me low carb diet comes natural since i have a grass allergy which also means no grains. And i kind of made it a habbit, don't do much running nowadys since i got my dog. But now that he is of age to go running with me the plan is to pick it back up.
I agree on the clearing your head and endorfines part, i really mis that. Music after a run is so good...
(My setup is a Garmin Forerunner 220 with strap)
Yeah, it has such an effect on mood and stress levels- plus I think just doing it is quite meditative. You're just focusing on cadence, breathing, and your immediate environment- very much "in the moment".
OOI, have you read "What I talk about when I talk about running", by Murakami?
It's a very zen activity thats for sure :)
Can't say that i have. Will have to check it out, been meaning to read more but other stuff always happens.
Btw are you a minimalist runner or a regular kind? Personally i reduced allot of injuries after i went fully minimal, i even wear minimal shoes in daily life for a couple years now.
https://imgur.com/a/AMjcy It's alive!!! FrankenVali
If you a/b it with other amps, you'll hear that it's lacking a bit of extension, and that it's more.. hrm.. "congested" on busy material, of course. No amount of tube swapping will fix that. However, for the size and cost? Brilliant. I still think it's a way better starter amp than any of the Magnis, for instance..
..and if you don't A/B, you can still lose a whole evening, listening to it :)
I decided not to buy more tubes for my Vali2, but I've got a "bag of tubes" recently from a friend, so... I've been listening to the Vali2 with a 1940's Ken Rad 6SN7 in the past 2 weeks and it is a perfect complement for the Jotunheim with it's sweet highs and mids and big soundstage.
@Lasollor yes, I'm thinking about another adapter to be able to use Sylvania 7n7. Cheap and super rugged tubes
Handing Andro to a non-audiophile with Apple stock Earbuds: he wasn't impressed by Andro ("not much different").
That sort of reaction, from people who don't go to concerts (or have never used more accurate gear), is actually quite common.
After getting the PortaPros it took me almost a week to be confident that what I was hearing was different from the FiiO EX1, and *better*. I'd say we ARE splitting hairs in audiophilia, even with transducers. You really need to be in tune with the nuances to easily discern things. Not unlike art -- If you show a Rembrandt and a da Vinci to a random lambda, what are the chances you'll get a "meh, not much different"?
I know people who swear there is no difference between DVD and Blu-ray in terms of image quality. People perceive things differently and what may be an obvious difference to some is difficult to discern for others. This is where training comes in.
Samaura Jack season 5 has been incredible so far.
I watched a little bit of an episode from season 1, and it seemed a little dull. What am I missing?
It's not a fast show, it's more of a visual, thoughtful show. Check out a later episode like "Jack's Shoes" or maybe "Three Blind Archers" to get a feel.
Okay, thanks. =)
Damn, the power feed in my new place is incredibly clean!
Looks like the Entech's are out of production. This seems suitable as well and for a fair price. http://www.trifield.com/content/power-line-meter/
Good find. I'll probably get something like that when (if?...) I ever buy property. Looks like the Entech and Alphalab test for EMI (some tests I've watched had radio stations audible over the power lines using these devices), whereas the SureTest has a "distortion" test. Not sure details on that: http://www.testequipmentdepot.com/ideal/pdf/61-164_manu.pdf. Shunyata uses the ASCC test to show their DTCD results.
Just remember not to wash your hands with it!
Ultron PCC88 / 7DJ8 rock the Vali 2. Giving my other favorite EH 6CG7 a real run for the money. thank-you!!
@atomicbob Happy to hear they've come to good use! Who would've thought an $8 tube could do that ? ;)
Last batch of tubes selling now, plus cables. When they're gone I'm done selling tubes.
Just giving you a hard time. :)
I hope you are not serious. You need to keep going, for science.
@Vent The only science involved is: money spent on tubes seldom give as much joy as money spent on music ;)
That's a scientific fact
Love the new avatar!
Thanks. My favorite's the telefunken.
Hate cleaning the aircon
Lego Batman - the best Batman version to hit the big screen so far.
That's just like, your opinion, man
My status post is more like a forum philosophy. Flame wars can always be avoided by remembering that it's only an opinion, and everyone is entitled to have one.
'Truth' itself can be multifaceted, luckily we life in a free society and have freedom to think and speak our mind independently
Hopefully the free exchange of informed opinions leads to something useful. This seems better than searching for Truth with a capital T
It was fun while it lasted.
Gorillaz's new Humanz deluxe and super deluxe already sold out. Heartbroken.
Seems like it's back in stock
Go to Tidal, download the album.
With no unattended kids of absentee parents trolling through my listening space, the TAKS can now go back in the WA5.
Main headphone rig moved and back up ... now I have proper music again!
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