brencho
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brencho

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Pixel 2 convert after many years with the iPhone. Thx @zerodeefex for kicking me in the right direction. Oct 18, 2017 at 10:06 PM

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    1. brencho
      brencho
      Pixel 2 convert after many years with the iPhone. Thx @zerodeefex for kicking me in the right direction.
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      2. brencho
        brencho
        @Grahad2 agreed but I did the unthinkable and use a dap for all my music so the jack would've been nice for convenience only. Will have to remember the dongle when traveling though!
        Oct 19, 2017 at 8:54 AM
      3. %20 Oddity
        %20 Oddity
        it's okay, google translate also only succeeds at romance languages. :P
        Oct 19, 2017 at 9:08 AM
      4. Vent
        Vent
        I've been really happy with the Pixel 1. The Pixel XL was too large for me, wasn't comfortable at all.
        Oct 19, 2017 at 3:07 PM
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    2. brencho
      brencho
      PeePee8 in the house. Awesome pho parti with @Marvey thanks man!
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      2. monacelli
        monacelli
        When I first read this I thought "who the fuck is PeePee8?" Could still be a sweet username. Someone should snag it
        Oct 13, 2017
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      3. Dino
        Dino
        PeePee8 vs. PooPoo8. Two walk into the ring. Only one walks out.
        Oct 14, 2017
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    3. brencho
      brencho
      Hahahaha some say Rocco Sifredi is just a man but I say nay, he is a god
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      2. DigMe
        DigMe
        Didn't recognize the name or the face.
        Oct 2, 2017
      3. Kunlun
        Kunlun
        @DigMe I honestly had no idea and didn't recognize Berlusconi without help. I don't know who the new guy is, either.

        I think they should do Chef Boyardee or Pizza the Hutt. You know, real Italians.
        Oct 3, 2017
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      4. DigMe
        DigMe
        Some of those Jersey Shore guys maybe.
        Oct 3, 2017
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    4. brencho
      brencho
      "Just trying to enjoy myself dear" -- basil fawlty
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      2. MoatsArt'sShade
        MoatsArt'sShade
        Always enjoyed watching Farty Towels
        Sep 29, 2017
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    5. brencho
      brencho
      never seen so many WTB ads in a row. we're movin on up in the world, just look at our marketplace.
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    6. brencho
      brencho
      holy crap 3 or 4 cooked systems in 30 minutes...the gods must be angry.
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      2. Pilsnerpunk
        Pilsnerpunk
        Is this one of the signs of the audio apocalypse?
        Aug 16, 2017
      3. ButtUglyJeff
        ButtUglyJeff
        Was Darth Marvey thrown down an exhaust port? The resulting EMP/Force shock wave could be an explanation...
        Aug 17, 2017
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      4. ButtUglyJeff
        ButtUglyJeff
        "Its like a million audio systems cried out in terror....... And then there was silence....."
        Aug 17, 2017
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    7. brencho
      brencho
      Tfw your 1.5 year old points to the Fleetwood Mac record and says "no! No!" And points to the tonearm and says "up! Up!"
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      3. brencho
        brencho
        Aug 15, 2017
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      4. Dino
        Dino
        I was wondering if I agreed with your Daughter. But was before they got crappy. So, their Pop-Rock phase (I'm assuming '75 rather than '68) that is interesting. And cute!
        Aug 15, 2017
      5. Merrick
        Merrick
        This is important: Was it a Stevie Nicks song, a Lindsey Buckingham song, or a Christine McVie song?
        Aug 16, 2017
    8. JK47
      JK47
      I'm back Sat afternoon... No idea when the Aficionado will be ready though ;)
      I definitely need some bass traps, listening position sounds fairly neutral, almost lean. Then I stand up and I'm like WTF, BOOM city, like a night club or something.
      1. brencho
        brencho
        Hahaha cool man! We'll hang it with or without the Af. Yeah I'd also benefit a bit from traps I think (esp at low volumes) but my wife would never go for it. Room treatment in general is gonna be tricky cause it's the living room.
        Aug 14, 2017
      2. JK47
        JK47
        Yeah man, stop by.
        Aug 14, 2017
    9. brencho
      brencho
      Tfw there are 4 fucking cavalli threads in 5 minutes
      1. SSL
        SSL
        #banrandos
        Aug 11, 2017
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      2. ButtUglyJeff
        ButtUglyJeff
        I know I love signing up on forums to post new product intros...
        Aug 11, 2017
      3. Northwest
        Northwest
        I was definitely surprised. The new posts column looked like a kill feed from a video game.
        Aug 11, 2017
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    10. Wfojas
      Wfojas
      Or worrying about Black Widows in the garden, which, to be honest, is a thing.
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      2. brencho
        brencho
        Tell me about it, I found more this week!!
        Aug 5, 2017
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      3. insidious meme
        insidious meme
        You two should just get a room.
        Aug 5, 2017
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      4. DigMe
        DigMe
        My parents have a lot of scorpions in their house. I'm always paranoid when I go out there. Once was drinking coffee on the couch and looked down and one was sitting on my t-shirt over my chest. Jumped up and did a "uhuhuhuhuh" dance while wildly jerking my shirt. Managed to dislodge without getting stung and not spill my coffee
        Aug 5, 2017
    11. philipmorgan
      philipmorgan
      Congrats!
      1. brencho
        brencho
        what did i do this time
        Aug 4, 2017
      2. philipmorgan
        philipmorgan
        Your promo to modbot :)
        Aug 4, 2017
      3. brencho
        brencho
        Thanks it's definitely a step up from my modus operandi aka slutbot
        Aug 4, 2017
    12. brencho
      brencho
      Fuck, parenthood is when you haven't gotten to watch the first episode of Game of Thrones yet.
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      3. brencho
        brencho
        my wife doesn't allow game consoles in our house LOL but hey i still have diablo iii or something :P
        Jul 28, 2017
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      4. imackler
        imackler
        First episode? There's whole seasons of shows I haven't watched yet. And then, you don't even realize how many seasons your behind when you try to catch up! And my daughters are 4 and 7. Welcome to the new normal! (ftr, I much prefer my daughters.)
        Jul 28, 2017
      5. cizx.6
        cizx.6
        I saw the first episode and half of the second episode and lost interest... I heard Boromir dies.
        Jul 28, 2017
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    13. brencho
      brencho
      God dammit the final cut and amused to death work so well together. Takes me way back. Also brings me way down LOL
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      3. murray
        murray
        Yes. Definitely not everyone's cup of tea. I thought twice and very nearly didn't post.
        Jul 22, 2017
      4. Merrick
        Merrick
        I really wanted to like it but I found it to be Waters' weakest solo album by far, and perhaps his weakest work in general since Ummagumma.
        Jul 22, 2017
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      5. bazelio
        bazelio
        The album sounds great from a "goddamn my rig sounds fantastic" angle, but "artistically" I'd agree: meh.
        Jul 24, 2017
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    14. brencho
      brencho
      @pedalhead i'm with you man, my employers should direct deposit my paychecks to discogs etc.
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      2. pedalhead
        pedalhead
        At least it would remove the temptation for us to spend it on frivolous things like rent, food etc
        Jul 14, 2017
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    15. brencho
      brencho
      temporarily dacless...
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      2. Griffon
        Griffon
        Woot? What's incoming?
        Jun 26, 2017
      3. brencho
        brencho
        i dunno yet! it's just vinyl keeping me warm now. need a dac though... wasn't using yggy so it felt like a total waste.
        Jun 26, 2017
      4. Wfojas
        Wfojas
        And there's the weather....
        Jun 28, 2017
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    16. brencho
      brencho
      Amber Rubarth at the LA audio show was such a pleasant surprise. Got to hear her with @bazelio and @Wfojas in the audience too!
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    17. brencho
      brencho
      awesome time with @shaizada fine-tuning my system. mind blown. thanks again man, looking forward to next session!
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      3. brencho
        brencho
        haha socal misses you too dude. let me know if you're ever down here again!
        May 28, 2017
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      4. Merrick
        Merrick
        Oh, I will!
        May 28, 2017
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      5. bazelio
        bazelio
        I'll be down in Socal and listening to El Brenchorino's system in T minus 5 days. Weeee..... Can't wait!
        May 28, 2017
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    18. brencho
      brencho
      discogs will be the end of me
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      2. JK47
        JK47
        Once you find solid sellers that rate condition correctly, and maybe even clean the vinyl before shipping, then the REAL fun begins... hahaaaaaa
        May 25, 2017
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    19. brencho
      brencho
      Aries is great. Along with the long Utopia cable, I can listen from the couch and not get up to change music. I call it the Homer Simpson.
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      2. Wfojas
        Wfojas
        When it settles theres this cable you should try and tell me if it makes a difference.
        May 6, 2017
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      3. brencho
        brencho
        Sure! Which one?
        May 6, 2017
      4. Wfojas
        Wfojas
        Kimber Kable Orchid illuminations. Legendary.
        May 6, 2017
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    20. brencho
      brencho
      Lynx shipped off, Aries arrives tomorrow... hello USB, my old...friend?
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      3. philipmorgan
        philipmorgan
        Doesn't the Aries have SPDIF and AES outputs too?
        May 3, 2017
      4. brencho
        brencho
        @philipmorgan yeah for sure I'll be using AES but i don't have it yet! Was just USB for a night LOL
        May 3, 2017
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      5. philipmorgan
        philipmorgan
        One night with USB makes a hard man humble
        Not much between despair and ecstasy
        One night with USB and the tough guys tumble
        Can't be too careful with your company
        I can feel the devil walking next to me
        May 3, 2017
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Jan 17, 1981 (Age: 36)
    Home Page:
    http://www.hugheslab.org
    Location:
    LA
    Gear List:
    --Headphone stuff:
    Focal Utopia
    LFF Code-X
    Senn hd580 / 650 / 800
    ECP Torpedo 3
    EC Black Widow
    Schiit Mjolnir2 / Jotunheim / Vali2
    Schiit Yggy / Gumby / Mimby / Eitr

    --Away and office:
    Andromeda ZX2

    --Main system:
    Turntable: VPI Classic 3
    DAC: EAR 192 DACute
    Phono: EAR 88pb
    Preamp: EAR 868
    Amps: EAR 890
    Speakers: Marten Duke 2