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    I passed on this... mainly because the only thing...

    I passed on this... mainly because the only thing I would indulge in is the coffee table book; Caravan have been well-represented in the reissue market. The Universal reissues circa 2000 were some of...
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    Nice. It took me a little bit to figure out how...

    Nice. It took me a little bit to figure out how to fit my subwoofer in with my new ProAcs. The answer was only for the lowest of lows, and positioning to arrive at the same time. It's almost...
  3. Fortunately, he's got Burning Shed, who will more...

    Fortunately, he's got Burning Shed, who will more than fill in the gap.
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    Sad indeed, he has had a neurodegenerative...

    Sad indeed, he has had a neurodegenerative disease for some time. There aren't that many artists that have a career of his scope, and I've enjoyed collecting albums that span his entire career. RIP,...
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    FYI, I have a pair of ProAc D20R's that I am...

    FYI, I have a pair of ProAc D20R's that I am demoing with the intent to purchase.... very nice speaker.
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    She's very fun! 15074

    She's very fun!

    15074
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    I always burned CDs for the car, which had a...

    I always burned CDs for the car, which had a "slot" input on the dash. Now I have a new car with USB, bluetooth, but I mainly listen to the radio!
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    Why don't you go digital and skip the CD-Rs? I...

    Why don't you go digital and skip the CD-Rs? I play CDs once - to rip to my hard drive. I'm using Roon software and a Lumin dac/streamer. Fantastic. The Lumin does a better job than my CD player, and...
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    I have a "diy" unit. Bought an ultrasonic tank...

    I have a "diy" unit. Bought an ultrasonic tank and use Cleaner Vinyl products with it, plus Vinyl Vac to dry. I'm a big fan of ultrasonic cleaning, it cleans better than other methods, in my...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Sad news. Sounds like he had a tough go of it,...

    Sad news. Sounds like he had a tough go of it, even with his substantial latter-day success. RIP, your memory is secure.
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    Hope you also interviewed Marja - she's carrying...

    Hope you also interviewed Marja - she's carrying the torch quite brightly!
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    Ceteris Paribus on the Pilots of the Purple...

    Ceteris Paribus on the Pilots of the Purple Twilight box set -

    "All audio has been drawn from the original master tapes and has been enhanced by new stereo mixes by Ben Wiseman."

    Source:...
  14. One thing about these classic bands... I really...

    One thing about these classic bands... I really dig the lesser known albums these days. I've heard the "classics" so many times. Always had a sweet tooth for Jet Lag and Passpartu. Fusion on the...
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    I moved it over three or four years ago. ...

    I moved it over three or four years ago.

    http://www.strawberrybricks.com
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    I did.

    I did.
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    It has value for what the purchaser will do with...

    It has value for what the purchaser will do with it.
  18. Wasn't there some early-era box that was rumored?...

    Wasn't there some early-era box that was rumored? Or just wishful thinking?
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    The domain is no longer available.

    The domain is no longer available.
  20. Another live Yes album! Whooohoo!

    Another live Yes album! Whooohoo!
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    FYI, this is my local audio dealer, Ken...

    FYI, this is my local audio dealer, Ken Christianson, and his True Stereo techniques...

    http://truestereo.net/?p=aboutKen
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    I'm IN on the Blu-ray version!

    I'm IN on the Blu-ray version!
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    Anyone have experience with ProAc speakers? I've...

    Anyone have experience with ProAc speakers? I've enjoyed their ribbon tweeters, and one of my local guys, Ken Christiansen of ProMusica has always steered me in that direction... thanks
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    I was a little disappointed with the sound...

    I was a little disappointed with the sound quality of 10:20...
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    I had one as well, excellent value.

    I had one as well, excellent value.
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    If I compare a CD to a flac-rip of the same CD,...

    If I compare a CD to a flac-rip of the same CD, the latter sounds "better" because of the equipment it's played through. Honestly, CDs are kinda worthless to me now, sure the booklets are fun, but...
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    A21+ in the house. Sold a record by Shellac...

    A21+ in the house.

    Sold a record by Shellac for $999, so I pulled the trigger, got a fantastic trade up from my audio dealer (Saturday Audio).

    Definitely sings, good control, I especially...
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    I don't buy reissues for one reason: I want the...

    I don't buy reissues for one reason: I want the OG. The real thing.
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    Oh, it's a very natural sounding amp, well...

    Oh, it's a very natural sounding amp, well balanced sound, very good at bass. Maybe too good, some have told me. The A21 (over the A23) may also deliver more class A power on the front end, obviously...
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    Yes, one of those 30 disc, warts n' all live ones?

    Yes, one of those 30 disc, warts n' all live ones?
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    I have both the P5 and the A23. Luckily enough...

    I have both the P5 and the A23. Luckily enough I've stumbled upon a mix of a system that plays oh-so-well together in my space. I imagine that if I had the money I could upgrade to "$5000" components...
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    It's from a 3rd party seller... which makes me...

    It's from a 3rd party seller... which makes me wonder.
  33. Yes, there are 34 more reviews, available on the...

    Yes, there are 34 more reviews, available on the website as well. Third edition is basically the same as the 2nd, but without the Portraits section, lightly edited, 34 more reviews and with the...
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    Poll: I "play" CDs once - to rip them to my hard drive....

    I "play" CDs once - to rip them to my hard drive. Then, on the shelf.
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    Good luck!

    Good luck!
  36. Thank you, here's the link ...

    Thank you, here's the link
    https://amzn.to/2wzcY27
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    There were shenanigans with BYG and Virgin,...

    There were shenanigans with BYG and Virgin, Daevid signing to both at the same time; I believe that is widely accepted fact.

    Tim's biggest beef with Gong is that he "wasn't sacked properly". The...
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    He's a difficult character, that's for sure.

    He's a difficult character, that's for sure.
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    Most of the time, the room is the room you have....

    Most of the time, the room is the room you have. As much as I'd like to change, I've got half the basement, and my family has the rest of the house.

    It's interesting what my early attempts at...
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    I don't know what this means.

    I don't know what this means.
  41. Live reports are coming in....

    Live reports are coming in....
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    Well, I set it flat as a door nail. Now I know...

    Well, I set it flat as a door nail. Now I know what local audio dealer meant when he said "make those (main) drivers do the work". I actually like the boominess of the "uncorrected" signal. Something...
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    There's a video of someone's child in the car...

    There's a video of someone's child in the car seat singing along to Magma, amazing...
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    I'm thinking about using REW (Room EQ Wizard),...

    I'm thinking about using REW (Room EQ Wizard), measuring the room, and then applying the results via Roon.
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    Anyone doing room correction with software?

    Anyone doing room correction with software?
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    Carl's handler have let him down. -1 for his...

    Carl's handler have let him down. -1 for his manager.
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    Played most of the Rush catalog on Friday night....

    Played most of the Rush catalog on Friday night. Sad news, Farewell to the King.

    https://strawberrybricks.com/guide/blogs/neil-peart-rip
  48. I don't think I'd include Madfish in that list....

    I don't think I'd include Madfish in that list. They released a Gong box licensed from Charly, among other crimes and, of course, non-crimes.

    But the Gentle Giant catalog is total product. There...
  49. Loving the box, much more so than my family. ;)...

    Loving the box, much more so than my family. ;)
    One minor niggle - there's no "master list" or "index" of all the CDs. On a positive note, the sound quality is much better than expected!
  50. ...If you believe it ends there. Who's to say...

    ...If you believe it ends there. Who's to say their won't be another "special run" because... I'm a skeptic. but shit, it's all product now anyway.
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    Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets was pretty...

    Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets was pretty special, as was Gong at HRH Prog in Sheffield. Looking forward to Richard Thompson acoustic on ... New Year's Eve.
  52. Yeah, I find it hard to believe this will sound...

    Yeah, I find it hard to believe this will sound better than my UK Plum pressing. But even more so, I'm just good with that pressing. I don't need another. And I still have the original Atlantic I got...
  53. ***Curses*** another thing to buy?

    ***Curses*** another thing to buy?
  54. Let's hope they ship!

    Let's hope they ship!
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    Brock and Clapton first started playing guitar...

    Brock and Clapton first started playing guitar with each other in their early teens. Must be a good friendship at this point in their lives.
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    Mine arrived, but my wife quickly scuttled it...

    Mine arrived, but my wife quickly scuttled it away for Xmas... :(
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    I just got Kraan The Trio Years Zugabe in the...

    I just got Kraan The Trio Years Zugabe in the mail, but I'll be damned if I forgot all about it... haven't played it yet
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    I made the big effort to see Gong this year at...

    I made the big effort to see Gong this year at HRH Prog and it was ... stunning. The band completely channels the spirit of the original group, and then some. They'll be on the Cruise next spring and...
  59. Will listen!

    Will listen!
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    I agree with the lone comment on this interview,...

    I agree with the lone comment on this interview, "The stereo DVD of You is in 16bit 48K. Not sure how they get 24/96."
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