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    Neither have I. That would be asking too much...

    Neither have I. That would be asking too much from a car stereo, methinks.
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    Not necessarily.

    Not necessarily.
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    Frankly, nada. I already had the good stuff.

    Frankly, nada. I already had the good stuff.
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    Our language isn't designed to handle non-binary...

    Our language isn't designed to handle non-binary issues of gender. There are so many variations out there and almost nobody agrees on terminology.

    The point is -- and I think it's the only point...
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    Yes, we could talk about the driver's visibility,...

    Yes, we could talk about the driver's visibility, the head room, the sure-footedness... There's really nothing competitive on the market.

    They're not mutually-exclusive.
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    Do what I did: sample all the songs. Decide...

    Do what I did: sample all the songs. Decide what's worth a buck and what isn't.
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    Seriously? You think JUDAS FUCKING PRIEST wasn't...

    Seriously? You think JUDAS FUCKING PRIEST wasn't loud enough to be heard on-stage by a band member?
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    Wendy isn't "transgender." As soon as she...

    Wendy isn't "transgender."

    As soon as she could afford it, she was surgically altered to become a woman. In all but her DNA, she is female.
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    My car shuts down at stoplights. :roll

    My car shuts down at stoplights. :roll
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    Is that the same as "heat death"?

    [/quote]Is that the same as "heat death"?
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    Bandcamp is the platform of the future. But...

    Bandcamp is the platform of the future.

    But what's this? Humor from Mr. Gabriel?
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    What you describe is called damping, and can be...

    What you describe is called damping, and can be affected by impedance mismatch, amplifier design, and either very long or very narrow gauge speaker wires. One of the effects of tiny speaker wires is...
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    "Skin effect" is in fact way supersonic,...

    "Skin effect" is in fact way supersonic, ultrasonic, way above anything humans could hear (100kHz if memory serves.)
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    My 2020 has a CD player. And the touch controls...

    My 2020 has a CD player. And the touch controls are on the steering wheel, so no need to take your eyes off the road or hands off the wheel.
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    Sadly, her groundbreaking importance will...

    Sadly, her groundbreaking importance will probably not be re-evaluated and placed above her personal history until after her death.

    And if I can be forgiven just one further thought: coming out...
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    I had a $99 Pioneer stereo and an add-on...

    I had a $99 Pioneer stereo and an add-on subwoofer in my 1998 Subaru Forester which I loved -- interfaced with my phone via Bluetooth, played MP3 discs, gave me driving directions, made phone calls,...
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    Yes, thanks for posting. I am sure, absolutely...

    Yes, thanks for posting. I am sure, absolutely positive, that one element of her desire for privacy, is the hurtful comments that some people continue to hurl at her, even today. For instance,...
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    Ah, I'll bet she wishes that were true. The...

    Ah, I'll bet she wishes that were true. The truth is she's eighty.

    And she's gone silent, after a decade of being very vocal on her website.
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    And you can practice parting the waters and...

    And you can practice parting the waters and smiting the wicked.
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    That would be "The Hard Way." Well documented.

    That would be "The Hard Way." Well documented.
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    So the problems you thought you heard with AaL...

    So the problems you thought you heard with AaL was all in your speakers?
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    What's new with Wendy? She hasn't updated her...

    What's new with Wendy? She hasn't updated her website since March 7, 2009 -- over ten years ago.
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    Machines were mice And men were lions Once upon...

    Machines were mice
    And men were lions
    Once upon a time

    But now that they live
    The opposite
    It's twice upon a time
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    He's been told not to appear, because your...

    He's been told not to appear, because your committee has no validity.
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    Slow it down to half-speed.

    Slow it down to half-speed.
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    "Best prog-rock song of all time"? This isn't...

    "Best prog-rock song of all time"? This isn't even the best prog-rock song in the Beatles!
  27. It's optional not to. I think every CD I have...

    It's optional not to.

    I think every CD I have that was made after 2009 includes it.

    Unless, of course, you're selling CDs or LPs on Bandcamp. And, as you stated earlier, the Bandcamp downloads...
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    Ah, I love alternative facts.

    Ah, I love alternative facts.
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    Hell yes.

    Hell yes.
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    I wish I could go back to 1977. So many things I...

    I wish I could go back to 1977. So many things I could change....
  31. Looks (& sounds) fantastic. That cover photo is...

    Looks (& sounds) fantastic. That cover photo is quite something, isn't it? Great job Richard!
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    Hell of a way to characterize Asia fans.

    Hell of a way to characterize Asia fans.
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    If a cat has kittens in your oven, does that make...

    If a cat has kittens in your oven, does that make them muffins?
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    Asia is not prog. It's pop.

    Asia is not prog. It's pop.
  35. There are top limits on music file size -- based...

    There are top limits on music file size -- based on your previous sales through Bandcamp -- although the limit is large for first timers, well over 30:00 per track (600 mb).

    There are also limits...
  36. Why are you listing as "name your price"? I had...

    Why are you listing as "name your price"? I had a discussion with Jon on this very point. If somebody samples your music, and likes it, they will undoubtedly be willing to pay a fair price for it. ...
  37. Incidentally, you can upload an album (or EP) and...

    Incidentally, you can upload an album (or EP) and get everything the way you want it, before you make it public. There's a full-featured "private listing" feature.
  38. Okay, I took an album I recently downloaded off...

    Okay, I took an album I recently downloaded off Bandcamp -- Jon Keliehor's "Fables of Forests and Light" (fabulous album BTW) -- and popped it into my car stereo. It displays artist, track and album...
  39. Bandcamp allows you to title each song, in fact...

    Bandcamp allows you to title each song, in fact you can add a whole description if you want, sell it separately (or not), give it composer & publisher ("credits") information, lyrics, separate "track...
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    Hide all the raincoats. ...

    Hide all the raincoats.

    https://imgc.artprintimages.com/img/print/expose-yourself-to-art_u-l-e93840.jpg?h=550&w=550
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    Do you hear any difference between them?

    Do you hear any difference between them?
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    Have Zorn and Torn ever done anything together?

    Have Zorn and Torn ever done anything together?
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    Thanks. This just goes to show how little I know...

    Thanks. This just goes to show how little I know about football.

    For some reason, I thought American football teams could substitute players during a match, unlike European football (soccer)...
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    You have the right phenomenon but you've got hold...

    You have the right phenomenon but you've got hold of the wrong end of the stick.

    Because digital recording (unlike analog) can ride 0dB without clipping (through the use of appropriate...
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    I'll never understand The Football as long as I...

    I'll never understand The Football as long as I live. If Russell says he likes playing under pressure, and Coach Carroll says his team is a 2nd half or 4th quarter team... why can't they play with...
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    Well I'll try. Let's see what I can find online...

    Well I'll try. Let's see what I can find online that is shareable.

    I'll use the title track as an example, since the differences here are near the beginning and obvious (on headphones).

    1. ...
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    Membrane or electrostatic speakers -- like...

    Membrane or electrostatic speakers -- like Magnepans, Quads and Martin Logans -- produce radiation going both ways, forward and rearward, simultaneously. Room effect then becomes critical to...
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    Listening to a half dozen different mixes online,...

    Listening to a half dozen different mixes online, it would appear there are two different MASTERS and a lot of variations (in stereo placement and frequency balance). No idea how many variations...
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    "Free Hand" was never my favorite GG, which is...

    "Free Hand" was never my favorite GG, which is why I picked up a cheap CD when I found it. As it turns out, it's on One Way (CDL-57338, 1990), which is THE ONLY One Way release listed on Discogs. ...
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    On headphones, it sounds like they miked a...

    On headphones, it sounds like they miked a boombox playing the original mix. No stereo separation, no bass below 100 Hz but then a fairly large hump 100-200 Hz, & everything sounds slightly distant....
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    Sampling greatness doesn't make it yours.

    Sampling greatness doesn't make it yours.
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    Yup, that's what it's doing then -- giving you a...

    Yup, that's what it's doing then -- giving you a Left-minus-Right center channel cancellation, below 2,500Hz.
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    I'd like to return to this discussion for a sec,...

    I'd like to return to this discussion for a sec, if you don't mind. Speakers "beaming to each ear" is indeed a thing -- we do that with headphones for instance -- and I've heard several megabuck...
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    Unless that cable has some electronics built into...

    Unless that cable has some electronics built into it to alter the phase, and an equalizer in it to limit the frequency response.... all the cable is doing is connecting one midrange (or row of...
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    The diagram from the brochure seems to indicate...

    The diagram from the brochure seems to indicate 180 out of phase:
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    By putting two drivers side-by-side, one wired backwards from the other, I'd think you'd get all kinds of nasty phase...
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    Maybe I should clarify: "above a certain gauge"...

    Maybe I should clarify: "above a certain gauge" means 14 or 12 gauge or even 10-gauge -- not standard 16-gauge or mini-stereo 24-gauge.
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    Interesting. I guess I'll reserve judgment until...

    Interesting. I guess I'll reserve judgment until I hear it.

    In general though I agree with BobM above: reproduction is best when it is most accurate to the source material. Adding shit to try to...
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    Tried. Disproved. As has every other scientific...

    Tried. Disproved. As has every other scientific double blind listening test. But hey, don't take my word for it: look it up for yourself....
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    https://www.polkaudio.com/discover/sda-technology...

    https://www.polkaudio.com/discover/sda-technology

    I'm not sure about this concept. I must admit I haven't heard it in person, but adding out-of-phase signal to a stereo pair of speakers sounds...
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    Well there's this, from the "Work" suite, which...

    Well there's this, from the "Work" suite, which appeared on "The Man & The Journey." But it hardly counts, as it's just a percussion piece.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKlumOiWlu0
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