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||Social Worker - kids w/ disabilities
Beyer DT660 2007 Edition
Senn HD590 w/Headphile cable
Ultrasone Proline 750
Inbetween (clip on):
UE Triple.Fi 10, UE Custom cable
UE Triple.Fi 10, Null Audio Lune cable
Etymotic ER4P w/ APS S cable
Sennheiser IE8 (x2)
Victor HP -FX500
Crossroads MylarOne X3
Shure E2c - Kramer mod - keep for sentimental reasons (my first 'proper' IEM, lol)
Owned but gone:
ATH ES7, Grado SR-80, ATH CK7, Koss KSC-75, iGrado, V-Moda Bass Freq, JBL Ref 220, Koss Pro4AA
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||RSA Hornet M
RSA P-51 Mustang
Xin SuperMicro IV
Xin SuperMini IV
T&D Xtra X1 Pro (seems to be broken)
iBasso D1 (?)
FiiO E3 - my 1 penny amp :D
FiiO E5 - out on loan
Owned but gone: HeadRoom Total Airhead, Little Dot Micro+
||Various vintage Sony Discmen (D-13, D-22 etc) + DNE 900
2x iRiver iHP120 Rockbox
iRiver iHP160 Rockbox
iPod Nano 8gb, 3G w/ low profile Punnisher LOD
Sansa Clip 8gb
iRiver X20 4gb (+ 4gb micro SD)
Owned but gone: iPod Shuffle 1GB - drowned, poor thing!
||Portable: Couple of custom ICs (1 barqy/1 cryo) + RnB Audio Black Diamond + ALO Cryo.
System: Naim NAC A4 speaker cable
Linn Analogue Black & Silver Analogue ICs (Silvers are wonderful, btw)
|Other Audio Equipment
||Linn LP12 Valhalla, Nirvana, SRM SilentBase
Linn Ittok LV II/Asaka
Linn Karik III CDP
Linn Majik I integrated amp
Sneaky Kudos tuner module
Cambridge Audio 640P MM/MC Phono Stage
Linn Silver IC/Linn Black Analogue IC
Naim NAC A4 cable
Linn Mimik CDP - selling
Naim 32 Pre Amp w/ SNAPS p/supply (selling)
||SRM Tech acrylic Silent Base on the LP12
Isolation feet under Kans (getting them back on their stands eventually)
Cyrus Isoplat under Karik
Spiked isolated triangular stand
||Avant-Garde to Western Swing, stopping off at all points except (bleh) stadium rock & regrettably most rap (too sexist, juvenile, posturing or butch. Regrettably because it's a waste of the Last Poets' legacy, among others): a notable exception for me is Emmanuel Jal. 'War Child' is a superb album.
Especial loves: The Doors, Sibelius, Terry Riley, Can, Pharoah Sanders, Battles, Earth, Zappa & The Mothers, Emmylou Harris, The Dead, Masaki Batoh & Ghost, Steve Reich, Cream, Massive Attack, Alkan, Flora Purim, Prince Far I & The Arabs, The Pharoahs, The Orb, Black Uhuru, Faust, Philip Glass, Alice Coltrane, Love, Isis, Airplane, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Porcupine Tree, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Aretha Franklin, Pere Ubu, Television, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Kate Bush, Handsome Family, Mingus, Moondog, The Upsetters, Shpongle, Tony Williams Lifetime, Terry Callier, Bruchner, Ornette Coleman, Edgar Varese, Channel One, Otis Redding, Jack Bruce, Lester Bowie, Carla Bley/Michael Mantler/JCOA etc, Vaughn Williams, Bartok, Booker T & The MGs, George Crumb, Tonto's Expanding Headband, Annette Peacock, Ozric Tentacles, Miles, Siouxsie, Kaki King, Van The Man, SWANS, Sonic Youth, Dar Williams, Underworld, Amon Duul II, Anja Garbarek, Bartok, Ravel and golly I almost forgot the great Eric Dolphy...
||Cycles: mtb & road.
Archery - hoping to take it up again soon.
Reading, esp history (Anglo-Saxon/Elizabethan/Age of Enlightenment/Western esp the Indian Wars 1840-1890), poetry, surrealism, the Beat writers, biographies, Dr Johnson & Boswell a particular love.
Ex-drummer, so percussion always fascinates :) Just started playing again after 30 years -wow, my playing sucks!
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
Absolutely adore: Pace RC200 MTB - RaceFace g/set & my Giant Team Compact Road , Campag g/set.
Dell XPS420 PC & games - (Crysis/Dead Space/Ghost Recon/Fallout3/Stalker etc)
Any good binoculars or telescopes
steviebee's Recent Activity
Albums that are physically/mentally/emotionally exhausting, yet highly recommended?
What makes RSA amps any better(or more $$) than my CMOY?
steviebee posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 6/10/10 at 10:15am | 73 replies | 9037 views
steviebee posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 4/29/10 at 2:16pm | 121 replies | 6880 views
A Journey Into The Strange, Abstract And Dark Realm Of Music
The Jeans-fi thread
steviebee posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 4/29/10 at 11:47am | 681 replies | 51280 views
triple fi: coherent sound?
steviebee posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 8/2/09 at 11:27am | 53 replies | 3957 views
Ugliest Headphones Ever Awards--VOTE NOW!
steviebee posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/2/09 at 1:53pm | 226 replies | 76470 views
steviebee posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 7/19/09 at 8:09pm | 10 replies | 1052 views
How often do you replace comply tips (if at all)?
steviebee posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 7/18/09 at 3:32pm | 26 replies | 6379 views
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