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The Fed

Location:

Long Beach, CA

Forum Post Count:

172

Join Date:

7/3/12

Last Online:

1 hour, 35 minutes ago

About Me:

Typical Male

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

My 54 Lincoln, Ornamental Typography, Mechanical Timepieces, DIY Audio

What I do for a living:

Heavy Civil Engineer - Offshore & Infrastructure

Headphone Inventory

Focal Elear
Sennheiser HD800
Beyerdynamic T1
Audeze LCD2
Audeze Sine
Beyerdynamic T51i
VSonic GR-07

Headphone Amp Inventory

Luxman SQ-N100
Stello HP100 Mk2
Cayin C5Dac
iFi iDSD Micro
Gainclone with headphone jack
ALO Audio 'The National'
Sansui AU-517 (GODZILLA!)

Source Inventory

Custom Audio PC
Surface Pro 4
Raspberry Pi3 w/ OSMC

Philips DAC960
Metrum Acoustics Octave Mk1

Power-Related Components

ACUPWR 500 Watt Step Down Transformer

Audio-Related Tweaks

I quit tweaking years ago.

Music Preferences

Punk Rock: The Ramones, The Clash, The Sex Pistols, Minor Threat, Bad Religion, The Misfits, , Social Distortion, Gaslight Anthem, Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, Jawbreaker, Face to Face, Operation Ivy, Alkaline Trio, Tiger Army, Hepcat, Dwarves, Rise Against, Crimshrine, Downfall, Against Me, Off With their Heads, Fugazi, The Stooges, US Bombs, The Bruisers, Old Firm Casuals, Transplants, Psycho White, Exploited, Fear, X, Black Flag, Germs, F Minus, Pennywise, Gorilla Biscuits, Agnostic Front, Voodoo Glowskulls, Circle Jerks, Descendents.

Rock: Tool, Metallica, QOTSA, Foo Fighters, Judas, Maiden, Black Sabbath, Van Halen, Rage Against the Machine.

50's and 60's Traditional Reggae: Spirit of 69 stuff like Toots and Maytals, Desmond Dekker, The Melodians, The Slickers, Jimmy Cliff, Old School Wailers (Wail'n'Soul session, JAD, Studio One era etc... When there was still some Island atmosphere in the tone.

English: BLUR, Stone Roses, Neds Atomic Dustbin, Wonder Stuff, The Cure, The Smiths, New Order, Happy Mondays, Depeche Mode, Echo and the Bunneymen, The Golden Silvers, Madness, Selecter, Amy Winehouse, The Jimmy Two Tone records thing, Lily Allen

Some electronic music: Gorrilaz, Dan Deacon, Daft Punk, Django Django, Muse, Free Dimensional, Radiohead, Diamond Rings, Crystal Method, Utah Saints, Fatboy Slim, Aphex Twin, The Prodigy, The whole hardbeat thing....

Alternative and Old School New Wave: Velvet Underground, Black Keys,The Strokes,The Pixies, Pearl Jam, Sublime, Silversun Pickups, Beck, , Vampire Weekend, Sonic Youth, The Breeders, Yeah Yeah Yeah's, Jane's Addiction, Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Dance Hall Crashers, Elvis Costello, Hepcat, Taking Back Sunday, , Lorde, Matisyahu, Bon Iver, Fink, White Stripes, STP, The Cars, The Police, No Doubt, Green Day, Against Me, Pulley, Kings of Leon (1st Album), The Hives, Killers, The Transplants, The Distillers, Moby, Bloodhound Gang, Thrice, Detroit Cobras, Bloody Hollies, HorrorPops,

Old School & Classic Rock: Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, T-Bone Walker, Chuck Berry, The Tielman Bros. Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Little Richard, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, The Yardbirds, Black Sabbath, John Prine, Billie Holiday, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Velvet Underground, The Doors.

Hip Hop (For white boys) Eminem, Schoolboy Q, Kanye, Beastie Boys, Macklemore, The Neptunes, Tribe Called Quest, KRS 1, Dela Soul, NWA, Too Short.

Icons: Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, The Beatles, CCR, Led Zeppelin

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Mechanical Clocks and Watches.
Building Stuff - Amps, Cables, PC's, RPI etc...

The Fed's Recent Activity

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Focal Elear - Impressions Thread
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 12:10 pm | 715 replies | 58510 views
The Official Sony MDR-Z1R Flagship Headphone Thread (Live From IFA 2016)
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/13/16 at 9:26am | 1086 replies | 79587 views
Beyerdynamic T1 - 1st Gen - Late Model
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 8/24/16 at 10:11am | 0 replies | 191 views
Audeze SINE Series
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/13/16 at 9:03pm | 2655 replies | 219495 views
What the $^&# heck is it?.........iFi iEMatch!
The Fed posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 7/20/16 at 10:58am | 211 replies | 8535 views
Wizard's 44th Birthday Celebration
The Fed posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 7/4/16 at 12:20am | 11 replies | 1398 views
All things Metrum Acoustics
The Fed posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/25/16 at 4:39pm | 58 replies | 4770 views
Metrum Acoustics Musette - Like New
The Fed posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 1/13/16 at 9:35am | 3 replies | 574 views
Massdrop AKG K812 Giveaway! - COMPLETE!
The Fed posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 12/9/15 at 9:06am | 1249 replies | 29314 views

 

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