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The Fed


Long Beach, CA

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1 day, 7 hours ago

About Me:

Typical Male

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Typography, Mechanical Timepieces, DIY Audio, Bass Guitar

What I do for a living:

Heavy Civil Engineer

Headphone Inventory

Focal Elear
Sennheiser HD800

Audeze Sine

Headphone Amp Inventory

Luxman SQ-N100
First Watt Aleph J/ F6 Transformer - W/ Headphone
Gainclone W/ Headphone

Cayin C5Dac

Source Inventory

Philips DAC960
Metrum Acoustics Octave Mk1

Power-Related Components

ACUPWR 500 Watt Step Down Transformer

Other Audio Equipment

Fender Precision
Traynor Dynablock

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, Basement Jaxx, Deadmau5, 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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Audeze LCD2.2 Bamboo With New Pads, New Headband & Long Bars
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 9/29/16 at 12:04pm | 0 replies | 420 views
Beyerdynamic T1 - Gen 1 - Excellent Condition
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 9/29/16 at 11:57am | 0 replies | 275 views
Focal Elear - Impressions Thread
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/26/16 at 12:10pm | 1381 replies | 136353 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 | 3270 replies | 230451 views
The Official Sony TA-ZH1ES Hi-Res Headphone Amplifier (Live From IFA 2016)
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/12/16 at 4:54pm | 134 replies | 16015 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 | 203 views
Audeze SINE Series
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/13/16 at 9:03pm | 2950 replies | 265106 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 | 265 replies | 14642 views
Wizard's 44th Birthday Celebration
The Fed posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 7/4/16 at 12:20am | 12 replies | 1533 views


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2014 Gears
5 photos
Latest upload: Sep 16, 2014
My Desktop Unit
3 photos
Latest upload: Aug 20, 2013
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Latest upload: Apr 27, 2015

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The Fed's Lists

3 Lists
My Dacs 2 Source Components
Last Updated 8/12/16
My Amps 5 Headphone Amps
Last Updated 8/12/16
My Headphones 6 Headphones
Last Updated 8/12/16

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