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BlakeT

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Nowheresville Man

Forum Post Count:

344

Join Date:

1/13/14

Last Online:

3 hours, 4 minutes ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

ski, bikes, technical rock climbing, audio, golf, private pilot

Headphone Inventory

current line up: TH900, W3000ANV, HD800

Headphone Amp Inventory

-Dennis Had IHA-1 Dragon Inspire

-Cavalli Liquid Carbon

Source Inventory

Berkeley Audio Design Alpha usb/spdif converter
Schiit Bimby
LH Labs Xfi + LPS right now, but I have a Vi Tube DAC on the way

Cable Inventory

Analog Interconnects: All Siltech 220i

Digital Interconnects: Curious Cables usb cables, Light Harmonic Lightspeed 10G usb, Siltech HF9 aes/ebu

Power Cables: All Sablon Audio Gran Corona

Speaker Cables: MG Audio Planus III

Power-Related Components

Blue Circle Audio PLC Thingee FX2, also Blue Circle Audio FX2 X0e Low Frequency Filter Module

Other Audio Equipment

Home Speaker setup: Sources and cables listed above, then...

Jeff Rowland Capri preamp > Blue Circle Audio BC202 amp > Revel Ultima Gem speakers, and two Revel Performa3 B112 subwoofers

Work System: Bel Canto DAC 2.5 > Job/Goldmund 225 amp > Dynaudio Emit M10 speakers, Elac S10 subwoofer

Audio-Related Tweaks

GIK Acoustic room treatments: bass traps and first and second reflection points at sidewalls

All components are placed on 4" Mapleshade maple platforms and isoblock bases, and using Stillpoints Ultra footers under everything.

Music Preferences

Mostly electronic of all types (i.e. Kraftwerk, Burial, Apparat, Senking, Moderat, Ultraista, Haxan Cloak, Fort Romeau, Demdike Stare, Boards of Canada, Desolate, Beacon, Machinedrum, Clams Casino, Classixx, Emptyset, Jon Hopkins, Odesza, Onra)

Also: nasty metal (death metal, black metal, some 80's metal), alternative, ambient, really really old crappy sounding country/bluegrass, dubbed out reggae (but nothing slick, polished or poppy), some 60's jazz, 80's punk and new wave, experimental noise and found sound stuff (emptyset). Some new school goth (Tropic of Cancer, oOoOO, etc.) Anything and everything on the Blackest Ever Black label. A bit of modern audiophile jazz trios, some world music- Anouar Brahem, Dhafer Youssef, Omar Souleyman, and a small amount of symphonic (2L label)

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Techno, Electro & Underground Beats
BlakeT posted in this thread in Music 4/25/16 at 3:44pm | 472 replies | 8418 views
Electronic Music Exchange (House, DnB, Dubstep, etc.)
BlakeT posted in this thread in Music 4/20/16 at 5:23pm | 6776 replies | 210802 views
LH Labs' gorgeous Vi Dac ( Tube + SS outputs )
BlakeT posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/19/16 at 3:05pm | 457 replies | 30866 views
ENIGMAcoustics Dharma
BlakeT posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/2/16 at 2:44pm | 1210 replies | 116090 views
ENIGMAcoustics Dharma at TTVJAudio and loaner program
BlakeT posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 4/2/16 at 2:37pm | 84 replies | 4359 views
The Audio Technica W3000ANV Thread
BlakeT posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/29/16 at 8:30am | 1351 replies | 78377 views
Fostex TH900 Impressions & Discussion Thread
BlakeT posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/27/16 at 10:10am | 12929 replies | 848875 views
Schiit Fire and Save Matches! Bifrost Multibit is Here.
BlakeT posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 1/26/16 at 9:08am | 2019 replies | 211337 views
iFi iUSB
BlakeT posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 1/15/16 at 9:17am | 2 replies | 170 views
Bel Canto DAC 2.5 (DAC, preamp, headphone amp)
BlakeT posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 11/24/15 at 10:54am | 0 replies | 195 views

 

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