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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

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

Headphone Inventory

current line up: TH900, T1, W3000ANV

Headphone Amp Inventory

-Dennis Had IHA-1 Dragon Inspire
-Bottlehead Crack + Speedball
-LH Labs Geek Pulse Xfi (paid for, will arrive shortly) + LPS
-LH Labs Vi Tube DAC (ordered and paid for, will trade in Geek Pulse for this when it is ready)

Source Inventory

MacBook Pro, running Audirvana Plus > Berkeley Audio Design Alpha usb/spdif converter > Bel Canto DAC2.5 digital to analog converter

Cable Inventory

Analog Interconnects: All Siltech 220i

Digital Interconnects: TotalDac D1 usb cable, Light Harmonic Lightspeed 10G usb, Siltech HF9 aes/ebu

Power Cables: All Sablon Audio Gran Corona, except Sablon Petit Corona to Bottlehead

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

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

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 Symposium Acoustic Rollerblocks or Boston Audio Tuneblocks.

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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