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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

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

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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
Breeze U8 usb/spdif converter with Talema upgrade
Schiit Bimby
LH Labs Xfi + LPS right now, but I have a Vi Tube DAC on the way
Sonore microRendu

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 > Gallo Strada 2 speakers and 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 Yesterday at 8:59 am | 1304 replies | 23287 views
Lets Talk Metal
BlakeT posted in this thread in Music 3/6/17 at 2:16pm | 26191 replies | 689051 views
Electronic Music Exchange (House, DnB, Dubstep, etc.)
BlakeT posted in this thread in Music 2/28/17 at 9:06am | 6903 replies | 224762 views
LH Labs' gorgeous Vi Dac ( Tube + SS outputs )
BlakeT posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/30/17 at 2:43pm | 662 replies | 57032 views
Holo Audio Spring R2R DAC
BlakeT posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 12/20/16 at 10:49am | 1069 replies | 113747 views
Old Audioengine A5 massive pops, crackle
BlakeT posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 11/27/16 at 3:28pm | 76 replies | 41081 views
updated their location 11/17/16 at 10:23am
    Dynaudio Emit M10 Speakers
    BlakeT posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 6/6/16 at 7:15pm | 1 replies | 1030 views
    Intona High Speed USB Isolator
    BlakeT posted in this thread in Computer Audio 5/26/16 at 2:13pm | 282 replies | 28823 views
    Fostex TH-900
    BlakeT posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 5/13/16 at 11:28am | 0 replies | 195 views


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