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Vicar (Episcopalian Minister).

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Still hating the new website. Jul 19, 2017

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    Vicar (Episcopalian Minister).
    Classical music. And a lot of other music.
    Food. Wine (Burgundy). Languages (French, German). Literature.
    Languages, especially French (very good) and German (very bad), poetry, literature., more wine, food.
    Headphone Inventory:
    Hifiman HE-500
    AKG812 Pro (Made in Slovakia)
    AKG Q701 black (Made in Austria)
    AKG K712 Pro (Made in Slovakia)
    Sennheiser HD800
    Sennheiser HD 650
    Sennheiser HD 485
    Grado GH1
    Grado PS500
    Grado RS1i with red drivers (early RS1e)
    Grado SR60
    Shure E4C-N.
    Bose Triport IE.
    Headphone Amp Inventory:
    Lehmann Linear SE
    Schiit Lyr with too many tubes to list but Siemens and Telefunken E88CCs and the Siemens E288CCs are the best.
    Schiit Vali
    Lovely Cube Premium Headphone amplifier
    Chord TT
    Chord Hugo
    Chord Hugo 2
    Chord Mojo
    Source Inventory:
    Linn LP12 Klimax
    Linn LP12 Akurate (roughly - Kore, Trampolin 2, Cirkus, Ittok LVII)
    Dynavector DV20X2L
    Thorens TD160 Super with SME 3009 III arm
    Shure V15-V cartridgeOppo 105
    Schiit Gungnir upgraded to mutibit
    Audiolab M-DAC
    Meridian Explorer
    Naim NDX
    Chord TT, Hugo, Hugo 2, Mojo
    Project 6 Perspex with Ortofon Cadenza Blue
    Computers, including an iMac 2015, a Mac Mini 2015, a MacBook Pro 13" 2015 with JRiver and Audirvana Plus and Amarra.
    Microsoft Surface Pro 2
    Sony NWZ-Z1060 Android powered Walkman
    iPod Classic 120GB.
    iPod Nano 8GB.
    iPhone 6S Plus
    Audiolab 8000A amp.
    Audiolab M-DAC.
    Oppo BD-103EU with Russ Andrews PowerKord-300 power cable
    Naim Uniti2 (bedroom)
    Cable Inventory:
    Cardas Clear (3m) for HD800
    Q cable (3m) for HE-500
    Russ Andrews cable upgrade for Q701
    Russ Andrews cable upgrade for HD 650
    Kimber Kable Silver Streak interconnect for Gungnir to Linear SE
    Chord Cadenza cable for Gungnir to Lyr
    Russ Andrews D-60 digital interconnect for Oppo to Gungnir
    Russ Andrews Powerkord-300 mains cables for the Oppo 103, Gungnir and Linear SE
    Audioquest Cinnamon USB cable for laptop to Gungnir
    Several Chord Shawline cables
    Other Audio Equipment:
    Quad 44/405 pre-power combination
    B&W 802s (first generation)
    Naim CD5i

    Schitt Mani phono pre-amp
    Audiolab 8000-A amp
    Audiolab 8000CDM transport
    Audiolab 8000DAC
    Proac Reference 1 loudspeakers

    PMC 20.21 speakers (bedroom)
    Music Preferences:
    Classical: Wagner, Mahler, Bruckner, Brahms, Schubert, Shostakovich, Debussy, Stravinsky, Berg, Sibelius, Boulez, Bach, Mozart, Haydn...
    Leonard Cohen
    Van Morrison
    Tom Waits
    French Chanson
    It's a dangerous world. Trust no-one! Music is the only safe place, apart from the rabbit hole.


    I believe that the justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men... The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenalin but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity.

    Glenn Gould

    New Linn LP12 Sondek owner. Keel. Ekos SE. Radikal Klimax. Naim phono stage. Lyra Kleos SL. Cymbiosis build.
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