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    On a mission to like jazz

    Some of my recent finds: Bill Evans - I Will Say Goodbye (1977) Matt Ulery - By a Little Light (2012) Joe Henderson - Isfahan (1991) Ahmad Jamal - Aint Necessarily So (1955) Art Farmer - Blame It On My Youth (1988)
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    On a mission to like jazz

    Still enjoying this thread! Just picked up 4 solid new finds in the last few pages. Thanks everyone.
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    On a mission to like jazz

      Well, I played every youtube and bandcamp link from the last 50 pages that still worked, and found the following which I have now added to my collection:   Andre Heuvelman - After Silence The Cracow Klezmer Band - De Profundis Eddie Higgins - A Fine Romance Keith Jarrett Trio - Meaning...
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    On a mission to like jazz

    Just finished catching up on the last 50 pages, and found a few treasures along the way!
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    MrSpeakers ETHER C Review / Announcement - A New Closed-Back Planar Magnetic Flagship from MrSpeakers

    Is there anywhere in London, UK, where I can hear these? I tried last time I was in town but no-one had them.
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    MrSpeakers ETHER C Review / Announcement - A New Closed-Back Planar Magnetic Flagship from MrSpeakers

      I'm a bit puzzled why people keep saying this as if it's a compliment. In an ideal world you would never need customer service. I have no idea how good or bad Sennheiser customer service is, for example, even after buying 5 of their headphones, because I've simply never had a problem. This...
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    MrSpeakers ETHER C Review / Announcement - A New Closed-Back Planar Magnetic Flagship from MrSpeakers

      Wow, who would have thought that cable vendors would try to convince us that cables make a difference! I'm in shock...
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    MQA: Revolutionary British streaming technology

      I don't need to hear it to know that it is technically inferior. If you want better sound, we need better recordings. The studios are the weak link in the chain and have been for quite some time.
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    MQA: Revolutionary British streaming technology

    Now that I've finally found the time to read up on MQA and I understand the algorithm, I'm sill not impressed. It's a cute trick but it doesn't achieve anything worthwhile. It's NOT equivalent to lossless 192/24 quality (not that anyone could hear the difference anyway), and the problem of...
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    MrSpeakers ETHER C Review / Announcement - A New Closed-Back Planar Magnetic Flagship from MrSpeakers

      If you don't have the hardware to test properly, you can import a music track into an audio editing program and invert the polarity on one channel. If this sounds better than the original, then it's likely you have a wiring issue.
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    MrSpeakers ETHER C Review / Announcement - A New Closed-Back Planar Magnetic Flagship from MrSpeakers

      I would literally bet my life on there being no cables which will give you better bass.
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    HD Tracks is so bad.

      So they will still issue refunds for objective reasons ;)
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    Massdrop AKG K812 Giveaway! - COMPLETE!

    massdrop user name: lamode   most desired products: high end headphones and DAC/amps
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    MrSpeakers ETHER C Review / Announcement - A New Closed-Back Planar Magnetic Flagship from MrSpeakers

    I tried to audition the Ether C in London this week but Unilet doesn't have them in stock yet.
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