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    Tools for Analyzing the Quality of Mastering

    Hi Another business approach could be something modeled after what’s happened in the movie industry with 3D or IMAX. Overall sales quantity may not change, but the companies could charge more for the additional version. Yet, they’ve probably thought of that, explored it, and are holding...
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    Monoprice Monolith M1060 and M560 Planar Headphones

    Brahmsian My local Best Buy has the brands that you listed in a section on the main floor; and the better headphones in the Magnolia high end room in the back of the store. I saw B&W, Sennheiser, and Denon back there. Maybe yours does as well... ;)
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    NEW 2015 - HIFIMAN HE400S

    I've listened to both the 400S and PM-3 and liked both. I found them both easy to drive with my FiiO A3 and very comfortable. I ended up selecting the Oppo for 2 reasons. 1. I needed some isolation. 2. While both had pleasing (to me) sound signatures, the PM-3 had better bass extension. Planar...
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    Just One: Grateful Dead

    Friend of the Devil off MFSL SACD ;)
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    What a long, strange trip it's been -- (Robert Hunter)

    The Doors - The Doors Santana - Santana Percy Faith - 16 Most Requested Songs Bert Kaempfert - The Very Best of Bert Kaempfert The Moody Blues - This is the Moody Blues Those 5 mean the most to me...
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    Monoprice Monolith M1060 and M560 Planar Headphones

    So sorry for your loss. Do what you need to do...
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    Monoprice Monolith M1060 and M560 Planar Headphones

      Hey, is the HiFiMan that you own the HE-400S or the HE-400. Not sure since you used a lowercase 's' when referring to it.   If it's the HE-400S, I'm very interested in a comparison between the Monolith 1060.    Thx   ;)
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    Official New York Spring Meet Sat June 10 2017

    Hi, at this point I plan to attend. Thx.
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    Philips Fidelio X2?!

    Love the sound and build quality of my X2s. I'm home recovering from routine laparoscopic surgery and they're a great way to pass the time. BTW, I've had them since the end of 2014. I still happen to have the box and the copyright on the bottom says Woox. ;)
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    What Live concerts have you attended?

    My daughter just spent $200 on Stub Hub to see Twenty One Pilots. She saved for weeks and loved the show, but still, it's another example of where prices are these days! :expressionless:
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    Are you a console or PC gamer?

    PC Gamer. I grew up on the FPS and space sim classics of the 90s (e.g., Doom, Duke Nukem, Quake, FreeSpace) and still mostly play those genres when I have time to game (life's busy these days...married). Prefer mechanical keyboard / mouse and hotas setup I have on my PC for them.
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    Philips Fidelio X2?!

    Yep, agreed. I'm using a V-Moda cable as well. :wink:
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