Audio Emotion Purite North  Epiphany Acoustics 
Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 75

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Wammer barnacle bill's Avatar
    Join Date
     Feb 2010
    Posts
     1,868
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Sick of 'Hi-Fi' shit, let's talk musicality...

    Okay, i don't want to get in to technical bullshit though i could via wiki-bollock's talk...

    But i do want to talk about un-aldulterateded musical pleasure and how you get it..

    It could be some high end vinyl solution or a Sonos via your Mac; i'm not interested in the crap tech shite, just what floats your boat..

    What i will start with and you will probably ridicule with my musical piece is the Sony Playstation 1. Okay, yes, fuck me, but i love this kit and it trounce's every (well that is a statement i cant back up) budget CDP on the market blah, blah, yea, yea, heard it before, shite. Truly though for a tenner (and for sure it's copped up before) you can't beat it.


    Over to you ......

  2. #2
    Banned
    Join Date
     Oct 2010
    Posts
     2,599
    Location
     Essexshire
    Digital Source 1
     Wadia
    Digital Source 2
     S.B Plus
    DAC
     Audio Synthesis
    Speakers
     Proac/Bk Electronics
    Pre Amp
     Audio Synthesis
    Power Amp
     Beard P100
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by barnacle bill View Post
    Okay, i don't want to get in to technical bullshit though i could via wiki-bollock's talk...

    But i do want to talk about un-aldulterateded musical pleasure and how you get it..

    It could be some high end vinyl solution or a Sonos via your Mac; i'm not interested in the crap tech shite, just what floats your boat..

    What i will start with and you will probably ridicule with my musical piece is the Sony Playstation 1. Okay, yes, fuck me, but i love this kit and it trounce's every (well that is a statement i cant back up) budget CDP on the market blah, blah, yea, yea, heard it before, shite. Truly though for a tenner (and for sure it's copped up before) you can't beat it.


    Over to you ......
    i got a sony 337es for 7.50, so yes you can beat a sony games console for a tenner.

    you just need to know where to look.

  3. #3
    Super Wammer Gizza's Avatar
    Join Date
     Mar 2011
    Posts
     1,668
    Location
     North Birmingham
    Real Name
     Gary
    Turn Table
     Techics SL-J11
    SUT/Phono
     Angle Audio MM
    Digital Source 1
     AS-modded Pio 757i
    Digital Source 2
     Meridian 200T. SBT.
    DAC
     AS Dax Discrete Vari
    Speakers
     ESL63/Gradients/Rels
    Pre Amp
     AS Passion passive
    Power Amp
     EAR 509 x 4 monos
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    For me it's gotta be Napster/Spotify via my Sonos and AS Dax Discrete and direct to my amps and speakers. Practically any artist and album of my choosing at the touch of a few buttons, without getting out of my chair, and the ability to listen to endless amounts of unheard and unexplored material all covered by a low, fixed monthly fee. Suits me down to the ground, especially seeing as I'm a mature student living on a student loan.

  4. #4
    Wammer barnacle bill's Avatar
    Join Date
     Feb 2010
    Posts
     1,868
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    I don't normally use the LOL, but in this case 7.50 does it..

    Seriously though, i'm alway's interested in some CDP pleasure be it cheap or nasty...

    Nice find..

  5. #5
    Wammer
    Join Date
     Feb 2009
    Posts
     893
    Location
     , , at home
    Real Name
     happy enough
    Turn Table
     spinns at pitch
    Digital Source 1
     spinns at 16 bits
    Integrated Amp
     are changing
    Speakers
     electrostatic martin
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by barnacle bill View Post
    Okay, i don't want to get in to technical bullshit though i could via wiki-bollock's talk...

    But i do want to talk about un-aldulterateded musical pleasure and how you get it..

    It could be some high end vinyl solution or a Sonos via your Mac; i'm not interested in the crap tech shite, just what floats your boat..

    What i will start with and you will probably ridicule with my musical piece is the Sony Playstation 1. Okay, yes, fuck me, but i love this kit and it trounce's every (well that is a statement i cant back up) budget CDP on the market blah, blah, yea, yea, heard it before, shite. Truly though for a tenner (and for sure it's copped up before) you can't beat it.


    Over to you ......
    i have met a few good shop retailers owners in the hifi selling world , but i wonder if many of the others would really have too much of a idea about what you are talkingabout , some of them seem to not even be able to keep a small pile of clean cds for demos ,

    funny world selling hii, and the maufacturers are sometimes poor as well , its a real strange thing to try to hook customers and sell em another box of tricks, new this or that ,

    for a tenner i am going to try one , if you sem one for sle pleas pm me i would love to give one a good.

    lowendall

  6. #6
    Wammer barnacle bill's Avatar
    Join Date
     Feb 2010
    Posts
     1,868
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by lowendall View Post

    for a tenner i am going to try one , if you sem one for sle pleas pm me i would love to give one a good.

    lowendall
    I picked mine up off e-bay, boxed up with Jona Lomu Rugga game thrown in for free but i have spotted them at car boot sales, they're pretty common but you do need the unit with analog out's model no. SCPH 1001.

    If i spot one i'll give you a shout.

  7. #7
    Wammer
    Join Date
     Aug 2010
    Posts
     501
    Location
     Western Australia
    Turn Table
     Technics SP10&plinth
    T/Arm & Cart
     Jelco /Nagaoka MP50
    SUT/Phono
     EAR 834P
    Digital Source 1
     AudioGd7SE
    Digital Source 2
     Sony CDP715
    DAC
     Moon 300D
    Integrated Amp
     Almarro 318B.Ac E202
    Speakers
     Sonique Encore SE
    Pre Amp
     Supratek Cabernet
    Power Amp
     Usher1.5 -2 of
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by barnacle bill View Post
    Okay, i don't want to get in to technical bullshit though i could via wiki-bollock's talk...

    But i do want to talk about un-aldulterateded musical pleasure and how you get it..

    It could be some high end vinyl solution or a Sonos via your Mac; i'm not interested in the crap tech shite, just what floats your boat..

    What i will start with and you will probably ridicule with my musical piece is the Sony Playstation 1. Okay, yes, fuck me, but i love this kit and it trounce's every (well that is a statement i cant back up) budget CDP on the market blah, blah, yea, yea, heard it before, shite. Truly though for a tenner (and for sure it's copped up before) you can't beat it.


    Over to you ......
    Most audiophiles would not know musical from shit.Just listen to the vast majority of "audiophile recordings."And then there is the mob wanting grandiose sonic fireworks-Dire Straights Brothers in Bloody Arms type studio contrivances.Or worse still Casandra Wilson/Patricia Barber/Jennifer Warnes with all that processed bass.And that Chesky plinky plonk rubbish.
    They are in to listening at their hi fi system not to the music.

  8. #8
    Deaf Wammer Tel's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2006
    Posts
     25,779
    Location
     Hove Actually
    Real Name
     Kevin
    Turn Table
     Kuzma Stabi S
    T/Arm & Cart
     Stogi, AN Io
    SUT/Phono
     Audio Note S6c
    Digital Source 1
     Rega Saturn
    Digital Source 2
     SBT
    DAC
     Rega
    Speakers
     LV OBX-R2
    Pre Amp
     Audio Note M3
    Power Amp
     CocoSan 300B PP Mono
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by THOMO View Post
    Most audiophiles would not know musical from shit.Just listen to the vast majority of "audiophile recordings."And then there is the mob wanting grandiose sonic fireworks-Dire Straights Brothers in Bloody Arms type studio contrivances.Or worse still Casandra Wilson/Patricia Barber/Jennifer Warnes with all that processed bass.And that Chesky plinky plonk rubbish.
    They are in to listening at their hi fi system not to the music.
    What a load of bollocks, who are 'most audiophiles'?
    "We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap" Kurt Vonnegut

  9. #9
    Super Wammer rockabillybass's Avatar
    Join Date
     Feb 2008
    Posts
     5,770
    Real Name
     Martin
    Digital Source 1
     Pioneer PD-S904
    Digital Source 2
     JRiver
    DAC
     M2Tech Young
    Integrated Amp
     Marantz PM-4
    Speakers
     Living Voice OBX-R2
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by THOMO View Post
    Most audiophiles would not know musical from shit.Just listen to the vast majority of "audiophile recordings."And then there is the mob wanting grandiose sonic fireworks-Dire Straights Brothers in Bloody Arms type studio contrivances.Or worse still Casandra Wilson/Patricia Barber/Jennifer Warnes with all that processed bass.And that Chesky plinky plonk rubbish.
    They are in to listening at their hi fi system not to the music.
    The double bass on Patsy Barber records is some of the best recorded and natural sounding that I've ever heard.

    I wish my bass sounded that good. Then again, I wish I could play like Michael Arnopol who is on most Barber recordings..
    Met a woman in a bar
    I told her I was hard to get to know
    And near impossible to forget

  10. #10
    moor tuga's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2007
    Posts
     2,553
    Location
     Lisboa
    Real Name
     Ric
    Digital Source 1
     modified 80s pioneer
    Integrated Amp
     custom minimalist ss
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    What else is there to say...you've nailed!
    "...man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on." - Winston Churchill

  11. #11
    Banned
    Join Date
     May 2010
    Posts
     624
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    For me it's iPad, Airport Express, Abrahamsen DAC Electrocompaniet amp and Martin Logan speakers. Music with a capital M.

  12. #12
    Super Wammer arturo's Avatar
    Join Date
     Apr 2009
    Posts
     823
    Location
     Herts
    Real Name
     Peter
    Turn Table
     Heavy
    SUT/Phono
     Whest
    Digital Source 1
     SBT, Young
    Integrated Amp
     Big, hot
    Speakers
     Heli
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    I like Jennifer Warnes.
    Support Live Music !!!

  13. #13
    Banned
    Join Date
     Oct 2010
    Posts
     2,599
    Location
     Essexshire
    Digital Source 1
     Wadia
    Digital Source 2
     S.B Plus
    DAC
     Audio Synthesis
    Speakers
     Proac/Bk Electronics
    Pre Amp
     Audio Synthesis
    Power Amp
     Beard P100
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by arturo View Post
    I like Jennifer Warnes.
    the well is a good cd, if you can find a copy.

  14. #14
    Wammer
    Join Date
     Aug 2010
    Posts
     501
    Location
     Western Australia
    Turn Table
     Technics SP10&plinth
    T/Arm & Cart
     Jelco /Nagaoka MP50
    SUT/Phono
     EAR 834P
    Digital Source 1
     AudioGd7SE
    Digital Source 2
     Sony CDP715
    DAC
     Moon 300D
    Integrated Amp
     Almarro 318B.Ac E202
    Speakers
     Sonique Encore SE
    Pre Amp
     Supratek Cabernet
    Power Amp
     Usher1.5 -2 of
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by Voice_Coil View Post
    the well is a good cd, if you can find a copy.
    Impressive yes.Natural no.A shame because she is a great singer.
    More processed fake bass to melt your voice coils.

  15. #15
    The Mahi Mahi/Leak Man madvinyljunkie's Avatar
    Join Date
     Dec 2010
    Posts
     4,976
    Location
     Guiseley Leeds
    Real Name
     Steve
    Turn Table
     Michell Oddessy 100
    T/Arm & Cart
     SMEV Benz Wood SL
    SUT/Phono
     EE Minimax
    Digital Source 1
     Marantz Ki Pearl
    Digital Source 2
     SBT
    Speakers
     Tannoy Stirling TW
    Pre Amp
     Esoteric C-03
    Power Amp
     Manley Labs Mahi's
    Headphones
     Phonon SMB-02
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by THOMO View Post
    Impressive yes.Natural no.A shame because she is a great singer.
    More processed fake bass to melt your voice coils.

    You must be listening to a different copy to mine this Lp is brilliant you need to change your kit so you can hear it properly

  16. #16
    Happy Wammer pgarrish's Avatar
    Join Date
     Feb 2011
    Posts
     2,536
    Location
     Preston, Lancashire,
    Real Name
     Paul
    Turn Table
     Planar 2
    T/Arm & Cart
     black one, Rega Bias
    SUT/Phono
     NAD PP1
    Digital Source 1
     SBT
    Digital Source 2
     Teac T1
    DAC
     Teac D1
    Speakers
     Tannoy Cheviots
    Pre Amp
     DIY Passive
    Power Amp
     5-20 Monos/HH S500D
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    spotify on the laptop with some (old) beyer dynamic dt211's. Not stunning, but enough music to last for ever! And my advice when you get the 'need a new box' itch? Spend the money on music instead! (then buy a cheaper box )

  17. #17
    Wammer skazz's Avatar
    Join Date
     Oct 2007
    Posts
     126
    Location
     Netherlands
    Digital Source 1
     Ipad/AppleTV airplay
    Digital Source 2
     Marantz SA-15s2 DAC
    Integrated Amp
     Densen B-130+
    Speakers
     B&W N805s
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    The way I see it, there are two kinds of hifi fans:
    1. Can't afford to box swap every week, so they talk about "musicality"
    2. Can afford to box swap every week, so they talk about "hifi"

    But seriously, it's a hobby where some choose one way, some choose the other. Stop being vehement about it and just enjoy what you personally want from it. The world's big enough for all schools of thought, you know.
    More importantly: get out more, go listen to real life concerts if you want to REALLY appreciate the musical experience. I've got Bruckner 3 concert lined up to listen to this evening, should be awesome.
    Gear: Shiny silver boxes, shiny silver stands, with a hint of red-stained cherrywood on top

  18. #18
    Deaf Wammer Tel's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2006
    Posts
     25,779
    Location
     Hove Actually
    Real Name
     Kevin
    Turn Table
     Kuzma Stabi S
    T/Arm & Cart
     Stogi, AN Io
    SUT/Phono
     Audio Note S6c
    Digital Source 1
     Rega Saturn
    Digital Source 2
     SBT
    DAC
     Rega
    Speakers
     LV OBX-R2
    Pre Amp
     Audio Note M3
    Power Amp
     CocoSan 300B PP Mono
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by skazz View Post
    The way I see it, there are two kinds of hifi fans:
    1. Can't afford to box swap every week, so they talk about "musicality"
    2. Can afford to box swap every week, so they talk about "hifi"


    There are those who know what they want and have a plan to get there and there are those who haven't a clue.
    "We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap" Kurt Vonnegut

  19. #19
    forger pmac's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2005
    Posts
     12,433
    Location
     Co Durham
    Real Name
     Paul
    Turn Table
     StSt Motus II
    T/Arm & Cart
     Io Ltd & Arm 3
    SUT/Phono
     SFz/Aurorasound Vida
    Digital Source 1
     IT DOESN'T MATTER
    Digital Source 2
     'COS SERGE SAYS THEY
    DAC
     ARE ALL ADEQUATE
    Integrated Amp
     SO THERE!!!!!!
    Speakers
     Tune Audio Prime
    Pre Amp
     M7
    Power Amp
     Coco SIT/Canary 300B
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by skazz View Post
    The way I see it, there are two kinds of hifi fans:
    1. Can't afford to box swap every week, so they talk about "musicality"
    2. Can afford to box swap every week, so they talk about "hifi"

    But seriously, it's a hobby where some choose one way, some choose the other. Stop being vehement about it and just enjoy what you personally want from it. The world's big enough for all schools of thought, you know.
    More importantly: get out more, go listen to real life concerts if you want to REALLY appreciate the musical experience. I've got Bruckner 3 concert lined up to listen to this evening, should be awesome.
    What tripe.
    Forging away

  20. #20
    Wammer skazz's Avatar
    Join Date
     Oct 2007
    Posts
     126
    Location
     Netherlands
    Digital Source 1
     Ipad/AppleTV airplay
    Digital Source 2
     Marantz SA-15s2 DAC
    Integrated Amp
     Densen B-130+
    Speakers
     B&W N805s
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Quote Originally Posted by pmac View Post
    What tripe.
    That was the point. Hence the "but seriously" afterwards.

    I honestly can't believe that ANYONE on this forum buys kit just to listen to a few audiophile CDs. We're all in it for the music.
    Sure, such people probably exist, after all there are people with vastly expensive kitchens who only use the microwave, or buy a diver's watch and never swim with it, etc... But those kinds of people will never visit a hifi forum, so why bother wasting time talking about them?

    Quote Originally Posted by BobC View Post
    It's the HiFi wigwam, some do get vehement about what they like and more power to them. if you want some run of the mill, middle of the road, listen to the same track ad infinitum at a bake off, unopinionated, boring as fuck forum then fuck off elsewhere. It might be trickey for you to get to a bake off from Holland, but these events are where the true spirit of the Wam lies and this forum is an alter ego for many. You might also find that lecturing wammers about appreciation of music will leave you looking like a right twat, suggest you get to know some on here before teaching them to suck eggs! Enjoy
    ...interesting... I was reacting to THOMO's post, for the reasons I stated at the start of this post.

    I am, however, vehement in my opinion that playing music yourself and listening to live concerts is an essential part of the musical education. Without it, you can enjoy the sound but you will potentially fail to appreciate the technical abilities of the artists involved (although admittedly this does make it harder to appreciate processed top 40 crap). In no way does this statement count as a lecture, just an opinion.
    Last edited by skazz; 17-04-2011 at 09:42 AM.
    Gear: Shiny silver boxes, shiny silver stands, with a hint of red-stained cherrywood on top

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •