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recstar24 last won the day on March 18 2014

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  1. recstar24

    What are you listening to Part the Third

    Gilliab Welch Harrow and the Harvest on vinyl. Not really into the whole folk/minimal thing but got this on recommendation and it’s fantastic. Sound quality is exquisite - Gillian essentially started up her on label specifically to cut and master the lacquer directly from the analog tape to her specifications, it’s incredible.
  2. recstar24

    What are you EATING right now?

    @dsavitsk http://countydonuts.com/
  3. recstar24

    What are you listening to Part the Third

    Could also be that the ghost is born is legit great sound quality. Pallas pressed and Kevin Gray cut, the thing has screaming dynamics. My YHF is whatever digitally sourced reissue from a few years ago
  4. recstar24

    What are you listening to Part the Third

    Wilco - Ghost is Born what a great album, dare I say I prefer it over yankee hotel foxtrot
  5. recstar24

    What are you listening to Part the Third

    Isn’t anything
  6. recstar24

    What are you listening to Part the Third

    ordered both loveless and isn’t anything vinyl bundle from the bands website direct, these are the recent AAA all analog transfers from the master tapes.
  7. recstar24

    Happy Birthday Pars!

    Ah, cozymels, the big place right off of butterfield, yeah we’ve been there before lol. It’s a nice affordable Mexican place with ambiance. I prefer the holes in the wall, we’ve got one right by the house here I’ll take you to next time your in the area and loaning me gear lol.
  8. recstar24

    Happy Birthday Pars!

    What was the Mexican place in wheaton? I could have swore I hit them all up in our area
  9. recstar24

    Happy Birthday Pars!

    Hope you had a great one!
  10. recstar24

    The analog thread.

    Ortofon FTW
  11. recstar24

    The analog thread.

    What a disaster lol. But apparently the Japanese company is still selling them at 15k a pop!
  12. recstar24

    The analog thread.

    Yah. I mean it makes absolutely no sense. Maybe you get the noise floor a little bit lower? And maybe I guess you technically can squeeze in a little more dynamic range? For whatever those gains are, I think the fidelity loss due to all the extraneous conversions is totally not worth it. With that said, digitally sourced vinyl can sound good, such as when they use a hi-res digital copy of the original analog tape and use that copy for the stamper, but the whole HD vinyl thing is wacky to say the least.
  13. recstar24

    The analog thread.

    Really. Read about it at axpona. The weird thing is you have to convert the original recording source to digital, which then gets converted into some kind of 3D topographic map which then feeds the laser based cutter which then makes the stamper ill take my non HD AAA sourced vinyl just fine.
  14. recstar24

    ecp audio

  15. recstar24

    What Are You Building Today

    You got it. I’m pretty happy with my vinyl rig, the 1200GR with ortofon 2m blue is a nice match. I like my Hagerman but I would say it’s probably the limiting part in my rig and I would be curious what the next level in phono stage has to offer.