Responses from arcticdeth

1 song you never get sick of?
30 days in the hole   no introduction needed  
Does Every Track Sound Great on Your System?
Have many old CDs. Thrash.  Production in early -late 80’s, depended on the man behind the mixing board, the producer, etc etc.   a lot sound like banging a metal spoon on a trash lid.  I run through audiolab 3.0 add low end, some thicker mids,  ... 
New expensive power cord for amp and no change in sound?
Buys dill a beer.    
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
Reflections.  Sorry the grill covers it. Use same color as tweeter frame.   
1 song you never get sick of?
@keegiam   Mr. Wonder hits my ears once a day, min.  a personal fav with Jackson Browne.   
Is there any fan of Mettalica here?
Long time.    super busy, lots going on.    im behind on releases, must catch up soon.   will list purchases tomorrow, it’s 3 am  
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
Cut a tshirt in 1-2” squares, start w one layer, tape it over tweeter, if still bright, add another.  It works, and saves money.     Give a shot, I have 2 squares over my speakers in basement on concrete, really cleans up the elections and highs,... 
Power conditioner/Surge Protection
Have used a Furman since mid 90’s,  always on the ball.  I have 2 now, 1 up & 1 down.  ove themshutoff for under and over current,   aybe someday I’ll get a better model,  for now , they are workhorses.   
Solid State Power Amps
SMC audio.  steve McCormack is some of the finest hand made gear out there  call him.      Pass is top class mcintosh top hear      
Looking for a tube preamp that has xlr outputs.
Vincent makes nice ear.  that guy from Minnesota? 💩💩 I forget…..AVA, audio by van alstine  good stuff   try odyssey audio, they have a tube with xlr  also great stuff made in USA!    
New expensive power cord for amp and no change in sound?
Those 10$ words sucked you in huh?   dedicated wire to wall from fuse box?   fusebox, 30ga thin wiring through house to outlet, and a 4gs cord will change water to wine? Nope.    even 10-12- self wired to stereo wall won’t do much.  I’ve trie... 
Watts! How many do we need?
He more the better. there is an openness, a feeling like sleeping in birthday suit, an ease to the sound, smooth, no clipping, no mumbled distorted passages,  the amps don’t work too hard, they will,sail along n cruise control doing what they d... 
Is there any fan of Mettalica here?
Demos, early live shows. They lost me after Justice. Then on a whim I picked up, the last 3-4 used. Pleasantly surprised. No respect earned, but descent enough releases.     I enjoyed saint anger. Am I only one? I like the thin demo garagy flat s... 
Does it have to sound good for you to like it?
For 6 years, I tape traded with a couple guys in the UK.  Mostly demo tapes, NWOBHM stuff, and port radio garage recordings napalm death tank samson venom mercyful fate Spartan warrior crossfire satan jokers   lots stuff still boxed in ... 
Whats playing on your system today?
All new releases. Played daily past few weeks Riot judas priest heavy load exhorder dokken vandenberg Rage Raven Necrophobic metallica the bites buckcherry 25+ more, been busy!