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Whats playing on your system today?
Joshua Hystop, "Evergold". New to me. Found him on Qobuz. I like it. Folky pop.  
Best DAC’S $5k to $15k
Re the Ayre QX- 5 Twenty: I owed and enjoyed this unit for a few years and enjoyed it. My Mojo Audio DAC left the Ayre in the dust.    
Best DAC’S $5k to $15k
I highly recommend MOJO Audio. Ben has garnered  multiple positive reviews/ awards. He is available by phone. MOJO-AUDIO.COM. HE offers a trial period.  
Best Covers
I just discovered the album "Here it is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen.  This is  jazz oriented. Here's a cover for you: Mavis Staples singing "If it Be Your Will".  I cannot express how moved I am by Ms. Staples cover. Take a listen.  
Wayne Kramer of the MC5 Passed Away
stereo5 go to  npr.org>programs. You'll easily find the interview.  
Wayne Kramer of the MC5 Passed Away
Terry Gross of "Fresh Air" recently aired an  old interview with him if anyone is interested.  
Ayre QX-5 Twenty
jymc sorry you're having a bad day. You clearly don't know know about what you speak..  
Best Covers
"A Case of You", Diane Krall on Live from Paris album.  
Best Covers
"Lilac Wine" Jeff Buckley   
Upgrade from Innuos Zen Mini Mkiii to Innuos Pulse
I can't remember,  but does Innuous have a return policy? I have the Zenith MK3 and it's excellent. I'm sure that the Pulse would be a hugh improvement over your Zen.  
Dusty Street has passed away
KSAN was my go to radio station for all the many years that Dusty was there.I can conjur up her voice. She was so very good at what she did, always warm and welcoming and knowledgeable.   
What’s the best DAC < 6k (system specific)
I also owned the Ayre QB9 twenty. I replaced it with a Mojo Audio DAC. The Mojo DAC left the Ayre in the dust. Ben Zwickel's Mojo Audio products have won multiple awards. Ben is available by phone to answer any of your questions. He has some disco... 
What’s the best DAC < 6k (system specific)
I also owed the Ayre QB  
I highly recommend checking out Mojo Audio. Ben will answer his phone and spend much time with  you. As you'll see, Ben has garnered countless awards. He has discounted models available. For cables, Zavino, not cheap. Cerious Technologies. G... 
Should I update my manufactures power cords?
Another shout out to Audio Envy. Trial period so  nothing to lose.Captain answers  the phone. If you can afford the Zafinos you will never back.