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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by Karnevil9 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:39 pm

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:09 pm
Records are special - get it right and it is still the best source IMO.
Not for headphone listening it aint tho. Doubt very much my turntable will ever see the light of day again.

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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by Hannes-Gregor » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:51 am

Karnevil9 wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:39 pm
Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:09 pm
Records are special - get it right and it is still the best source IMO.
Not for headphone listening it aint tho. Doubt very much my turntable will ever see the light of day again.
Don't agree: I nearly only listen to records and this very often with headphones and it still sounds better than CDs. Much more lively and engaging.

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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by Fretless » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:05 am

Can't remember how long ago it is since I last fired up the TT. But I rip CD's direct to my network disc and stream in-house to different audio setups. Hardly ever play an actual CD these days.

Driving music - I set the same digital files onto a Fiio pocket player hooked into the car radio, sounds great.
That is the advantage with digital - that you can get high-quality music wherever you go, even on your smartphone.
But no MP3's, please - lifeless, soulless sound.

Although 'audiophiles' will often judge digital playback in terms of how 'analogue' it sounds. So it looks like Vinyl is still the standard for SQ.
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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by CN211276 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:12 am

The most important thing is the master. All things being equal my strong preference is digital, although I occasionally play vinyl. SQ aside, in terms of VFM it is a no brainer and it is nice to be able to control things from a phone or tablet, through a system of head phoones, where ever you are.
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Unread post by scotty38 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:12 am

I've had a Squeezebox since 2006 so have done a fair bit of streaming and ripped all my CDs however if I want to sit down and enjoy some music I still prefer my TT. Nothing to do with quality, I don't think, I just like the process.

I will admit that the click, click, click just as I'm drifting off is a ballache though :-)

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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by Mississippi Blind Child Assburn » Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:28 pm

Listen up:

youse all going mong on my thread.

The topic is my fantastic record finds (and,subsequently, youse all slavering and telling me what great taste I have)

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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by Mississippi Blind Child Assburn » Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:31 pm

I will be scoring later today, so, lick yer chops and wait patiently.

(But right now I have to go out cos its voting day here in Leutonia and I'm not gonna vote but just be a nuisance.)

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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by Karnevil9 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:41 pm

Hannes-Gregor wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:51 am
Karnevil9 wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:39 pm
Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:09 pm
Records are special - get it right and it is still the best source IMO.
Not for headphone listening it aint tho. Doubt very much my turntable will ever see the light of day again.
Don't agree: I nearly only listen to records and this very often with headphones and it still sounds better than CDs. Much more lively and engaging.
Even the slightest Crackle or Click drives me nuts, The reason i cannot listen to records via Phones.

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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by Hannes-Gregor » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:09 am

Karnevil9 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:41 pm
Hannes-Gregor wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:51 am
Karnevil9 wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:39 pm


Not for headphone listening it aint tho. Doubt very much my turntable will ever see the light of day again.
Don't agree: I nearly only listen to records and this very often with headphones and it still sounds better than CDs. Much more lively and engaging.
Even the slightest Crackle or Click drives me nuts, The reason i cannot listen to records via Phones.
It doesn't disturb me at all. I know these clicks and cracks since I started listening to music so they are part of it. Digital can only come near an analogue signal. It's said that the human ear isn't capable to hear the difference from a certain bit rate on but IMO you can feel it.

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Re: The Blind Chile scores VINYL ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk

Unread post by Mississippi Blind Child Assburn » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:42 pm

I shall score some more crack this morning.

Who is curious?

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