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I know some people's 1.21 GigaWatts super-tubed multi mono-bloc McIntosh power amps are much better than my humble Harman Kardon receivers, but unless someone gives me buckets of money for a "gold-pressed latinum" kit, the Harmans will have to suffice.
I'm quite pleased with both my current multi-channel setups and with my stereo. I would not hesitate to recommend any of the components that make up my systems. Though better does exist, given the price,, I'm getting fantastic SQ, and I did not have to take a mortgage to acquire this stuff.
Between the keyboard and chair.
  Old school Harman, new school Harman, Old school JBLs, Oppo and misc bits and pieces.

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Miles Davis Quintet: Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet      (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  March 14, 2015

Just got this from Japan. I'm not familiar with the other pressing on SACD, but it is a fantastic recording as far as I'm concerned. On top of this, the album itself is a joy to listen to.
Blade Runner (soundtrack)        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  January 16, 2015

Vangelis has a touch for blending extreme subtlety and nuance into compositions evocative of things beautiful, flowing and grand. It makes for a sound and texture easy to recognize anywhere, anytime. If you haven't heard this, you must. It's a grand journey when one auditions this soundtrack. It ... more
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2, Paganini Rhapsody - Lang Lang        (0 of 2 found this review helpful)
  January 16, 2015

I am quite pleased. When a star performer is advertised as being the draw for a recording, I find it quite fitting to have that performers' partition emphasized. I think most auditors of such recordings also like and expect it. For uniform levels more in tune with those of a more typical live ... more

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Primary multi channel system: Harman Kardon "AVR-3600" -> 4X JBL Northridge E-60 (F & R), 2 X JBL Northridge E-80 (RS), 1 X Infinity Beta 40 (C) & R.Audio 8" 125W Sub. Sources: Oppo BDP-103, Cisco HD digital cable PVR, Sony Vaïo (i5, HDMI, BluRay) WD "TV Live Hub Media Center 1TB" #1 -> 2 USB Hard drives (1.5 & 2TB) Secondary multi channel ... more