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  Thomas Hooper
  Lee, Illinois
  Polk RTi-A7 for front
Polk CSi-A4 for center
Polk RTi-A5 for surround
Polk DSW microPRO 4000 Sub
JBL 12" subwoofer
Oppo 95 for playback
Denon AVR-4311CI Receiver
Apple TV
Xbox One
Marigo Ultima Signature Mat
Harmony One remote
Roku 3

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Blood, Sweat & Tears: Blood, Sweat & Tears        (3 of 7 found this review helpful)
  January 15, 2015

On my Oppo it says 5.0 but it is 4.0 so as with all 5.0, 4.0 on my system need to crank up the bass. Didn't care for the Variations on a Theme 2nd movement, but I never did before. WOW, what a great sound. And When I Die sounds so good I had to repeat before going to the next selection. Horns are ... more
80's Hits - various artists        (2 of 3 found this review helpful)
  September 24, 2014

I have all these songs on CD, I'm sure many of you do too. I agree with tdunster that most of the selection is the best I've heard. A couple on my system sounded a little too bright like Whitney Huston: I wanna Dance with Somebody and Wham has the sibilance problem with the vocals but not as bad as ... more
George Michael: Symphonica      (2 of 4 found this review helpful)
  March 23, 2014

I always liked George Michaels voice and this disc in no exception EXCEPT his voice is full of sibilance, it's throughout the whole disc, more so in the first cut. Musically I like the disc in whole, sound quality is just average.
Supertramp: Breakfast in America      (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
  December 16, 2013

Like with all other review I agree that this is the best version. I have own many different version including the Blu Ray version and the SHM-SACD is just a treat to your ears.
Foreigner: Head Games        (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  May 17, 2013

My copy has a flaw on the first song making clicking sounds. I don't like the sound on this SACD, Not much improvement to a RBCD.

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I can log on to the new site on my desktop with my email/password but why can't I log on to my iPhone using the same email/password? Never mind, its working now. ... more
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Where's all the reviews from the old site. That was very important to me. Not good. ... more