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Offline P.I.

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OK. Here I go...
« on: May 26, 2024, 11:10:44 PM »
Streaming sucks.

I've heard everything from a Node to Innuos.  None of them sound "right" to me.

The only thing that even comes close to analog reproduction is wishful thinking.

It can, however sound very very good (convenient).
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Offline GDHAL

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Re: OK. Here I go...
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2024, 06:11:47 AM »
Streaming sucks.

I've heard everything from a Node to Innuos.  None of them sound "right" to me.

The only thing that even comes close to analog reproduction is wishful thinking.

It can, however sound very very good (convenient).

Agreed re streaming. Very good digital can sound grate too.
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Offline Nick B

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Re: OK. Here I go...
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2024, 07:13:59 AM »
There's much more convenience in streaming as in choosing exactly what tracks I want to hear and there's a tremendous amount of music available to me online. My pocketbook couldn't afford all that I enjoy and I'm downsizing as well.

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Offline Folsom

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Re: OK. Here I go...
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2024, 03:54:38 PM »
I like CDs....

But I have heard streaming sound ok. Convenience tends to win with age. I'm an analog person for now though, and for awhile.

A small trick that only sometimes sorta works is there is like a down arrow or something in Tidal that lets you select versions so sometimes you can listen to a better mastering (probably less recent). And sometimes the good masterings are simply not on streaming...