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Old 01-20-2023, 10:41 PM
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Default What are your top 5 tracks

If only all recordings were produced the same. Sadly they're not.
Here are 5 tracks that really bring out the best in my system.

To note, Im either streaming MQA Tidal or they're digital files.

Steely Dan - Aja
Steely Dan - Gaucho
Supertramp - Even in the quietest moments
Ane Brun - All we want is love
Alan Silvesti - Suite from Forest Gump

What songs bring out the best in your system?
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Old 01-21-2023, 06:47 AM
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Ramon’s Revenge - Peter White
Take me Down - Larry Carlton
Only the Good Die Young - Billy Joel
La Isla Bonita - Madonna
We Don’t Talk Anymore - Charlie Puth & Selena Gomez
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Old 01-21-2023, 11:40 AM
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Anna - Charlie Haden & Antonio Forcione
My Romance - Gene Ammons
Elgar Concerto - Jacqueline Du Pre/Sir John Barbirolli
Brombo - Brian Bromberg
Chocolate Trip Drip - Tool
Leaving the Table - Leonard Cohen

There are so many more:
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Old 01-21-2023, 03:54 PM
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Eagles - Hotel California (Hell Freezes Over) [okay for every system]
Marcus Miller - Cousin John
Duncan Sheik - The Ghost In You
Bliss - Kissing
Poison - Every Rose Has Its Torn
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Old 01-21-2023, 04:36 PM
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Good stuff! We need more folks to chime in.
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Esoteric/Bryston System: ESOTERIC C02-X PRE-AMP, P-02X TRANSPORT, D02-X DAC, G02-X CLOCK, BRYSTON 28B3 CUBED MONOBLOCK AMPS(4), BRYSTON BHA-1 HEADPHONE AMP, SHUNYATA DENALI 6000/S v2(2) EVEREST 8000 POWER CONDITIONER(2) ALTAIRA CG & SG HUBS, AMR-DP777-SE DAC, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, QUADRASPIRE RACK, WW PLATINUM CABLES
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Old 01-21-2023, 05:05 PM
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Sting - My Funny Valentine
David Gray - Sail Away
White Sand - Fade Into You (Live)
Shelby Lynne - The Look of Love
Patty Griffin - Let Him Fly
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Old 01-21-2023, 05:10 PM
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My favorites for tuning and demos are:

Us and Them from Dark Side of the Moon
Helpless from CSN&Y's Deja vu 2021 Remaster
Reassuring Tune from Jethro Tull's A Passion Play
Another Try from America's Holiday album
At Seventeen by Janis Ian

All tracks are HD downloads played by Amarra Luxe.
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Old 01-21-2023, 06:33 PM
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My top 5 Tracks:

1) Spa-Francorchamps
2) Philip Island
3) Brands Hatch
4) Laguna Seca
5) Sonoma Raceway
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Old 01-21-2023, 06:50 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Puma Cat View Post
My top 5 Tracks:

1) Spa-Francorchamps
2) Philip Island
3) Brands Hatch
4) Laguna Seca
5) Sonoma Raceway


Suzuka instead of Sonoma
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Old 01-21-2023, 06:56 PM
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Quote:
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My top 5 Tracks:

1) Spa-Francorchamps
2) Philip Island
3) Brands Hatch
4) Laguna Seca
5) Sonoma Raceway
Ha! Well played Stephen

Ill play as a driver;

1) Sebring
2) Road Atlanta
3) Barber Motorsports
4) Watkins Glen
5) Virginia International Raceway
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