Very interested to read on Amarra’s website and I paraphrase ‘it’s easy to make music sound good on a computer but hard to make it sound fabulous’. I think they have been listening to my conversations.
Next week I’m in Munich for the High End show and by coincidence will be sharing a booth (or to be more exact one of my clients Thorens is sharing a booth themed Sources of the future as it’s vinyl and streaming with Higoto who are Germany’s streaming experts.
The demos will be of Thoren’s new Tri-Balance turntable, the Logitech Transporter and a Macbook running iTunes with the Amarra software into a Weiss DAC.
Elbow’s award winning album The Seldom Seen Kid is available on vinyl. It’s heavy, split onto two records and is 45rpm.
The point of the blog of course is the performance. While I would never argue that the Ikea Lack delivered 100% of the dynamics of the specialist rack we were using, it wasn’t too shabby at all. The good part is that, what it didn’t do well – mainly dynamic contrasts – itdidn’t fail badly and horribly.
Friday was a busy day and my back is only just recovering. My older LP12 now has the Origin Live larger motor and power supply together with a comprehensive resetup. The newer LP12 is now fully Funk Vectored complete with K Drive. Both, after setup by my friend, bounce in a much more regular and controlled manner. The huge difference…
All the kit of parts of my new Funk Vector Link arrived on Friday. Fit and finish look good. Reading through the installation instructions it appears that there is a good deal of work to do in fitting it. Not being a LP12 guru I have asked a friend who is to assist with the setup. I’m expecting to carry…