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Can anyone explain the vinyl renaissance?

Anton D

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He's been asked, several times, to post laybacks he did while he still had a rig, so we can understand his experience directly. He refuses.
To be intelligible is to be found out.
 

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No sense in dog-piling on Sal, he like others, have moved away from the find and pull it from the shelf, Snap-Crackle-Pop, can't skip songs, get up every 20 minutes, to look at your tablet, press and icon, and listen and never clean any media or physically adjust anything.
 

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No sense in dog-piling on Sal, he like others, have moved away from the find and pull it from the shelf, Snap-Crackle-Pop, can't skip songs, get up every 20 minutes, to look at your tablet, press and icon, and listen and never clean any media or physically adjust anything.

In other words: He got soft.

:p
 

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In other words: He got soft.

:p
Maybe yes, me too. Still have my TT and ton of LPs that I have collected since the 60s but rarely play them, unless they are rare and not streaming.
The funny thing about @Sal1950, when it comes to cars his attitude about tech seems to align more with the "vinyl" guys, he's got it out for EVs. :p
 

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Well, a car isn't a reproduction device.
 

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Well, a car isn't a reproduction device.
But EVs have far less complicated and adjustable internals and represent a newer user friendly generation of tech.
 

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I hope you don't mean in the terms of wrenching one of those things at home in the garage. Not very mechanic friendly I would expect.
No, not having to change oil or adjust a carburetor. Just tires and brakes on EVs.
 

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Well, a car isn't a reproduction device.
A lot of sound reproduction with both meanings though has perfomed in cars over the last century. (see also Tooles comment on the term in the intro of his book)
 
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No, not having to change oil or adjust a carburetor. Just tires and brakes on EVs.
Ohhh... I see. Yes, all true. If one could only access all those settings and then setup the car how they like it and try other peoples' settings. That would be fun.
 

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OMG I think I derailed this thread again. Sorry Sal, I was just trying to be humorous. :facepalm:
 

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Tell me the essence
That this title of his book is ambiguous "The word has another meaning that has to do with the perpetuation of species." (page 3), please don't tell me though you don't have it?
 
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Goodness just say sexual reproduction if that's what you mean.

PS Toole didn't say sound reproduction has that meaning: he said reproduction. You misled me.
 

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Sheldon?

Am still shocked though you don't have his book.
??? How do you think I found your error if I don't have his book? :);):cool:
 

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Well, a car isn't a reproduction device.
But EVs have far less complicated and adjustable internals and represent a newer user friendly generation of tech.
I think you missed my point. I mean it isn't hypocritical/"funny thing" of Sal to have an issue with vinyl that he doesn't carry over into cars.

Happy to be corrected, but I get the impression that for Sal, cars are the experience itself, and for his audio, music is the experience itself. The reproduction device just has to get out of the way. And vinyl doesn't do that very well.

cheers
 

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I see no hypocrisy here.
I have the KOOLEST ride I can afford.
And the most accurate SOTA sound reproduction I can afford.
My truck don't take 10 minutes to start with a crank
My musical sources don't require 10 minutes of fussing and tweaking for every 20 minutes of listening.
 

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There ya go. Like the starter button in a car, the audio system’s job is to get outta the way and let the good times roll…
 
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