trev wrote:Not generational at all. Music nerds will always want the best gear, just check out any of the stereo or headphone forums.Eyeball wrote:Honestly, it's generational I think, but I don't know what most music listeners use for a home sound system these days. Back in my day (hahaha) we were all about speakers and amps and turntables and receivers and equalizers and pre-amps and what not. Is that all gone?
In my view it's because the sound systems at dance venues often sound terrible, you want the music in the best quality you can find. Might as well give those sound waves the best chance of making it to the dancers' ears undamaged!
Are those like music lovers or music aficionados?Music nerds
Glad it is not generational. Enough stuff always is already.
I have not added any new stereo gear in about a decade, so I am out of touch.
Do people still buy big wooden speakers or has speaker science brought us smaller speakers with equivalent sound?
Or do most people who listen to music rely on computers and portable units like Ipods? I remember that back when, a lot of people were satisfied with simple combination stereo systems (all in one).....or had those big furniture hi-fi/stereos that ate up your living room. Nice wood, though!
But people who cared about music bought components. It was fun and it was also a hassle.
My first amp - circa 1965. I was 14 or so. It was way under $100.00. It was pretty decent and I want to find one on eBay.
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So I guess you were kind of kidding when you said you hoped his personal system was better than the ones at dances b/c you knew it would be.