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      hopkins replied to the thread Natural Sound.
      Sounding natural is a subjective description (just like "not congested"). It's hard to speculate on listening preferences.
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      hopkins replied to the thread Natural Sound.
      It was meant to be humorous, but I guess I failed! I don't think anyone would argue that good deep bass isn't preferable, all other...
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      hopkins replied to the thread Natural Sound.
      That's more like purring than singing.
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      hopkins replied to the thread Hopkins' System.
      Thanks. No I have not. I like to keep things simple. Give me a year or two and I may change my mind :)
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      hopkins replied to the thread Natural Sound.
      There is certainly a case to be made for not killing the sound with complex analog crossovers.
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      hopkins reacted to Thundersnow's post in the thread Natural Sound with Like Like.
      Perhaps, I don't know. Dynamics-wise though, there is no passive dynamic speaker that can match this. Also, this is in my office which...
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      hopkins replied to the thread Natural Sound.
      Perhaps. Does this video make that case? To be honest, I'm not convinced... I hear a boxy sound, with a slightly thin and metallic tone...
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      hopkins replied to the thread Hopkins' System.
      A 400€ speaker with 4000€ of electronics upsets conventional audiophile wisdom? The vocals sound very nice to my ears ("natural"?). I...
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      hopkins reacted to Atmasphere's post in the thread Natural Sound with Like Like.
      It isn't, its also about a lack of congestion.
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      Yes. There is a similarity to what you are saying. The SX sounds more ‘pure’ however without any connotation of clean or sterile
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      hopkins reacted to PYP's post in the thread Rick Beato on why music is getting worse with Like Like.
      his autobiography is also very interesting!
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      hopkins reacted to bonzo75's post in the thread Natural Sound with Like Like.
      Ambient venue will depend on the recording, and how good a system is in letting that through
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      Here's another interesting interview of producer/engineer Bill Schnee: From the middle to the end he talks about changes in music...
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      hopkins replied to the thread Hopkins' System.
      I was not happy with the sound of that previous recording from my phone. It sounded thin. I don't know what's going on with my phone. I...
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      hopkins reacted to PeterA's post in the thread Natural Sound with Like Like.
      For me, natural sound is an ideal, but it is also achievable as I heard in four different systems in Utah and then elsewhere. If it...
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