In Reply to: Laid back and in your face (impress-your-friends-with-detail)... posted by Ivan303 on December 17, 2023 at 08:36:01:
Gear that does 'detail' gets the nod in short term listening sessions (and with many in the audiophile press that do show write-ups) and so that's what gets built and taken to shows.
I'm not a fan of an overly etched or forward presentation either. That's not what I hear in live environments.
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