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Adam T8V Monitor Review + GIVEAWAY

Adam T8V Monitor Review + GIVEAWAY

Hi, I'm Streaky. Today I'm reviewing the new speakers from Adam Audio. They are called the T8V. And if you hang around to the end, I'll tell you how you can get this pair for free, because they've said I can give them away. So these new Adam T8Vs. Now these are the cheaper end of the Adam family. They have the T5V, T7V, which I gave away previously. And the T8V now. The new one. So I bet you can't guess why they're called the T8V. Yes, that indeed it is because the woofer here is 8 inches wide...

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A TOUCH OF CLASS - Softubes Weiss EQ1 Review

dynamics EQ

A TOUCH OF CLASS - Softubes Weiss EQ1 Review

Hi, I'm Streaky. Today, I'm going to be reviewing the new Softubes Weiss EQ1. Which means my old Weiss EQ1, £5000, now becomes a doorstop. Here we are in photos with the Weiss EQ1 in your face. So this is how it looks in the hardware. So you have all the knobs that you would normally expect. There is one extra one there. But let me just explain to people who don't know what the Weiss is. Let me go left from right. Bypass, 2 banks, A and B to store different patterns in A and B. Dynamic mode here,...

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$30k Kii Three Audio BXT Speaker Review

BASS speakers

$30k Kii Three Audio BXT Speaker Review

Hi, I'm Streaky. And today I'm reviewing the Kii audio BXT basic extension. So, as you've probably seen, if you watch my videos regularly, I've had the Kii 3 audio 3, wherever they're called. The top unit for quite a while now. Been loving them. Sound great. Sound amazing in most spaces. The reason why I liked them the most is for the cardioid effect, where it throws the sound out the front. I've got bass flying around the room makes super tight bass sounds really nice. Top ends, mega clear and open. Loving them. Sound amazing. But there is...

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Is This The Ultimate DAC?

converters

Is This The Ultimate DAC?

Hi, I'm Streaky. And today I'm reviewing the beautiful Lavry Gold Quintessence D to A DAC. So this is a DAC by Lavry. Now you may know Lavry Gold from the A to D converter. I put a link up here.  I reviewed that previously, love that. Amazing. Now they've sent me this over to review to listen to, I'm always up for listening to DAC and for listening to anything really, being a bit of a geek. But this is the Quintessence. I just love this, the color, the front. As you can see, it's shining and they just look amazing...

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VINYL BASS BOOST

BASS vinyl

VINYL BASS BOOST

 So today I'm going to give you a little quick tip on how to high pass in the low end, the way that I do as a mastering engineer. Now, when you high pass in the low end, if you listen to a lot of stuff that used to be on vinyl, 70’s stuffs. Even a lot of, sort of guitar based music, independent music, it's very bright. It's not a lot of low end going on. The reason for that was you couldn't get loads and loads of bottom end on vinyl because the group goes really wide because...

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