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by Vic Doucette
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Need headphone advicex
Replies: 11
Views: 214

Re: Need headphone advicex

I'd have a look at the gold standard of affordable closed back cans... The Sony V6 The first pair of these I purchased was when I was working audio in field recording. I knew a guy that was a very, very good audio guy and asked his advise. He told me out of all the headphones he used, including som...
by Vic Doucette
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Need headphone advicex
Replies: 11
Views: 214

Re: Need headphone advicex

https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/headphones/over_ear_headphones/soundlink-around-ear-wireless-headphones-ii.html?mc=25_PS_HP_PL_00_GO_&gclsrc=aw.ds&&gclid=Cj0KCQiA2b7uBRDsARIsAEE9XpFlOpi0NThHn1K9iBi51TO34AMR0rOEGJGc-h1BBwmeqRsZR6X3yZUaAlFkEALw_wcB#v=soundlink_ae_headphones_ii_white Refurbished an...
by Vic Doucette
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Need headphone advicex
Replies: 11
Views: 214

Re: Need headphone advicex

Remanufactured Bose cans in white at Great Lakes Crossing. $244 with tax new, $76 with tax rebuilt and on sale. Don't love the color but I can live with it. Everything I wanted. Don't usually love the Bose sound, but I couldn't pass on the deal.
by Vic Doucette
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Need headphone advicex
Replies: 11
Views: 214

Need headphone advicex

Audio geek pals, I am thinking of buying headphones for my exercise walking. Here's what I am looking for: 1. Must work well with low-impedance output of phone. 2. On-ear or over-ear design. No mo' ear buds. 3. Closed back. I want the sound isolation. 4. Foldable preferred, but I could live without ...
by Vic Doucette
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Buzzboard Marketplace
Topic: Rock and Roll Research Study
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: Rock and Roll Research Study

I was a semi-regular there, usually for the Sunday night jam sessions. Work has gotten in the way of that. I first met Sally when her foster daughter began playing in The Miracle League of Michigan. She then recognized me one night at the Goose and we became good pals. Have you ever seen her house f...
by Vic Doucette
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Northern Lower Michigan/Eastern U.P.
Topic: Music squeeze on some stations
Replies: 13
Views: 422

Re: Music squeeze on some stations

Two songs I recall that were released by the record companies notably faster on 45 rpm were Steely Dan's "Do it Again" and Bob Dylan's "Tangled up in Blue". The first example was especially egregious; when it was played on a turntable that was already sped up (as many were), it sounded like Alvin an...
by Vic Doucette
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Don Cherry fired from Sportsnet
Replies: 15
Views: 453

Re: Don Cherry fired from Sportsnet

"You People" certainly has became a dirty phrase of our century. Back circa 1973, I took a class as a high school senior on minority groups. The final assignment was a lengthy paper on a minority group that the writer wasn't a member of. In addition to the typical grading criteria, there was anothe...
by Vic Doucette
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Buzzboard Marketplace
Topic: Rock and Roll Research Study
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: Rock and Roll Research Study

To speak to those people is no more difficult than contacting Sally Omally Schroder on Facebook. MANY of the rock and Roll scene people still are around and meet frequently at local gigs. You can easily run into CREEM's first photographer or actual players. Sally handles social media for Jim McCart...
by Vic Doucette
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: If Southfield Public School isn't going to operate 88.3 WSHJ properly...
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: If Southfield Public School isn't going to operate 88.3 WSHJ properly...

Doug Banks too. Kicking myself for not mentioning him. A H*** talent and a wonderful guy. When he flew in to attend the WSHJ reunion at my house, I was wondering how the money and fame he'd earned would affect him. It hadn't. It was just like he was still in high school. He was even happier to see ...
by Vic Doucette
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: If Southfield Public School isn't going to operate 88.3 WSHJ properly...
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: If Southfield Public School isn't going to operate 88.3 WSHJ properly...

As much as it pains me, I agree. Started there in 1973. Honeyman was there with us. Lots of great talent there for a time, including Dave Fuller, Mike Benson, Dick Shafran and, a few years before us, Pat St. John. We even showed up at least once in the Arbitron ratings. It was clear some years ago t...
by Vic Doucette
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Kentucky Craps on Trump. Look out McConnell!
Replies: 15
Views: 366

Re: Kentucky Craps on Trump. Look out McConnell!

trump won the state by 30 points in 2016. This doesn't bode well for the sociopath-in-chief.
by Vic Doucette
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: The Political Climate
Replies: 12
Views: 335

Re: The Political Climate

I don't like the political climate. I am tired of seeing all the fighting and bickering on the news. I don't like any of the presidential candidates...complete trash. I'm not too fond of what we have now. There have been positives of a Trump presidency but dammit he's just not presidential timber. ...
by Vic Doucette
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Bag Daddy Blows Himself Up. Donald Bigly Booed.
Replies: 12
Views: 428

Re: Bag Daddy Blows Himself Up. Donald Bigly Booed.

First time trump has been booed by people in red hats.