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Old 07-11-2019, 22:37   #1
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I've acquired a very good wireless speaker. I'm wondering if there were any particularly songs, pieces of music, soundtrack, samples, demos that you use to test a new speaker to show it's worthy?

Thinking of you

Mas

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Old 08-11-2019, 06:11   #2
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Classical music has the necessary dynamics
My go to piece is 4’33” by John Cage
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Classical music has the necessary dynamics
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My go to piece is 4’33” by John Cage
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The fireworks scene in V for Vendetta has classical music and surround explosions. I've used that in the past when I've changed my system.
The live version of Enter Sandman from the original S&M is one of my favourites for testing music.

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I used to use the instrumental Southside from Texas' Southside album as it has a lovely deep bass note early on that is almost inaudible on a lot of systems.
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Whenever I'm DJing, I'll fire up Demanufacture by Fear Factory, Hyperballad by Bjork, and Invaders Must Die by Prodigy
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I've acquired a very good wireless speaker. I'm wondering if there were any particularly songs, pieces of music, soundtrack, samples, demos that you use to test a new speaker to show it's worthy?

Thinking of you

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What is the make / model of the speaker, Mas?

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What is the make / model of the speaker, Mas?
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Nice.

Some tracks then:

St Vincent's original as well as the piano version of Masseducation
Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
Prince - Sign 'o the Times
Radiohead - Paranoid Android
Phil Collins - Hello I Must be Going
Muse - Madness
Rage Against The Machine - Bombtrack
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I use an album and some tracks I know inside out.
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Music has the right to Children by Boards of Canada is a worthy demo disc
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Enya - Caribbean Blue is great for testing speakers.
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Music has the right to Children by Boards of Canada is a worthy demo disc
Probably one of the best albums ever made.
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