Been a while since the RAS and RAMC (Rockford Audio Society / Rockford Area Music Club) hooked up so I hosted a meet Saturday. The RAMC kind of morphed out of the RAS events. Instead of comparing gear all day and playing the same song 50 times, the host assigns categories and you bring music to match. You can also ask for suggestions.
Fair turnout, missing a few. Had some new attendees from CP, newrival and EnderShadow. We compared an amp early on, did some hi-res, I2S and SPDIF comparisons with my DIY DAC. Main thing is the music, drinks, food and have fun. You can find yourself introduced to music that you never heard before. We have some members that music is like a second family. Number of categories depends on attendance. Weíve had events with 8. We usually bring extras in case someone else brought the same choice.
Can you go the distance? Attendees will be driving various distances to get here so bring a song that applies to covering ground, water, sky, dimensions or space.
Better cover me. Bring a song that you think is covered better by another artist than the original artistís release.
This is the new stuff, whatís happening? Bring a song from a newer artist/group in your life that was released after June 2012.
Deuces wild. Bring a favorite duet. Same sex, opposite sex, gender change, donít matter but 1 plus 1 equals 2 people; not a human and farm animal.
Good time! I'll post a list of songs played when I get them from Rob.
From left clockwise, Rob, Dave (daboyz), Jay (agfrost), Aaron (ALL212), Dan (EnderShadow), Angelo (newrival).