From reading his equipment list, it's apparent that this is a reviewer who's a believer in high-priced magic amplifiers, players and even pieces of connecting wire. It shouldn't be surprising that he claims to hear superiority in many respects when listening to a much higher-priced speaker under open(non-blind)listening conditions.

Such reports shouldn't be taken seriously when not done in blind listening sessions.
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Enjoy the music, not the equipment.