>The pops and clicks are NOT the warmth in the vinyl for me... but nearly
>EVERYTHING else is. BUT, :)
>That said, well pressed vinyl with low volume clicks do sometimes come off
>as warmer to me.
I have some some direct-to-disc Sheffield Labs LP's from the 70's you might enjoy. The master discs were cut directly at the recording session, no tape, so they were live performances with no tape hiss. A very few clicks and pops now and then, but the sound is wonderful...