I purposely bought the Paradigm Studio 60s because they were floorstanders and hoped that it would produce enough bass so that I would not have to buy a killer sub. I live in an attached house and so I have to be careful else the neighbors come knocking. Well, I have played various music on it; from Bach's organ stuff to the Cardigans "My Favorite Game" and noticed that the highs are ok but the mid range and bass are lacking. It is as if its not really there. I auditioned the B&W 604 S3s in the matrix lobby scene (no sub) and those pushed a lot of air. Great bass. I have read that the Studio series are supposed to be better but I am seriously dissapointed. The Cambridge FPS2000 sound better (crisper highs and can produce gut punching lows at moderate volumes) compared to the Studio 60s right now. I have noticed that there is little to no air being pushed out of the front port on the 60s. What the heck. At all volumes it seems to be lacking bass/mid range. These speakers are not impressing me and I was going from an old JVC noise filled bookshelf system to this. What is driving the Paradigms? A Yamaha RX630 (75 watts per channel ), sony discman for cds (temporary till I buy a dvd player), el cheapo silver/copper wires (have to measure out lengths soon), and that's about it. Is there a possibility that the speakers are defective? or maybe that is how its supposed to sound? Both of them exhibit the same problem ... Thanks for any input!