Originally Posted by Fletcher
I forget the science of it [if I'm not mistaken its something about "shell effect"] but I'm under the impression that stranded is better for audio... but solid wire will certainly work.
You mean skinning. Seems to me that for every knowledgable dude who thinks this is an issue, I can find another who dismisses it.
I read of a few A-list mastering engineers who swear by solid core wire. I asked the owner of Cable Factory about this, and he derided the idea.