I received this purple-stained zebrawood ZMF Blackwood as a loan from AMW1011. A quick thanks for parting with your headphone and allowing me to spend some time with them so I can share my thoughts. Pictures Configuration Options The ZMF Blackwood retails for $649.99 to $739.99 based on wood cup choice and carrying case purchase […]Read more "Zebrawood ZMF Blackwood Review"
There’s something endearing about products created in a very small scale, handmade out of love. You realize you’re holding the heart and soul of its creator. They make what they make not necessarily to make money, but because they want to—because they want to return the same happiness the hobby has brought them to the […]Read more "Enigmatic Audio Enigma"
Thanks to @willsw for meeting up with me at the underground command center of Linear Tube Audio last week to check out some new (to me) headphones. Pictures Impressions Audio Zenith PMx-2 As the previous owner of the Oppo PM-1 I was pretty excited to check this headphone out. I think Alex did a great job of […]Read more "Linear Tube Audio Micro-meet Impressions"
Oppo’s second planar headphone, the PM-2, looks a lot like the PM-1. But the PM-2’s selling point is the fact that you should get all of the benefits of the PM-1 but at a lower price tag. It’s a compelling option, especially for people struggling to justify the $1,099 price tag for the PM-1. There are […]Read more "OPPO PM2 Review"
With so many new headphones coming out lately, it’s easy to get swept into the hype of being an early adopter. In the process, the great headphones of the past are overlooked for a new, yet possibly inferior headphone. The Beyerdynamic DT880, one of the “Big 3” mid-range headphones (the others being the AKG K701 and […]Read more "Beyerdynamic DT880 Pro Review"
There is a significant price gap between the mid-range headphones like the $200 AKG K7XX and top-tier headphones like the $1,700 Sennheiser HD800S. There are products that occupy the space in between like the Beyerdynamic T90 and Hifiman HE-400i, but many believe that they’re just a stopgap between higher end headphones. The Fostex x Massdrop TH-X00 […]Read more "ZMF x Vibro MKII Review"