The Bluetooth IEM market is notoriously known to be filled with compromise. It’s common knowledge that Bluetooth in headphones leads to sound degradation because of the compression required to stream music through Bluetooth, but in recent years, it has been a more viable option for listeners looking for convenience with the use of aptX, a […]Read more "Nowall CH-1 vs Jaybird X2 Mini-Review"
A big thanks to /u/Mad_Economist of Cascadia Audio for lending me a pair of his headphones for review. Background T50RP mods have become quite common in the premium headphone market with contenders like ZMF headphones, MrSpeakers, who has recently discontinued their popular “Dog” line of headphones, and Luis of Enigmatic Audio, famed for his […]Read more "Cascadia Audio Talos Review"
Thanks to sheldaze of Head-Fi for being gracious enough to loan his SR325 to me for this review. Pictures Background Grado is a company that really needs no introduction. Started in the 1950s, with a long heritage in audio products starting with their famous phono cartridges, Grado has been a well known name in […]Read more "Grado SR325 Review"
With the advent of smartphones replacing digital audio players for the majority of music listeners and with the trend of headphones becoming fashionable, there has been a boom in the once small headphone industry, with old manufacturers scrambling to create mass-market-friendly products and new manufacturers trying to shine above the old guards. One of the […]Read more "Master and Dynamic MH40 Review"
Thanks to @sheldaze for finding a location and reserving a meeting room for a meet this weekend. As always a pleasure to get together with the local crew to talk serious business about headphones. I wouldn’t mind doing this even more often if we can find a better spot. Hopefully meeting spaces will be opening up […]Read more "Head-Fi Mini-meet 05/07/2016 Impressions"
Sometimes, the hype phenomenon so prevalent in hobbies creates a “halo status” for some products which leads to expectations that are impossible to meet. The Philips Fidelio X2 is one such product. It had received extremely positive reviews from professionals and which led to many people purchasing it and equally praising it, leading to a […]Read more "Philips Fidelio X2 Review"