Grado headphones are unique in that most audiophiles have probably owned one somewhere along their journey but have decided not to keep it as time goes on. The SR60/SR80 was touted as a gateway drug to audiophilia because they just look and sound so different than your average $50 consumer bass-heavy headphone. For this review, […]
It really is no secret that the law of diminishing returns kicks in hard the more expensive the headphone gets. And at roughly $4,000, the value is just terrible, let’s face that. But we are audiophiles so none of that matters in the end. Being able to try out headphones like the Focal Utopia that […]
Every time I have to review a wireless headphone, I usually have to adjust my expectations knowing these types are just not quite there yet. Either that or I have been living under the rock. The Hifiman Deva is NOT a true wireless headphone but allows it to be used as one through an adapter. […]
Throughout my journey as a headphone hobbyist, I have learned that there are expensive headphones, more expensive headphones & outrageously expensive flagship headphones. Believe it or not, the Focal Clear clocking in at around $1,500 (72,000 php) sits just right in the middle of that list. Regardless of what box it belongs to, it’s worth […]
My first exposure to Hifiman headphones was during the local November Hifishow in 2014 when there was a dealer that displayed an HE400i, HE560i, and even the mighty HE500. At the time, I was just a couple of years into my headphone journey so auditioning those unsurprisingly blew me away. 3 years after that, I […]
The HD-XXX line is Sennheiser’s main headphone line starting from the budget HD200 to its top-of-the-line HD800s. Specifically, the HD500/600s have been extremely popular to audiophiles because of their competitive pricing structure and how well they scale with better source and amplification. You can add the newly-released HD560s to that list which retails for $199 […]
Every once in a while we stumble upon headphones that don’t come from well-known manufacturers in this space like the Sennheisers, Audio-Technica’s, Beyerdynamics, Sonys, what have you. We tend to get a little excited whenever this happens as there’s a mystery that comes into play when getting our hands-on with them.