If you enjoy an open, high-clarity sound and a powerful bass performance, the Bravery punches well above its weight.
The OH1s is a beautifully designed earphone with excellent build quality and a super svelte form factor. The sound has a unique character that will no doubt appeal to some but cannot be universally praised and recommended.
Like the ER-line before it, the EVO is intimate, hyper-responsive and oh so clean from bottom to top. Years later, the Etymotic sound remains hard come by and has plenty of life.
Miter returns with a new storage case for DAPs and IEMs. There are great accessories to keep your collection of premium IEMs and DAPs safe and organised at reasonable expense.
The SE180 comes across as a beautifully formed transportable source with plenty of gusto for home use, decent portability and no shortage of convenient smart features.
Astrotec has created a great earphone to live with day to day but also one that is not especially enjoyable to listen to.
Combining hugely impressive timbral accuracy with top-level resolution, the RS10 provides a sound that has surely secured itself as a benchmark for years to come.
The S9 Pro is versatile, nicely resolving and a strong overall package that I can highly recommend.
If you enjoy a gorgeous, organic tonality and don’t mind a slightly laid-back midrange, the U6t is an auditory delight and a fully formed high-end IEM experience.
If you have the luxury of purchasing this cable, expect unmatched opulence and a listening experience accomplished in equal measure.
The Skuld is an intersection between IEM design and art, a combination of great tuning and good technical ability that delivers one of the most coherent and layered presentations I’ve heard.
If you enjoy a bright sound, then you’ll find the Starshine to be a technically outstanding EST implementation. For all else, proceed with caution.
xi’s ESP/95X earpads are a very smart upgrade for current users and something to consider for buyers on the fence about dipping their toes in electrostatic headphones on a budget.
If you don’t mind a drier vocal presentation, the NOVA is a well-considered, versatile and technically impressive performer. It has no glaring weaknesses, but some idiosyncrasies that will limit mass appeal.
The TWS04K nails the fundamentals of a non-frills wireless experience, remaining a strong value proposition despite the price jump.
The Variations is a brilliant update to the venerable Blessing 2 that retains a strong sense of value even at its elevated price point through a combination of tonal refinement and technical accomplishment.