Introduction – Though they’ve been rapidly gathering a strong cult following in their home country, Soft Ears isn’t a name … Continue Reading Soft Ears RSV First Impressions
Pros – Timeless aesthetic design, New cable isn’t as prone to twisting, New driver has a hugely improved bass response … Continue Reading Grado SR325X Review – The Intangibles
The ME700 Lite is a technically impressive take on a bright, vocal-forward sound signature counterbalanced by a highly tactile bass response.
The Vega 2020 offers splendid ergonomics and build combined with a rich and engaging yet coherent tuning built atop a strong technical foundation.
The C10 caters well towards a particular niche but isn’t especially competitive in direct audio comparison to models around its asking price.
Pros – Deep and bold yet controlled bass, Defined vocals, Pleasing treble body, Wide soundstage, Excellent build quality and design, … Continue Reading Eletech Socrates Review – Zesty
Pros – Sturdy and comfortable design, Rich analogue tone, Deep, articulate bass, Wide soundstage Cons – Fixed cable, Limited treble … Continue Reading Cozoy Hera C103 Review – Old-school Cool
Pros – Supremely clean tone, Revealing vocals, Fast bass, Wide soundstage, Superlative build quality Cons – Hazy centre image, Limited … Continue Reading Astrotec Lyra Nature Review – Clean, Collected, Considerably Good!
Pros – Massive soundstage, Massively revealing of micro-detail, Class-leading build quality Cons – Huge housings, Sculpted midrange sacrifices timbre for … Continue Reading Campfire Audio Solaris Review – The Unstoppable Force
Pros: Dynamic Bass, Grain-Free Treble, Spacious Stage, Modular Plug System Cons: Transparency is Not Top-Class Acknowledgement: I would like to thank … Continue Reading Dita Audio OSLO Cable
Pros – Coherent, layered and wholly resolved midrange, Very wide soundstage, Dynamic bass Cons – Intimate depth, Doesn’t provide a … Continue Reading Empire Ears Phantom Review – The Hero We Deserve
Introduction – After having an overwhelmingly positive experience with Final Audio FR’s E2000/3000, I was ecstatic to hear their new … Continue Reading Final Audio E4000 Impressions
Introduction – Both Beyerdynamic and Astell & Kern are highly regarded audio companies that make some of the leading products … Continue Reading Beyerdynamic Xelento vs Astell & Kern AK T8ie MkII
Pros – Energetic, lively mid-forward tone is an instrument-lover’s delight Feather-light construction Timeless, old-world mahogany + leather design Value-pick of … Continue Reading Grado Labs RS2e – The ‘Little’ Reference Grado doesn’t play 2nd fiddle…
Pros – Well-balanced, Very high detail retrieval, Almost perfect isolation, Fast, controlled bass Cons – Some finish imperfections, Reasonably bright … Continue Reading M-Fidelity SA-50 Review – Immaculate
We are now on the cusp of the new year and with it, we farewell the sentiments of the past … Continue Reading Everyday Listening Buyer’s Guide – 2017 in Review & What to Look Forward to in 2018