Someone posted this review on the flagship thread:
These sentences confirm what I'm hearing. which is probably why I eq'd that way. Interesting.
"Honestly, if it were my money, I wouldn’t buy the X2 at any price because the midrange is just distant enough for me to not enjoy them. The basic sound signature of the X2 is a V-shape. They have elevated bass and elevated treble with a slightly recessed midrange."