Yesterday evening we were listening to some music on my wife's "Bose" stereo. Particularly we were enjoying "Fun." My first though was the response wasn't flat, which I would prefer. The second thing I though while listening to the music was "I can't wait to listen to this on my akg cans.
This morning while getting in the working groove (aerospace engineering) I took out my cans and kicked off the tracks we had been listening to and...
That's right, a smile cut across my face. Perfect bliss, it's going to take a few hours to get over this high.
So, Thanks to everyone's threads on great cans and amps. My humble choices were the AKG Q701 with the Fiio E9. Not the top of the stack but I LOVE em, and I got them as a present (No complaints).