Most of the flagship phones that sound so nice have a Vulcan-mind-meld presentation where you are at one with the sound, a kind of super intimacy.
This seems pretty standard, and is mesmerizing, but after a session with one of these, when I get tired of listening,
somehow I find it very refreshing to put on my Grados (GS1000is are my favorites) for a breath of fresh air, an openness,
a little distance from the sound, the drivers, almost like switching to speakers.
Then, I can keep listening with a new sense of discovery, a new perspective, and more joy.
For this, I love my Grados, as they stand alone in this regard. Thanks to Joe and company for standing apart from the crowd.
Edited by rgs9200m - 1/11/13 at 7:48pm