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Originally Posted by nantuar View Post

The problem doesn't really seem to be VLC though. Even when I'm using the headphone out on my iPhone straight to the HD650's they sound better than with the M8. With the M8 just sounds veiled in the highs to me. The tracks have much more air to them without it. I'm using the included USB A-B cable that came with it. Does anyone think that could be creating an issue? I'm really not one to subscribe to all these cable debates out there but I'm open to suggestions in this case.

Cheers guys.

It sounds veiled because it is. Not excessively so, but very noticeable compared to my Fiio E-12 diy portable amp for only about 1/3 the coast of the M8. The M8 seems to be a nice pha, but I prefer the Fiio. I have both.