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Jacksonville, NC

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About Me:

Just an audio enthusiast who got sucked into headphones because they're cheaper than speakers.


Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Bass player, audio enthusiast, gardening, and perfecting my sourdough bread.

What I do for a living:

Substance Abuse Counselor/Graduate Student

Headphone Inventory

Grado SR-225i, iGrado, SR-60e, SR-40, Sennheiser PX100-II, Hifiman RE-400 and RE-600, Mr Speakers Alpha Prime (upgraded Alpha Dogs), Hifiman HE-400i, Sennheiser HD-800S

Headphone Amp Inventory

Burson Soloist, FiiO E10, Schiit Magni, Benchmark DAC-`1, Cavalli Liquid Carbon

Source Inventory

Oppo BDP-103, Sonos Connect, Schiit Modi, Benchmark DAC-1, U-turn turntable

Cable Inventory

Blue Jeans cable all-around

Other Audio Equipment

Ohm Micro Walsh Tall speakers
Emotiva Ultra Sub 10, Pinnable Baby Boomer, SVS PB-1000
Sunfire theater Grand 5 pre-amp
Emotiva UPA-200 amp

Audio-Related Tweaks

Grado Tape Mod

Music Preferences

Stoner/Doom, prog, jazz, world music

Interests (non-headphone)

Neurobiology, psychology, addiction studies

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Eden Navigator bass pre-amp.
fEARful bass cab
Crown XLS-1500 power amp
Carvin B1500 amp
Carvin Bunny Brunnel 6-string bass
Carvin Bunny Brunnel 6-string fretless bass
Carvin SB-5001

swspiers's Recent Activity

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Headphones for metal music - ultimate solution
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/21/16 at 12:28pm | 5063 replies | 256113 views
Sennheiser HD800 S Impressions Thread (read first post for summary)
swspiers posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/20/16 at 4:52pm | 1416 replies | 117541 views
What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
swspiers posted in this thread in Music 9/20/16 at 4:43pm | 69853 replies | 2188683 views
iPhone 7 Will Revolutionize Portable Audio for the First Time in a Decade
swspiers posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 9/20/16 at 3:17pm | 779 replies | 50405 views
Prog rock
swspiers posted in this thread in Music 9/17/16 at 3:51am | 515 replies | 12081 views
New Hifiman HE-5LE planar magnetic headphone
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/16/16 at 6:53am | 1926 replies | 157231 views
Sennheiser HD800S Unveiled!
swspiers posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/15/16 at 11:01am | 5418 replies | 656337 views
Cavalli Audio's Liquid Carbon Owners Impressions
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/12/16 at 1:31pm | 2314 replies | 131986 views
Lets Talk Metal
swspiers posted in this thread in Music 9/9/16 at 6:13pm | 24438 replies | 630531 views


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