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swspiers

Location:

Jacksonville, NC

Forum Post Count:

2316

Join Date:

8/5/09

Last Online:

1 hour ago

About Me:

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

Ha!

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

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Prog rock
swspiers posted in this thread in Music Today at 7:44 am | 808 replies | 17037 views
Sennheiser HD800 S Impressions Thread (read first post for summary)
swspiers posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 1:34 pm | 1646 replies | 143533 views
Hifiman he-400i Impressions and Discussion
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/4/16 at 5:09pm | 10294 replies | 737662 views
Headphones for metal music - ultimate solution
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/25/16 at 4:56pm | 5816 replies | 288009 views
Sennheiser HD800S Unveiled!
swspiers posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/18/16 at 2:55pm | 5697 replies | 696538 views
Grado Fan Club!
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/14/16 at 12:22pm | 33896 replies | 1342313 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
swspiers posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 10/13/16 at 2:47pm | 14700 replies | 2785550 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 | 70990 replies | 2231632 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 | 1151 replies | 84433 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 | 157784 views

 

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