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Location:

Detroit-ish

Forum Post Count:

24

Join Date:

9/9/11

Last Online:

3 hours, 18 minutes ago

About Me:

I'm that guy that did that thing that time. Not that one, the other one. Yeah him.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Books, Movies, Music

What I do for a living:

web and application server deployment and support monkey

Headphone Inventory

HiFiMan HE-400, UE6000, Grado SR125i/Martin Custom Audio woodies, Audio Technica WS55x, AKG K81,

IEMs: UE TripleFi 10, VSONIC GR07 BE and AN16, Soundmagic PL50, Xears XE200Pro, Audio Technica ATH-CKM50, Brainwavs Beta, Meelectronics CW31.

Want list: Oppo PM-3, LCD2 or Oppo PM-2 maybe, custom IEMs

Headphone Amp Inventory

ALO The National, and some other junk.

Want list: Oppo HA-2, Cayin C5, Ibasso D14, Cypherlabs Picollo DAC maybe and some Schitt or another ;-) SOON!

Source Inventory

Sanza Clip and Fuze, Moto X Pure.

Wantlist: Ibasso DX50, A good desktop DAC after I get my house...and a new desk.

Cable Inventory

lol

Power-Related Components

wall sockets

Other Audio Equipment

Old Kenwood 2.1 receiver driving some vintage Design Acoustics bookshelf speakers with a Sony powered sub. < $100 total. Craigslist FTW?

Audio-Related Tweaks

After I started reading Head-fi, I actually ported the cups of and did the Grado style 'back of driver' hole opening mod on a pair of Skullcandy Ti's that I had bought before I knew better. Incredibly, it worked. Improved bass response, better clarity and soundstage. Took them from what I would now call about a 1.5/10 to at least a 4/10. Anemic waste of space to functional in about 30 minutes. Still crap compared to everything else I have now, but I only had my AKG K81s at the time, they were hurting my head, I was waiting to receive my Martin Custom-Grado SR125i , and I had just read about 200 pages in the Grado mod threads.

Music Preferences

Jazz, funk, punk, blues, classic rock, and instrumental/electronic beats of many kinds.

Favorite bands or performers at the moment: The Bad Plus, Stanton Moore (and his Trio), Madlib (his Jazz stuff), Garage a Trois, Grant Green, Jimmy Smith, Flying Lotus, Bonobo, Shigeto, Mux Mull, Tyco, Little People, Radiohead, The Clash, Gorillaz, RJD2, MMW, EST, Blockhead, Galactic, Miles Davis, Pink Floyd, Black Flag, Fugazi, The Evens........

Interests (non-headphone)

Books, movies, cars, games, slot cars(no really)

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