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Edmonds, WA, USA

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About Me:

PT Studio Music and PA work, synthhead, headphone junkie

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Stars, Crossfit, Music, God, Design, Technology, motorcycles (Triumph Speed Triple)

What I do for a living:

Business Admin, IT, Synth development

Headphone Inventory

Senn HD800
AKG K701
AKG K550
Audeze LCD-2.2
Shure SRH-1840
Senn HD 650
Senn HD 595
NAD Viso HP50
Shure SRH940
Sony MDR-7520
Beyer DT 880 600 Ohm

Several IEMs including SE535, Westone ES5, Ultiimate ears UE-10 Pro
Senn HD380
Senn HD 280 (One remaining out of three)
Senn RS180 wireless
Denon AH-D7100 (Not the neutrality I was looking for, but an enjoyable hp
Sony HD 7506 (both missing)
Beyer DT 880S (became scratchy)
Beyer DT 990 (Old model - don't remember what happened to it)
KRK KNS8400 (too harsh and midrangey - didn't smooth out even after several hundred hours)
Denon AH-D2000

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Lyr
Headroom Total Airhead
Berhinger HA4700 (rack)
Schiit Asgard
Onkyo AV Receivers (2)
Yamaha Receiver
Apt Holman preamp (2)
Mackie Mixers (3)
Adcom GTP-450 II

Source Inventory

RME Fireface 800
Echo Layla 24
Teac PD-H600
Focusrite Scarlett 2i4

Cable Inventory

stock, except for Toxic cables for the LCD-2.2

Other Audio Equipment

Many synths: Moog Voyager, Solaris, Jupiter 6, Nord Lead 3, Nord Modular, ...
FX units: TC, Eventide, ...
Drum machines

Audio-Related Tweaks

I try to keep eq flat

Music Preferences

Just about anything good old or new that is synth-based, from Tangerine Dream to Deadmau5
Classical, from the earliest church-based chants until now
Early rock through 60's pop, proto-punk, rock, psychedelic, progressive, punk, new wave, synth pop, post punk, alternative
Jazz, from early roots through Coltrane, Miles Davis, etc.
Bluegrass, some early country
A bit of rap, hip hop here and there
My own stuff

Interests (non-headphone)


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

At the moment, I am enjoying the resurgence of mechanical keyboards

2006 Triumph Speed Triple

gonkulator's Recent Activity

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Oppo PM-1: A New Planar Magnetic Headphone!
gonkulator posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/15/14 at 8:34am | 1701 replies | 185875 views
McIntosh MHP1000 Headphones Announced in CES
gonkulator posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 1/11/14 at 7:53am | 38 replies | 2586 views
Looking for some good Symphonic rock, any suggestions?
gonkulator posted in this thread in Music 12/20/13 at 4:51pm | 3 replies | 67 views
Shure SRH1840 and SRH1440 Unveiled!
gonkulator posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/25/13 at 10:05am | 2004 replies | 181312 views
Recomend upgrade from shure e500
gonkulator posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 7/14/13 at 1:16am | 4 replies | 170 views
Custom IEM for under a motorcycle helmet
gonkulator posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 6/12/13 at 2:39pm | 6 replies | 364 views
Toxic Cables - The Appreciation Thread
gonkulator posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 3/22/13 at 12:48pm | 6523 replies | 381672 views
Motorcycle IEMs?
gonkulator posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 2/13/13 at 8:37pm | 73 replies | 2725 views
Headamp for Shure SRH-1840
gonkulator posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 1/29/13 at 9:56pm | 8 replies | 1272 views


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