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About Me:

From Melbourne, Australia. Motion Designer, DJ, Camera and audio gear lover.

What I do for a living:

Make stuff look cool and move around on screen

Headphone Inventory

Ultrasone Signature DJ - my perfect sound signature for most music listening
AKG K7XX (great value, amazing for gaming)
JVC HA-FXT90 (Bargain!!! Great dual driver portables/IEMs I can throw around)
Beyerdynamic DT1350

Fostex TH600 (amazing, probably the fave pair I've ever had and only sold due to moving overseas. no lack of mids for me, though I mainly listen to electronic so I'm not picky when it comes to rendering of guitars and such as I don't listen to that kind of music heaps)

V-Moda M-100 (nice fun bass and comfy with XL pads but too loose sounding/boomy and muffled; lacking detail)

HiFiMan HE-400 (Enjoyable, deep & punchy bass, a little lacking in detail, treble sometimes sharp/weird, soundstage pretty average / boxed in for open cans, but mainly the problem was TOO HEAVY)

Ultrasone Pro-900 (amazing bass, terrible everything else, cold, sibilant and harsh)

Beyerdynamic T70 (no bass, great mids, bit too bright/sibilant)

Shure SRH840 (as above but less detailed, not great extension, average)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Matrix M-Stage, Audioengine D1, Fiio E17

Source Inventory

Audioengine D1, Fiio E17, Sony Xperia Z3

Other Audio Equipment

Audioengine A2+ white
Ableton Push Controller + Live 9, Komplete 9

Music Preferences

Electronic (Breaks, Dub, DnB, IDM, Glitch, Ambient, Psy, Techno, Experimental), Rock/Alternative/Indie, Jazz, Soul/Funk; anything awesome really.

Interests (non-headphone)

Motion Graphics & Animation, Photography, Film, Art

designbykai's Recent Activity

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Beyerdynamic DT-1770: Product Info, Discussion and Impressions
designbykai posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/23/16 at 11:44pm | 2425 replies | 330283 views
New Ultrasone Edition 5 hinted in the Fujiya Avice Autumn Festival 2013
designbykai posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/20/15 at 1:42am | 337 replies | 44230 views
The AKG K7XX Massdrop First Edition Thread
designbykai posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/5/15 at 12:25pm | 4280 replies | 448714 views
Custom AKG V-Moda Boom Pro Adapter (Testers Wanted)
designbykai posted in this thread in Video Games Discussion 12/30/14 at 7:26pm | 240 replies | 24704 views
Ultrasone Signature DJ
designbykai posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/30/14 at 7:25pm | 2455 replies | 133376 views
Kickstarter Headphone - Grain Audio, any thoughts?
designbykai posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/23/14 at 1:23am | 101 replies | 20364 views
Indestructible open headphones for snowboarding?
designbykai posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 12/12/14 at 1:55pm | 32 replies | 5237 views


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