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||California, United States
|Forum Post Count:
||2 days, 15 hours ago
||Student and music lover who is majoring in Arabic Studies. Warmth and musicality are musts for me.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Arabic language, being cynical, automobiles, fiddling with my iPhone ;)
Bose QuietComfort 15
Sennheiser PX100 II
Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro
NVX Audio XPT100
Sennheiser HD380 Pro
AKG K612 Pro
AKG K240 MKII 55 ohm
AKG K702 65th Anniversary Edition
AKG Q701 by Quincy Jones (returned for Annies)
Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 ohms
Beyerdynamic DT880 Pro 250 ohms
Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250 ohms
Logitech Ultimate Ears UE6000
Philips Fidelio X1
V-Moda Crossfade LP
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||FiiO E11 with L9 LOD
FiiO E07K USB DAC and mini amp
Maverick Audio TubeMagic A1 Hybrid Integrated Desktop Headphone Amplifier
Schiit Audio Modi 24 bit USB DAC
||2011 MacBook Pro 13"
iPod Video 30GB 5th gen
iPhone 5s 32GB (gold and white)
||Schiit Audio PYST 6" Interconnect RCA cables
||Pretty much most genres except for rage metal, punk, screamo, brostep, popstep, folk punk, hardcore, etc. I have a special love for Raï, Neo Soul, Jazz Rap and Liquid Drum and Bass (Makoto, London Elektricity, High Contrast), Iranian music, Sufi music (like Niyaz), and some J-Pop and Shibuya-kei (Towa Tei, Pizzicato Five).
I believe that no audiophile's music library is complete without AT LEAST one Steely Dan and Donald Fagen album.
I love anything with Jazz patterns of influences in it. I love Jazz Pop, Liquid Funk (jazzy Drum n' Bass), Jazz rock, Jazz rap (A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots, and De La Soul), and Raï (Khaled, Cheb Mami).
Baroque is also my favorite classical genre.
||Arabic culture and language, ethnolinguistics, automobiles, jet planes, military history, architecture, books, biology, conflict resolution, a few others, my fetish for aluminum, and my OCD habit of hoarding as many functioning pens in my bag as possible.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||iPhone 5s, iPad Mini, my Brother laser printer, Sony NEX-3N Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, and of course my gel pens.
bpandbass's Recent Activity
Review and Comparison of the $200 Open-Back Underdogs: The AKG K612 Pro and the Sony MDR-MA900
bpandbass posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/9/14 at 2:32pm | 68 replies | 3963 views
Angled Earpads for the Beyerdynamic DT770, DT880, DT990?
bpandbass posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 3/9/14 at 1:18pm | 0 replies | 19 views
AKG Q701: Made in Austria vs made in China?
bpandbass posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 2/3/14 at 10:33pm | 7 replies | 1924 views
Sony MDR-1R MK2 for Ear Cup Comfort?
bpandbass posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/22/14 at 12:48pm | 0 replies | 114 views
philips fidelio x1 vs hifiman he-400 (stronger natural midrange?)
bpandbass posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 1/10/14 at 2:18pm | 184 replies | 15686 views
Sennheiser HD650 Ear Cup Comfort Solutions?
bpandbass posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/8/13 at 3:25pm | 2 replies | 124 views
Sennheiser PX 100-II Supra-Aural Mini Headphones - Black
reviewed by bpandbass 11/8/13 at 2:06pm
Schiit Modi for AKG and Beyer headphones?
bpandbass posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 11/2/13 at 5:07pm | 0 replies | 70 views
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