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||California, United States
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||12 hours, 54 minutes 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 ;)
|What I do for a living:
Sennheiser Momentum (over ear-black)
Sennheiser PX100 II
Bose QuietComfort 15
AKG K612 Pro
MB Quart QP220
Beyerdynamic DT150 Pro 250
Bowers and Wilkins P7
Philips Fidelio X1
AKG K240 MKII 55 ohm
AKG K702 65th Anniversary Edition
AKG Q701 by Quincy Jones (returned for Annies)
Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro
Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 ohms
Beyerdynamic DT880 Pro 250 ohms
Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250 ohms
Logitech Ultimate Ears UE6000
Sennheiser HD380 Pro
Sennheiser Momentum On Ear
V-Moda Crossfade LP
|Headphone Amp Inventory
FiiO E07K USB DAC and mini amp
HiFiMan EF2A tube amp and USB DAC
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, Levantine and Gulf Arabic pop, 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
Sennheiser Momentum On Ear vs V-Moda XS
bpandbass posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/22/14 at 1:10pm | 4 replies | 1663 views
V-Moda XS or Sennheiser Momentum Over Ear | EDIT: (Just saw a thread exactly like mine but would still like...
bpandbass posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 5/21/14 at 2:15pm | 19 replies | 2036 views
AKG K601 & K612 Pro Owners... UNITE!!
bpandbass posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/10/14 at 1:33am | 1498 replies | 157459 views
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 | 83 replies | 7715 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 | 94 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 | 4579 views
Sony MDR-1R MK2 for Ear Cup Comfort?
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bpandbass posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 1/10/14 at 2:18pm | 184 replies | 21957 views
Sennheiser HD650 Ear Cup Comfort Solutions?
bpandbass posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/8/13 at 3:25pm | 2 replies | 150 views
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