Head-Fi.org › PianoForte's profile
||Ehime-ken, Shikoku, Japan
|Forum Post Count:
||My degree is in music performance, but I'm currently teaching English in Japan.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Exploring different genres of music, learning about the brain, japanese culture/language, running,
|What I do for a living:
||Currently teaching English to Elementary and Junior High students in Japan
||OWN:SR-303, ER-4P, ATH-AD700, standard iPod headphones,
OWNED: HD-600, HD-650
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||OWN: SRM-323a, Total Bithead
||OWN: Macbook Pro, Ipod NANO (2nd Gen.)
OWNED: NAD 521BEE, NAD 542, MF X-RAY 3
||OWNED: IC-Audioquest Copperhead 2m (2 pr.)
|Other Audio Equipment
OWNED: Monitor Audio S1, RS6, PSB IMAGE B25, Audioengine A5B
||Orchestra/"Classical"/Fine Art Music- Pretty much everything... but especially Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, some Bruckner (sometimes the repetition in certain symphonies of his fatigues me), Bernstein, Copland, Debussy, MAHLER!, Messiaen, Mozart, Prokofiev, Ravel, Respighi, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Stravinsky, Strauss, Tchaik. , and much more...
For minimalism, I'm a big Steve Reich/Philip Glass fan, as well as John Adams, but I don't hear his music as minimalist always
Rock -(if it's unique and refreshing and not reused and formulaic) such as Pink Floyd, Zepplin, U2, Coldplay, Flaming Lips, NYCO,
Jazz - anything and everything, pretty much
Electronic - new to the genre, but would love recommendations...has anyone heard of the group YMCK?
||Many interests... but for a couple standards, i'll say reading, running, sleeping, learning about neuroscience, trying to learn Japanese, trying to become less material by the day, and more...
PianoForte's Recent Activity
Matrix mini 24/192 Balanced DAC/headphone amp - Purchased in 10/2010 - Perfect condition
PianoForte posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 6/21/12 at 4:00pm | 0 replies | 442 views
Beyerdynamic BT-880 250ohm for sale
PianoForte posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 4/7/12 at 10:00am | 0 replies | 782 views
Interest check: Chi-Uni-Fi 6 on June 16 2012. Chicago area headphone event!!!!!
PianoForte posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 2/7/12 at 10:01pm | 100 replies | 2970 views
Beyerdynamic dt-880 250ohm - Purchased new Feb 4 - Perfect condition - Want 600 ohm version- will sell/trade
PianoForte posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 2/6/12 at 7:55pm | 1 replies | 239 views
The Stax thread (New)
PianoForte posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/13/10 at 6:22am | 24764 replies | 2020185 views
What's your view on custom headphone cables?
PianoForte posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/4/10 at 2:45am | 880 replies | 41806 views
Fostex HP-A7 Amp/DAC
PianoForte posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/8/10 at 3:00am | 18 replies | 6026 views
Fostex HP-A7 AMP/DAC
PianoForte posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/6/10 at 2:25pm | 1 replies | 895 views
rs1i, d7000, or stax 3030iisystem
PianoForte posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/5/10 at 11:15am | 22 replies | 1136 views
2 albumsView All Photos