1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

    Dismiss Notice
Jan 31, 2014
Likes Received:
Trader History (9)
philosopher and procurer

Share This Page

  • About

    philosopher and procurer
    gargling, greco-roman wrestling, gladiator movies, various mental illnesses
    Headphone Inventory:
    too many to list without embarrassment. some current faves, with brief comments (in no particular order):
    senfer ues--balanced and remarkably refined for a cheap piece, with particularly noteworthy instrument placement.
    ibasso it01--brightish and detailed;easy to drive, great isolation and rich sounding, with a large holographic stage. believe the hype.
    bosshifi b3s--bassier and more v-shaped than the (excellent) original b3, while retaining the same great overall clarity
    pioneer sech9t--excellent daily driver--refined without compromising on the fun factor. layering/imaging are exceptional.
    simgot en700 bass--beautifully built and more balanced than touted, with lush, full-bodied mids and highs and wide, uncongested stage. very natural sounding.
    fidue a73--warmish and generally balanced, but with deep enhanced low end; loud, immersive and a real live-in-concert feel.
    focal sphear--well-rounded mainstream player; thick-textured with an engaging non-fatiguing signature. good value.
    kz zsr--rich, exciting and enveloping, if not a paragon of accuracy
    dqsm d2--rich, energetic and crystal clear, near-basshead bottom that is nonetheless very fast and well-etched. imaging and stereo separation are fantastic; its quality belies its sinister rep.
    moni one--supremely resolving and detailed treblehead iem; not for the treble-sensitive. deep insertion and correct tips critical
    pmv a01 mk2--nicely balanced and extremely "analog" sounding; big immersive soundstage, although bass isn't quite as well etched as some
    granvela urbanfun--remarkably refined for a budget hybrid; stands out for atypically balanced signature and overall accuracy
    einsear t2--nicely tuned (balanced with mildly juiced low end), quite detailed and nuetralish; very comfortable and good for extended listening
    music maker tk13--more refined and less aggressive/bassy than the tk12, with similarly large stage and clarity.
    trinity delta--big and warm sounding, with wide stage and particularly accurate instrument placement
    meelec a161p--considerable punch for a single BA; lush sounding and very forgiving of source
    kz edr1--when suitably powered, these are remarkably good for $5.
    adax ht06-- a lean, clean u-shape, with just-right amount of low end and well extended treble; drums and other quick transients are reproduced very naturally.

    over ear/on ear
    sennheiser momentum
    beyerdynamic t51i
    philips m1
    beats solo
    velodyne vleve

    faael snow lotus (really, really good)
    seafh f64

    currently under evaluation:
    rbh eph2
    echobox finder
    kz ed16
    hisenior b5+
    nicehck hk6
    Source Inventory:
    i do most of my listening on the go from an htc 10, occasionally with a u-dac or topping nx1s, which obviously skews my preferences
    Music Preferences:
    shoegaze, power pop, hard bop, jangly guitars, classic soul
    former two channel junkie; current iem junkie


    check out reviews, opinions and thoughts at large at: http://www.aproear.co.uk/
  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • There are no messages on loomisjohnson's profile yet.