Not necessarily. It depends on your setup. I have WM1A to gives all the clear lows and with Leonidas with Andro bringing out all the sub-bass, low rumbles, soundstage and highs. Actually no matter how high you goes, WM1A actually smooth out the sharper side of highs. That's what i noticed. This setup gave a very huge, deep and transparent soundstage. Sounding very natural and realistic.