Category: Reviews

Meze Audio 109 PRO Review: Best Headphone Under $1000?

It’s hard to believe that Meze Audio has just released its first Dynamic Open-Back cans, but here they are. Dubbed the Meze Audio 109 PRO ($799), they are stunning, crafted from a carefully curated combination of materials.

10 Best Wired Headphones For Audiophiles On A Budget (2022)

With so many wired headphones out there, it can be hard to know where to start. So we’ve narrowed it down to the top ten on the market! Back in the day, people laughed at

SIVGA Oriole Review: Audiophile Headphone Features, Specifications, Price

SIVGA Oriole Review: Sivga is known for making beautiful wood headphones (like the SV023 we just reviewed). The new Sivga Oriole Headphones ($199) I’m reviewing today have meticulously crafted earcups made from lacquered Rosewood. Those earcups enclose

5 Best Stereo Amplifiers Under $2000! (Fall 2022)

The right amplifier will give you the most accurate sound possible so you can enjoy all your music in its fullest form. We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 amps for under $2000. We

The List: The Coolest Affordable Audio Out This Week! Feat. NAD, Cabasse, 1MORE, & Meze

We’ve rounded up some of the coolest audio products on the market right now. Check out our list of new and affordable audio options! More: High-End Affordable Audio: Cabasse RIALTO Wireless Hi-Fi System (2990 €

Fiio M11 Plus (ESS) Review: Is This The Best Hi-Res Digital Audio Player Under 1K?

TL;DR The Fiio M11 Plus (ESS) is a great-looking and excellent-sounding player, only let down by some (minor) usability issues like slow music loading and the complexity of the settings menus. However, it also has

LETSHUOER S12 Review: You Need To Hear This Affordable And Engaging Planar Magnetic IEM!

Ed Note: As of the time of this writing, the LETSHUOER S12 is currently on sale for $118.30, which is $50 off the list price. If you’re looking for a good pair of Earphones for

MOONDROP Aria Snow Edition Review: These $79 IEM Earphones Are Enchanting!

TL;DR The Aria Snow Edition has great build quality, a comfortable fit, and smooth open sonics for a great price. However those who like a lot of Bass may find them a little thin. Intro

Gravastar Sirius Wireless Gaming Earbuds Review: Thumbs Up For Movies And Games, Thumbs Down For Music

TL;DR These earbuds are comfortable and sound good when playing games or watching movies, but they’re underwhelming when listening to music. Intro I’ve reviewed a lot of True Wireless Earbuds, but Gaming Earbuds are something

7Hz x Crinacle Salnotes Dioko Review: The Cheapest Planar Magnetic IEM Is Eye-Opening!

The 7Hz x Crinacle Salnotes Dioko is a large-format Planar IEM with a new dual-cavity 14.6mm driver and double magnet array. All of this is packed into a lightweight yet solid aluminum shell.

The Best Bookshelf Speakers Under $500! (2022)

The Best Bookshelf Speakers Under 500 Dollars are here! These speakers are perfect for anyone who wants to add some great sound to their hi-fi system without spending a ton of cash.

SoundPEATS Free2 Classic Review: The Best True Wireless Earbuds Under $25! (W/Coupon)

TL;DR Great looks, comfortable fit, and excellent sound make these earphones an impulse buy for those looking for affordable true wireless earbuds without ANC. Intro With many smartphones getting rid of headphone jacks, folks are

We’ve Built A Intoxicating Budget Audiophile Setup Using One Of The Best New Bookshelf Speakers!

I just finished reviewing the new Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-600M II speaker, and I was very impressed by its transparency and dynamics. The soundstage and imaging are also top-notch. You get a lot for a

SIVGA SV023 Review: These Sensational Open-Back Headphones Will Blow You Away!

Intro If you want an affordable closed-back headphone with wood earcups, the $309 Meze 99 Classics have owned the market for some time now. That said, open-back headphones usually sound better than closed-back headphones at