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Mini Audio Oriolus - Golden birdsong

IEMs with hybrid configurations (ones that combine both dynamic drivers and balanced armatures) are getting more and more popular these days, and our first review of a hybrid is none other than the Oriolus mk2, which is already highly acclaimed in the audiophile community.  1,855 more words


Jerry Harvey Audio Layla - Larger Than Life

In 2013 JH Audio announced the Siren Series of in-ear monitors, with each piece named after a famous rock song about women. Roxanne was the first, with sisters Layla and Angie joining thereafter, and Rosie being the latest addition to the growing lineup. 2,129 more words


Lutex Audio - Affordable & Made in Hong Kong

As I’ve gone deeper into this audiophile hobby, I’ve found that my hometown of Hong Kong also has developed some small indie companies who have started making earphones. 1,387 more words


A visit to the HUM headquarters

Curious about this locally designed and built product, we decided to pay a visit to the headquarters of HUM, the Hong Kong based company responsible for creating the 2 BA driver… 817 more words


Campfire Audio Andromeda - Soaring into Space

Established in 2006, Audio Line Out (“ALO”) made its name by building high end audio cables for audio equipment. In 2015, ALO announced the creation of another branch that would be responsible for making IEMs called Campfire Audio (“ 1,927 more words


Terminal - Current Value -Partition EP - [Review]

Terminal, a new unit has spawned merging the collective forces of Eatbrain – Badtaste and the Methlab Agency to bring forth a new strength of projects set to spearhead the sounds of DnB even further. 185 more words

Shure SE846 - The Sound and the Fury

Back when I was still in high school I blindly bought a pair of Shure earphones without knowing anything about audio. At that point in time I hailed from an illustrious personal audio track record, such as having upgraded from the basic Apple ibuds to the Apple ‘in-ear EarPods’. 1,733 more words