Hifiman Ananda

The Ananda comes from the genetics of Hifiman Edition X family, one of the best value headphones in the market. While the Edition X V2 was very similar to the former revision, mostly changing some structural elements (frame, pads). With the Ananda, Hifiman enhances the refinement process much more, taking the “X” family closer to… » Read the full article

Yulong DAART Aquila

This review describes the sound of Yulong DA-ART Aquila, a DAC derived from the Yulong’s top of the line, the DA9, and aimed to sound very linear and smooth. The Aquila follows the Canary in the DA-ART line, a collaboration between Yulong and several musicians, and as the name suggests (Aquila means “Eagle”, in Italian),… » Read the full article

DUNU Falcon-C

DUNU has a significant history in producing multi driver, hybrid IEM’s, which I am very fond of, because of their amazing sound and quality vs price ratio. On this website, I have already reviewed the DN-2002, DK-3001, Titan 3 and Titan 5 across the years. The DN-2002 and DK-3001 are among my absolute favourite IEM’s… » Read the full article

Meze 99 Neo

The Meze 99 Neo are a derivation of the Meze 99 Classics, that I reviewed one year and half ago. The 99 Classics were a wonderful looking closed headphones with wooden cups and a super comfortable arc, designed through computer simulations. The Meze 99 Neo are similarly amazing looking, they take the same drivers as… » Read the full article

DUNU DK3001

DUNU is a high end Chinese In-Ear Monitors brand, which specializes in hybrid, multi driver IEMs. They have put out several models in the past, starting from the relatively affordable Titan series (I reviewed the Titan 3 and Titan 5 in the past), and subsequently experimenting with different driver combinations and putting out increasingly interesting… » Read the full article

HifiMan Susvara

This is my review of Hifiman Susvara, which I have been listening for a few months. Aside from Shangri-La (which is a statement product built by Hifiman as their answer to the Sennheiser Orpheus electrostatic system), the Susvara is the top end of Hifiman’s line of headphones, and a sort of synthesis of the genetics… » Read the full article

HifiMan RE2000

The Hifiman RE2000 is the new flagship dynamic driver In-Ear Monitor produced by Hifiman, and one of the most interesting headphones come out lately. Dynamic driver IEMs have come a long way since a few years ago, when they first appeared in opposition to the many IEMs produced with balanced armature technology. Dynamic driver IEMs… » Read the full article

Yulong DA9

Until a couple of years ago, Yulong DAC’s have historically been associated ESS Sabre chipsets, introduced with the Yulong D18 and used through the years until the Yulong DA8 Mk2 was designed. In 2016, we saw a change of pace: Yulong created the ADA-1, a middle range DAC based up AKM 4490 chipset. Along with… » Read the full article

Yulong DAART Canary

The Yulong DAART line has been defined as a new collaboration between Yulong engineers, musicians and music producers. The Canary is the first product in the DAART line: it’s a transportable DAC with integrated headphone amplifier for computer audio, in the 250-300$ price bracket. The Canary has a peculiar shape and can be found in… » Read the full article