A visit to the doctor. I'm fat, to put it bluntly, I'm obese and I was always like this since I was a little kid. I blame it mainly on myself, my life choices, my old civil construction job and to a lack of diet education, because yes, one should learn how to navigate around … Continue reading Adjusting my lifestyle.
For most people changing their internet browser is almost a daily thing, after all, many of us use different browsers depending on our daily tasks.At work, I use Internet Explorer and Chrome, on my smartphone and Linux desktop I depended mostly on Chrome. Given the fact I depend a lot on the Google ecosystem it's … Continue reading I’m changing my main internet browser.
I really like the Sony MH750/755 models which were first praised by Crinacle on Head-Fi, so much that I bought from different shops just to find out there are a lot of turds fakes floating around these days. Crinacle wasn't kidding, so beware of fakes. It wasn't a truly altruistic endeavour, I just want to … Continue reading How to spot a fake Sony MH750 / 755.
end·game | \ ˈen(d)-ˌgām \Definition of endgame: the stage of a chess game after major reduction of forcesalso: the final stage of some action or processSource: http://www.merriam-webster.com There was a time I naively considered my headphone endgame to be the Beyerdynamic DT-880 and to be very sincere, if not a bit romantic, these venerable cans … Continue reading The headphone endgame is a lie.
It was early 2013 when I first started writing on this blog, back then I despised audiophiles who spent hundreds in so called audiophile improvements. Most of those improvements aka tweaks were subjective and from my point of view probably snake oil. In my mind those audiophiles raised the price of gear, because audiophile companies … Continue reading What changed since I started writing about Hi-Fi?
Audiophile headphones* are a niche market, a profitable one but still small when compared with the professional and the mainstream markets. In this hobby most of us, if not all, tend to have a "limited" view based on our experience with gear, audio/music related knowledge and the communities we interact with. Let's imagine that our … Continue reading Mainstream headphones.
On the last days of December I started watching a romantic comedy anime called "Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku". Now this isn't a typical cheesy romantic Hollywood style romantic comedy, it's an adult themed animation from studio A1-Pictures based on a Josei manga written and drawn by Fujita. Without spoiling too much, let's say … Continue reading Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku.
So it's that time again, and some people are already busy doing typical new-year promises and future goals lists. I'm no different, but I avoid promises I can't keep and my goals are rather simple when compared with most of the population. As life goes on, I just want to enjoy a growing relationship with … Continue reading Going forward.
I already wrote about online piracy in 2013, 2014 and also more or less in 2016, it's a subject I can't really discuss freely because I'm not anonymous, even so, I can share some point of views related to file sharing.The other articles are now dated but for the most part, you should read them if … Continue reading Online piracy, anime, and music.
This all started when my brother-in-law asked me to buy a cheap generic USB to MIDI cable so he could update the presets of a Korg A3 performance signal processor. The A3 is mostly known for the iconic "U2 - Mysterious Ways" guitar effect and is now a processor some guitarists want to have on their … Continue reading Updating presets on a Korg A3.
Some years ago, I was rather aggressive on my quest for true music reproduction, during that time I often said and wrote that measurements were the only way to correctly support audiophile claims. I went out of my way to prove I was on what I thought was the correct side of the fence, the objective … Continue reading I’m into music, not measurements.
Hydeout VitorAcha que o AS10 pode ser uma boa opção para performances ao vivo? Tenho o KST preto e ele não fica firme. Uma orelha sai mais que a outra e como ficam frouxos, o grave é quase inexistente quando tenho de movimentar mais. For my non-Portuguese readers, Vitor asks if the AS10 is a … Continue reading Is the AS10 good for live performances?
The KZ ZSN was sent free of charge by Lillian the co-founder of Linsoul. I’ll try my best to give an impartial opinion about the gear*.Below I share the links to the store which provided the samples I’ll be reviewing, keep in mind that without the cooperation of this store I would probably not review this gear. Amazon: … Continue reading KZ – ZSN Mini Review.
The Tin Audio T2 Pro was sent free of charge by Lillian the co-founder of Linsoul. I'll try my best to give an honest opinion about the gear*. Below I share the links to the store which provided the samples I'll be reviewing, keep in mind that without the cooperation of this store I would probably not review … Continue reading Tin Audio – T2 Pro Review.
I bought the AKG for 25€ on Amazon.es (Amazon's own stock just in case you think I bought a fake). I’ll try my best to give an honest opinion about the gear. Let me save you some time, the Y20 sounds like shit...there, review done. Introduction AKG is an old company known for many high-end … Continue reading AKG – Y20 Mini Review.