android
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #8  
Old 03-17-2010, 04:01 AM
JxK's Avatar
JxK JxK is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 439
Default

I guess this shows how not only our ears are different, but how personal preferences affect sound perception. When I tried the S4s I couldn't stand the things. I like and enjoy a good natural, visceral bass and would agree that it adds a great deal to the music (try Mahler w/o bass- no emotion). But upon donning the S4s I felt as if I was drowning in a sea of warmth, and instead of the usual "veil" the music seemed to be coming through insulation. Indeed, after spending an hour suffocating through the S4 my bass light (read lacking) pl50 and ksc75s were like drinking a cold beer on a scorching day. Since others love the sound, I suppose we can conclude that I just can't stand warmth - as well as the recessed mids on the S4.

Edit: by warmth I am referring to exaggerated midbass.

Last edited by JxK; 03-17-2010 at 04:41 AM.
Reply With Quote

 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:13 PM.