The Mini 2 may not be the most vibrant earphone but there are plenty of models that already satisfy that craving. Rather, the Mini 2 occupies a vacancy around this price, offering some real neutrality with a taste of additional musicality.
The A8 is an excellent earphone at a competitive price point. While their polite treble won’t be for everyone, their brass build never fails to impress nor does their subterranean bass response and cavernous soundstage.
The discipline of a soldier applied to audio. The Spartan is a killer.
You would be excused for not knowing about OVC, but their new $50 active noise cancelling in-ear might be worth a look if not a listen.
The 5-Way is the one that does it both; tuned for timbre, but with a performance to match its position.
The BR5 MKII offers the same sense of value provided by more budget orientated Chi-fI earphones, even at their arguably premium $300 asking price.
Why do I love her when she hurts me so? Why she gotta gnaw on my flesh?