The Vision Ears VE7 delivers neutrality in one of its easiest, most listenable forms yet; soulful, big and with a tiny hint of swing.
Custom Art’s FIBAE 7 is their house sound at its purest and cleanest yet: An intimate, organic, yet refined flagship without the sky-high price tag.
64 Audio’s A18s is about as natural as reference gets; a warmer, mellower, more engineer-tailored take on their custom flagship that’s discerning all the same.
Disclaimer: Vision Ears loaned me a universal version of Elysium for the purposes of this…
Rhapsodio’s Orla is neutral-natural done right. Meaty in tone, yet well-defined too, it’s the ideal value option for smooth, laidback listening.
A first look at 64 Audio’s A18s: A flagship reprise with brand-new drivers, LID technology and a smooth, natural, studio-made sound.
Wholesome, clear and ravishing in tone, Avara Custom’s EST-6 enhances the reference sound with an effortless zeal and a good ol’ dose of soul.
A first look at Stealth Sonics’ brand new flagship with all-new BAs, heightened output and a smooth, organic, full-bodied signature with technical chops to boot.
The Vision Ears ELYSIUM is a sonic masterstroke; a stunning achievement in soulful neutrality, musical clarity and textured resolution, capable of some of the most vivid and immersive listening money can buy.
A first look at some of 2019’s most exciting budget beasts from Rhapsodio, TP Audio, Astrotec and BGVP.