With an oddball driver config and a big, boisterous sound, the Lime Ears Anima adds some much needed color to the flagship space without losing an inch of finesse along the way.
The EXT sees Vision Ears tread bold, new ground with rich, earthy tones, crisp, tactile instruments and a motley deluge of aural texture.
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.
Vision Ears’ EVE20 subverts the dynamic, boom-bap sound with heaps of texture, a robust midrange and an image capable of delivering drive with finesse.
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 review. Vision Ears’ Elysium is truly unique among IEMs, a fellow reviewer told me “Nothing sounds like the Elysium”, I agree with his statement. Elysium features a single balanced armature driver for the lows, a single dynamic driver for the […]
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