A little over a year ago I crowned Audioquest’s semi-open-back NightHawks the most comfortable pair of headphones EVER. In a way, they have returned as champions for 2017. Only, this pair is called the NightOwl and they are quite a bit different in every way but shape and comfort. Continue reading “Audioquest: NightOwl”
It’s the little things that make me smile, that make my day. I love it when, out of the blue, I find something that exists without pretense. It’s simple, effective and carefully crafted. In a sea of half working, disposable spam, an honest device that works it’s heart out, without asking for much, is endearing.
Some things are just right. Have you ever owned, or met someone who owned, a Miata (MX5). People love that car; not because it’s the biggest, or the fastest, or the fanciest. They love it because it’s simple and fun. You can take it out to a track and drive it right to the edge, without worrying about expensive parts or high-speed disasters. It’s fun because you can feel like a pro in an afternoon. The Yamaha YAS201 is exactly like that.