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US-made headphone delivers great bass and style

Hand-crafted in Portland, Ore., the 1964 Ears V8 in-ear headphone is a more affordable alternative to the leading brands' high-end models.

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What musicians are the most deaf? Not the rockers

Who is? The answer will surprise you!

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Neil Young's reality distortion field

As Neil Young's Pono Kickstarter campaign winds down, the future looks bright -- or does it?

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Were you ever 'blown away' by sound?

Before multitasking, sound was a big deal, so it was easier to be blown away by it.

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Dayton Audio Sub-1500, a maximum-fun subwoofer

The Audiophiliac spends quality time with Dayton Audio's 15-inch subwoofer. It's just $179 shipped!

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Do you ever get to really hear stereo sound?

Stereo, when it's done right, isn't just about two channels of audio.

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Poll: What's your favorite audio format?

Many, but not all, audiophiles are hard-core vinyl devotees, some are perfectly happy with FLAC files, and millions groove to iTunes. What's your choice?

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The Dayton Audio DTA-120

Can an audiophile find joy in an under $100 amplifier?

The Dayton Audio DTA-120 stereo integrated amp skimps on features, but this desktop-friendly device pumps out 60 watts a channel.

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Beyerdynamic DX 160 iE

Bona fide high-end, affordable in-ear headphones from Beyerdynamic

Beyerdynamic's DX 160 iE and DX 120 iE, two contenders for best sounding in-ear headphones for around $100.

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Architects need to start using their ears

So says sound consultant Julian Treasure in his TED talk.

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Dynaudio Focus 160 speaker

An awesome small room/high-end stereo system

The Audiophiliac auditions an audiophile hi-fi that's ideal for cramped apartments.

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Do you have a problem with clutter?

Do you have the urge to purge LPs or CDs, but not books and magazines?

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