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So I'm the only one who likes the remote cable? Sure they could have made it removable and included an audio-only cable, but the mic/remote is still very useful. Given the 1k price tag that better be some darn good cable though, 3-button cables break a lot.

Apple and Beats - ironic as it is - reinvented the way people use headphones on the go. Soon enough Android and WP-compatible headphones will flood retail stores along with iDevices-compatible ones. The reason most MFi headphones weren't compatible with Android phones was simply because manufacturers didn't care enough, but that has already changed since the Samsung dominance. Ultrasone now even lets you program the buttons on the cable as you want on Android. Sennheiser recently came up with a bunch of universal (iOS, Android, BB, WP) headphones as well.
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Yup very true.
And I don't use the Mic as I use my phone mostly for browsing, so Mic controls don't bother me.
As a matter of fact, looking for earphones that have mics also limits your scope for in ears. That said you can always get an adapter.

No my point I was making with the akgs was the fact that the cable isn't removable. Even the warranty at that price should be extended to unlimited, like the monster policy
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Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

Hey guys!

My friend made a great EP and it can be obtained for free!
Just put £0.00 if you want. Or even better give something for the free download smile.gif

http://victoriabanduk.bandcamp.com/album/the-lights-ep

Let me know what you guys think - It isn't my type of music, however I do appreciate the music made and produced regardless!

Seems I'm the only one that checked them out tongue.gif.

I've just reached the end of the first song. I have to say I like it. I think what really impresses me is their ability to create that ambient background kinda 'soundtrack' feeling. This is normally a bit 'soft' for my tastes..I guess. I'm a weird kinda person tongue.gif.

Regardless, the vocal inspiration sounds like that of Dashboard Confessional and others bands like The Graduate, etc. Tell them I like it smile.gif.
 
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Seems I'm the only one that checked them out tongue.gif.

I've just reached the end of the first song. I have to say I like it. I think what really impresses me is their ability to create that ambient background kinda 'soundtrack' feeling. This is normally a bit 'soft' for my tastes..I guess. I'm a weird kinda person tongue.gif.

Regardless, the vocal inspiration sounds like that of Dashboard Confessional and others bands like The Graduate, etc. Tell them I like it smile.gif.

Actually I was thoroughly surprised.

Are there any lyrics to the music? Maybe it is just me being tired at 1 in the morning, but I had a hard time understanding what he was saying for half of the song(s)
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post #16095 of 35470
Thanks pez! And yes there are singing tongue.gif
I don't have the lyrics
post #16096 of 35470
The K3003's cable isn't as bad as I'm making it seem; it's pretty robust but my main points of concern are the area above the Y-splitter. It transitions from a really nice cloth sheath to a "just alright" rubber cording that isn't much better than that on my Klipsch Image X10. The earpieces, although somewhat small, are pretty heavy (much heavier than my JH13's earpieces) since they're crafted out of stainless steel. So for example I'd be concerned if a bud fell out over and over.

Not docking either on durability though, I've used my Klipsch Image X10 exclusively for gym use for about a year and a half now.

Also I'd classify them more like canalphones than IEMs. This is why I might keep them -- my JH13s have isolation such that I can't comfortably carry conversations even when I'm not playing music through them. The K3003's insertion/fit is more like that on a pair of Sony canalphones for instance, so the isolation is closer to the W3000ANV's.

The boon of this level of isolation is that the noise floor on my Nova is no longer so bothersome. With the JH13s ambient room noise was attenuated below my audible threshold, so during periods of silence I only heard that dreaded right channel buzz. Ergo I might find the K3003 suitable for desktop use, including gaming.

I'm going to grab a pair of HD 800s shortly to do a head-to-head. My intuition is that I will prefer the K3003 because of their really nice bass, although the HD 800 will have a much wider sound and more precise imaging. In terms of subjective performance they'll be on the same level I'm sure.
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Actually I was thoroughly surprised.

Are there any lyrics to the music? Maybe it is just me being tired at 1 in the morning, but I had a hard time understanding what he was saying for half of the song(s)

Maybe the accent (it's not very strong through singing IMO)?
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Thanks pez! And yes there are singing tongue.gif
I don't have the lyrics

I too would be interested in lyrics if you somehow got hands on them.

I logged off before I finished it, but I listened to all the songs. The third one was my favorite. I would definitely be interested in hearing more from them. Do they have an official website or even a Facebook page?
 
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Maybe the accent (it's not very strong through singing IMO)?
I too would be interested in lyrics if you somehow got hands on them.

I logged off before I finished it, but I listened to all the songs. The third one was my favorite. I would definitely be interested in hearing more from them. Do they have an official website or even a Facebook page?

Here's my friend's FB page:
http://www.facebook.com/alexwoodfieldproduction?fref=ts

I asked him for lyrics smile.gif
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I could understand the lyrics fine from the clip I listened to. Not my style of music though tongue.gif.

BTW there's a play button you can hit to stream, you don't have to do the donate $0 thing if you just want a quick listen. Pretty cool site.
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Is there any Hifiman headphones owner here in the club?
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