Paul: Great Audio Geek

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Describe Your Current Gear

iPhone 6, iPod Touch, Astell & Kern Jr., Fiio X1, Bose QC3, Bose QC20i's, Sennheiser Momentum 2's, Bower & Wilkins P7's, and Hifiman HE 400i's. Audioquest Dragonfly Red, Audioengine D1 and ifi DSD Black Label. Apple MacBook Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3.

Musical Moment

When I first heard Mr. Magic by Grover Washington Jr. and when I first heard the Kind of Blue album by Miles Davis, I was hooked on music.

Favorite Bands

Grover Washington Jr. Miles Davis The Isley Brothers

Hi-Fi Intro

When I purchased a Fiio X1 and downloaded some music from HD Tracks. It opened up a whole new world.

Audio Passion in One Sentence

When I hear a good .flac or .dsd file through my ifi DSD Black Label through any of my headphones in a quiet location I'm transported.

Great Audio Geeks love discussing and sharing pictures of their high-end audio gear, favorite music, and all the latest innovations. For most great audio geeks, their taste in audio gear exceeds their budget. They are never satisfied. Hearing something new in a favorite recording thanks to a new DAC, headphone, or cable fuels their desire to learn, discover, and experience more great sound.

Great audio geeks live on the higher end of the audio gear spectrum, but they may have cheap earbuds too. Everything has a purpose and proper use.

Great Audio Geeks read Stereophile and Absolute Sound, and they probably have an account at so they can read, debate, and learn. Just as the thirst for new gear is never fully quenched, Great Audio Geeks can never know enough.

Music and gear change quickly. Audio geeks are committed to lifelong learning. Come learn with Moon Audio.

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