My First Steps Into Audiophilia


Gavin Barrows

Me with my Beyerdynamic 880’s

As you may have seen last school year (in the article above) I love music. I don’t care about the genre, pop, rock, jazz, techno, you name it. I’m a fan. Part of that’s been because my time in choir forced me to branch out. I was sort of always a headphone geek too, as I had a pair of Sony’s on my head since 7th grade.


I decided to take the somewhat stupid, but also very fun next step, and get my first two sets of audiophile headphones, Grado SR80X’s (125 USD) Beyerdynamic DT880 (150 USD on sale), and the FiiO BTR5 amp/DAC combo (125 USD)


The video above will go into more detail on what they are, what they do, and what makes them so special.