Wood is capable of many things, but one thing that it doesn’t do is screw up music with unwanted resonance. They’ve been using wood to build speaker cabinets for decades, but Grado Labs has taken it a step further with their mahogany-fitted GS1000 headphones ($995).
The GS1000 retains a sound that is pure Grado, rich full-bodied vocals, excellent dynamics and an ultra smooth top end. The presentation is very detailed, the bass is deep and the music is very tight and non-fatiguing. All with a soundstage that is huge allowing for unbelievable separation and layering of the music which is simply stunning.
Hopefully, as an added bonus, they’ll also match the hardwood flooring in your pad.Read more