This was done as dry and flat as you get. No compression beyond what must happen at upload, just bare mono. Earthworks setup is talked about in the last blog…
This comparison is not fair from a money stand point. The Koolau will cost twice the KoAloha. But especially beyond $1000, it’s all preference. Everyone has their own right to an opinion. Who’s to say something sounds better. We may not even share the same criteria, let alone agree.
What differences do you hear? (listening on descent speakers or headphones?)
Everyone likes different things. That’s about the only given. So give an honest opinion of what you like or don’t but just don’t expect anyone to agree and all will be cool. Give us your take below, what’d ya think?