How do you get your significant other into audio gear? The way I have gone about it is to…wait a minute, What am I talking about? How do you do it?? I need to know haha!
(Edit: I’m not being serious here, I’m not serious in finding out how but simply what other’s situations with their partners and if they share hifi together. I’ve learned my fiance is just not into it at all and there is no changing that.)
So I took my fiancé down to a local hifi shop and they had a wall of headphones ranging from $100 Sony’s to $3k Focal’s and tons more in the middle. I proceeded to fall in love with the Focal Utopias and had her try them. “I don’t like them, they are too airy. I like these though” as she points to the cheapest Sony’s after trying on about 3 or 4 others. After that she just sat there and proceeded to show the I’m waiting face haha. Another time I tried to have her listen with the audeze isine20’s for when she exercises. Nope, She loves her iPods and they are the ones that she likes most.
Well as you can see I stopped trying and over the years I’ve noticed she likes listening to my 2 channel setup but merely for background music.I’ll take that!
I’m interested in why some people hear good fidelity and jump around while others hear it and appreciate it but then move on?
One thing that I’ve found that I’m super grateful is that she unconditionally accepts that I’m an audiophile and that it is a very important hobby to me. That in of itself is a great wonder and am totally happily content with that.Also, I’m stoked that there is someone to pull me back to grips from time to time getting me in bed when I’m stuck jamming tunes at 3am. If it was up to me I would stay up all night or at least fall asleep on my couch with headphones on.
**This was intended to be a fun rant and wonder what other people’s situations are?