Woo Audio WA11 Topaz Headphone Amp-DAC, WA33 Headphone Amp, and Mysphere 3.1 Headphones

I'm a little old to be a fan (but I am), and some say singer-songwriter Billie Eilish is a little young (just turned 17) to be as famous and successful as she is. But hey, what's-his-name from the Jackson Five was only five years old when he was that famous . . .

It doesn't matter. If you could have heard Eilish singing "Bad Guy" and "Bury a Friend," from her album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, as I just did, you would understand: Billie Eilish is on her way to being the 21st Century's first great chanteuse.

Billie Eilish's moody, exotic vocals were perfectly matched to what I consider one of this century's most elegant and resolving headphone systems: Woo Audio's new WA11 Topaz portable headphone amplifier-digital converter ($1399), here used only as a DAC to feed Woo Audio's WA33 state-of-the-art headphone amplifier (from $7999), itself driving (alternatively) the $4000 JPS Labs Dianna Phi headphones and Woo Audio's radical new Mysphere 3.1 headphones ($3999), with all cables by JPS Labs. The Topaz is up for review, so all I will say here is: This level of high fidelity is relatively unprecedented.

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Indydan's picture

"Billie Eilish is on her way to being the 21st Century's first great chanteuse."

I listened to her music on Tidal. I really don't get the appeal. Oh well.

Bogolu Haranath's picture

Teens releasing their first albums :-) ........
Britney Spears ........ 17 years ......
Selena Gomez ........ 17 years .......
Prince ........ 17 years ......
Adele wrote her first song when she was 16 years old, which was included in Adele 19 .........
Lady Gaga .......... 15 years ........
Justin Bieber ......... 16 years .........
One Direction members were 16 to 19 years old when they released their first song .........
Some guy named John Lennon was 16 years old when he started a group ...... sorry, I can't remember the name of that group :-) ........
Two guys named Mick Jagger and Keith Richards stared a group when they were 19 years old ........ sorry, I can't remember the name of that group either :-) ........

funambulistic's picture

Lorde - 16
Kate Bush - 19

Bogolu Haranath's picture

Beethoven was 12 years old when he composed his first piece of music :-) .......

Now get this ....... Mozart was 4 or 5 years old when he composed his first piece of music :-) .......

Where'remytrousers's picture

"Woo Audio's radical new Mysphere 3.1 headphones"

Those are Mysphere's 3.1 headphones ("Mysphere" is the company, "3.1" is the model name), not Woo Audio's headphones.

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