Hey there, I’m Dom from Sonic Elevation!
My passion for headphones stems from a lifelong fascination with music. What kind of music? Well, any song or album that gives me that natural dopamine rush we all love, with nothing but audio waves!
You could say it’s a sort of compulsion that sometimes verges on becoming arguably ‘unhealthy’ at times. (Just kidding, music does a lot more good than harm in the world.)
Dusty Cassettes & A Portable Radio
Even back when I only had access to the radio, an dusty cassette collection, and a few old CDs – I had an insatiable thirst for audio. I’m not afraid to admit that I was one of those people who recorded songs on a portable cassette tape so I could hear it again later ‘on demand’. (Thank god for the internet, right?)
After spending a ton of free time scouring the earth for as much great music as I could get my hands on, I started to realize that I was missing one of the most important components – a quality pair of headphones!
Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy listening to music from my phone’s speaker from time to time, but is it ideal? Not after you’ve invested in a solid pair of over ear cans and listened that way! Long story short, my love for music has taken me down a very long and winding path without an end.
I’ve tried pretty much everything from going to live shows, playing multiple musical instruments and even setting up my own home recording studio. In case you’re wondering, the home studio was great for experimenting with different ideas, but didn’t seem like a hobby that would blossom into a promising career.
A Fork In The Road
I found myself at a fork in the road. I soon realized that it would be tough to pay the bills uploading track after track onto SoundCloud. It seemed pretty obvious that it was time to take a different path. Today, my passion for music and headphones has morphed into finding creative ways to share that love for music with people like you!
Bridging The Gap
Sonic Elevation was founded around this basic question: “Why does high quality audio have to feel like an exclusive club?” Is it because a lot of the equipment costs an arm and a leg? It is because all the terms and definitions are hard to comprehend?
Since the answer isn’t exactly black and white, here’s the bottom line: We want to help bridge the gap between casual listeners and audiophiles. We want to make high quality personal audio gear more accessible to the average fan of music!
Since we’ve been there before, we understand that “audiophile terms” can seem overwhelming at first. That’s exactly why we decided to create a site where you can stop by, learn a few of the basics, check out our latest reviews, and maybe even stumble upon an end-of-the-year album list!
What Is Our Goal For You?
Ultimately, our goal is to help you find the best ways to enjoy your favorite audio! That can include your favorite music, movies, video games, or podcasts. Basically, any form of entertainment that you use your ears to consume!
Very few things are as truly enjoyable as becoming completely immersed in a mind-blowing album or movie that relies on detailed sound effects and a spacious soundtrack for full effect. This is why we do our very best to make sure all of our reviews, buying guides, albums lists, and FAQ articles are heavily researched and/or thoroughly tested!
Ride The Waves.
At Sonic Elevation, we believe music is a healthy way to navigate the ups and downs we all experience in life. Life comes in waves. Audio comes in waves.
Sonic Elevation: Ride The Waves.