Thank you very much for this, Kevin. This is exactly the sort of feedback I was looking for when I wrote this article. I really appreciate it!
Even though I can’t decide if their dedication to a decades-old headband design is admirable or questionable, I do respect what Grado has done as what’s essentially a small local company, and there’s something to be said for tuning headphones by ear in an era where “But what about the MEASUREMENTS???” is such a rallying cry online.