I love music since I was a little boy. However, growing up from a not so wealthy family, I did not have the luxury to learn any musical instrument and listening to music on the radio was my greatest pleasure.
Going into my secondary school life, I was a hardworking good student. Focusing on study through the night but awaiting the right time to record songs on the midnight radio programmes at the same time. As time went by, a strong skill of doing multiple things at a time was gradually developed, which is beneficial to my academic and career development.
Time for listening to music dropped significantly after I went to work and somehow I only listened to music while I was driving. In the recents years away from my career life, I seldom drive but taking public transportation instead. It turned out that I have more time to listen to music by myself.
My iPhone XR came with the wired EarPods which delivered reasonable sound quality. However, with years of Apple wireless experience plus the little perfectionism deep inside me, I’m tired of tidy up the EarPods wire after use it. A pair of small wireless earpods sound promising to me.
Apple AirPods family are some good choices for me, However, with a selling price from HKD 1000 to 2000, it is definitely hard for me to justify the purchase. Given that my main objective is to listen to music and I am not a die-hard Apple fans, a reasonably priced earpods/earphones with middle-of-the-road sound quality should serve my need.
With some research work, I finally got my Creative Outlier Air from Amazon for slightly under HKD 400. It came with 10-hours of operating time, moderate noise-cancellation feature and sound quality in par with conventional headphones.
One point to note, noise cancelling EarPods actively reduce/eliminate those external noise nearby, probably making user less alerted and so be careful with it.
Outlier Air just released its latest edition and probably that’s why I got mine with such an attractive price.
I went out early this morning, bringing along my new Outlier Air with me.
On my way home, I looked out from the bus windows. A view of those commercial buildings and hotels on the other side of the harbour, sparkling brilliantly with Lion Rock – icon of Hong Kong people, appeared right in front of me.
A symbol of prosperity.
However, a song that haven’t been heard for quite a while suddenly came through my new Outlier Air – 時代的顛覆者 (Subversive of the times).
First released in 2014, this song had got a lot of attention, particularly among those political celebrities.
Composers and producers of the song, the Chung’s Brothers had the following response :
The song not only depicted the current situation in Hong Kong, but would like to explore how we can break through from the difficult times ?
然而，我的新耳機卻傳來一首久違了的歌曲 – 時代的顛覆者。
Frankly speaking, what really impressed me other than the dream team of artists and the excellent arrangement, is the lyrics:
奮勇去抗爭 想不到 換來是現實的煎熬
Well, hearing this song at this moment of time, it’s really hard for me to express my own feeling !
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