Given your tastes and other equipment I’d highly recommend the Hifiman Arya v3 Stealths. I have them and they retail for $1700 but there’s a nice used pair on USAM for $950 you might be able to negotiate on since he’s the second owner. They are very transparent and open sounding and give me a lot of the satisfaction of the large 3D soundstage and detail of my big rig — lots of outside the head imaging in other words — and they’re relatively not that hard to drive so you might be fine with your nice DAC in that regard, but do check just in case. They are open-backed so sound will leak out and other people will hear, if that’s a concern. Read the reviews (I totally agree with the review on soundnews.net BTW), but I wouldn’t wait on these as they’ll surely disappear fast. I can also help on cable recommendations if desired. Hope this helps, and best of luck.
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