they stated that they were a little on the bright side. This could be the reason for your high end personal tastes. Do you have a microphone that is reasonably flat? You can do a sine wave sweep of your room to find out what the frequency response of your room is. just play a sine wave sweep from 20Hz-20kHz and record it. Then put it into a voxengo’s span (a free vst/au) to get the frequency response graph.