I bought an Epic from Sprint to try out the phone and their service. When I tried the stock music player app I didn't like the sound as it was tinny IMHO. So like I did on my iPod Touch and Blackberry Storm 2 I went to adjust the equalizer to my liking. Lo and behold, there is no equalizer settings anywhere on the Epic! WOW! Long story short I got the fascinate and took the Epic back for many reasons one of them being the stock music app has equalizer settings! From my understanding this is not the case with the Android phones. Way to go Verizon with that decision! That was excellent! I would never choose to use the Epic for listening to music but absolutely will with the Fascinate! I use a custom setting with effect set to music clarity. These settings can be found pressing the menu button - more - settings.