For use with higher-end headphones, Meridian Explorer has released a portable DAC and headphone amp. The device promises better sound quality and time precision. It supports analog and mini Toslink connections. Read more HERE.
The headphone market is a tough one these days. It seems that everywhere you look, there is a new headphone so it takes a lot for a company to truly stand out with this kind of product. Cue Sol Republic. This brand has taken this medium by storm and show no signs of slowing down [...]
Ludacris’ expanding Soul line of audio products now includes its first non-headphone gadget, the sleek Party in a Box (possibly derived form the infamous SNL skit?) The Soul is supposed to be the ‘newage’ boombox, arriving with wireless capabilities and able to dock an iPad. It features 2 6.5in woofers and 3in drivers, in addition [...]
Denon VisYOUalizer QT from Piers Fawkes on Vimeo. Through face mapping technology, Denon’s ‘visYOUalizer’ allows site users to try on headphones by uploading an image of themselves. It gives the user a sense of how you’ll look wearing the headphones and jamming out (this is probably important considering there are headphones out there ridiculuously sized [...]
ZUMREED is an audio firm focused on output and design. Their headphones, which are one of the more affordable ones out there, are known for their colorfulness while delivering quality sounds. The over-ear ZHP-005 headphones are no exception, arriving with a stylish-retro theme available in five colors. Purchase HERE.
Sneaker Speaker doesn’t need much explanation – it is a set of speakers for your feet designed by NY studio Ray Kingston. The speakers strap onto your sneakers (kind of a headphone-esque fit) and connects wirelessly mobile devices via Bluetooth. A cable stereo input can also be used. It is creative, although the practicality of [...]
David Guetta Beats By Dre Mixr Headphones comes with free download + Amazing “I Can Only Imagine” Contest
As we all know David Guetta designed and perfected a set of world-class ear cups tailored to DJs utilizing the Beats By Dre brand called Mixr. Beginning today, each pair of Beats by Dre Mixr headphones sold will come with a free download of David Guetta’s re-release of Nothing But The Beat 2.0. Nothing But [...]
Arguably the worlds biggest Tiësto has officially released his much anticipated headphone line with AKG titled, “AKG by TIËSTO.” This line features three different types of headphones spanning from $99-$299. If you know anything about Tiësto, you know that anything he attaches his name to has to be perfect and we would expect nothing less [...]
It’s an interesting time for the headphone industry, which over the past few years has seen the entry of a handful of upstarts and various partnerships between musicians and firms. Dr. Dre backed Beats appears to be positioning itself to not only serve as a one-stop shop (recently acquiring music streaming service MOG) but expanding [...]
I recently had the opportunity to test out three unique sets of headphones courtesy of House Of Marley (yes, that Marley). Utilizing the ten-plus flight hours from NY to LA and back, I had time to put all three pairs ot the test. First, I started with the Marley Jammin Collection. This first pair, pictured [...]