Headphones

AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones Review

PROS: Fantastic sound quality, comfortable, excellent accessories. CONS: None. PRICE: $239 MSRP Finding the right pair of mixing headphones is a critical part of any home studio build. And hot damn, the new ATH-M50x cans from Audio-Technica may be the finest pair we’ve ever auditioned in this price range. Our tests ran the gamut from […]Read More »

Make Sure Your In-Ear Headphones Fit Properly

It seems like almost everyone is wearing in-ear headphones these days. Small wonder – they’re the perfect companion to portable music players, smartphones, tablets, laptops and other devices. They can also sound fantastic – and a big part of ensuring they do is to make sure they fit properly.Audio-Technica recently demonstrated the importance of correct fitting […]Read More »

Blue Introduces Mo-Fi: True Mobile High Fidelity

Blue, best known as a leading innovator in microphone technology and design, today starts the rebellion against headphone convention. While we’ve seen dramatic advances in the quality and convenience of digital audio, headphones—designed specifically to bring us closer to sound—have lagged behind. We’ve come to accept compromises in our headphones, settling for mobility over fidelity, […]Read More »

Performer's Guide to Home Studio Headphones

What does one look for in a good set of studio headphones?  Is it more important to have a flat frequency response or do you want more highs or lows?  Open back or closed back?  These are just a few of the questions that have been argued amongst musicians, engineers and producers for ages.  As […]Read More »

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27 QuietPoint Noise-Canceling Headphones

PROS: Great sound, many applications, low price, carrying case. CONS: Requires battery for noise canceling. PRICE: $99 A lot of the times, especially in pro studios, outside noise and distractions aren’t a huge issue when recording, as studios are soundproofed to protect against such nuisances. But for home recorders, this isn’t always an option (or […]Read More »

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