MUST WATCH: Understanding Headphone and Earphone Specifications

Our friends at Shure have a helpful video series up on YouTube that all musicians and pro audio users should watch. Next up in the series is a helpful clip that outlines the basics to understanding headphone and earphone specs.Read More »

I-MEGO Maze Headphones Review (Not Recommended)

PROS: Interesting aesthetics. CONS: Middle-of-the-road sound quality, especially for the price.  PRICE: $139 The new Maze headphones from I-MEGO are a head-scratcher. They look kinda neat, they sound kinda OK, they’re sorta comfortable and they’re priced somewhat between low-end cans and serious, professional studio monitoring headphones. So this reviewer is left wondering where, exactly, these […]Read More »

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 »

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