Best Studio Monitor Headphones

Learn more about studio monitor headphones and in-ear monitors for the recording studio from Performer’s team of pro audio experts. Articles in this section will focus on reviewing the latest studio headphones from leading manufacturers, explain the difference between open back, closed back and other types of studio headphones, and will explore why mixing with headphones in addition to traditional studio monitors might make sense for your home recording project.

Some of our most popular articles about studio headphones are below:

Yamaha HPH-MT8 Review

Audio-Technica “E Series” In-Ear Monitors: Pro Review

AKG K182 Headphones Review

Audio-Technica ATH-M70x Headphones Review

AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones Review

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  • Blue Ella Headphones Review

    Performer Magazine reviews out the new Blue Microphones Ella Premium Planar Magnetic Headphones to see if they earn a place in your studio.   Blue Microphones is taking...

  • Blue Sadie Headphones Review

    Performer Magazine reviews the new Blue Microphones Sadie Headphones Like their previous headphones, the Blue Microphone’s Sadie utilizes Blue’s floating suspension design that is fully adjustable...

  • Yamaha HPH-MT8 Review

    How do the Yamaha HPH-MT8 Studio Monitor Headphones stack up against their lower-priced MT5 lineup mates? Last month we reviewed out the $99 HPH-MT5 headphones from Yamaha,...

  • [REVIEW] Yamaha HPH-MT5 Studio Monitor Headphones

    The Yamaha HPH-MT5 Studio Monitor Headphones have earned our editor’s pick as the best home studio headphones under $100. PROS: great frequency response, good isolation, very comfortable....

  • ENTER TO WIN Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Headphones

    Test out the amazing ATH-M50x Studio Monitor Headphones from Audio-Technica! Performer is looking for three dynamic product testers: a home studio user, a mobile recorder and a podcaster to...