The little Chord Mojo is the high-end traveling audiophile's full monty headphone amp/DAC unit from England. Expect superior high-resolution sound with any reference headphone or in-ears. There is some seriously hot-rodded musical performance lurking under the Mojo's slick bonnet. Read More
No question about it. The Focal Utopia is one of best headphones ever made. It’s hard taking it off our head even to write this review. Like a headphone teleportation device from the future, the Focal Utopia beams you up and materializes you right into the inner reality of the music. Read More
The Fostex TH-610 full-size closed headphone incorporates the new ‘Bio-Dyna’ diaphragm taken from the upscale Fostex TH-900 MkII, but at a way lower price than that flagship model. The Fostex TH-610 musical performance is just a notch below the pricey TH-900, making it a truly excellent bang-for-the-buck value. Read More
The just-released Focal Utopia headphones are already being touted as the 'World’s Best Headphones Ever'. That contentious title has been passed around a bit of late, but leave it to the French high-end audiophile speaker company to deliver the serious goods with their new line of four headphones. Read More
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The top-of-the-line $3,000 HiFiMAN HE1000 is their best-sounding, most comfy headphone to date with a highly present vocal image and an unsurpassed depth of field that cries out for widescreen classical, orchestral and jazz recordings. Rockers wanting to sidle up to electric guitars may find themselves instinctively reaching to twiddle knobs. Read More
The new HeadRoom Standard Amp delivers perfectly controlled horsepower to drive tough planar magnetic headphones with enough graceful reserve for highly sensitive in-ears. The Standard Amp is our clear return to form. Pre-order now for killer discounts! Read More
The $3,000 Shure KSE1500 electrostatic in-ear headphone system represents a new musical paradigm. Immaculate resolution, consummate tonal balance and mesmerizing sound quality begins the story. The music will tell you the rest. Welcome to the world’s first electrostatic earphones.
The new version of the Sennheiser Orpheus now dubbed the Sennheiser HE 1 is coming to America. Priced around $55,000 - yes, that's five figures - early reports cast the HE 1 sound as past the usual descriptive boundaries of ‘totally immersive’ or ‘precisely accurate’ and into the realm of a musical dream coming fully alive in a 3-dimensional field that’s not just inside your head, but one you inhabit right along with the musicians. Read More
We can not think of any other high-end headphone that has remained essentially unchanged and stayed so highly competitive in the marketplace for such a long time. That says a lot about the unparalleled engineering and sound quality performance of the Etymotic ER-4. So the news that Etymotic is retooling the ER-4 and releasing updated versions of their tried-and-true flagship workhorses is pretty interesting stuff. Read More
The announcement touting the release of four new Bose headphones is huge news to the geeks here at headphone.com. After all, not only is Bose the biggest name in the business by far - they sell more headphones than most of the rest of the industry combined - but they have also really stepped up their audio research & development efforts over the past decade to deliver truly impressive sound quality. Read More
The litany of breathtaking things about the Audeze LCD-4 planar magnetic headphone merely starts with its $4,000 price tag. Which begs the question, “Exactly what is a lifetime of musical joy worth?” Read More