V-MODA M-200 headphones bring the brand into the studio

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Milan-based high-fidelity audio company, V-MODA has unveiled the M-200 Professional Studio Headphones, continuing their collaboration with Roland Corporation. Being a combination of meticulous Japenese engineering and V-MODA’S classic style, this is the first of V-MODA’s headphones to be designed for the studio environment. The company says these headphones have been made“to produce a clean, refined […]

Review: Moshi Avanti C

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Price £219 Contact Moshi The trouble with Bluetooth digital headphones is they introduce a delay, so can’t be used for monitoring recording and playing. They are increasingly improving for sound quality, though. Moshi – a company making inroads in the headphone market – has released these wired USB C headphones that connect direct to your […]

AirPods Pro is Apple’s next move in the wireless earbud chess game

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After Amazon announced Echo Buds last month and Google joining in just a fortnight ago with the new Pixel Buds, Apple is returning fire, announcing AirPods Pro. These are not so much a pro audio product, but an upgrade from its predecessor with new features such as noise cancellation and Transparency Mode. Did you hear […]

Audeze reveals LCD-1, its affordable open-back headphone.

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At AES New York 2019, Audeze spoke to us about their new mixing headphones, the LCD-1. Being a scaled-down version of Audeze’s LCD-X, the new headphones offer a lightweight design, with planar magnetic technology. This provides high-quality sound with “extra-low distortion and a wide, even frequency response”, we’re told. Sporting an open-back, over-ear design, the […]

Seismic Industries CUEMIX performance mixer for super-slim Eurorack

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Seismic Industries are on a mission to make super slim modules for their SuperSkiff format that’s only 20mm deep. They are currently developing an extraordinarily slim folding system of two rows of 84HP. The CUEMIX is part of that system and offers 8 channels of mixing with direct outputs and 4 assignable outputs. CUEMIX All […]

AKG takes aim at creators with K361 & K371 closed-back headphones

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Coming from HARMAN-owned AKG are the new K361 and K731 closed-back studio headphones. A combination of compact design and studio-worthy sound, they are meant to serve both professional and lifestyle applications – says the manufacturer. The main target audience these headphones are aimed at, though, is the slew of content creators – artists, engineers, podcasters, […]

Blackstar launches ultra-compact amPlug2 Fly headphone guitar amps

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Blackstar has just announced two new amPlug2 Fly headphone guitar amps, one for guitar and the other for bass.  The guitar version has three channels – Clean, Crunch and Lead – and uses Blackstar’s ISF control and has nine built-in effects. These include  three choruses, three delays and three reverbs, so enough to make practise a little more […]

TASCAM TH-06: monitoring headphones for USD 70 a pair

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A pair of monitoring headphones can now be had for as little as USD 70, thanks to TASCAM and its TH-06 Bass XL Monitoring Headphones. Known for democratizing home recording with a series of iconic portastudios, TASCAM is now launching a pair it’s touting as providing a balanced bass response, aimed at producers of modern […]

HEDD HEDDphone: An AMT headphone revolution?

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Berlin-based HEDD (Heinz Electrodynamic Devices) has announced the HEDDphone. The company’s first headphones bring its signature AMT technology to the headphone market for the first time. What do the HEDDphones have to offer, besides their obviously very appropriate name and spectacular looks? Heinz Electrodynamic Devices was founded by Klaus Heinz, who was also a founder […]