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Pre-order the V-Moda VTF-100 (M-100 First-Production Run Unit)

Pre-order the V-Moda VTF-100 (M-100 First-Production Run Unit)

| August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The M-100 has generated quite the buzz over at Head-Fi and that buzz is being kept alive by CEO Val Kolton’s frequent updates. The latest news of the M-100 is that you can now pre-order a pre-production unit! UPDATE: Val actually stated on Head-Fi that that these are the FIRST RUN production units, not pre-production, […]

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Brainwavz M5 photo revealed, coming soon to an MP4Nation near you

Brainwavz M5 photo revealed, coming soon to an MP4Nation near you

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ever since Brainwavz broke the news that they have five new headphones in the pipeline, I have been anxiously awaiting more information. They have satisfied about 5% of that curiosity with a photo of the M5 in its packaging: The photo was posted on their Facebook page with the caption, “Hello world. Brainwavz M5 almost […]

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Rocketfish silver headphone stand – $5

Rocketfish silver headphone stand – $5

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’ve been holding off on buying headphone stands — they are so overpriced in my opinion. Not anymore: Best Buy has the silver Rocketfish™ headphone stand available for $5 + free shipping. That is by far the cheapest headphone stand I have seen, but it doesn’t look cheap at all. My desk at home is wooden, […]

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Today’s Lightning Deals at Amazon are all headphones

Today’s Lightning Deals at Amazon are all headphones

| August 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

In celebration of Headphones Month at Amazon, head over to Amazon’s Lightning Deals to get deals on the following headphones: 6am: Panasonic Monitor Headphones with Extra Bass System 8am: Klipsch Image S4 10am: Philips Citiscape ____ (TBD) Noon: Sennheiser CX 980 2pm: Phiaton PS 210 3pm: Unknown headphones 4pm: Unknown noise-cancelling headphones 5pm: MEElectronics Sport-Fi […]

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Best DAC/Amp Combos

Best DAC/Amp Combos

| August 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

For those new to the world of high-end audio, DACs (digital-to-analog converters) and amplifiers are external audio components that bypass the built-in (and often low quality) sound card of your current system be it laptop, mp3 player, or otherwise. To put it simply, they have the ability to bring the sound quality of your headphones […]

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Heir Audio releases their first universal-fit IEMs

Heir Audio releases their first universal-fit IEMs

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Heir Audio is a custom-fit IEM company who has made the foray into universal fit IEMs. The wooden-plated 3.Ai and 4.Ai are their two new models and are actually universal-fit equivalents of the 3.A and 4.A. They come priced in at $299 and $399 respectively, $50 cheaper than their CIEM alternatives. Both earphones feature real […]

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Boomphones Phantom on preorder in the US

Boomphones Phantom on preorder in the US

| August 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Remember those headphones with built-in loudspeakers we saw back April? Well they are now up for pre-order in the US. The Phantom is the company’s first “headphone speakers” and they are available in white or black for $149. If you pre-order, you will get free shipping, a free Boomphones t-shirt, and early access: your headphones will […]

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[Expired] It is “Headphones Month” at Amazon!

[Expired] It is “Headphones Month” at Amazon!

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

August is a month devoid of any official holidays, so Amazon has decided to bring some cheer and excitement to your audio life by announcing August as Headphones Month! Throughout the month, there will be specials on headphones with up to 60% savings on normal list price (I crossed out the 60% because they obnoxiously […]

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[Expired] Koss 48 hour sale: 20% off everything

[Expired] Koss 48 hour sale: 20% off everything

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Head over to the official Koss website for some amazing deals… 20% their entire selection of not just headphones, but everything! Simply enter coupon code “48SPECIAL”. For those who haven’t caught the news on the homepage, we recently launched our Deals  Some of Koss’s highly rated headphones include: KSC75 sport clip-on’s (featured in our Best Workout […]

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Brainwavz M1 Review

Brainwavz M1 Review

| July 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

A laid-back headphone with a spacious sound. It does not isolate very well but this is a tradeoff for good instrument separation and a deep soundstage. The M1 pairs best with “smooth” music such as soft indie rock. Because of their small form factor, they are incredible for sleeping in.

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