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Mark Clayton (Ex-NFL Wide Receiver) founds Livv Headphones

Mark Clayton (Ex-NFL Wide Receiver) founds Livv Headphones

| July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Being a Baltimore Ravens fan, the name Mark Clayton stuck out like a sore thumb when browsing through my RSS reader “Headphones” section. Apparently, the ex-Wide Receiver has become a businessman since retiring from the NFL. According to Forbes, Mark Clayton is the latest celebrity to hop on the headphones bandwagon. But like Dr. Dre […]

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Pre-orders for the FiiO X5 audio player are live!

Pre-orders for the FiiO X5 audio player are live!

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The beast of an audio player that is the FiiO X5 is now up for pre-order worldwide – right on schedule. If you pre-order through MP4Nation you can grab the X5 for $349 which includes a free pair of Brainwavz S1 earphones and automatic shipping upgrade to FedEx Priority. As a related aside, I noticed MP4Nation […]

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Grace Design releases the m920 flagship monitoring system

Grace Design releases the m920 flagship monitoring system

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Now shipping is the brand new Grace Design m920, a promising high-end monitoring system from the small State-side company. Pricing in at $2,295, it was designed to be the successor to the m903 while retaining the “compact, do everything design”. On the DSP side, the m920 boasts the new M-series 32-bit Sabre DAC. On the […]

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Plantronics BackBeat FIT wireless earbuds coming in April

Plantronics BackBeat FIT wireless earbuds coming in April

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wireless earbuds is familiar territory for Californian audio company Plantronics. In 2012 they released the BackBeat Go, and in 2013 an updated version came out, the BackBeat Go 2. While the BackBeat Go is designed for general use, the new BackBeat FIT is tailored specifically for working out. Announced at MWC, the BackBeat FIT comes in two […]

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Koss debuts the budget KEB15i in-ears

Koss debuts the budget KEB15i in-ears

| February 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last week, Koss posted a subliminal marketing video for a new product. Our guess was that it would be an on-the-ear headphone similar to the Sennheiser HD-25, but we couldn’t have been more wrong. The KEB15i is an in-ear headset that comes in a multitude of colors: teal, gray, blue, purple, and red. What’s cool […]

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AIAIAI TMA-1 Stones Throw Edition available now

AIAIAI TMA-1 Stones Throw Edition available now

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fresh off the release of their TMA-1 X headphones, AIAIAI has another TMA-1 headphone on their e-shelves. This time, it’s another limited edition of the TMA-1, their trademark headphone. I say another because in the past they have released different versions of the TMA-1, for example the neon-green Beatport edition and the yellow Fool’s Gold […]

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Koss teases new, colorful product

Koss teases new, colorful product

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Koss just posted the following teaser video on their Facebook page, along with the following caption: “Coming 2.18.14.” Let the speculation begin. Aside from the release date, at least one thing is for certain: the colors options. In the video, there are grey, teal, blue, purple, and red colored circles, so I think that’s a safe […]

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M-Audio HDH50 studio headphones available now

M-Audio HDH50 studio headphones available now

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

M-Audio showed off a boatload of new products at this year’s NAMM show, among them a fresh new pair of studio headphones called the HDH50. Being a studio headphone, the HDH50 features an over-ear and closed-back design. Reinforced with steel and aluminum, the HDH50 promises to withstand the rigors of studio use. In terms of sound […]

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Audio-Technica M-Series refresh: Old vs. New

Audio-Technica M-Series refresh: Old vs. New

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

About a year and a half ago, Audio-Technica released new versions of their AD- and A-series home-listening headphones. This entailed fresh new paint jobs, slight improvements in sound quality, and tacking an “x” onto the model name so we could easily distinguish the new and old versions. This year at the NAMM Show in California, the […]

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HiFiMan HE-400 price cut alert! Now $299

HiFiMan HE-400 price cut alert! Now $299

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month at CES, HiFiMan showed off the HE-400i, a revamped version of the HE-400, one of the company’s entry-level planar magnetic headphones. The new version is just a month or so away from its March release, so HiFiMan is cutting the price of the old model from $399 to $299. You can grab […]

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