The first thing you should do to familiarize yourself with Aedle, the fabulous headphones that have been haunting my design dreams, is to jump over to the “story” section of their website and watch carefully right after you come along with me in this post! It’s such a delightful view to see, not to mention artfully put together. Seeing the headphones themselves, it comes as no surprise that everything related to the company is beautifully designed to the last detail. Continue reading
DJ, producer, and founder of V-MODA, Val Kolton had a dream to create a true high-end lifestyle brand revolving around music, fashion and audio art. Thankfully, his dream came true, bringing style-and-music-lovers designer headphones with clear, natural audiophile sound. Delivering quality design and an incredible sound, no wonder the company’s statement is: “Inspired in Italy, styled in Hollywood”. Continue reading
When we think of music back in the 50s the first thing that springs to mind is Rock ‘n Roll – a new type of music that allowed youngsters to break out of the conservative American middle class mainstream. The design team at I-MEGO decided to pay tribute to the 50s with their new Throne headphone collection, combining vintage style with crystal clear audio and premium performance – a blast from the past. Continue reading
I always wear my headphones when I ride my bicycle. And I cycle around a huge, traffic-swollen city: New York. I’m usually worried on some level that I’ve disabled an important sense; it’s important to hear to be safe on a bike in New York City. But do you really want to just listen to the taxis beeping at you and rumbling, down-shifting delivery trucks instead of your favorite song?
With mechanics I don’t completely understand, but I am nevertheless excited for, earHero headphones allow you to manage your distractions without risk of accident. Continue reading
When I caught a glimpse of the new ZTONE earphones from i-mego, I had to take a second look. Their unique award-winning design features custom-molded ear gel that form-fits and locks in your ear, delivering the perfect fit, sound quality, and style. You have to listen to it to believe it. Continue reading
Apart from its lightweight Aluminum design, what makes the new Metropolitan in ear headphones a great set has to be its memory-foam tips and retuned 10mm dynamic magnet driver. The memory-foam ear tips are extra comfortable and provide great sound isolation, while the high-performance driver provides a great boost to the treble and bass, delivering a natural full sound. Continue reading
Marshall is known for making hulking guitar amplifiers that sit on stage like skyscrapers. Stacks of speaker cabinets underneath wide, 150-Watt heads projecting mega-decibels of clear sound. It seems reasonable, then, that the company’s venture into personal audio should be just as impressive. Continue reading
From our heads down to our toes, we women accessorize everything, so it was only natural to transform a once utilitarian product like headphones into a chic fashion statement piece. Designed with fashion in mind, the NYC based Frends headphones are sure to attract spinning heads and gawking stares. Continue reading
Coming from the music industry world makes me very meticulous when it comes to sound. There is so much of the story that gets left untold when the quality of sound is poor, which is not cool. You could get yourself one of those clunky headsets that DJs and beat producers wear, but I will let you in on a little secret; not all headphones are created equal.
If you want to experience music in the way your favorite artists or bands intended, then you are in luck. The professionals at Thinksound have designed a series of Wood Headphones that is sure to deliver crisp, studio quality audio so you won’t miss a beat. Continue reading
We all love to listen to music, but there’s a huge difference between ‘listening to music’ and ‘enjoying it’. The 1E Earphones from Vers are all about enjoying music while keeping everything in style. This unique earphone set is crafted from sustainably sourced hardwoods and bamboo which grant the mellow sound of nature each time you plug them into your device.
With a passive sound isolation design this natural treat grants you the blocking of 90% of the surrounding sound, while making every tune crystal clear. Another great feature is the integrated microphone built into the cord, allowing you to mute, play and pause. Easy to use, simply plug the 3.5mm jack into your favorite device – iPhone, iPad, MP3, or any other media player, and enjoy. Continue reading