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In this video, Larry Becker, from the Kelby Media Group, speaks to Blue Microphones about their upcoming line of Mo-Fi headphones. The new headphones are not revealed in the video, but their concept is explained.
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10 months ago
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In recent years, a growing trend has hit the headphone market. In addition to having to provide quality sound, many consumers view headphones as an integral fashion statement whose appearance helps reflect the wearer’s sense of style as well as personality. To that end, we have seen a rise in headphone designs ranging from '70’s retro to futuristic modern art, and just about everywhere in between... READ MORE
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1 year ago
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Due to the advent of portable music players like smartphones, tablets, and iPods, personal music listening has truly become a part of everyday life. Whether you're rushing to work on the bus, working out at the gym, or lounging on an airplane headed for Hawaii, chances are you've got your portable device pumping your favorite music into a pair of headphones or earbuds. While the freedom of being... READ MORE
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1 year ago
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Audiophile-grade headphones are an odd and intriguing topic. They’re a newer product class that has just begun to carve out a distinct relevance in the audio marketplace. As an audiophile and professional listener, I find that only a select few manufacturers are able to back up claims of incredible, accurate sound in a pair of headphones.

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1 year ago
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In the past 15 years, everything about the process of recording and distributing music has changed. The major labels have toppled from their pedestals, and with them have fallen their high temples—recording studios. 21st- Century recordings take place in bedrooms, basements, rehearsal spaces, and out on the road.

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1 year ago
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This year at NAMM, three industry heavyweights released full product lines of fresh gear. Akai, M-Audio and Alesis have all come forth with new and interesting products for 2013, ranging from a tiny 2-channel USB interface to full-featured electronic drum sets and microphones.

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1 year ago
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The annual NAMM show just wrapped up in Anaheim, California, and as they have every year at this time, musicians and gear-heads alike experience an influx of new and exciting products. NAMM is the National Association of Music Merchants, and their shows are the place where gear and musical-instrument manufacturers, big and small alike, come to show off their new wares.

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1 year ago
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At the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, it’s not uncommon for the old and the new to cross paths. For more than a century, NAMM has been the place to showcase the latest innovations in music-related products. In 2013, we witnessed the rebirth of a synthesizer that was originally released in the late 1970s, and we were also introduced to a new kind of interface.

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1 year ago
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Fritz Sennheiser was two years short of his centennial when he died on May 17 in Germany, where he was born. He founded Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG in 1945. Over the decades the name Sennheiser became synonymous worldwide with quality audio products, especially microphones and headphones for use by filmmakers, broadcasters, audiophiles, and consumers. For the latter group, the brand became associated with earphones for MP3 players and noise reduction headphones on airplanes.

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1 year ago
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If you decide to take up horseback riding, a few key accessories will be required when you arrive home with your newly acquired thoroughbred. Besides a saddle, you’ll also need horseshoes, a stable, bales of hay and a trough from which your new horse can drink.

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1 year ago
Buying Guide

I'm often asked for recommendations on what headphones to use with an iPod or other portable media device. Recently, there's been a trend towards questions about "traditional" headphones from people wanting to listen to their iPods at home or in the office. So how do we choose a traditional headphone that's comfortable, offers good sound quality, and won't break the bank? Here are factors to keep in mind.

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1 year ago
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Whether you work professionally in sound or you’re just a music fan, headphones are essential items that you use every day, and when a product is so central in your life, every single detail about its design and performance is important. If any aspect of your headphones fails to satisfy, you’ll encounter it again and again, and it will be a constant bother.

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1 year ago
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Earphones, not to be confused with earbuds, have one major advantage over headphones when it comes to blocking out ambient noise, they go directly in your ears!  Because of this simple fact, every model of earphone will isolate the ear canal to some degree.

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1 year ago
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Senal has just introduced the SMH-1000 Studio Monitor Headphones that aim to meet the needs of sound engineers and other audio professionals who demand accurate headphone monitoring in a long-lasting package. Tailored with an EQ curve for professional field and studio monitoring and built for tough durability, the new SMH-1000 headphones feature a classic closed-back, collapsible design with a few innovations of their own.

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2 years ago
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What is an audiophile? I’ll answer for myself and hope you agree: an audiophile is a music appreciater who demands and actively seeks out the most accurate listening experience available.

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2 years ago

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