Grado: 64 Years of Quality

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There’s something admirable about companies that pioneer change; trend setters carrying the weight of worldwide acclaim in their respective medium. Disney shaped cartoons into works of art — as did Nintendo with modern video games in the late 80’s; yet in a much smaller market around 1989 you could say that […]

Skybuds: Ample Features, Wire Free

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Heads have been turning towards a newer, sleeker design for Bluetooth earbuds this year. Ever since the release of the iPhone 7 models and the Apple Airpods that came with them. One positive innovation that arose from the bold, yet ill-received removal of the iPhone’s audio jack however, would be the technology that followed; […]

iSine10 by Audeze: A Step In The Right Direction

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It’s clear that the headphone market won’t be seeing any shortage of earbuds in the foreseeable future. That being said, an oversaturated market is far from a bad thing; in fact, it paves a road for change. In this case it seems the iSine10 by Audeze are an obscure hint […]

Trekz: For Alternative Listening

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Somewhere on the list of things that make us go “grrr”— are casual music listeners who just can’t seem to find a pleasant, on-the-go experience. Chances are you’ve had an aggressive love/hate relationship with a previous pair of uncomfortable earbuds (or headphones), and you’ve dealt with it like the champ you are. You may […]

u-JAYS by JAYS

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Established in 2006, JAYS began with a simple idea – To create great musical experiences that everyone could enjoy and love. Today JAYS is based in an old brewery in central Stockholm. They maintain a relentless focus on cutting edge engineering and innovative design that humanizes technology. The u-JAYS were […]

The M500 by KEF

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After 10 minutes with the Keff M500s you may find it hard to believe you’ve been wearing headphones, and not tiny oval shaped feathers on your ears. The M500’s absorbent memory foam ear cups sport an unrivaled level comfort, a great example of how Keff remained at the forefront of sonic innovation for 50 […]

Sonorous III by Final Audio

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I had the opportunity to listen to the Sonorous III by Final Audio, a Japanese audio electronics brand that very few people are familiar with stateside. A little on the brand itself, Final Audio was established in 1974 and primarily sold cartridges for vinyl record players before expanding into amplifiers […]

Bushmills x Grado: How a Collab with a Whiskey Brand Evolved a Design

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Grado Labs has been making their headphones the same way for a long time. One constant has been an open-back design that allows a free-flow of air and a more natural sound (a sound, it should be noted, that also flows out of that same open-back design — for obvious […]

Ed Banger and Kid Cudi

We’ve had this new headphone collaboration between WeSC and Ed Banger Records in the shop for a little bit now, and it’s been garnering a lot of interest thanks in large part to Ed Banger art director So Me and his distinctive style. Speaking of So Me, I’m taking a […]