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Pioneer HRM-7 Headphones review

Pioneer has long been serving the DJ market with their HDJ headphones range, where the emphasis is on durability, highlighting the key sonic elements of a mix and screening out background noise. With the HRM-7 they are stepping into the studio with their focus on dance music producers. Of course, the monitoring needs of producers/engineers are much the same whatever the genre: accuracy across a wide dynamic and spectral range.The HRM-7s are large, definitely not 'in the booth' material, and...

The DT1770 Pro By Beyerdynamic

Build & Fit8.5Matchability8.5Value For Money7.52016-09-188.1Our ScoreBeyer is one of the standards in this business. They have been around for years and released some crazy good headphones in the T and DT series. I have never though seen them as having a penchant for the neutral and instead they have been giving us a wide range of colored and interesting presentations for quite some time now most notably in their musical DT range and their flagship Tesla T series headphones.I have had...

The 8 best headphones for listening to vinyl and why they really make a difference

You’ve got your turntables, whether budget, vintage or high-end, now pick your headphones, for the ultimate and most intimate vinyl listening experience. Continuing our quest for the perfect hi fi, Paul Rigby talks you through the 8 best headphones for listening to vinyl, and explains just why they’re so important.Words: Paul RigbySo why headphones for vinyl play, specifically? Headphones are headphones, surely? Doesn’t matter what you hook them up to, you’re still going to hear a noise,...

Beyerdynamic DT770 Premium

The Beyer DT770 is one of those headphones that are a nightmare for the new enthusiast looking to get his feet wet. Why is that? It”s so hard to make a decision on these cans based on recommendations. This is partly due to so many different models of the DT770 being released by Beyer over the years. Although basically the same set of cans, there were models released in 2003, 2005, and ten other years and each one comes with a different set of impedance ratings, and each one sounds different!...