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IO Audio Volare Fc-Construct
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I\O Acoustics Volare Review: Highlights of Yesterday

The Chinese IEM scene has seen many new brands rise to prominence with high performing products debut. I\O Audio is one of the latest companies to join this trend with the release of the $600 Volare. Fc-Construct takes a listen and explains why it might be worth a look... and why it might not.

DUNU x Gizaudio DaVinci: Are we in the Renaissance of IEMs?
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DUNU x Gizaudio DaVinci: Are we in the Renaissance of IEMs?

The DUNU x Gizaudio DaVinci is an IEM that’s making waves in the community for its compliance with what many are calling “the new tuning meta.” But does it live up to the hype? Join listener as they discuss why—with IEMs like DaVinci—we may in fact be in the midst of an IEM Renaissance.

Focal Azurys and Hadenys Dual Review: The Focal Evolution
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Focal Azurys and Hadenys Dual Review: The Focal Evolution

Focal recently announced two new headphones: the closed-back Azurys ($549) and open-back Hadenys ($699). Fc-Constructs gives us a deep dive into their sound and compares them against other benchmark headphones to see where they stand in the market.

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Symphonium Titan Review - Precog's Take
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Symphonium Titan Review - Precog's Take

The Titan is Symphonium's entry into the quickly emerging category of IEMs that go for massive bass boosts with otherwise mostly neutral tuning. How does it stack up against the competition?

IO Audio Volare Fc-Construct
  • Reviews

I\O Acoustics Volare Review: Highlights of Yesterday

The Chinese IEM scene has seen many new brands rise to prominence with high performing products debut. I\O Audio is one of the latest companies to join this trend with the release of the $600 Volare. Fc-Construct takes a listen and explains why it might be worth a look... and why it might not.

DUNU x Gizaudio DaVinci: Are we in the Renaissance of IEMs?
  • Reviews

DUNU x Gizaudio DaVinci: Are we in the Renaissance of IEMs?

The DUNU x Gizaudio DaVinci is an IEM that’s making waves in the community for its compliance with what many are calling “the new tuning meta.” But does it live up to the hype? Join listener as they discuss why—with IEMs like DaVinci—we may in fact be in the midst of an IEM Renaissance.

Focal Azurys and Hadenys Dual Review: The Focal Evolution
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Focal Azurys and Hadenys Dual Review: The Focal Evolution

Focal recently announced two new headphones: the closed-back Azurys ($549) and open-back Hadenys ($699). Fc-Constructs gives us a deep dive into their sound and compares them against other benchmark headphones to see where they stand in the market.

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The Best In-Ear Monitors (IEMs) to Start 2024
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The Best In-Ear Monitors (IEMs) to Start 2024

As 2023 comes to a close, join us as we take a look back at the in-ear monitors (IEMs) worth talking about to begin 2024. From $20 to $5,000, you're sure to find something to elevate your listening experience.

A headphone reviewer's reference gear
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A headphone reviewer's reference gear

Ever wonder what headphones reviewers actually use on a daily basis? In this video, Resolve goes through a list of his reference equipment.

Best Headphones for Mixing Audio (2023)
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Best Headphones for Mixing Audio (2023)

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The Best In-Ear Monitors (IEMs) in Summer 2023

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Visiting HEDD Audio's Factory in Berlin - Inside the German Speaker and Headphone Manufacturer's Headquarters with GoldenSound
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Visiting HEDD Audio's Factory in Berlin - Inside the German Speaker and Headphone Manufacturer's Headquarters with GoldenSound

GoldenSound heads to HEDD audio in Berlin to find out what makes AMT drivers so different to other technologies, and the history behind the innovation.

CanJam NYC 2024: Precog's Show Report
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CanJam NYC 2024: Precog's Show Report

Precogvision shares thoughts from his first time in New York City and his listening impressions of IEMs at the popular audio show, CanJam.

Are Custom IEMs worth it vs. Traditional IEMs?
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Are Custom IEMs worth it vs. Traditional IEMs?

Precogvision breaks down whether it makes sense to invest in a pair of custom in-ear-monitors versus tradition universal in-ear-monitors.

Diffuse Field: Calculate, Characterize, Calibrate
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Diffuse Field: Calculate, Characterize, Calibrate

Head-Related Transfer Functions have become a common topic of discussion now that Headphones.com have incorporated the Brüel and Kjaer Type 5128 into our roster of measurement fixtures, but some still aren't sure what HRTFs are, how we're using them, or most importantly—why we're using them. Join listener as they break down the myriad reasons why Headphones.com chooses to calibrate measurements using the Diffuse Field HRTF.

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Sennheiser HD 620S Headphones Headphones Sennheiser
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Sennheiser Announces HD 620S

Sennheiser has just announced their latest closed-back headphone, with a brand new addition to the legendary HD 6 series, the HD 620S. Check out the release here.

Introducing the Meze Audio 109 Pro Primal: where woodworking mastery meets audio excellence.
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Introducing the Meze Audio 109 Pro Primal: where woodworking mastery meets audio excellence.

Meze announces a special edition of the 109 Pro open back headphones with unique hand-crafted wood cups called the Primal.

Sony Acquires High-End Headphone Maker Audeze
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Sony Acquires High-End Headphone Maker Audeze

It was recently announced that Audeze is being bought by Sony. Will this have an effect on Audeze's existing line of high end headphones?

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Audeze Announces New MM-100 Professional Headphones