What is the foremost indestructible earphone product in the market?

“Good music” said conductor Thomas Beecham in 1950 “is that which penetrates the ear with facility and quits the memory with difficulty.” Its the part the ear that today’s audiophiles will most readily gravitate to. We’re taking Mr. Beecham out of context to some extent, but the fact remains that we have to properly hear music so as to actually love it.

 

earphone technology has come some distance since days of the Walkman (remember them?) and also further since the advent of 8-track. Whilst it could be argued that music itself has tumbled right into a descending spiral of mindless repetition and inane exercises in empty ‘cool’, it cannot be ignored that the facilities for being attentive to music on the go have improved a great deal. Continue reading

What’s the best PS3 5.1/7.1 surround sound headphones?

When I got my first LP player, there is nothing I liked better than to look at the twin sound system, place them on either side of the pillow and lay in between them, blasting my head with the incessant sonic assault of what rock n roll masterpiece I could find in the junk shop that week. Heaven.

 

Designed along with your computer in mind, these spiffy new headphone can re-create my experiences (albeit just about as perfectly) for this digital era. Secure, highly effective and taking advantage of a sleek and sexy design job that’s curvier than Catwoman eating a curly wurly, these headphone have got it all. Continue reading