Audio Roundup: The mid-fi closed-back headphone edition

Audio Roundup: The mid-fi closed-back headphone edition

Some of the finest closed-back headphones ever made and here's what we thought about them in our initial listening sessions:- Audeze LCD2 Closed-Back, Campfire Audio Cascade, Focal Elegia, and ZMF Atticus.
HWZ Deal Alert: 21st December 2018

HWZ Deal Alert: 21st December 2018

Christmas is just days away! Need to get something for a techie friend or just want to treat yourself to something fun? Here are some gift ideas.
Audio Roundup: Sony's new flagship noise cancelers, a $20,000 headphone amp/dac, and lovely wood headphones

Audio Roundup: Sony's new flagship noise cancelers, a $20,000 headphone amp/dac, and lovely wood headphones

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Audio Roundup! In this edition, we give our brief opinions of Sony WH-1000XM3, dCS Bartók headphone amplifier and DAC combo, KZ ZS10 5-driver IEM and share a few notable products on the horizon.
Focal Clear review

Focal Clear headphones review - A perfectly balanced listening experience

The new Focal Clear headphone is the result of feedback from its earlier Elear and Utopia headphones. Does it hit a home run?
Focal Clear

Focal Clear

The Focal Clear's full-range dynamic driver features M-shape aluminum/magnesium dome and a new copper voice coil.
Focal announces new Clear Professional headphones for studio monitoring

Focal announces new Clear Professional headphones for studio monitoring

As its name suggests, the new Clear Professional headphones from Focal are for professional monitoring, mixing, and mastering.
Audiophiles take note, the Massdrop x Focal Elex drop goes live tonight

Audiophiles take note, the Massdrop x Focal Elex drop goes live tonight

Only 1000 units will be made, so get your mouse and wallets ready.
Focal Extends Headphones Family with Spirit Classic

Focal Extends Headphones Family with Spirit Classic

Constructed with brushed and polished solid aluminum, the Focal Spirit sports a wide headband and memory foam ear cushions, and comes equipped with a 1.4m cable with an in-line controller for receiving calls and microphone.
Focal Spirit One review

Focal Spirit One - Good Audio, Great Discomfort

Employing aircraft-grade aluminium and 40mm mylar/titanium diaphragms is the Focal Spirit One, which is a lightweight closed-back circumaural headset that offers an in-line control pod with three buttons for controlling volume and playback. We find out if audiophiles will fancy this one.
Focal XS Book

Focal XS Book

In a black and silver finish, the Focal XS Book features a 2-way bass-reflex active loudspeaker and weighs about 5kg.