Fostex’s new headphone range offers closed, open and ‘semi-open’ options. But what’s the difference, and which would suit you best?
Do monitors now deserve a place alongside chocolate, watches and army knives on Switzerland’s list of exemplary exports? We think so!
PreSonus’ latest speakers employ an intriguing driver configuration that makes them more versatile than traditional designs.
Fluid Audio’s decision to use a ribbon tweeter in a dual-concentric speaker is an unusual one. We find out how it works in practice.
Pioneer might not be the first name you’d associate with studio monitoring — but their new 'dual-coincident' creation is quite remarkable.
When you think of headphones, Samson might not be the first name that springs to mind, but their top-of-the-range Z55 might surprise you.
As their name suggests, these unassuming two-way monitors employ a traditional, tried-and-tested design — and they pull it off surprisingly well.
The BBC’s legendary LS3/5A is arguably the Godfather of nearfield monitors — and now it’s back, thanks to UK company Graham Audio.
Auratone’s classic ‘grotbox’ is back. How does it compare with its modern imitators?
ESI’s Unik-series monitors have been extensively upgraded, and now offer even better value for money than before.
As studio headphones go, the Lindy HF-40s are quite inexpensive, yet they have a very respectable technical specification. Of...
I recently bought myself a pair of Event Opal speakers. I’ve only had them for about 10 days, so I’m still...
If you’re wary of using closed–back headphones for mixing, this stylish design might just change your mind.
The humble speaker stand or desktop speaker platform can make a huge difference to the sound in your room.
Bearing in mind my room is untreated and I do the bulk of my mixing on headphones.
Single-driver speakers have long been popular in the studio, and now Eclipse have brought the concept into the 21st Century with a Wi-Fi enabled model.
Musician Chris Thile is quoted as saying he'd decided never to record wearing headphones again. I don’t get this. What’s wrong with headphones?
Fluid Audio’s studio monitors have consistently impressed us with their price-to-performance ratio. So how does their new subwoofer fare?
Loudspeakers have been with us for a long time — but there’s still room for innovation, as these exemplary new Geithain models prove!
With Sennheiser’s pedigree in transducer design, it’s no surprise that their premium earbuds offer impressive performance.
Fostex have been making planar magnetic headphones since before they were cool. How do their latest models fare?
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