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Living in the fast-paced city of Los Angeles, ljokerl has been using portable audio gear to deal with lengthy commutes for the better part of a decade. He spends much of his time listening to music and occasionally writes portable audio reviews across several enthusiast sites, focusing mostly on in-ear earphones.

CES 2015 Detour: 3D audio headphones with Fraunhofer and 3D Sound Labs


A brief introduction to the basics of headphone-based 3D audio and overview of two 3D audio headphone demos at CES 2015.

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CES 2015 Headphone Coverage Part 1: Monster, Philips, Skullcandy, and more…

CES 2015 Coverage

Part one of our CES 2015 Headphone coverage, in which I enjoy new headphones from Philips, Monster, and... 808 Audio? (and try a dozen others)

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[Expired] Deal Alert: $10.99 Meelec M6 at amazon.com, 25% off T-Peos earphones and discounts on Brainwavz R3 and M1 at mp4nation

Brainwavz M1

A couple of post new-year deal from mp4nation, plus $10.99 Meelec M6s on Amazon

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Happy New Year from The Headphone List!


Wishing all of our readers health, happiness, and lots of great new Hi-Fi experiences in the New Year!

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Brief Review: 1964EARS 1964 ADEL A12


A brief look at the 1964EARS 1964 ADEL A12 custom in-ear monitors with comparisons to the StageDiver SD-2, 1964EARS V6-Stage, Noble 4S, JHAudio JH13, and Custom Art H8P.

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Wireless Audio: 11 Bluetooth Headphones and IEMs Compared

House of Marley Liberate XLBT

A brief roundup of the Bluetooth headphones I’ve tried to date, with a couple of quick recommendations for the holiday season.

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[Expired] More noteworthy deals (updated for Cyber Weekend): SteelSeries Flux ($10), Brainwavz M1 ($30), M2 ($35), M3($50), R3 ($80), Phonak Perfect Bass ($45), Creative Aurvana Live ($50)

Ostry KC06

In this thread I will keep posting whatever Black Friday / Cyber Week deals I think are no-brainers for those in the market for new headphones (list is being updated continuously)

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[Expired] Black Friday CIEM deals: sitewide discounts from Noble Audio & 1964EARS

Noble Audio Black Friday 2014

Discounts on custom IEMs are quite rare - in fact, Black Friday is about the only time of the year they occur with some consistency. Here's two noteworthy promos that hit our feeds in the past 24 hours.

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Deal Alert: HiFiMan RE-400 $79 + free US shipping (head-direct.com); Updated: now on Amazon

HiFiMan RE-400 Black Friday advert

HiFiMan is running a "pre-Black Friday" sale on the fantastic RE-400 in-ear monitors through their official website at Head-Direct.com. Normally $99, the RE-400 is currently $79.

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[Expired] Deal Alert: Brainwavz R3 Dual Dynamic earphones + Brainwavz AP001 Amp $89.50 or less + free shipping (mp4nation)


Brainwavz' flagship dual dynamic earphone, the R3 version 2, can temporarily be had for $89.50 including shipping (down from $130) with a free mini-amp and free shipping

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