CanJam Europe, Europe’s largest headphone show, will take place on November 4th and 5th at music hotel „nhow Berlin“. After four years in Essen, CanJam Europe is moving to Germany’s capital. More »

Keep up to date with all the latest news from High End Munich 2017, click through for a round up…

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Abyss Headphones got in touch to tell us what they are demonstrating at High End Munich: “Along with the world debut of our sexy Diana headphone dressed in various outfits, Abyss Headphones will have a very special high-performance headphone system sporting a retail price in excess of 120,000 €, the finest in headphone systems”. More »

At the Tokyo Headphone Festival, held from April 29-30, Sennheiser showcased the latest product in its audiophile range: the fully balanced headphone amplifier HDV 820. Sennheiser said ”Building on the accomplishments of their first-ever digital headphone amplifier, HDVD 800, the new HDV 820’s enhanced, higher resolution and ultra-low distortion components open up a whole new listening experience for the most demanding audiophiles”. More »

Audeze, the USA based headphone manufacturer, have released a new open backed version of their SINE DX on ear headphone. More »

V-MODA of Italy have announced the availability of the Forza Metallo Wireless neckband Bluetooth headphones. V -MODA day they are: “Designed by and for modern audiophiles, Forza Metallo Wireless is the high-performance and ultra-sleek companion for your demanding everyday life. It brings the 40+ editors’ choice award-winning V-MODA sound and new noise-canceling microphones to the era of Bluetooth neckband headphones”. More »

Erzetich Audio, who make Boutique Handcrafted Headphone Amplifiers, got in touch to let us know about their new model. Blaz Erzetic told us: “Our class-A dual mono headphone amplifier – Deimos – has gone through some changes and improvements lately. Based on the feedback received from the audience at hifi shows and individual presentations we decided to tweak some things”. More »

Headphones have been one of the fastest growing areas of the Hifi market in recent years and the demand is still steadily growing. According to the German market research institute GfK (Society for Consumer Research), in 2015 the German market for headphones and stereo wireless headsets experienced a sales increase of 12 percent. More »

 

Periodic Audio have done away with convention and named their in ear monitors after elements of the periodic table. Matthew Sampson takes a listen to their three offerings costing $100, $200 and $300.  More »

The 1More Quad IEMs have four advanced drivers, featuring a diamond-like carbon dynamic driver for bass response and three balanced armature drivers for high frequency and midrange detail. More »

Jay Garrett, of our partner tech site, Gadgety News, takes a trip to the London Headroom show for Hifi Pig. More »

Onkyo has announced that its second generation Digital Audio Player, the Rubato DP-S1, will be available in the UK in May 2017. More »

Pioneer, the manufacturer of home entertainment and personal audio products, has announced the launch of its latest Digital Audio Player, the compact XDP-30R, set to make its UK debut in May. More »

Based in Serbia, Trafomatic are well known in audio circles, not least for their £100 000 Elysium amplifiers, but they also produce more moderately priced products. However, £2350 is a serious commitment for a headphone amplifier, Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Audio Head 2 and tells us if it is worth the outlay.  More »

Audeara, which the makers claim are the world’s first ‘full fidelity headphones’ with an in built hearing test to protect users ears, is currently a live project on Kickstarter. The project reached its funding target within the first 15 hours and has now more than doubled its original target. More »

The Chord Company will be demonstrating the benefits of its recently launched ShawCan headphone upgrade cables to the public at the headroom show, Metropolis Studios, London, 24th-25th March. More »

Rupert Neve is a name that will trip of the tongue of anyone who has been interested in or worked in recording studios; put simply he is a giant/demi-god in the industry. Neve has now put his name to a £469 headphone amplifier and who better to put it through its paces than Janine Elliot. More »

Based in Serbia, Trafomatic are well known in audio circles, not least for their £100 000 Elysium amplifiers, but they also produce more moderately priced products. However, £2350 is a serious commitment for a headphone amplifier, Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Audio Head 2 and tells us if it is worth the outlay.  More »

London based ‘boutique’ hifi dealer Sonata, is showcasing the high-end Goldmund Telos ‘Reference’ DAC/Headphone Amp at the Headroom Show on the 24th and 25th March 2017. More »

Audeze have teamed up with Relativity Education, Ableton and SubPac and have announced the next edition of their Electronic Music Sessions educational program. More »

Meze Audio, the Romanian headphone manufacturer, have introduced a range of accessories for their products. More »