Audeze LCD-4 Headphones

WHAT: Reference-class, planar magnetic headphones  WHY: These truly speak volumes When you think of planar magnetic headphones, one of the first companies that will inevitably come to mind is Audeze. The brand takes a lion’s share of credit for the recent popularity of these headphones, thanks to supreme sonics and iconic designs. The recently released […]

Audeze Deckard Headphone Amplifier and DAC

WHAT: Headphone amp/DAC  WHY: High-performance musicality that will not break the bank Thanks to some assistance from BMW DesignworksUSA, Audeze has managed to make its first headphone amplifier and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) look nearly as good as the company’s iconic headphones. And the Deckard ($699) amp/DAC combo is capable of driving nearly every headphone on […]

Audeze Introduces the LCD-XC Headphone

Audeze, maker of highly acclaimed planar magnetic headphones, is proud to announce the new LCD-XC that joins the existing LCD headphone collection.  The LCD-XC is a fully-enclosed design offering much more privacy, as no sound emanates from the earcups to the outside world. That also results in a great deal more isolation from noisy environments […]

Home Electronics: Magnetic Attraction

Compared with the biggest names in the high-performance-headphone business (Sennheiser, Grado, Beyerdynamic, Stax), Audez’e is in its infancy. But the Southern California manufacturer, which recording- and film-industry veteran Alexander Rosson cofounded in 2009, ascended straight to the top tier of full-size-headphone producers with the $945 LCD-2. (The company’s inaugural release, the LCD-1, had a short […]