41 posts

Reviews of full-sized and portable headphones, including on-ear and around-the-ear models, from cheap to expensive.

MrSpeakers Aeon Review

I’ve met Dan Clarke of MrSpeakers a number of times of the years, mostly at the Tokyo Headphone festivals where one year, funnily enough, his table was opposite that of […]

Sony MDR-Z1R Headphones Review

Some years ago I had a chance to listen with Sony’s legendary R10 headphones, then once again at a meet in Tokyo.  In context they were impressive headphones for their […]

Focal Utopia Headphones Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcA1MnxWb78 I first had the chance to audition Focal’s Utopia at the Wikia meet in San Francisco, taking them around and trying them in different rigs. For $4000, they had a lot […]