In today’s review we take a look at Samson’s new Z55 headphones, which are the top of the line model in its Z Series of cans. They’re offered as pro reference headphones for studio use, but I also wanted to know if they can perform multiple duties as both casual listening / production headphones as well as DJ cans.
In the first part of this review, I showed you how AIAIAI has come up with a novel way of letting DJs and producers “custom build” headphones to suit their personal needs – that is, of course, as long as “black” and “minimal” is your basic ballpark. Well, the headphones I ordered have arrived! So in this article, I’ll complete the review.
Digital DJ Tips forum member DJ NSHYAP writes: “Could you please advise which would be the best headphones for DJing, taking into consideration noise cancellation, durability (not too plastic), weight (not too heavy), bass, and price (within $150)?”
Denon DJ updated its HP Series of headphones with three new models this week at DJ Expo 2015. Building on its previous HP500, HP700, and HP1000 models, the brand new HP600, HP800, and HP1100 headphones all come with swivel-cups, 1/8″ jacks with 1/4″ adapters, and folding designs that make them easy to store and transport.
Arriving right up there in the premium headphone end of the market, the Mo-Fi – from Blue Microphones – is a unique looking and sounding headphone, with some unusual technology inside, that we fell in love with instantly. But is it a good choice for DJing with? We find out in today’s in-depth review…
AIAIAI’s TMA-1 headphones have developed a bit of a cult following since we first reviewed the original TMA-1s nearly three years ago, thanks to their cool, understated design and great sound quality. The latest in a long line of special editions sees Ghostly International putting its name to a variant on the original design.
Pioneer has chosen the NAMM Show to announce an update to its six-year-old flagship headphone design for DJs, with the launch of the HDJ-2000 Mk2 model, a direct replacement for the well-loved HDJ-2000s. We have full news and a product gallery for you.