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Jon Iverson Posted: Sep 08, 2015 2 comments
We've worked out another special deal for readers to celebrate the new Chesky Dunnun Kan release.

From now until October 31, 2015, readers of this website will get a 25% discount on the new 24-bit high resolution Dunnun Kan album and/or anything in Chesky's hi-res catalog on HDTracks.com.

To Get Your Discount:

Click on this link and then use CHESKYSTEREO25 for the offer code when you check out. (To go directly to the new Dunnun Kan album page only, use this link.)

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Jon Iverson Posted: Aug 07, 2015 7 comments
We've worked out a special deal for readers to celebrate the new Chesky You're Surrounded release.

From now until September 7, 2015, readers of this website will get a 25% discount on the new 24-bit high resolution You're Surrounded album and/or anything in Chesky's hi-res catalog on HDTracks.com.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Dec 03, 2013 14 comments

While I've done some niggling about the AK120, it remains one of the best sounding portable media players I've heard. Here's some news on incremental improvements and two new models now available.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Mar 15, 2016 21 comments

It is with great sadness that I must report Pow Chu Moy, founder of HeadWize (the first headphone forum) and creator of the Chu Moy Headphone Amplifier, passed away in Reno, NV, on February 12, 2016.

His passing warrants a worthy memorial.

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Jon Iverson Posted: Oct 12, 2011 0 comments
AudioStream.com is a new website edited by Michael Lavorgna dedicated to making sense of the evolving world of computer audio and getting the best sound from your computer-based audio system.

The site's motto is "Computer Audio For Everyone" and will focus on the world of computer audio hardware, software and music resources. Topics will include hardware reviews from the mass-market right up to the bleeding-edge of what’s possible as well as in-depth analysis of music management software and an exploration of our newest music resources including HD download sites, streaming media and cloud services.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Apr 20, 2017 9 comments
Sure, when reviewing the Bose Quiet Comfort 35 I downloaded the app to check it out. I thought the app was pretty useless...turns out the main purpose of the app was to check me out.
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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Dec 20, 2011 30 comments

On December 9, 2011, the long-time electrostatic headphone maker, Stax, was purchased by Chinese speaker maker, Edifier Technology, for just over $1.5 million. Looked at another way, you could buy 288 SR-009 headphones ... or the company.

Don't flinch, I think we better get used to Chinese owners.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Nov 09, 2011 2 comments
Photo credt: AnakChan - The Headphone Girls greeting attendees entering the show.
Headphone enthusiasm is alive and well in Japan! Fujia AVIC, an electronics on-line and brick-and-mortar retailer in Tokyo, organizes a bi-annual headphone festival that is headphone otaku at it's finest.
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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Aug 23, 2011 0 comments

The web is abuzz with the news: a little monster has been unleashed upon the headphone market as Kevin Lee, son of Monster's Head Monster Noel Lee, breaks out on his own to start a new headphone company "SOL Republic."

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Aug 10, 2016 15 comments
Cruised my news feeds. Found a few worthy stories for you.
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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jul 20, 2016 11 comments
Currently in the midst of a review, but needed to find a little something to post so I cruised over to my headphone news feed for a look-see. Kind of a boring week in headphone news, but one fun post came up so I said, "Meh, why not do a little news?"
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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Apr 29, 2013 16 comments

The Oculus Rift is coming on strong...I want. A subwoofer for headphones? Yupper! Golden Ears is putting their headphone measurements to good use. More about mind reading headsets. New cans from KEF, B&O, and Skullcandy. DIY headphones are starting to appear, I can't wait for a serious attempt.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Aug 05, 2013 3 comments

As I looked through the stories that struck my interest over the past couple of months for this installment of Headphone News a theme began to appear: Weird new directions for headphones.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Feb 11, 2013 3 comments

Oh my! Great news week. Gizmodo dishes the dirt on Dre and Monster. Dre sues Yamaha, Monster sues Dolby---sheesh! Onkyo releases new cans. Meridian puts their brains in a tiny aluminum tube. And 1964 Ears has a cool new video.

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Tyll Hertsens Posted: Jan 28, 2013 11 comments

Editor's Note: I used to tweet interesting news items, but I don't think it did justice to some stories. So, I'm going to keep surfing the news for headphones stories and make comments as I see the need, and when I build up a little chunk of interesting news stories post them here. I expect you'll see something about every two weeks or so. Here's the first.

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