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TECH AWARDS: WHAT ARE THE BEST HEADPHONES?

Don’t leave home without them, a DJs’ most essential tool.

 

Allen & Heath XONE XD2-53

 

 

£109
Hype
Great clarity, nice and loud, comfortable as well as being great value for money.
Gripe
The carry bag supplied with these headphones is a bit cheap and nasty.
Summary
Everything a DJ wants out of a headphone at even the biggest and largest gigs and great value for money.
8/10

 

Audeze EL8

 

£599
Hype
Lovely natural sound, fantastic build quality and very comfortable to wear.
Gripe
Expect a large pain in the wallet region when purchasing a pair of EL8's
Summary
If money is no object the Audeze EL8 headphones have a great sound and extremely comfortable to wear and are built to the highest standards.
8.5/10

AIAIAI TMA2 Modular

From £95
Hype
Great build quality, completely customisable and repairable as well as sounding awesome.
Gripe
Replacing or swapping parts can start to add up.
Summary
AIAIAI have taken their ever so popular TMA2 headphone and made them completely customisable with over 360 possible combinations possible.
8.5/10

Pioneer HDJ 2000Mk2

£259
Hype
Great sound, memory foam ear pads and a hard shell carry case.
Gripe
The HDJ 2000Mk2 come with a high price tag.
Summary
Pioneer's flagship headphones offer luxurious touches such as the memory foam ear pads and the hard shell case along with great build quality and top notch sound quality.
8.5/10 

Reloop RHP-30

£99
Hype
Stylish design, good build quality, good sound and great value for money.
Gripe
Unlike DJs, producers are unlikely to be fans of these headphones.
Summary
Packed with cool features along with a stylish design the RHP-30 headphones offer great value for money.
8/10

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