Our Top Gear For 2016

In what has now become a traditional close to the Headfonics year we bring you what we consider to be the top gear we reviewed in 2016. Having read last years intro I might sound like a broken record but we hav...
9.19.1

The Ether C Flow By MrSpeakers

Change can sometimes be evolutionary and yet dramatic at the same time. However, when MrSpeakers suggested I upgrade my "Writer's choice of 2015" Ether C headphone to the new $1799 Flow edition citing a major (...
9.19.1

The Edition X V2 By Hifiman

Much like the HE1000, Hifiman has seen fit to bring out a revised Edition X in the form of the Edition X V2 and in doing so saw to it that my lead up to Xmas 2016 was filled with instant regret at not jumping o...
99.0

The K872 By AKG

I knew it was only a matter of time before AKG released the closed back version of the K812 in the form of the new $1499 K872. It has a form factor begging to be bricked up and converted into a closed format. I...
9.29.2

The HE1000 V2 By Hifiman

I was pretty settled on the order of things in my headphone universe with regard to the HE1000 being the top dog so the announcement of the similarly priced HE1000 V2 a few months ago as a direct replacement fo...