The OUT Guide to Mastering Aural


By Editors

From the best headphones to speakers, we choose the best music tools on the market

The Only Headphones You’ll Ever Need
If you’ve never wondered why the ear cups on your headphones are round, you haven’t tried V-Moda, an upstart brand from Italy that’s carved a niche catering to DJs and audiophiles. Because their ear cups are hexagonal, they just fit better— and more comfortably—than anything else out there. They also fold niftily to the arch of the headband, making them more compact than their competitors. And then there’s the sound: well-defined, generous, and warm. V-Moda Crossfade M-100, $310;

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