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Digital Subscriptions > MusicTech > Mar 2019 > SIX OF THE BEST Headphones

SIX OF THE BEST Headphones

Quite often, you might need to mix on headphones for practical reasons – maybe cost, space or neighbours. Here are six of the best that we’re looked at recently in MusicTech, for all budgets…

AKG K812 £599 STREET

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Given that you can pick these up for less than half the price that they cost when we reviewed them, you can see they’re very much aimed at the high-end mastering market – £600 is still a lot to pay for ‘phones. However, what you get is a completely flat response tied with a great soundstage and listening experience. The K872s are their sister ’phones and even more honest – brutally so, in fact – so you might want to consider them, too, if even truer accuracy is your thing (and you have no fear).

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