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ZMF Auteur Review

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , |

The definition of Auteur according to dictionary.com is:

“a filmmaker whose personal influence and artistic control over a movie are so great that the filmmaker is regarded as the author of the movie.”

And on Auteur Theory from Brittanica.com:

“The auteur theory, which was derived largely from Astruc’s elucidation of the concept of caméra-stylo (“camera-pen”), holds that the director, who oversees all audio and visual elements of the motion picture, is more to be considered the “author” of the movie than is the writer of the screenplay.Read the full article

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ZMF Headphones – AXPONA 2018

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , |

Zack from ZMF headphones is going for something different. His drivers use a less common biocellulose driver and he sports a unique affinity for wood selection, offering his newest piece the Auteur in basic Teak ($1.6k), but that’s just the start.

There will be a rotation of optional select breeds to pick from, starting with limited edition Blackwood ($1.9k) that’s already close to sunset. There is also new cables and a pair of amplifiers, which ZMF partnered with Amps and Sound to sell.… Read the full article

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ZMF Auteur Pre Order Starts 11/10

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , |

While quite a few audiophile headphones launch every year, the buildup for ZMF’s latest biocellulose creation has been vetted in an slightly growth-oriented way by its owner Zach for a few months now. On this day (11/9), we now stand on the threshold of a tightly planned launch day release which will include a limited edition blackwood Auteur (100 units) for $1,699, and also a Teak version for $1,399 – both $200 off for the event.

Unusual for the market, orders can be placed starting at exactly 10am central time on the 10th.… Read the full article

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ZMF and Abyss Get Frisky With Two New Headphones – RMAF 2017

By | October 14th, 2017|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The original Abyss headphone by JPS Labs ($4.5k) has been a bookend of the high-end headphone consortium for a few years now. Priced at the top of the planar magnetic game, the single headphone from the New York-based company was a bit unwieldy if not still an interesting prospect for those in the $4k+ market. At RMAF the company unveiled a new, more compact offering for a slight discount in cost. The Diana will debut for $3k and cuts the weight down to 33o grams but still retains some high end specs with a sensitivity of 91dB, so don’t expect a fully-endorsed portable product from JPS just yet.… Read the full article

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