Metal and leather: aluminium and stainless steel; cowhide and lambskin. These are the core materials used by Master & Dynamic to carve out their own space in the prosumer headphone market. The Manhattan-based company consistently lavish as much attention on their headphones’ look and feel as they do on sound quality. Their recent collaboration with Leica resulted in a particularly striking colour coding of their first headphone, the MH40, that we reviewed in 2015. Style and substance.
Three years down the line, selling headphones to quality-conscious mainstreamers is a different ball game.… Read the full article