These headphones will give you gentle caressing, but no rough and tumble.
Much-loved high-end headphone manufacturer Audeze has introduced a new 'entry-level' set of cans in the shape of the EL-8. We got our hands on them at CES.
Best home over-ears £300+, Awards 2014. Another success story for Shure, the SHR1540s are 100 per cent worthy of their price – and your attention
Best in-ears £300+, Awards 2014. The IE 800s shine a light on Sennheiser’s entire operation. As headphones for your portable device, though, they’re probably overkill
They're stylish in the extreme, but these open-backed Sennheisers are also refined performers with a smooth presentation
Fun-sounding headphones that leak sound, but deliver plenty of thrills
Not cheap, but comfortable, wonderful sound and worth every penny
Comfortable and dynamic, with a nicely balanced sound, but come at a price
Best home on-ear headphones £500-£800, Awards 2010. If you don't want to disturb your fellow travellers and those around you, then these beautiful
These wooden backed cans are a joy to listen to