House of Marley Redemption Song review

Jammin'? Not exactly... Tested at £150

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Our Verdict

Jammin'? Not exactly...

For

  • Nice looks

Against

  • Uncomfortable fit
  • Overpowering bass

House of Marley wears its commitment to earth-friendly materials on its sleeve, or more accurately on its ears. The Redemption Songs combine beechwood cans with recycled aluminium and a soft leather-covered headband.

But while they might look the part, they're far from comfy. A vise-like grip makes them almost unbearable, and breaking them in will take determination.

And their sound is little compensation: bass lovers will be happy, but it's often so overpowering that it swallows up everything around it, leaving tracks lacking the detail and expression we crave.

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