With headphones it's all about the sound between your ears.
Thanks in large part to the Beats phenomenon the headphone market is booming. Sound quality advances year after year delight a wide range of buyers, from newbies to hard-core Head-Fi-ers. On hand to discuss the latest trends we'll have Steve Guttenberg, he writes The Audiophiliac blog forCNET.com, and reviews twenty or more headphones each year. Steve will be joined by audiologist Dr. Julie Glick, and headphone manufacturer Master & Dynamic's Chief Product Officer, Drew Stone Briggs
Moderator: Steve Guttenberg - The Audiophiliac. Stereophile Panelists: Dr. Julie Glick - Audiologist, Drew Stone Briggs - Master & Dynamic
3pm-4pm in the Roebling Suite
- The panel will discuss:
- The differences between on-, in-, and over-the ear headphones
- Noise-canceling vs. noise-isolating headphones
- Headphone amplifiers
- Custom, molded-to-your-ears headphones
- Hearing protection and testing
Dr. Julie Glick formed Musicians Hearing Solutions to focus on the needs of working musicians. Her clients include Alicia Keys, Jon Bon Jovi and his band, John Mayer, Kanye West, Moby, Howard Stern, and many more. Dr. Glick is a licensed Audiologist and Hearing Instrument Dispenser in the state of New York and a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
As Chief Product Officer, Drew fuses his passions for music, art, design, and engineering in order to bring to life Master & Dynamicâ€™s products. He does so while also keeping a keen eye on new technologies for future products. Drew brings to M&D a decade of expertise in the audio industry, most recently leading headphone design technology at Bose. He also has experience in the music industry due to managing his family's blues festival for two decades.