From turntables to controllers to samplers, there were a TON of gear releases in 2017. Let’s get back to the basics and take a look at some of the best headphones released in 2017. Check out our top picks below and let us know if any of these are on your wish list.
AIAIAI TMA-2 Modular headphones are unique in that you can fully customize your pair by choosing a headband, ear pads, speaker units and cable. The latest update for 2017 is a wireless Bluetooth option using AIAIAI’s new H05 band. Go crazy building your own pair or choose a pair from AIAIAI’s range of preconfigured models and special editions.
Released back in August, the Pioneer DJ HDJ-X series are a great headphone option for touring DJs due to their exceptional durability. Created with a top quality audio design, these headphones have drivers that produce high-resolution sound ranging from 5 Hz to 40 kHz. And they start at just $99 for the HDJ-X5 model!
We think these look really cool — but not only that, their predecessor won 8+ Editors’ Choice and Best Headphones awards, including USA Today’s “Best Bluetooth Headphones.” The Crossfade 2 Wireless headphones take it to another level and can go wireless or be plugged into your mixer. V-Moda describes the Crossfade 2 model as the “best over-ear wired headphone yet…that can be unleashed via Bluetooth.”