May 21, 2013
Reloop has gotten good at keeping up with gear for DJs and producers. At your next electronics trade show you should expect to see their gear as well. For those who don’t know, Reloop has not been around for very long. They are not like Numark or Pioneer, who has spent decades in the music gear industry – but Reloop is special in that they have made conscious choices to go with one route over another. Right off the bat they introduced their own DVS program, with the gear to go with it, and instead of creating turntables and CD players, they went with an all-digital route. It is perfectly understandable that they would not branch out in too many directions at once.
They also have many headphone options which cater not just to the DJ-minded, but also the casual listener as well as the producer. While not as technically …
March 5, 2013
Pretty soon it will be very hard to tell headphones apart other than using their actual name to identify them. The most expensive pair of headphones that one can buy usually are award to the likes of Pioneer and Sennheiser, but when a specific design is modeled well, there are other companies who could easily make a chunk of change off of a popular shape. If you go deeper into the history of the DJ headphones and larger over the ear headphone design, it was Sony who popularized a specific look – one that still exists and is built upon by others. Pioneer’s HDJ headphones share this design as well, and so do Beats By Dre.
Reloop, who has been creating headphones for very short time, picked a wise design for their RHP-10 headphones. These share the similar thick head band and large ear cups. Compared to other designs they …