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Headphone metropolis
Friday, December 19, 2014

Unilet Sound & Vision and its sister company Custom Cable has announced the launch of Headroom Show., the new consumer audio show dedicated to the finest portable audio and digital streaming products available.  Held at the Metropolis recording studio complex in Chiswick, south west London, Headroom brings together over 35 premium audio brands, giving visitors the chance to see, touch and hear one of the largest collection of portable and digital audio products ever assembled in the UK.
From upgrading in-ear buds to listening on high-end over-ear headphones, anyone interested in personal audio should attend Headroom.  Digital audio is also highly catered for with portable and desk-top audio products and music streaming services.  Visitors will not only have the opportunity to try out the latest products available (some of which will have their UK premier at Headroom) but they will also be able to meet the manufacturer representatives and get to learn more about the products and technology behind the designs.  Brands already confirmed include Sennheiser, Astell & Kern, Audeze, Chord Electronics, Shure, Audioquest, Musical Fidelity, Ultrasone, STAX, HiFiMan, Grado, KEF, Bowers & Wilkins, Oppo, Schiit Audio,  Audio Technica, ADL, Meridian, Burson, B&O, Bryston, Arcam, Parrot, Atomic Floyd, Fostex, Light Harmonic, Yamaha, Geek, CEntrance, PMC, Melco Audio, Pioneer and Resonessence. For a full list of exhibitors, visit the Headroom website.
Over the course of the two day show, Metropolis will open its doors to allow visitors a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes of Europe’s busiest recording studio complex. Metropolis staff will be on hand to give an insight into what really happens during a recording or re-mastering session.
Headroom is not just about products – it is also about education.  Throughout the course of the two-day show, presentations from some of the UK audio industry’s most qualified personnel will explain the mysteries behind digital audio technology and music streaming services.  So far presentations confirmed include: home audio networking, CD quality music streaming, digital music conversion and music mastering. Check out the website for a full list and time slots throughout the show.

Tickets to the event are [not free!] available now from Headroom and are priced at £10.00 per person with under 15’s given free entry if they are accompanied by an Adult.
Dates – Friday 30th January (doors open from 1pm until 7pm)
Saturday 31st January (doors open from 9am until 5pm).
Venue: Metropolis Studios, The Power House, 70 Chiswick High Road, London W4 1SY

PMC behemoths in the multichannel mastering studio at Metropolis.