You're just beginning your audio journey and want to understand how the right equipment can elevate your experience. You're in the right place! Discover a wealth of tips and info here.Imagine your favorite song performed live in front of you — The artist's vocals are rich and lively, and that electric guitar is so energetic you can feel the beat in your chest. The right headphones, music players, and audio systems will replicate that experience delivering you great sound every time you put on your headphones.

Beginner Friendly Headphones

As an avid music lover, you're ready to take your listening experience to the next level but don't know where to start. You've got a couple of favorite music genres and you like to pick up and listen to your Bluetooth headphones on the go, but you just don't love the way your current pair of headphones sound. Maybe your over-ear headphones have poor build quality and you want a more comfortable fit with a cushy headband, large ear cups, and earpads. Or maybe you want to upgrade your wireless earbuds to a pair of the best wireless headphones with the latest Bluetooth aptX and LDAC codec technology and hours of battery life. Noise-canceling headphones with adaptive ANC are also popular options, providing you with complete quiet to enjoy your music. The best headphones for you will enhance soundstage and all your favorite qualities in a song.

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We have headphones tuned specifically for the genres you listen to the most — be it Rock 'n' Roll and Blues, Classical, Jazz, Pop, or EDM. These genres really impact the way you feel, enjoy, and listen to your music and we would love to help guide you to your best listening experience. Select the headphones/genre combination that fits your music taste and start your journey toward better sound today!

HiFiMan Ananda headphones with our Black Dragon Premium Cable will emphasize the fast-punchy bass of your favorite Rock 'n' Roll hits.

The Grado SR325x headphone's ability to handle the low-level dynamics of Classical makes it a match made in heaven.

The Sennheiser HD 660S2 headphones with our Silver Dragon Universal headphone cable bring out the detail and nuances of Jazz for a smooth, dynamic listening experience.

The Dan Clark AEON 2 Closed Portable headphones with our Silver Dragon Premium cable accentuate the liveliness and energy of the top pop hits.

The Fostex TH610 headphones with our Black Dragon Premium cable transport you to the DJ booth where every thump of the bass packs a punch.

The Focal Celestee headphones with our Silver Dragon Premium reveal the emotion behind every pluck, guitar strum, and acoustic melody.

Audio Cables

Our Dragon Cables aim to bring out more of what you love in your music and audio gear. If you love your headphones but wish they had a bit more bass — We recommend the Black Dragon Headphone Cable. Many of our novice headphones also charge via USB-C — And we recommend our high-quality USB cables for just that. We handcraft custom options daily here in our Cary, NC headquarters so you can get the right cable for your exact needs.

Black Dragon USB Cable

Effortlessly transfer audio with more detail and resolution from your PC or portable device to a USB DAC.

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Blue Dragon Universal Headphone Cable

Adds clarity without coloration to your favorite audiophile headphones.

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Bronze Dragon IEM Cable for Sennheiser (MMCX)

Creates a warmer presentation with a bigger and fuller body sound for compatible in-ear monitors.

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Music Players, DACs and Audio Gear

Whether you're ready to splurge and build your dream home audio system or ditch your iPhone and upgrade your portable audio game, the right piece of gear will complement and enhance your listening sessions. There is no shortage of the best innovative gear that will enhance your music listening experience with headphones. High-end DACS, amplifiers, and audio gear are what we enjoy and listen to daily, so we recommend these four audio devices to start your journey toward better sound.

Chord Mojo 2 DAC Headphone Amp

Reigning king of portable DACs. Audiophile-grade audio with fidelity and power unmatched.

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Astell&Kern SR35 DAP Music Player

Entry-level music player delivering a powerfully robust hi-res sound.

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Cayin RU6 Portable USB DAC/Amp Dongle

Easily connect devices for high-quality, audiophile-grade sound wherever you are.

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