“But gosh, it sounds nice when you’re isolated in your own world with these AF100W Mk2s. My main points of comparison are first generation AirPods, and the big noise cancelling Sony WH1000XM2s. Sound wise, they blow the AirPods away. The seal inside the ear means you’re hearing bass far more clearly, but it’s not so overpowering that it drowns out everything else as can sometimes happen with the XM2s. They’re the kind of headphones where you can sit and listen to a track you’re intimately familiar with and suddenly hear a backing vocal track or instrumental you never realised was there. I tested them with music ranging from Carly Rae Jepson to K.Flay, Childish Gambino to Cradle of Filth, and they shone with every crunchy guitar riff and chunky synth I could throw at them.”
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