Chart-topping dance music star Kygo has released a new line of over-ear headphones. Combining his passion for sound quality and all things music, the famed producer has teamed up with some of the industry's top engineers to build the X by Kygo line.
The A11/800 over-ear headphones are a noise-cancelling delight. Working in conjunction with the Kygo Sound app, the headphones have the ability to equalize and let the user control how much ambient noise is blocked. A clever "awareness mode" cancels ambient noise at 50% while amplifying voices, so there's no need to worry about removing the headphones when listening to somebody speak.
As for the sound, the A11/800s deliver clear and crisp tones regardless of genre. Preset equalizer modes within the Kygo Sound app cater to four sound images: "Bergen" for acoustic and piano music, "Los Angeles" for lounge, "New York" for hip-hop and R&B, and "Ibiza" for electronic and house music.
Outside of those presets, the user will find that the A11/800s sound crystal-clear through the 40mm drivers. The headphones can be used for music production on the go, or simply for turning off the outside world for a few moments of musical immersion.
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"They’re brilliant for blocking out any unwanted distractions while I’m traveling on tour," says Kygo. "Especially when I’m working on music and need to focus, or when I just feel like switching off."
Bluetooth capability and a lightweight design ensures that the user can enjoy the headphones without restrictions, for up to 40 hours without a charge. A comfortable, sleek and ultramodern design rounds out Kygo's A11/800 headphones, with gorgeous black and white color options. They also come equipped with a durable and stylish carrying case for any travel or gigging needs.
The A11/800s are available for purchase now via the official X by Kygo marketplace.