At the end of the day, if you're wondering about the value of LCD-XC, they are not the most expensive studio or listening headphones, but they're a really good option if you're looking for a neutral, clean, articulate and resolute headphone. Read More
The LCD-XC (2021) does take DSP and EQ very well too, which helps address some of the technical issues with ear gain and ungainly peaks in the treble response. Read More
"THE SECRET of Daft Punk, discovered" Says SupraPixel of XC
"You could argue that this is a headphone for those who like their female vocals front and center but there is more to the LCD-XC 2021 than that. There is energy in this performance and flexibility also to EQ to balance it for your own personal preferences without it falling apart. Should you get the Professional Edition? Debatable for the price jump if you have some good balanced cables anyhow and do not plan to be carrying it in a box everywhere with you. Is it still a heavy headphone? Yup, it is, no getting around that but the new designs and very comfy leather earpads help a great deal in getting the balance just right. Overall, this is a unique tuning with a cleaner, vocal-centric performance for an Audeze LCD headphone, but also one very impressive closed-back planar headphone. " Read More
We sit down with Chris Berens, Audeze's head of customer support and artist relations, as he takes us through the LCD Reference line of headphones. The LCD Reference line features our most neutral drivers, so you can edit, mix, record and produce in confidence anywhere in the world, from studios to bedrooms to volcanoes... Read More
The Audeze LCD-XC are part headphones, part mahogany library. That burly look and their superb sound quality will set you back $1,799. But think of it this way: They're 3% the price of the Sennheiser Orpheus. Read More
Steve Guttenberg of Sound and Vision reviews the Audeze LCD-XC! Read More
Check out this LCD-X and LCD-XC review from Headphone Guru!
"Once again Audeze has raised the bar for other companies to follow."
Check out this detailed personal take on the Audeze LCD-XC from Inner Fidelity! Read More