Why Are You Spending $200 on Headphones?
J Thoendell stashed this in Music
But those consumers don't need to be dropping three Benjamins to get the Beats by Dre sound, at least not for the most part. Enter the alternative: The Urban Beatz Tempoheadphones deliver stunningly similar performance for a fraction of the price. On Amazon, you can buy a pair for $20, or a tenth of the price of Beats by Dre's cheaper model. Cue up Ty Dolla $ign's "Paranoid," whose minimalist DJ Mustard-produced beat is a virtual ode to deeply detuned 808 kick drums, and you'll get all the bone-shaking low-end frequency that someone listening to it on Beats enjoys.