NEWS & REVIEWS
For Immediate Release
Contact: Stacie Blanke
MONSTER CELEBRATES MILES DAVIS' LIFE AND ART WITH "MILES DAVIS
TRUMPET" AND "MILES DAVIS TRIBUTE" HEADPHONES
-- Innovative "Jazz-Tuned"
Headphones Created in Conjunction with Miles Davis Properties, LLC --
San Francisco, CA,
January 26, 2012 -
Monster, renowned for its many advanced consumer electronics accessories and
the world's leading manufacturers of high-performance headphones, has partnered
with Miles Davis Properties, LLC to celebrate the life and art of
Miles Davis with its innovative Miles Davis Trumpet In-Ear
Headphones (SRP: $349.95) and Miles Davis Tribute™ In-Ear Headphones (SRP: $499.95).
Both Miles Davis
Tribute and Miles Davis Trumpet headphones are designed to capture the essence
of the iconic artist's style, tuned to reproduce the subtle nuances of music,
with advanced sonic technologies engineered to deliver reference-quality audio.
Davis Tribute" high-performance in-ear
headphones were created in conjunction with Miles Davis Properties, LLC. They feature
a striking gold/brass finish based on the actual trumpet played by the artist,
featuring a Miles Davis silhouette and gold-etched signature on the earpiece.
The headphones are complemented by an attractive" kind of blue" cord and
uniquely designed "musical instrument" carry case. Purchasers of the Miles
Davis Tribute headphones will also be able to enjoy free of charge the official
50th Anniversary boxed set of the artist's seminal album Kind of
Blue, featuring two music CDs, a DVD and a 24-page booklet.
the "Miles Davis Tribute"
high-performance in-ear headphones the Miles
Davis Trumpet headphones were created in conjunction with
Miles Davis Properties, LLC and are available now (MSRP: $329). They are being offered in
a specially packaged set along with the seminal Miles Davis album "Sketches of
Spain" in a specially remixed and
remastered version in Monster High Definition Stereo (HDS) and High Definition
Surround Sound, specially engineered to capture the
music's true harmonic depth and resonant tonal characteristics.
Miles Davis Trumpet headphones feature a
uniquely jazz-inspired style, with aesthetic cues taken from Miles' trumpet
itself, including mouthpiece shaped earpieces and a striking gold/chrome finish,
with a Miles Davis silhouette and etched signature on the cord. Designed in every way to be as revolutionary as the iconic
musician, Miles Davis Trumpet headphones are precision-tuned to reproduce the
subtle nuances and unique acoustic tones of jazz. Their reference-quality audio
is made possible thanks to key Monster innovations, including a new design that
allows the earpiece to rest more comfortably and deeper within the wearer's ear
canal, enabling a perfect fit, superior isolation and ultimate performance, so
all music can be heard with exceptional clarity and presence.
Davis Trumpet headphones are made available with the Monster ControlTalk™
headphone cable*, which can be used with iPhone® and iPod®
for music playback control as well as to take hands-free calls with iPhone and
many smartphones. The specially created Miles Davis Trumpet ControlTalk on-cable
box, customized to resemble the three piston valves of a trumpet, features an
integrated high-grade microphone and answer button and allows users to access
their music and answer phone calls without having to reach into their
pocketbook, backpack or pocket.
addition, Miles Davis Trumpet headphones come with Monster's new high
performance "SuperTip™" eartips that offer superior noise isolation.
The key to the effectiveness of SuperTip eartips is a patent-pending engineered
material that provides a secure custom seal to help eliminate unwanted
end result is astoundingly clean, tight audio response and great-sounding music that
can be listened to without fatigue for hours and hours.
Monster is the world's leading manufacturer of premium
headphones and advanced connectivity solutions for high-performance home entertainment,
audio, home theater, computer and gaming, as well as a leading innovator in the
field of mobile accessories and professional audio. The company was founded by Head Monster Noel Lee more than 30 years ago with a
commitment to creating products that literally "make music sound better" and it
has continued to expand and diversify ever since. Under its Monster Cable® brand, the company
leads the way in advanced audio, video, and data connectivity solutions, and
under the Monster Power® brand, it provides high-performance AC power line
conditioning and protection products for audio/video systems. Monster continues
to lead in innovation with over 350 U.S. and international patents and 100
pending, offering more than 6,000 products in over 120 countries worldwide.
* The ControlTalk remote and mic functions are supported by iPod
nano (4th and 5th generation), iPod classic (120GB/160GB), iPod touch (2nd
generation), iPhone 3GS, and iPad. The remote is supported by iPod shuffle (3rd
generation). Audio is supported by all iPod/iPhone/iPad models. Requires
software version 1.0.3 for iPod nano (4th generation), 2.0.1 for iPod classic
(120GB), and 2.2 or later for iPod touch (2nd generation).
iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod
shuffle, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in
the U.S. and other countries.