Audio-Technica's new headphones go against the grain

Audio-Technica has thrown virgin wood and magnesium onto its chopping board and cooked up a pair of W1000X headphones.The cherry wood housings help to

Audio-Technica has thrown virgin wood and magnesium onto its chopping board and cooked up a pair of W1000X headphones.

The cherry wood housings help to keep your music private without distorting the sound – and they don't look too bad, either.

Lightweight magnesium helps to stop these £650 headphones from pushing your head all turtle-like into your neck, while sizeable 53mm drivers kick out the sonics.

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