VIENNA, Austria – Playing to millions of fans every year, with close to 13 million fans on Facebook, more than 350 million views on YouTube and 1.35 million followers on Twitter, the global force recognized as the ‘Greatest DJ in the World,’ TIËSTO, is now launching his very own headphone range.
“I’ve been really closely involved with every element of the headphones, from the sound quality to the look and feel,” stated the legendary producer, DJ, and performer. “I’ve been using the headphones when playing around the world over the last 6 months. During that time I’ve worked closely with the AKG technical team to make sure they deliver the perfect sound. The AKG-by-TIËSTO range provides the quality I can really rely on, whether in a club or a stadium, or in the studio. I am proud to work alongside AKG to set a new standard for professional headphones.”
The line of three headphones, K67 (High-Performance), K167 (Professional) and K267 (Reference) all provide users with a sound fitting for the global phenomenon.
K267 TIËSTO offers an over-ear, closed-back design, with an oversized low resonance driver, providing a higher SPL, while still maintaining a matched low frequency bass response.Its user-adjustable bass boost keeps sound neutral or maximizes deeper sub-bass frequencies when prompted. With high-quality materials and superior workmanship, K267’s sound quality raises the bar for the professional DJ with the best performance without compromise.K267’s Dual Plug-In feature allows the user to attach the cable to either side for maximum comfort.In addition, each set boasts 3D-Axis folding mechanisms for optimum fitting and flat storage.
K167 TIËSTO is an over-ear, closed-back design for high comfort and maximum noise rejection.Suitable for multiple applications, from the stage to the studio, DJs and music enthusiasts will enjoy the stunning design and impressive sound quality, even in loud environments. Its 40mm driver allows for higher sound pressure levels, while its roadworthy design provides maximum reliability.
K67 TIËSTO’s on-ear design is ideal for the perfect sound on the go. They are designed for a wide range of applications from live sound to studio work. The compact design delivers convincing and powerful sound wherever necessary, even outdoors.
“AKG is synonymous with premium sound quality for musicians, sound engineers and music aficionados all around the globe,” stated Thomas Stubics, Product Marketing Manager, AKG. “Thanks to TIËSTO himself and his inspiring team, the new AKG-by-TIËSTO Series combines AKG’s heritage with slick design, modern sound tuning, new features and impressive durability, better than ever before.”
AKG happily announces the K67 TIËSTO and K167 TIËSTO models are currently available in stores around the globe.The top of the line K267 TIËSTO headphones will be available in late October 2012.
For more information about the AKG by TIËSTO headphone range including stockists, please go to www.akg.com/tiesto
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,400 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.