Price: $799


Brent said: I think the Focal Bathys headphones deliver something that I think some audiophiles have wanted—a high-quality product with a tonal balance that’s tilted a bit more toward their taste and doesn’t cater as much to mass-market music fans the way a Bose or Sony might.

Read the SoundStage! Solo review.

The gist: Unique combination of audiophile sound and good noise canceling.