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  • Thanks for Tuning In

    Thanks for Tuning In

    12 Years and CountingEvolution is not an easy process for anyone. It involves a great deal of reflection and exploration, but, ultimately, what is most important is facing challenges head-on, together as a team. Looking back on the past 12 months, and by extension, the past 12 years, there is one driving force that has never failed to deliver - you, the community.We wish to thank each and every one of you sincerely for all the amazing moments we shared together during 2023...

  • Empyrean II - Gateway to Sonic Paradise

    Empyrean II - Gateway to Sonic Paradise

    Building on the acclaim of the original Empyrean - already one of the most technologically advanced designs – the new Empyrean II emerges as a symphony of artistry, innovation and craftsmanship.For the second-generation model, our specialists have further refined the exceptional Isodynamic Hybrid Array driver design from Rinaro Isodynamics, delivering a step-change performance.Artistry meets impeccable comfortCrafted with precision via CNC milling, Empyrean II’s frame feat...

  • Gianluca Madotto - the Artisan behind the Primal

    Gianluca Madotto - the Artisan behind the Primal

    Meet Gianluca Madotto – the mind behind the 109 PRO Primal. Avid nature-lover, trail biker and tattoo artist in his spare time, he is an artisan at Meze Audio who made his mark by pushing the boundaries of what's possible in terms of headphone design, while paying homage to the roots of his craft. At the beginning of 2023, Gianluca embarked on a creative journey that led to the birth of the 109 PRO Primal headphones, a remarkable addition to the prestigious Art Gallery col...

  • World, meet PRIMAL

    World, meet PRIMAL

    We're very happy to announce the launch of our 109 Pro Primal: a very special edition of the award-winning 109 Pro headphones and the latest addition to the exclusive Meze Audio Art Gallery collection.These headphones are handmade by our skilled artisans, drawing from a proud wood crafting heritage combined with cutting-edge audio technology and a sustainable design, for a timeless blend of performance and elegance.  The walnut earcup frames are chiseled groove by groove a...

  • 109 Pro receives EISA award

    109 Pro receives EISA award

    For the second year in a row, Meze Audio’s expertise was acknowledged by one of the most prestigious institutions in the field of electronics – EISA (Expert Imaging and Sound Association). The 109 Pro has been voted by EISA’s international committee of journalists as the Best Product of the year 2023-2024, in the Headphones category.With its alluring combination of expansive, detailed soundstaging and tight, controlled bass, the 109 PRO is a superior headphone suited to al...

  • Let’s catch up – come meet us in Munich!

    Let’s catch up – come meet us in Munich!

    For us, the first half of 2023 was all about human connection. After closing one of the best years of Meze Audio so far, we took some time to focus on our company’s “inner self” – our team. We believe our success is driven by the people who make it all happen, so human connection comes first for us.Over the past few months, we've shifted our focus to connecting with our team in a deeper and more meaningful way, prioritizing communication, making sure that everyone feels va...

  • Lucky Number 2

    Lucky Number 2

    One of the best things happening when you are part of a global brand is getting to know and befriend people from so many different backgrounds and cultures. Ever since the beginning, we sought to make friends, not business contacts, and we made sure to put in effort to build and maintain meaningful connections with the people we meet.We love learning about the things that matter for the people we have the opportunity to work with, and many of those things often become part...

  • The story behind the box - 109 PRO

    The story behind the box - 109 PRO

    We make headphones that last; inspiring works of functional art that are meant to accompany you on a lifelong journey through the universe of your emotions. Going beyond trends and short-lived fashions, aiming for timelessness, we set out to create something to fall in love with, over and over again.We take inspiration from everything around us. Growing up in Maramures, surrounded by old traditions faithfully respected to this day, we’ve made it part of our mission to pres...

  • The Ugly Duckling of headphones

    The Ugly Duckling of headphones

    Upon a close examination of Advar's chassis, people found one small detail that caught their attention and intrigued them: the serial number. Starting with the word UGLY, that tiny name engraved on the chassis is actually a meaningful metaphor to us.When designing headphones, it’s hard to convince everyone of your vision right from the start. Back in 2018, when Antonio started working on this project, it looked like this:  Even our team didn’t believe in their potential an...

  • Exploring new horizons - Meze Audio’s 109 PRO to be showcased at CanJam London

    Exploring new horizons - Meze Audio’s 109 PRO to be showcased at CanJam London

    The newest addition to the Meze Audio lineup of products made in Romania, the brand’s first dynamic open-back headphone, will make its debut at CanJam London, at the end of this month.During 30 and 31st of July, visitors at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge will have the chance to try out the 109 PRO in a variety of pairings at the Meze Audio booth, and discover the story behind the product.Set to launch in October 2022, the 109 PRO combines open-back design with a walnut wood...

  • An emotive rundown of the 10th year of Meze Audio

    An emotive rundown of the 10th year of Meze Audio

    To us, the people working behind the scenes at Meze Audio, 2021 was remarkable! Full of new launches that brought some hard working, yet rewarding days, long brainstorming sessions that gave birth to amazing ideas, new team members that brought a fresh perspective on the things we do.In essence, this year, we learned how to be our best selves and bring forth the same love for high-end audio and exquisite aesthetics that you’re already used to. To celebrate all we’ve accomp...

  • Meze Audio Featured in Exclusive Rolls Royce Enthusiasts’ Club Publication, Strive for Perfection: The Royal Edition

    Meze Audio Featured in Exclusive Rolls Royce Enthusiasts’ Club Publication, Strive for Perfection: The Royal Edition

    We’re happy to announce that Meze Audio was selected to appear in the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts’ Club (RREC) official 2021 yearbook, titled Strive for Perfection: The Royal Edition.Strive for Perfection: The Royal Edition is a beautifully presented, fully illustrated hardback book, produced by leading publisher St James’s House and written by an editorial team of experts, aficionados and tastemakers. The 448-page hardback book celebrates the year of Her Majesty the Queen’s 9...

  • The 99 Classics, a statement of timeless design

    The 99 Classics, a statement of timeless design

    For those who know us and have followed our journey in the past 10 years, it is no secret that, to us, design is just as important as performance when it comes to our headphones.Our founder himself, Antonio Meze, is an industrial designer who, one day, decided to build a pair of headphones that would rise up to his standards, in both aesthetics and technology. Headphones are not really perceived as works of art and, most of the time, functionality and performance are viewe...

  • Get to know the MEZE ARTISTS family

    Get to know the MEZE ARTISTS family

    Music is a language we can all understand, a universal way of self-expression, and creativity in the purest form. Who among us doesn’t have those unforgettable stories related to a favorite album, a first concert or a song they’ve heard on the radio? You probably already know about ours.It all started when Antonio was searching for a pair of headphones that he could relate to in the same way he felt connected to his Fender Stratocaster guitar. He wanted an object to pour h...

  • Creating the Phoenix

    Creating the Phoenix

    Back in 2015, when Antonio Meze founded Meze Audio, he had no idea of the things that lay ahead. It all started from a deep belief that design should enrich life and inspire people in the right way, that headphones should be more than just functional.When he first started tinkering with headphones, he would play around with existing products and spare parts, until he turned them into something else. Now, we’re always looking to build something innovative, whether we’re tal...

  • The story of the wooden classics

    The story of the wooden classics

    An ancient heritage Growing up in Maramures, Romania, you’re surrounded by forests so old, so dense, where secular treetops work like a natural fortress to shelter over 10,000 species, from plants to bugs to wolves and bears. Ancient, magical places where human touch is almost nonexistent.The history, philosophy of life and the culture of the villagers are intertwined with the forests. High churches with hand-sculpted heavy fir or oak poles and shingle roofs, traditional h...