House of Marley Liberate On-Ear Headphones Review


House of Marley’s line of on-ear headphones are distinctively different from the rest of the crop, mainly due to the fact that they all deliver premium audio – while still paying homage to being eco-friendly. One of its latest models, the Liberate on-ear headphones, aims to supplement Marley’s mid-range selection of on-ear headphones. So how does it stack up? Let’s quickly find out.

Above all, there’s a sense of style and fashion associated with the design of the HOM Liberate. Unlike the plastic construction of today’s contemporary headphones, the Liberate opts to employ a diverse set of materials to give it a humble exterior. First and foremost, it exhibits plenty of sturdiness thanks in part to its stainless steel headband – though, it’s not padded enough to our liking. Nonetheless, the blend of reclaimed hemp and organic cotton that make up its fabric-like material gives it a classy level of fashion. In addition, we continue to see emphasis on natural designs with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified Sapele wood that accents the outside of each ear cup.


Pros

  • Stylish design that employs unique materials
  • Great emphasis on bass tones
  • Ear cups are sufficiently padded & comfortable

Cons

  • Strained audio quality at the loudest volume setting
  • Wires can sometimes get tangled
  • Not enough padding over the headband

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0

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1 Comment

1. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

worse than a crappy pair of Beats Solo

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