eskuché Headphones Available at FeeLit

eskuché Headphones Available at FeeLit

eskuché

eskuché (eskoochay) is an audio equipment company based out of Los Angeles, formed by a group of inspired individuals set out to distill the most compelling, artistic, and culturally progressive products influenced by music, art, fashion and design into sleek, highly functional products that meet the demands of today’s savvy, individualistic consumer. eskuché’s aesthetics are informed by the classic industrial design of 70s analog audio equipment but engineered and produced with today’s tools and original technology, reintroducing a warm, high fidelity music experience to the modern world.

LR Soundsystems (left-right) – Audio engineered together with LR Soundsystems, to support a fundamental audio output orientation that recognizes the importance of properly balancing the left and right sides creating the optimal audio experience for all your devices.

45S-DJ – $129

eskuché’s 45 headphone is eskuché’s premiere headphone. A DJ/studio monitor engineered and designed with dynamic speaker drivers, optimized for a balanced frequency of the low, mid, and high-ranges, while maintaining clarity at maximum output levels.

The 45, as with the rest of eskuché’s catalogue, draws inspiration from classic industrial design of the the durable and sleek hi-fi exterior of 70s premium audio equipment—while delivering a product expected by today’s savvy consumer, audiophiles and casual music fans alike. Notably, the textured aluminum ear cups are connected to the headband by one single rod that rotate 180° for greater listening versatility and a minimized number of internal components and moving parts, making for an even sturdier, long-lasting construction. The 150cm woven cloth cable further enhances both the longevity and fidelity of the product. Its gold-plated screw-on 6.3mm adapter makes it compatible with a wide array of high-end audio equipment and the mic’s answer/end/play/pause button enables its user to integrate the headphone with multiple music output devices and phone functions.

Whether you are listening to a timeless soul acetate, a groovy disco-funk 12”, or a hi-def self-released MP3 by your favorite band, this headphone gives you the nostalgic connection from an inspirational time of audio design and music, enhanced by the technology, functionality, and production quality of today.

Product Features
• DJ/studio monitor design with 40mm dynamic drivers optimally tuned for
massaging lows while sustaining crisp highs
• Aluminum ear cups for a classic and durable industrial design
• 180° ear cup rotation for DJ functionality
• Plush ear cup cushioning, and a soft, padded, pliable headband for hours of
comfort
• Premium woven detachable cable system for tangle prevention:
• 150cm DJ cable with screw on gold plated 6.3mm adaptor
• Mic cable with answer/end + play/pause functionality
• Compatible with DJ mixers, home stereos, iPod/iPhone/iPad, and other music
output devices
• Protective PU leather headphone travel bag

Audio Specs
• Driver Diameter: ?40mm dynamic
• Impedance: 32O
• Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz
• Sensitivity: 108±4dB at 1MW
• Input plug diameters: 180° 3.5mm, screw on 6.3mm adapter, 4 pin 3.5mm

33i – $69

The 33i looks to one of our first headphones, the 33 1/3, for its chassis, and merges it with the improved structural components of the 45. The minimal, futurist exterior boldly takes 70s hi-fi stereo industrial design and amps it up for a modern, cutting-edge aesthetic. A single-rod headband-to-ear-cup connection reduces the number of parts to increase durability while maintaining its sharp appearance.

The circular ear cups also tastefully nod to the 70s: the 12” vinyl record finish evokes the music format of the era; the metallic material finish represents the premium audio ID’ing codes of the day. Plush ear cup cushions are designed to mitigate outside noise influence while sharpening the experience of the speaker driver’s crisp highs and deep lows, all while maintaining comfort.

In addition, eskuché provides a custom one-touch mic answer/end/play/pause, premium cloth cable system compatible with iPod/iPhone/iPad, and a 6.3mm adaptor enabling you to experience the headphones with multiple music and media output devices.

Product Features
• Custom designed single touch controller for seamless
play/pause and answer/end technology
• Gold plated 3.5mm 4 pin plug (for music AND talk), and a gold plated 6.3mm
adaptor
• Plush ear cup cushioning and soft, pliable headband for hours of comfort
• Compatible with iPod/iPhone/iPad and other music output devices
• Premium woven cloth cording to prevent tangling
• Protective headphone travel pouch

Audio Specs
• Driver Diameter: 40mm
• Impedance: 32O
• Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz
• Sensitivity: 115±3dB
• Input plug diameters: 3.5mm to 6.3mm and 3.5mm 4 pin

Control-i – $69

The Control-i riffs off of the original Control headphone, jacking it up a few notches and improving it overall with updated structural components and drivers. The rectangular shell promotes a duel nature of utility: users can experience an over-the-ear functionality while enjoying the on-ear size. The shape of the cups mimics another artifact of 70s hi-fi—the studio monitor—while again seamlessly incorporating modern audio specs and functionality into the product. The Control-i covers you ear, mitigating and minimizing outside noise interference, while enhancing the warmer, subtler tones of music you often find in renowned and lauded classic albums.

Soft, plush ear cup cushions enhance the experience of the speaker driver’s crisp highs and deep lows, all while maintaining comfort.

In addition, eskuché provides a custom one-touch mic answer/end/play/pause premium cloth cable system compatible with iPod/iPhone/iPad and a 6.3mm adaptor enabling you to experience the headphones with multiple music and media output devices.

Product Features
• Custom designed single touch controller for seamless
play/pause and answer/end technology
• Gold plated 3.5mm 4 pin plug (for music AND talk), and a gold plated 6.3mm
adaptor
• Plush ear cup cushioning and soft, pliable headband for hours of comfort
• Compatible with iPod/iPhone/iPad and other music output devices
• Premium woven cloth cording to prevent tangling
• Protective headphone travel pouch

Audio Specs
• Driver Diameter: 40mm
• Impedance: 32O
• Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz
• Sensitivity: 112±3dB
• Input plug diameters: 3.5mm to 6.3mm and 3.5mm 4 pin

Kassette – $49

Kassette is an ode to the beginning—the renaissance of sharing music and the friendship bond it fostered in creating the mixtape. As the technology of the 70s became more lightweight and easy to transport, the demand for mobile listening devices like the cassette player boomed. Kassette is our tribute to the days of the Walkman and all they symbolized. An agile, small, on-ear-style headphone that utilizes durable industrial materials to maintain both sonic high fidelity and a contemporary aesthetic.

Keeping to the eskuché design DNA, the Kassette incorporates our unique CD-textured ear cup construction and woven cloth cable, and merges it all with modern-day functionality. The pivoting speaker driver mechanism for adjustable on-ear fit, the mic answer/end button, which adds iPod/iPhone/iPad compatibility, and the adjustable aluminum headband allow the smallest of our headphones to pack just as much of a punch as the others.

Product Features
• Light weight, on-ear headphone with a thin, durable, adjustable aluminum
headband
• Custom designed single touch controller for seamless play/pause + answer/end
technology
• Gold plated 3.5mm 4 pin plug (for music AND talk)
• Compatible with iPod/iPhone/iPad and other music output devices
• Spongy foam ear cushion for prolonged comfort
• Premium woven cloth cording to prevent tangling

Audio Specs
• Driver Diameter: 40mm
• Impedance: 32O ± 15% at 1KHz
• Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz
• Sensitivity: 105±3dB at 1KHz
• Input plug diameters: 3.5mm to 6.3mm and 3.5mm 4 pin

eskuché – Obsessive Compulsive

eskuché Releases Film Short Featuring A New Song by Throne Of Blood’s Populette
As part of their Obsessive Compulsive Frequency (OCF) series of music-related projects, Los Angeles’ premium headphone manufacturer, eskuché, has released their first short film. In sticking with the established 70s industrial design characteristics of its products, the video was inspired by the legendary sci-fi flick, George Lucas’ THX1138. “Inspired” is certainly the operative word here, though: while the basic premise is similar—in an apocalyptic future, female androids are controlled by a council of genetically modified human forms that possess no arms, but, rather, an advance form of telepathy, allowing them to manipulate matter with their minds—the short was filmed in several particularly barren, desolate, and dilapidated auto mobile factories, as well as a theater in Detroit. Also, in lieu of Robert Duvall, Maggie McOmie, and Don Pedro Colley as the protagonists, there is only one main character, a female android whose only purpose in this future is to adhere to the dance regiment as dictated by her human-like controllers, the “zentards.”

The film bounces back and forth from zentard HQ to the protagonist’s dancing quarters until, finally, “she” breaks free of their grip and escapes into the outside world to find a landscape filled with color, sunlight, and the nonuniform.

The video was fittingly shot and directed by Mark Paul Deren (aka Madsteez) in 8mm and tube camera from the 80s as well as super-crisp HD. The ethereal, moody original score was composed by Kevin Burwick, and the featured track—Populette’s “Lasers Are Forever,” a dark, contemplative house boogie we only wish had been in THX1138—was provided courtesy of the Rapture’s record label, Throne Of Blood. It only makes sense that eskuché would partner with TOB, one of New York City’s premier dance music imprints, for the song seeing as Detroit is renowned for the mark it made on the genre in the 80s and 90s.

Markalan - Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Markalan moved to Pacific Beach in 1994. During his first four years in San Diego, he worked as a photographer for the United States Navy. Over the past decade, he's been behind the bar or turntables in many of San Diego's nightclubs, and venues. He's shared his musical selections with Southern & Baja California, and the Mayan Riviera. During these years, he could be found exchanging his time for vinyl at Groove Records and Siesta Records. 

He often worked for trade, to support his vinyl addiction. He currently owns over 8,000 records. "Listening to my father's albums is when it all began. Flipping through the stacks, cleaning off the LP, placing the needle on the record, reading the lyrics, studying the artwork, and enjoying the rich analog sound. Sure, there are occasional pops & you might have to clean the record. You actually have to flip the record at the end of the side. It's not a play list or program on shuffle. You are present, involved, and engaged in the listening process. 
Please Keep Vinyl Alive & Support Local Artists!" 
Markalan

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