LSTN Headphones Bowery Earbuds

When it comes to all things techy, we like our gadgets to score high marks in performance and design—and these earbuds stand out from the gray-scale pack. Made from reclaimed wood, the 100% electro-acoustic tested headphones pair superior sound quality with one-of-a-kind good looks. And, because each pair of headphones benefits a charity for the deaf, this is an accessory you can feel good about.

LSTN Headphones Bowery Earbuds
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sound terrible
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i work in the music industry so i listen to a lot of music. sound quality is somewhat important to me so i was excited to try these out. while they do look cool, the sound was pretty much awful. would much rather use my iPod headphones

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good sound, but mine don't work properly
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I liked these headphones. The cord is nice, the sound is too. However, mine are unusable because they constantly skip songs, prompt Siri, pause, and start music on their own. I don't know what is wrong with them, but I haven't been able to use them due to these problems.

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There's "vintage" and then there's antiquated.
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Looks good, sounds good, but there's absolutely no reason any earbuds (especially at this price) to not have volume control and a microphone on the cord. The whole idea is to control music/voice features of my phone/MP3 player without touching it. In 2005, these would have been 5 stars. In 2014/2015 - I have no need for these.

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Poor sound quality
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I was excited to try these when they arrived, but that excitement quickly gave way to disappointment. Even after trying different tips, these failed to stay in my ears. Also, the sound was quite poor, though some people might enjoy the bass.

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Stopped working well after the third use
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I loved the look and design of these ear buds. the only problem is they stopped working well after the third use. lots of static and dropped sound. disappointing.

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Microphonics noise
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The LSTN Bowery Earbuds look pretty awesome, and I was excited to get them. Until I used them. The noise from microphonics is intolerable. Every time I move my head and the cord brushes against my shirt, or any time I touch the cable, it makes a loud scratching noise in my ears. This is common to cheap, low-quality earbuds. I know it's possible to reduce (not eliminate) the microphonics using a shirt clip or by wrapping the cord over my ears. But instead, I'll just stick with my old earbuds.

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One earbud completely stopped working
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I loved these at first, but one earbud completely stopped working after a month or two with no inciting event.

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Good Sound, Bad Cord

As mentioned in several other reviews, anything rubbing against the cord will be heard in your ears (like a stethoscope). It's a shame, since the actual headphones have a nice, rich sound. I still use the headphones every once in a while, but would not recommend them at any price.

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Looks Cheap
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It's an ok enough earphone I suppose that does exactly what the 500 other options on the market do, however if we are supposed to pay a premium for the "design" I'd have to say that they have completely missed the mark.

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I was suprised to see that they are $50. Don't think they are worth the cost. Earbuds didn't fit in my ear that well (even though I tried the multiple bud covers). However, this is a common problem for me! Also, I didn't think the sound qualtiy was that great. I did like the wooden design and shape of the aux plug.

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