It’s a pretty great time to be an audiophile on the go. There is no shortage of decent portable options from fairly cheap to rather expensive. In the relentless progress of technology headphones are cramming in more features in a bid to differentiate themselves from the competition.
Still, not everyone needs Bluetooth or touch controls on their headphones, so some manufacturers still cater to the listening experience above all else. That’s what Bloc & Roc, a young audio company based in London, is trying to do with its hand-crafted on-ear headphones, the $250 Galvanize S2. They pretty much stick the landing.