Are FLAC players going to replace MP3?
Adam Blair • June 19, 2015 • 7 Comments
FLAC is an audio format similar to MP3. It stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec. The difference between it and MP3 is that it’s “lossless”. The audio file is still compressed in FLAC but supposedly without any loss in quality… I’ve been meaning to test FLAC out for a while now, and finally got around […]Read more
Help us choose a name!
Adam Blair • March 28, 2015 • 118 Comments
Hi PUMPsters! The new PUMP Over-Ear model is now on order from the factory! We’re expecting the very first ones to be delivered around the end of April… The only issue is that we haven’t actually decided what they will be called yet! (“PUMP Over-Ear” sounds a bit dull, I think you’ll agree?). We’ve had […]Read more
Blindfolding Strangers In Carparks (on Valentine’s Day)
Adam Blair • February 16, 2015 • 2 Comments
Hi All, Bit of a strange thing for us to be doing on Valentine’s Day… but we were blindfolding strangers in a car park on Saturday. We were at Westwood Cross here the UK with the Battle Bus and we conducted a blindfold test on random people. They were asked to put on a blindfold […]Read more
Ironik Video, Harry Shotta & Jumpin Jack Frost Shoot
Adam Blair • January 30, 2015 • 2 Comments
Hi PUMPsters! This week Ironik has been shooting his new music video. We recently sent him a set of PUMPs and he was so impressed that he decided to feature them in his new video! Here are some shots from the day… I’ll send you the link to the video when it launches. We also […]Read more
OMG, have I become an Audiophile?!
Adam Blair • January 15, 2015 • 23 Comments
I’ve been learning a lot about sound just recently. I know that sounds like a strange thing for the owner of a headphone company to say… But I started PUMP as a lover of music rather than as a sound engineer or an Audiophile. We’ve been working in secret on an over-ear version of PUMP […]Read more
Missrepresent review of PUMP!
Adam Blair • January 05, 2015 • 1 Comment
Morning all! Last week the lovely Missrepresent did a review on PUMP Audio. You can read it here… All the best, AdamRead more
Here’s to 2015…
Adam Blair • December 29, 2014 • 1 Comment
Isn’t it strange how we always get so reflective at this time of year? (or is that just me? :-)) I just had a look back at the email I sent to our customers and Members of my other businesses at new year last year. And the one I sent the year before that… The message is […]Read more
Jumpin Jack Frost signs for PUMP!
Adam Blair • December 16, 2014 • 3 Comments
Dear Friends of PUMP, I’m excited to announce that we’ve just today signed an endorsement deal with Drum & Bass legend Jumpin Jack Frost. More news on this, and other exciting endorsement announcements to follow in the coming weeks! AdamRead more
Headphones for dogs?
Adam Blair • December 12, 2014 • 5 Comments
I just watched this weeks “Gadget Show” on channel 5 over here in the UK. One of the presenters was doing some product reviews with The Guardian newspaper, and one of the products they tested were the Grado PS1000e headphones. I’ve never tried them myself, so I’m in no position to comment on how good […]Read more
Las Vegas, Baby!
Adam Blair • November 25, 2014 • 6 Comments
As I write this I’m flying back from Las Vegas to Gatwick on Saturday evening, listening to the Chase & Status’s album “Brand New Machine” on my Audio Technica’s, which *were* my favourite headphones… I’m case you don’t know, Audio Technica are a Japanese company who make some really nice over ear noise cancelling headphones […]Read more