Native Wayne Jobson goes for OV-1

Wayne Jobson also known as Native Wayne, is a Jamaican record producer of European ancestry. He has worked with such artists as No Doubt, Gregory Isaacs and Toots & the Maytals. He hosts the weekly radio show "Alter Native" every Sunday afternoon on Indie 103.1 Los Angeles. He previously hosted a similar radio show, "Reggae Revolution", at Indie's main competitor KROQ-FM. Jobson is also known as a musician. He recorded an album in 1977 produced by Lee 'Scratch' Perry at the Black Ark...

We recently met Wayne out in Jamaica with our good friend Youth, Wayne took a shine to our headphones and we had to send him a set for him to put through their paces.

Wayne has been blown away by the quality of sound and build of the products and have not let them leave his side since getting a pair.

Wayne has said the Meters OV-1’s ‘After many weeks of use I can say without a doubt Ashdown’s Meters OV 1 headphones are a must have for any true music enthusiast! The beautifully designed, glowing backlit VU meters have immediate visual appeal to anyone who comes across them and the indicators themselves are incredibly responsive in use.

Meters do not compromise when it comes to audio quality. The closed back design provides accurate frequency response with detailed, smooth mids and impressive punchiness for low end bass frequencies.

Meters also really excels with their active noise cancellation feature. The soft, durable, over-the-ear pads are surprisingly comfortable and provides a great enclosure, I was still able to have an incredible listening experience even in the busiest of places. 

If any, perhaps the only downside is that the VU meters and active noise cancelling requires regular charging via the micro USB port. This is not a dealbreaker as you can still use the headphones in passive mode with EQ and ANC switched off. Also the weight of the headphones do feel a bit heavier in use compared to other studio headphones but not enough to be a major drawback.

Overall the professional audio quality and high attention to detail put into these headphones make it too appealing and unique to pass up for the price. I’m so happy to have added Meters to my collection and they’ve become my go-to studio headphones I bring to every session. Solid!’

Native Wayne Jobson - Double Grammy winning Producer - Los Angeles Miami, New York, LA DJ , Producer and Mr Jamaica

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