Diapason, the French monthly magazine, is an all-round music magazine. Founded in 1956, it covers several topics such as classical music, instruments and artists. The magazine also discusses developing music as well as books and papers on music. Listening devices such as earphones and speakers are also covered in their award selection scope.
The Diapason award is famous for its strict selection system. Being part of what the magazine considers the best selection of Hi-Fi music players every year, is a very important signal for musicians and music fans.
After Chord&Major entered the Spanish market in 2014, it also moved into the French market. Major9’13 was selected by Diapason and stood out from other excellent brands by winning the best Hi-Fi earphone award of 2014. Major9’13 is also the only In-Ear-Monitor selected by the magazine.
The news of Chord&Major winning the “Diapason D’OR” Award was published in the magazine’s Nov-Dec, 2014 publication. If you are following this magazine, you can read it now!
EARPHONE REVIEW BY DIAPASON D’OR
CHORD & MAJOR 9.13
Here is a unique brand that offers a variety of earphones , each of them being designed for specific listenings: Jazz, Rock, Ballad or Classical…
We have selected the latter which seemed to us extremely convincing. The effort focused on the homogeneity of the response curve , the tonal accuracy.
The small wooden case, the different sizes of earpads to fit with one’s auditory canal, the velvet transport pouch, everything is here to be seduced with the object…
In-ear models often rise spectrum problems. This model is superb for its balance, homogen, and comfortable to wear. Instruments are reproduced with perfect lifelike,
and surprising presence. The very wide dynamic range never sacrifices a constant refinement.
Homogen and transparent restitution.