New for 2019, Brainwavz Alara open back planar magnetic headphones. With a soft, sleeker headband than other planar headphones, deep memory foam pads for plush comfort and metal construction in the headband and earcups, for durable build. Alara uses planar drivers, which are large, flat, ultrathin panels and excel at providing both great clarity as well as an even, deep bass response.
Alara are spec'ed like the newer breed of planars - 20 ohm impedance and a 94db sensitivity - make them a little harder to power than portable headphones and easier than traditional planars, so a dac / amp is still a good idea or a portable player with a decent amp section.
PCmag.com: 4.5/5, Excellent: Beautiful audio with superb bass depth and crystal clear highs. Wonderful sense of space. Exceptionally comfortable.
Headfonics.com: 8.6 / 10: The Alara has all the hallmarks of a well-engineered planar response