AKG is easily counted as amongst the world's oldest & most eminent audio manufacturers
. Discerning studio professionals
everywhere turn to AKG's master reference closed-back & open-back headphones
. Founded in 1947
, AKG was started in Vienna, Austria,
by physicist Dr. Rudolf Goerike and engineer Ernst Pless, and within months, one could find AKG products in radio stations, theatres and jazz clubs. Within just 20 years
, AKG saw dramatic growth and were successfully able to mark their territory in almost all major international markets
. Today, the brand AKG sits snugly at the core of Harman International Industries
which is a global leader in lifestyle audio products.
Recipient of multiple Red Dot Design Awards
, AKG headphones have a long history on tour and in studio with international musicians
such as Frank Sinatra, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Aerosmith, the Rolling Stones, and Kanye West, amongst many others. We love AKG for their appeal to audiophiles & professionals
, their precise sound signature
, and stunning European design.