Heartbeats by Lady Gaga Performance In-ear Headphones Revealed
If you’ve ever watched a Lady Gaga music video carefully, then you might have noticed that Lady Gaga is a fan of the Beats by Dr. Dre. Now Lady Gaga has teamed up Monster and Dr. Dre to produce the Heartbeats by Lady Gaga which have been designed by Lady Gaga herself!
Available in pink/white, silver, white or black, these earbud style headphones are indeed very glam. They feature Monster’s exclusive flat cable design which was first seen in the Beats Tour In-Ear headphones. A plush red travel case, and multiple ear tips will also be included with the headphones when they become available in October 2009. The press release says that they will be available in October in a wide range of color choices ranging from $99.95 to $149.95 in pricing. Finally a pair of headphones for women that isn’t patronizing! And we’re sure that since they’re from the Dr. Dre / Monster team they’ll be awesome.
Read on for more details from the press release!
“Lady Gaga explains her motivation behind “Heartbeats by Lady Gaga”: “In the deepest hour of the night, I confess to myself three things; I would die if I was forbidden to write, forbidden to love, or forbidden to fashion. Heartbeats embody the trinity of my human-being, with one additional vow: that SOUND matters. Wear Heartbeats, love each other, and celebrate the art and lifestyle of music.”
“Heartbeats by Lady Gaga” are designed to give users a high-performance headphone option that literally doubles as a high-tech fashion accessory or attractive piece of jewelry. They feature a multi-faceted, glossy surface and high-tech build materials, with a jewel-inspired earpiece cosmetic. The headphones are available in three separate versions, including a metal body with rose red jewel-shaped earpiece, metal body with all chrome jewel-shaped earpiece and black-on-black body and jewel-shaped earpiece design. The headphones are outfitted with a specially design stylish and tangle-free cable.
The new “Heartbeats by Lady Gaga” come in a beautifully designed red carrying case and an assortment of eartips to ensure maximum comfort and fit for every wearer. They also feature Monster’s exclusive flat cable design that not only integrates into the look and feel of Heartbeats, but makes them tangle-resistant. They will be available in October in a wide range of colors and different feature options – prices will range from $99.95 – $149.95.
To provide users with the ultimate in convenience and performance when used with today’s portable music devices, all Beats by Dr. Dre headphones are being made available with “ControlTalk,” an advanced on-cable feature that provides users with full control of their listening experience when using their 3GS iPhone, iPod shuffle and other new iPods and portable music devices. The special Monster ControlTalk headphone cable features an integrated high grade microphone and answer button and allows users to access their music and answer phone calls without having to reach into their pocketbook, backpack or pocket. In addition to its availability with all Beats by Dr. Dre headphones from Monster, the ControlTalk feature is also being made available as an option with all Monster brand headphones.
The ControlTalk remote and mic are supported by iPod nano (4th generation), iPod classic (120GB), iPod touch (2nd generation), and iPhone 3GS and newer, but not all, Blackberry models. The remote is supported by iPod shuffle (3rd generation). Audio is supported by all iPod models. Requires software version 1.0.3 for iPod nano (4th generation), 2.0.1 for iPod classic (120GB), and 2.2 or later for iPod touch (2nd generation). Support for Blackberry varies by model. Subject to change.