Best headphones to buy

If you are a fitness fiend who can't work out without music, or simply yearn for a little more audio clarity from your iPod, here's the very finest cans to get your hands on right now

1. Sennheiser IE 8
Love: Superb all-round sound
Hate: Could be comfier

2. Goldring GX200
Love: Accomplished, well-rounded sound quality and great comfort, now at a rock bottom price
Hate: Nothing at this price

3. Sennheiser HD 650
Love: Cracking sound quality and unbeatable comfort
Hate: Pricey and for indoor use only

4. Sennheiser CX300
Love: Comfort, excellent sound
Hate: At £17 it’d be rude to quibble

5. Denon AHC360
Love: Ergonomic in-ear fit and incredible bass that puts other headphones to shame
Hate: Not so good for non-bass lovers