Excerpt: It’s a bit hard to get too excited about the MX1s as you pull them from the box. True, the placement of the tweeter is quirky, but it’s nothing new for Mission , and while the build is solid, there’s nothing too aesthetically exciting. The sound, however, is stunning: the Missions attack all music with ceaseless enthusiasm, which makes for a thrillingly vibrant delivery.
Pros: Exciting, detailed and punchy delivery, flexible over positioning, solid build
Cons: Won', t flatter poor recordings, avoid bright-sounding electronics