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Quote of the Week: Dr. Dre’s Anechoic Chamber

BusinessWeek‘s Matt Vella reports on a new pair of noise-canceling headphones designed by Andre Young, aka legendary rap producer Dr. Dre, who, famously, brought the noise (including the sound of gun shots) on such classics as N.W.A’s now two-decade-old album Straight Outta Compton:

A flick of the switch on the side of the headphones instantly muffles sounds of the outside world with an eerie whoosh. The effect is impressive, as a colleague of mine, who wears headgear from a shooting range to escape the din of our boisterous newsroom, happily testified when he tried the Beats.
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By Marc Weidenbaum

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