Brooklyn’s own Grado Labs introduces its first Made for iPhone earbuds w/ Siri control

High-end Brooklyn-based headphone manufacturer Grado has announced its newest set of in-ears. Unlike the GR8/10e that were released last year, this is the first pair of earbuds from Grado to feature a built-in microphone and remote control for iOS devices. The iGe’s are Made for iPhone with dedicated buttons for playback and Siri.

This new release steps outside of Grado’s heritage of vintage-inspired headphones for a modern take focused on commuters. We spoke with Jonathan Grado, VP of Marketing, on the thought process behind this new release: