Headphones?

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Re: Headphones?

Post by b3groover » Thu Feb 11, 2010 7:06 pm

Audio Technica ATH-M50

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Re: Headphones?

Post by Solderman » Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:58 pm

Another Sony MDR-7506 user here. I would agree with the prolonged comfort, and would point out that the high frequencies are more present than a flat response, yet do not sound boosted. I liked this because it gives me a nice preview of what certain lowpass filtered signals will sound like in isolation, after high-shelf EQ in the mix. That way I can just keep playing and pretend it already is.
They were the first headphones for me to make it obnoxiously obvious when a track is not perfectly center channel. As always, never use any set of cans for mixing if you can help it.
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Re: Headphones?

Post by twisted-space » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:14 am

Senn HD600

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Re: Headphones?

Post by th0mas » Fri Feb 19, 2010 6:00 pm

Just got my Sony MDR-V6's. Paid about $100 total for a new pair from ebay with shipping. they are awesome! not sure how they'll last, but for now I'm enjoying the sweet sweet bass I've been missing when mixing (and just while enjoying music). Thanks everyone!

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Re: Headphones?

Post by colmon » Fri Feb 19, 2010 6:39 pm

i just bought some too! they're amazing, and so comfortable. mixing on monitors is a no-no in my flat as sound travels, so these will be my sole mixing tools. they sound better than my speakers in fact. and since my music won't be getting any airtime any time soon, i could care less whether i should or should not mix solely on headphones.

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Re: Headphones?

Post by memory cords » Fri Feb 19, 2010 7:38 pm

b3groover wrote:Audio Technica ATH-M50
I strongly second this suggestion. The ATH-M50's are really good quality, a real step above anything else I've heard. They are expensive but they are worth it.

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Re: Headphones?

Post by Kanfuze » Fri Feb 19, 2010 8:52 pm

for mixing i got my RP-21 lets just say the dont "lie" if its good its good ...

http://www.equationaudio.com/headphones ... phones.php

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Re: Headphones?

Post by anoteoftruth » Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:00 pm

I also have a large head. It's relative to the person, but I've tried a ton of headphones while looking for my studio pairs, and nothing sounded as good and natural as the AKG's.

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