Decent Headphone for Dubstep Sound??

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Decent Headphone for Dubstep Sound??

Post by jinxkal » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:22 am

Just for normal daily usage with the ipod... Good amount of bass i rekon..



SkullCandy SK Pro? Anygood?

Wesc Bag Pipe?

or

Nixon Masta Blaster?

Suggestions? Thanx

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Post by georgedallas » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:37 am

don't buy skull candy unless u wanna look like a total prick
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Post by solphy » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:40 am

those cheap sennheisers with the oval-shaped earphones are absolutely sick when it comes to bass

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Post by rowett » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:46 am

my Bose over-ears really pick out the subs i don't hear on other sets of cans, especially with Shackleton, 2562 etc. i'm on my second pair though, first ones got sat on by a two-year old and fell apart (got free replacements, didn't mention the toddler incident)

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Re: Decent Headphone for Dubstep Sound??

Post by en ami » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:52 am

jinxkal wrote:Nixon Masta Blaster?
I got a nice pair of brown ones for free through my work (big up my dad), I like them a lot. Don't know much about headphone specs but they're nice for listening.

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Post by NilsFG » Mon Apr 13, 2009 1:30 pm

Solphy wrote:those cheap sennheisers with the oval-shaped earphones are absolutely sick when it comes to bass

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Yeah I had them, even ramadanman, rusko, etc used them. They have 2 years of guarantee wich is good because mine died after a year :(
So now I have the Sennheiser HD212Pro, basicly looks the same but is far better.

Actually, any headphones with some decent quality and bass response will be fine. But don't buy skullcandy's because it's for scene girls and strange Italian DJ's :lol:
Oh and the Sony MDR500 or MDR700 is supposed to be good too.

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Post by kidstatic » Mon Apr 13, 2009 1:32 pm

i wear sony mdr-v6's in public. which prolly makes me look stupid. but they have the best bass translation of any headphones i've ever had. and i've had a shitton.

they're studio headphones, so they're gonna be bulky and cost more than most pairs but i've had mine for more than 4 years and honestly, best headphones ever.

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Post by guyus- » Mon Apr 13, 2009 1:53 pm

koss porta pro.

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Post by d_jow » Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:58 pm

Bose On-Ear. Absolutely awesome bass and clean sound, u can hear things u wouldnt normally hear on a track through these.

http://www.bose.co.uk/GB/en/home-entert ... &lang=null

Pricey but i wanted to push the boat out and it was deffo worth it :twisted:

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Post by jinxkal » Mon Apr 13, 2009 9:51 pm

Hurm.. Loads of options here... Last night my friend offered me the new Sennheiser HD 25 MK II headphones for 120 USD.... That is pretty cheap considering on ebay they selling it new for 190 USD.... I saw Seven using the same thing and over the weekend i went to see Caspa and he also usin the Hd 25... Hurm shud i go for it or buy the Bose one?

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Post by misskatiemo » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:16 pm

I bought the Shure SE210's in black - http://idek.net/7Qn

They were worth every penny. Been listening to loads of random stuff and they've done well on Stravinsky, Beach Boys, NIN, Frou Frou as well as loads of dubstep and dnb.
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Post by jinxkal » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:58 pm

Hurm...

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Post by surface_tension » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:04 am

Ultrasone's and never look back. Use them on your Ipod and for mixing down your productions, mixes, etc... just fucking do it! Will probably cost you as much or more than your Ipod touch 8 gig, but it's worth every penny.

Otherwise, Sennheiser or gtfo!
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Post by dreadnort » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:16 am

wesc are pretty damn good. they have really good bass response aswell.

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Post by Pallms » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:22 am

Sennheiser user here. Their headphones are pretty reliable. I'd recommend the HD212Pro's... they have great bass.

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Post by afro monk » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:31 am

I use Denon AH-D2000's. Solid cans. They are bulky but consider them some of the best cans I've heard. Definitely can improve sound on good headphones using a portable headphone amp.

If looking for IEM's Monster Turbines are suppose to be big on bass. Looking to pick those up soon for casual iPod usage.
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Post by brent » Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:57 am

i'm no expert, but i love my Sennheiser 595s. i've dropped them hard and accidentally kicked them quite a few times and they still work! i got the pro 25s for DJing, but i'm not sure about those yet. i need to get used to them, maybe?

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