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Headphone question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by unharmed, Jun 11, 2003.


  1. unharmed

    unharmed Iron Fishes

    May 19, 2003
    London, England
    Hey guys,

    I just read this thread: http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=87509 and it prompted me to ask a question I have had for awhile. I live in a fairly small flat and need to get some headphones for quiet practice. Does anyone have a recommendation for some good 'phones for this purpose? I would also be using them for monitoring in my home studio setup (MBox/ProTools) if anybody thinks this makes a difference. Preferably not too pricey, naturally :D

    TIA,

    Ben
     
  2. Sennheiser HD-455
     
  3. vanselus

    vanselus

    Sep 20, 2000
    Boulder, CO
    None
    The two I've found are the best for bass and recording are the Grado SR80's and the Sony MDR7506... but I highly reccommend the Grado's, 3 other professional bass players in Seattle I know swear by them...
     
  4. AKG 240.
     
  5. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    Great thread. I bought a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M40f at the recommendation of a sales guy at Chuck Levin's in Maryland. Cool headphones but my bass never sounded right.

    Todd, I'll see if I can run down the Grado's. The price doesn't look too bad on those. Maybe if I can get decent sounding headphones I'll like my Pandora better.