Best closed headphones?

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  1. odd

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    For tracking (I already have a set of Sennheiser HD650). I'm looking at the AKG K271. Others?
     
  2. Jahn

    Jahn Listens to Johnny Marr, plays like John Denver Supporting Member

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    believe it or not, i like my Sennheiser HD25-1 Pro II for that job. Use the velour pads tho.
     
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    sennheiser hd 280s. no bleed and theyre comfy
     
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    I second the HD280 Pros.
     
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    I third the Senn HD280s!
     
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    I'll fourth the HD-280 Pro's. "Do it do it"
     
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    Me three!!..These are going to be a classic,no doubt.
     
  9. Joseph Hanna

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    Nothing keeps a track clean (free of click tracks and or previous recorded tracks) like personal ear-buds. Hard however to share..
     
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    Audio Technica ATH-M50

    +Five
     
  12. odd

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    Thanks for the input. The Sennheisers are too ugly for me (I guess I'm kinda vain like that).

    Really interested in a comparison of the M50 and the K271.
     
  13. James Freeman

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    :huh

    What exactly are you going to do with them cans?
     
  14. SideBMusic

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    I'm very pleased with the M50's for a closed pair. I found the response very flat. The reviews were highly favorable and influenced my decision. No regrets.

    I have K240's. They are not closed. The seem to be a little brighter than the M50's to my ear. I like them. Lately, I tend to keep the M50's on rather than switch. I mix mostly with my KRK monitors anyway.
     
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    Another m50 fan here...
     
  16. Joseph Hanna

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    Tracking headphones have always been about bleed (or the lack there-in) resistance (which in the old days because of scarce headphone amps, meant volume) and comfort yes??? What else is there?

    Flat response tracking headphones doesn't make much sense. It's not like the talent is gonna stop the take and adjust the eq because his headphone mix revealed some sonic anomaly.
     

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