People love music, not headphones. Headphones are just tools that let us listen to the music we love. Some put emphasis on different aspects of sound that we might enjoy and others leave it as is, it depends on how you like to enjoy music. But headphones aren’t just for listening to your favorite songs on the way to work, plenty of people use them for creating sounds as well. Whether you’re a sound engineer mixing in the studio or a DJ mixing live, you require a pair of cans with a very particular set of functions.
For the studio, you might want a comfortable pair of reference headphones that you can use for all-day listening sessions. If you’re a DJ you have a different set of requirements for your headphones. They need to be tough but flexible so you can carry them from place to place, and you also might prefer closed-back headphones that get loud enough to hear during a live show. We picked a few solid pairs of headphones to get you started on your journey, or to continue onwards.
Best for Studio
Best for DJ’s
Again, our picks tend toward the midrange and lower as far as pricing goes, but there are many other headphones out there that will cost you a whole lot more than what we’ve got here.
What about your favorites? Let us know your picks for the best studio headphones in the comments below!
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