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Ultrasone have really good synergy with electronic music however they are a very polarizing headphones. a lot of people complain about their ear pads and clamping force. I don't think they will be as good for gaming or movies like the Sennheiser HD558.
    
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They'll be better for movies than the 558s. Gaming can be successfully argued, but both are above average in gaming.

I'll even give the 558's the advantage in gaming without a doubt, but ultimately with a 60/40 ratio and my lack of respect for the 558's in the bass department, I think the choice is obvious.
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This is insanely difficult and complicated someone just pick for me please And if I don't like them I'll just return them to amazon
    
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if you think the Sennheiser PC360 scares you.. go do some research on Ultrasone headphones haha

the Sennheiser HD558 is the safer choice. they are light, comfortable. you can wear them for 12 hours and your ears won't get hot or sweaty. they have a dark, neutral sound signature with a good amount of air and decent amount of bass. it's a good well rounded headphone which is why the owner of Headfonia.com recommended them to me and why I recommend them to others.

you can always buy a pair of Ultrasone headphones later..
    
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also.. the Ultrasone Pro 750 is a v-shaped headphone. the song you told me to listen to had vocals in it..
    
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if you think the Sennheiser PC360 scares you.. go do some research on Ultrasone headphones haha
the Sennheiser HD558 is the safer choice. they are light, comfortable. you can wear them for 12 hours and your ears won't get hot or sweaty. they have a dark, neutral sound signature with a good amount of air and decent amount of bass. it's a good well rounded headphone which is why the owner of Headfonia.com recommended them to me and why I recommend them to others.
you can always buy a pair of Ultrasone headphones later..

Correct me if I'm wrong but the tech specs between the 558 and 360 are the exact same thing? Not like I know what any of them mean anyway lmao
    
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also.. the Ultrasone Pro 750 is a v-shaped headphone. the song you told me to listen to had vocals in it..

Yes it's a form of electronica called Eurodance. Why? Didn't sound good?
    
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it wouldn't surprise me if the Sennheiser PC360 and HD558 use the same driver. Sennheiser likes to do that.
    
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we call it a v-shape because on the frequency graph it looks like a smiley face. emphasized bass, recessed mid range and emphasized highs. the female vocals might sound a little in the back seat.
    
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Bumblebee has a point. If the electronica you listen to isn't hard on bass, but is more synth and vocals, you may not actually want the Ultrasones. While they'll be OK, female vocals are emphasized on the mids and highs...with which a V shaped headphone would not cater nicely to.. Still, the 558s really don't have good bass at all. Their value is poor IMO. Their build quality and comfort is great. Their mids are strong. Soundstage is great. Highs are all right.

I think maybe if he's more into vocal electronica/snyth electronica rather than boom bass electronica..he should look at Sennheiser HD25-1 II's actually..
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