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Well I just found a website called MOG and it streams 320k so I am covered there.
 
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Anywhere I can listen to high quality music online without buying and downloading? Like listening to youtube music.

Legally of course, is there any site like that?

Spotify has a free version to run on your desktop. You'll get adds here and there unless you pay the $4.99-9.99 fee, but they have up to 320kbps streaming playback to boot.
 
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Spotify has a free version to run on your desktop. You'll get adds here and there unless you pay the $4.99-9.99 fee, but they have up to 320kbps streaming playback to boot.
Yes, I will use either that or MOG, I learned from the past that buying music isnt for me. I spent hundreds of dollars on itunes music back when the first ipod mini came out around 2004 and I stopped listening to that music in a year or two.

BTW What are good headphones for bass but that still sound good? 100-250$ price range, if there is something that costs a little more and is better feel free to suggest that.
 
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Finally got my DT770 Pro 80ohm =)
I'll hold off on my impressions until I can get a hold of an amp but mids definitely sound much clearer than my COP. Comfort is A+ also
    
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Yes, I will use either that or MOG, I learned from the past that buying music isnt for me. I spent hundreds of dollars on itunes music back when the first ipod mini came out around 2004 and I stopped listening to that music in a year or two.

BTW What are good headphones for bass but that still sound good? 100-250$ price range, if there is something that costs a little more and is better feel free to suggest that.
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My obviously biased suggestion is the DT770s tongue.gif I see you're in NC, too. Do you have any Guitar Centers around? They let you demo the headphones that they have in stock. I tried the DT770's through an iPhone headphone jack and even that was amazing to me. It gets better down the road with an amp and can even handle a slight bass boost.

All this headphone and amp talk has me thinking. My sound card seems decent enough of a DAC, so I'm thinking an Asgard 2 would be a nice choice. The O2+ODAC combo looks nice as well. Any suggestions? I think even my MBA has a decent headphone out, but I could never find anything definite for it.
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All this headphone and amp talk has me thinking. My sound card seems decent enough of a DAC, so I'm thinking an Asgard 2 would be a nice choice. The O2+ODAC combo looks nice as well. Any suggestions? I think even my MBA has a decent headphone out, but I could never find anything definite for it.

The Schitt Modi/Magni combo is highly recommended, and it's cheaper than the O2+ODAC combo.

Plus it looks really gorgeous.
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BTW What are good headphones for bass but that still sound good? 100-250$ price range, if there is something that costs a little more and is better feel free to suggest that.

I'm going to second the recommendation for the DT770-Pro80s. I love mine (listening to them right now). I'll also second that you should go to Guitar Center (if there's one near you) and demo them. Take a few songs that you like with you on your phone or iPod and test out a couple (DT770, ATH-M50, AKG K167 if they have them would be my starter recommendations). Your ears will be the best gauge of what sounds good to you.
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The Schitt Modi/Magni combo is highly recommended, and it's cheaper than the O2+ODAC combo.

My friend just ordered the combo so I'm gonna try and convince him to let me demo them when he gets it smile.gif. I see the Asgard 2 provides a bit more power. What sort of headphones wouldn't the Magni be able to properly push?

Plus it looks really gorgeous.
I'm going to second the recommendation for the DT770-Pro80s. I love mine (listening to them right now). I'll also second that you should go to Guitar Center (if there's one near you) and demo them. Take a few songs that you like with you on your phone or iPod and test out a couple (DT770, ATH-M50 would be my starter recommendations). Your ears will be the best gauge of what sounds good to you.

Yeah, forgot about the M50s. My friend (same one^) is really enjoying his lately.
 
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My obviously biased suggestion is the DT770s tongue.gif I see you're in NC, too. Do you have any Guitar Centers around? They let you demo the headphones that they have in stock. I tried the DT770's through an iPhone headphone jack and even that was amazing to me. It gets better down the road with an amp and can even handle a slight bass boost.

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No guitar centers near, back when I was in chapel hill there were a few near me but now I am really far from them frown.gif

2 and a half hours to closest store

its taunting me, they are everywhere I am not....
 
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Yeah, forgot about the M50s. My friend (same one^) is really enjoying his lately.

I liked them when I tested them out, but I really fell in love with the DT770s when I tried them. I bought them the next day even though they were over my budget. They're worth it.
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No guitar centers near, back when I was in chapel hill there were a few near me but now I am really far from them frown.gif

2 and a half hours to closest store Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
its taunting me, they are everywhere I am not....

Might be worth the drive when you're ready to make the purchase. That way you have first hand experience with how they fit and sound.
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