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To be clear, "ear raping" bass could be fun but if there is something that will kind of shake my head to an extent and be more clear then I am all for it, I will try to get to best buy soon and see what they have.
Right now I have the harx700's and everyone was saying how they had a lot of bass and they just do not in my opinion.

+rep to all, I really hope I didn't make anyone mad redface.gif

I think the only place I have anywhere around me is bestbuy :/

Nah... we all love music and headphones so while we may argue a lot, we typically don't stay mad long of anyone was to begin with. Consider this a dysfunctional family that sticks together for our love of audio. biggrin.gif
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really wish i could listen to this song with some better mid sounding vocal headphones! I love my m-100's for the great bass and clarity but god does her voice sound great
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really wish i could listen to this song with some better mid sounding vocal headphones! I love my m-100's for the great bass and clarity but god does her voice sound great

No headphone manufacturer I've heard has been able to present female vocals as richly as from Audio Technica (exception being Sony in the special-case MDR-R10).
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really wish i could listen to this song with some better mid sounding vocal headphones! I love my m-100's for the great bass and clarity but god does her voice sound great

No headphone manufacturer I've heard has been able to present female vocals as richly as from Audio Technica (exception being Sony in the special-case MDR-R10).
You should the the AKG K550. The sound was pretty unbalanced, but the vocals were incredible compared to audio technica 900x and either the sennheiser 598 or 650 (I don't remember which one). At least for female vocals, they were so clear and realistic sounding.
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post #15676 of 38098
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You should the the AKG K550. The sound was pretty unbalanced, but the vocals were incredible compared to audio technica 900x and either the sennheiser 598 or 650 (I don't remember which one). At least for female vocals, they were so clear and realistic sounding.

Don't need to try any other headphone for vocals when I have these:


As far as vocals and acoustic are concerned, the only thing I'd consider an upgrade would be the MDR-R10. tongue.gif

But when I had the Q701s, I wasn't impressed enough with their female vocal performance to extend into the portfolio. I'll admit I was heavily interested in the K550 when I was trying the A900X.
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Did some ABX testing of FLAC vs. 320 mp3 with foobar tonight, pretty interesting. Only tested for a few minutes on a track I know rather well and couldn't reliably pick which was which. Ill be interested to try it when I am more in the mood to really listen for differences. Not sure on board sound and M50s are the best to hear the differences on either.
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Did some ABX testing of FLAC vs. 320 mp3 with foobar tonight, pretty interesting. Only tested for a few minutes on a track I know rather well and couldn't reliably pick which was which. Ill be interested to try it when I am more in the mood to really listen for differences. Not sure on board sound and M50s are the best to hear the differences on either.

I can't hear the differences between 320 and FLAC with my HE400s either, except for a couple specific tracks with a lot of 17kHz+ data. The difference between 320 and FLAC in 99%+ of music is nearly, if not completely, inaudible.
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You should the the AKG K550. The sound was pretty unbalanced, but the vocals were incredible compared to audio technica 900x and either the sennheiser 598 or 650 (I don't remember which one). At least for female vocals, they were so clear and realistic sounding.

Huh. What sort of female vocals are you listening to? I know I will probably get chewed out for liking this group...but I thought the cranberries and even norah jones weren't the best. The sound stage wasn't that great either.

Mind sharing more info?
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Huh. What sort of female vocals are you listening to? I know I will probably get chewed out for liking this group...but I thought the cranberries and even norah jones weren't the best. The sound stage wasn't that great either.

Mind sharing more info?

I recommend the following in no particular order:

- Enya
- Evanescence
- En Vogue
- Whitney Houston
- If you speak Mandarin or want to hear a honey sweet voice, I highly recommend Teresa Teng
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