1st bit of advice - don't read too much into reviews.
Why not look into an open headphone? You have quite a wide taste in music with different requirements. Have you looked into the AD900X? They meet most of what you want however they...
I wouldn't say that tube amps are bass light - it's just an exaggeration of what one can find when they opt for something sub par.
I'm not really sure why you want to amp them. Any particular reason? Money could be better spent elsewhere.
All I can say is that the HD800 would be a poor choice if you have no desire to upgrade the rest of your audio chain. You'd have to commit to spending a bit of cash on a nice DAC and headphone amp to get the HD800s to sound good
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How expensive and what size are the LCD2 pads that have the slant? Would the paradox innards have to be modded differently from the...