My DJ friend uses Skytronic or some similar own-brand crap from an electronics supplier of the same name. His attitude is "you need something you can hold against your ear while you cue up. Sound quality isn't as important as something you can throw in a bag, lose, or accidentally break. They look like giant 70s headphones and cost like £3+VAT & delivery.
I was totally expecting him to have something good too, but apparently a lot of professional DJs don't use pro headphones. Go figure.
I know that most of them dont use really expensive headphones. but generally they all use something with a more towards a flat response.
Fair enough if youve spent £3 on headphones, because i can appreciate you would be pissed if your £200 headphones got damaged. but its not like those beats cost £3.
Im not one to usually hate on beats, but this guy is supposed to be a half decent trance DJ and he comes on stage wearing these: