I have checked few forums but really haven't found a clear answer, so I decided to make this thread, but rather a bit more specific. First off I am really considering Sennheiser HD 650 and also other HD models like 558/595/598. Based on my music below, which one of these headphones would sound the best from Sennheiser for the music listed below, also please feel free to suggest other headphones for the given music. My budget is 400 for the cans.
If the headphone need amps, such as the HD 650 for example, I am most likely to get the Fiio E7 and E9 combo, given the overall low price and high quality from this pair based on other reviews. Although if you have some other recommendations for amps and dacs, please do let me know. I'll be playing lossless music from either my macbook pro or sansa fuze so any suggestions geared toward those two sources would he helpful.
I don't really have a place nearby where I could go and audition these, so I'll have to order it online based on other people's review. On to the music itself, the most important piece, this is where I would really appreciate suggestions from people that listen to similar, if not the same artists and type of music listed.
***I have checked out other forums, including threads on this site, but they are pretty general as they'll just say trance, techno, dubstep or EDM. Music nowdays, especially within EDM overall seem to differ so much, even between the subsets of this genre, so I wanted to be quite specific in my preference.
Trance, Techno ,Electro, Progressive, Deep House, House, Dubstep, lil bit of Rap and Hip Hop from time to time.
Artists: Above & Beyond, Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto, Paul Van Dyk, Kaskade, Deadmau5, Benny Benassi Nero, Skrillex, lil bit of Kanye and Drake.
I would like to get a headphone that can play most if not all these genres well. My main concern though is with Trance, Progressive, Electro and Deep House. Other genres would be an added bonus. I listen to Above and Beyond, Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto and Paul Van dyk the most (70%), so it would have to be well suited with them. In general, music that has good clean deep bass sound (Above and Beyond) and does really well with vocals and those important details usually found in trance near the high end range. Mids and vocals should be balanced well.
I appreciate the fact that you have read all way down here (I know it's a long post). Thanks in advance, much appreciated :)