Originally Posted by viralcow
It's obviously clear you aren't reading what I wrote, or anyone else's post for that matter. Go back and re-read, word for word, what I said and maybe you'll realize your little rant is completely irrelevant.
And no, I don't obsess over worthless details of a headphone, nor do I have 6 or 7 headphones lying around the house. I'm just searching for the best possible sound quality that I can afford, so I can enjoy my music more. I'm not trying to feel superior or become a "self-expert" on headphones so I can have a shred of self esteem or whatever story you've likely come up with. Nerdy losers? You're trolling and flamebaiting at this point.
It was a hypothetical, not a troll or a flaimbait. You don't have 6 or 7 headphones lying around any more than the people who enjoy their beats enjoy them because they are uncivilized, uneducated idiots who don't know what sounds good. I was doing to people here, what the people here do to anyone who enjoys their Beats, and you didn't appreciate it, that was my point.
The mainstream sound is where the money is, that is what young people like. If you want a large market share you make what the most people are going to like and buy. If an audiophile signature would have attracted the massive hip hop/rap market, you can bet the farm, that is what they would shoot for. They made an amplified, bass heavy hip hop can for their demographic, and marketed them magnificently. Because of what they accomplished, every step of this industry has benefit ted as a result.
Beats and Monster more than achieved what they set out to accomplish, and for that they get bashed because they didn't produce a product to suit this teeny tiny little audiophile market. No way both of those markets could be simultaneously served well with one product. But because of what they did in their demographic, they made headphones more popular as a whole, and have drawn in way more people. As a result, the amount of products available has grown tremendously in all sound signatures, and you, as a consumer of headphones have more choices than ever. So why bash at all?
Edited by Billyjoegunrack - 2/25/13 at 4:07pm