Using them from an iPod classic unamped.
Using them on a commute 50/50: walking/tram.
Mostly listen to alternative rock (Chili Peppers, Black Keys), classic rock, rap/hip-hop and a bit of electronica (written in the order of importance).
I like a warm, immersive sound, that is also clear and lets you hear everything going on.
I like to really feel raunchy guitar riffs and groovy hip-hop beats.
Isolation is imortant but not #1; I would prefer earbuds to IEMs
Cool looking is definitely a nice bonus!
Overall I prefer a 'fun' sound to an 'analytic' one.
Edited by Melanter - 9/16/12 at 9:53pm