So my pair of AKG 271 MKII are coming in the mail tomorrow!!!! and so in preparation i wanted to make a list of songs to test my new headphones out. So just post your top 5 songs for testing out my new baby's!!!
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Best 5 songs to test new headphones on!post #1 of 359/17/12 at 6:50pmThread Starter
Gear mentioned in this thread:post #2 of 359/17/12 at 7:32pm
I have 5 songs in FLAC that I always play when I'm testing headphones/amps...
Night Of The Dancing Flame - artist: Roisin Murphy, album: Ruby Blue
Ramalama [Bang Bang] - artist: Roisin Murphy, album: Ruby Blue
Hey Eugene - artist: Pink Martini, album: Hey Eugene
GZ And Hustlas - artist: Snoop Dogg, album: Doggystyle
Suite No. 1, S. 1007 In G Major: Prelude - artist: Yo-Yo Ma, album: Bach's Six Unaccompanied Cello Suitespost #3 of 359/17/12 at 7:54pmThread Starterpost #4 of 359/17/12 at 11:53pmpost #5 of 359/18/12 at 1:51am
Just use your new headphones and head to HDtracks.com, they have previews on all albums, so you can browse all the albums and test your headphones that way. Their previews are decent quality. Anything you like, buy.
Very best,post #6 of 3512/13/12 at 2:03pm
- Tatrini- Devil's Trill Sonata
- J.S. Bach - Partita No.2 in D minor BWV 1004 - IV Giga
- Joe Satriani - Wind in the trees (live Sathurated)
-Al Di Meola/Paco de Lucia/JOhn Maclauglin- Mediterranean sundance
-Don Ross- Wall of Glass
-Hans Zimmer/Lisa Gerrard- Now we are free.
* All FLACpost #7 of 354/13/13 at 1:31pmpost #8 of 354/13/13 at 3:18pmpost #9 of 354/13/13 at 3:37pmpost #10 of 354/13/13 at 3:45pmpost #11 of 354/13/13 at 5:08pmpost #12 of 354/13/13 at 5:35pmHere's a few songs easily found in FLAC or 24/96 that are mastered wonderfully (or used for reference).
Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up
Kanye West - Runaway
Nine Inch Nails - The Four of Us Are Dying
Nine Inch Nails - 31 Ghosts IV
Smashing Pumpkins - Soma
Radiohead - Codex
Chelsea Light Moving - Empires of Time
The Dillinger Escape Plan - Farewell, Mona Lisa
Pink Floyd - Have a Cigar
Rush - Red Barchetta
Echo and the Bunnymen - Bring on the Dancing Horses
Gary Numan - Down in the Park
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Porcupine Tree - Trains
Charlie Parker - Ornithology
Miles Davis - (anything off Bitches Brew)
Tool - Lateralus
VAST - Flames
That's a start...post #13 of 354/19/13 at 8:04am
I found Blue Collar by Bachman-Turner Overdrive to sound really good on high-end cans (specifically sennheiser HD600 and Bose QC 15). Has some deep lows and a nice guitar solo thrown in to cover the highs.post #14 of 354/19/13 at 12:31pm
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