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Recommendations for headphones at about $50-100 (A little over would be fine)

post #1 of 21
Thread Starter 

Hi Head-Fi. I am new to this forum, so pardon my newbiness when it comes to headphones, considering I have used Skullcandy for so long and now found that *gasp* there are better headphones for cheaper (sometimes)! So, I listen to post-hardcore/pop/alternative (A Day To Remember, Rise Against, Memphis May Fire, Coldplay, Imagine Dragons) [I know, I have weird likes xD].

 

   So, pretty much I am looking for a good pair of headphones (over-ear) that are around the $50-100 range (a little over is fine) that are all around good and don't look (as in style) terrible yet also have a really good bass, with normal/pretty good mids and highs.

      Does anyone have any recommendations? Again, sorry for the newbiness at this. I have seen some other threads but they listen to other genres so maybe the recommendations would be different. Also, I'm more toward the post-hardcore genre, if that makes a difference. Thanks for your time if you bother to read/post on this thread.

 

TL:DR - All around headphones with an awesome bass and pretty good looks around $50-100 in the post-hardcore/rock/metal and sometimes Alternative genres.

PS - I don't know why I put the TL:DR in there as it was kind of short anyway, but oh well.

PPS - Sorry for any grammatical errors, I'm tired xD

 

Edit: Any recommendations for earbuds also? My old skullcandies broke, and I'm stuck with Apple's trash right now.


Edited by Bobz216 - 12/10/12 at 4:44pm
post #2 of 21

Superlux HD668B for $50

http://www.headphone.com/headphones/superlux-hd668b.php

 

Sennheiser PX 200-II for $90

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/2012-holiday-headphone-gift-guide-tyll-hertsens

 

Audio Technica ATH-M50 for $150 or less

http://www.headphone.com/headphones/audio-technica-ath-m50.php

 

Be sure to check out Innerfidelity's ( Tyll Hertsens ) "Wall of Fame"

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/innerfidelitys-wall-fame

post #3 of 21

i dont know what is post- ... genre

so...

 

 

read this ( 2 page too :))

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/creative-aurvana-live-classic-reincarnate

maybe they fit u
 

post #4 of 21
Thread Starter 

Post-hardcore is like, screamo+singing. I don't know why it's called that xD oh well.

 

Also, can you link me to an amazon link or such?


Edited by Bobz216 - 12/10/12 at 6:05pm
post #5 of 21
Thread Starter 

Are the Zoros on the page with the Sennheiser's good? They look pretty damn cool but then again, sound quality does come into factor xD Also, I can't tell, are the PX 200-II on-ear or over ear, and also the same question about the Zoros.

post #6 of 21
Thread Starter 

So i'm now looking at the Creative Aurvana Live!, the Noontech Zoro (I'm not sure if this is good or not, tell me guys!) and the PX 200-IIs.

 

Pros/Cons?

post #7 of 21

I recommend Klipsch Image S4's. If you want a remote, you can grab The S4i's instead.

post #8 of 21

Gemini HSR-1000 (Takstar Pro 80), $68-$90.

post #9 of 21

Alessandro MS1i.

post #10 of 21
Zoro from what tyll said, super alternative to Beats Solo! But not in bass department but overall sound quality & build quality.

My personal recommend for under $100 would be AIAIAI Track. You can too consider CAL for fun sound signature, HD439 for warm sound signature or SRH-440 nuetral sound with weak bass quantity but haven't auditioned them yet.

PX-200II are on-ear headphone. Those are mini headphone for portability..

Just my 2cent smily_headphones1.gif
post #11 of 21
Thread Starter 
I have no idea which to get xD
post #12 of 21
What type of sound signature are you looking for?
post #13 of 21

I listen to post hardcore and metalcore aswell. L3000.gif

If you haven't already, pick up a pair of koss ksc75's.

 

I know its way underbudget, but they go great with the genre, super comfortable once you bend them to your ear, and personally i prefer them to my $300 headphones. 

You won't believe how good they sound for $15. 

 

If you really want to spend more, i'd get the CAL's for home only use, or the M50's for portable/home use.


Edited by Xaborus - 12/11/12 at 3:35pm
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Alessandro MS1i.

+1 look no further!

post #15 of 21
Thread Starter 

A


Edited by Bobz216 - 12/11/12 at 5:38pm
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