Edited by squallkiercosa - 10/3/13 at 8:30am
I am happy to report that these are nicely done. Not bassy like the Sennheiser on-ear. The MDR-10r reminds me of the much loved Sony MDR-v600 which I have three pairs of as spares. The new 10r is crazy comfy. The 10rNC is more forward sounding than the 10r. These are good headphones.