Originally Posted by inanimate
So between the HD650s and the kg550 the kgs are better for my music genre correct? Since you said doubt you want to get started with the 650 route.
I personally wouldn't recommend either one if you asked me. Only having owned both and not being particularly content.
I personally think that most people who meet the criteria of A.) Will invest 300 dollars or more on a headphone > will generally end up along two paths. Let us examine the two.
a.) Your first pair of headphones satisfies your comfort needs, sound taste, and provides overall "wow" factor. You can clearly tell the imaging and clarity is beyond any normal consumer headphone. And plus. you're not a picky person. These will last you for years.
b.) (90 percent of us here) What I and others call "upgraditis"happened. Decided for whatever reason, that it was time to move on. Something else looks interesting. Your current can just doesn't provide that kind of sound that draws you in every time. Or maybe just curious to experience something else.
If you're going with a Hd650 or the 550s, you might as well be happy with something cheaper or take the entire plunge into the pool. I'm speaking on behalf of your wallet and the future.