Okay, so I will be ordering the headphones this weekend... there has been a slight change though, they're going to be an early birthday present, so my "budget" has increased somewhat, although not sure if it will change things much. After a ton of researchI the following options that seem to fit what i'm looking for:
Creative Aurvana Live! £52.99 Apparently very good sound, but worried about build quality and comfort
KRK KNS 6400 £69.00 Have heard some good things but don't know much about it
Brainwavz HM5 £69.50 The Lindy is £20 cheaper but shipping from the seller doesn't work for me (that's ok, this one has a bunch of extras)
Logitech UE6000 £77.67 Really good review by Tyll Herstens, has noise cancelling in a pinch
Audio Technica ATH-M50 £79.99 Good but coloured sound, I still don't like it not having a detachable cable though (and M50x is £45 more)
AKG K551 £99.00 This caught my eye because it seems to be a massive discount on a really good headphone!
Focal Spirit One £134.01 Pushing the budget a bit again, but again a big discount... doesn't seem to have the same sound as the professional/classic though
I'm still leaning towards the HM5, but was wondering if any of the others would be worth considering instead. As mentioned up top will be for listening to acoustic/classical music while studying, so priorities on neutrality, detail, and good bass and treble extension. Preferably not overly accentuated bass!
I'd appreciate any last thoughts before I take the plunge :)