Originally Posted by fengler with a lil led zepp mixed in? I currently have Sony V6s, but i might take them back since everyone on this forum seems to rag on them
Get the MS-1's now, cry later..
Radiohead makes wonderful sonics that the V6's do not do as much in the way of mid-range and highs, and generally the don't play the music like the Grados do with as much justice and emotion. The V6's are great and would not give them up just bc others rag on them, for beingsub 100$ closed cans, that make great bedside rig phones...fyi,
Even over the course of OK Computer I prefer some different headphones. One of my reference HD-650 tracks is Lucky, but very few amps give an HD-650 enough speed combined with the proper tonality for something like Airbag or especially Electioneering. I'm going to agree that a Grado (or Alessandro as above) are going to be your best bet for making everything enjoyable. Any headphone will benefit from good EQ to cut down on the occasionally harsh highs.
I have been a radiohead fan over the course of my headphone phase. I've owned so far a pair of HD650, SR325, sr80, shure e5's, and V6's. more often than not I enjoy using my 325's over the rest of them for radiohead with the exception of Kid A which I prefer the hd650 with the mobius cable. Kid A mixes harsh, washed out sounds with very crisp textural. The HD650's really seperate the two types of sound making the washout sound sit flat underneth the textural. the 325's bring those sounds too much to the serface for my tastes. My advice is to just keep and try to enjoy the best you can your sr80's that you ordered. They're really good cans and even better cans for the price range.