The cans that can, and the cans that cannot

If it’s time to replace your headphones; those faithful friends have given up their last dying whimpers and have gone to meet their maker; then what should you replace them with?

It can be a bit of a jungle out there with a massive range in price and all sorts of claims over what each model can do.

The older among you will remember there used to be one headphone for monitoring: the Beyer Dynamic DT-100. Close your eyes, think of any classic photo of a recording session and there they are in all their teutonic beige ugliness.

What they’re recommending over on the ableton forum

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