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Breaking in the new 'phones and player

Last response: in Home Audio

What kind of music would you use to test/break-in your new headphones?

Total: 6 votes (2 blank votes)

  • Classical
  • 25 %
  • Metal
  • 25 %
  • Rap/Hip-Hop
  • 0 %
  • Pop/Techno
  • 0 %
  • Country
  • 0 %
  • Spoken Word
  • 0 %
  • 'SPLOSIONS!!!!!!111!!1!!!!
  • 50 %
February 11, 2010 3:04:12 PM

Nothing is more disappointing than buying an awesome PMP and not having a good set of headphones to back it up. Then again, what's the point in buying a new set of headphones if you don't have the proper music to break them in?
So how 'bout it? Do you prefer you the thrashing fast paced Metal? Maybe you prefer your bass screwed and chopped? Or do you like to keep things more dramatic and symphonic? Perhaps you like your music to be computer-generated?

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February 11, 2010 3:40:09 PM

well tbf, the best way to brun in is to play low bass, while playing pink noise...

but if u want o listen to music, as for the 'burn in' effect, then any song is fine tbf, but its best to get music, thats rich with sound, for best effect listen to music that covers most of the audible frequnecy.

but he first thing i do is playing plenty of low bass, not loud bass, but low Hz bass.
February 11, 2010 6:13:22 PM

Classical has the best dynamic range. It should push the phones pretty well. Orchestral music will cover the entire audible spectrum. Put on some movie scores by James Horner or Harry Gregson Williams.
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February 12, 2010 6:15:48 AM

I don't specifically "break in" my headphones. I just listen to my normal music, at normal volumes.
February 13, 2010 3:08:46 AM

Since most of my music collection IS heavy metal, that is what I use. I also have a pretty decent classical collection (opera... no thanks).

I just listen normally...

Good 'ol Slayer - pre haunting the chapel....

Black magic night
We've been struck down
Down in this Hell
Spells surround me day and night
Stricken by the force of evil light
The force of evil light

Under his spell
Blinding my eyes
Twisting my mind
Fight to resist the evil inside
Captive of a force of Satan's might
A force of Satan's might

Fighting the curse
Break it I must
Laughing in sorrow
Crying in lust

My strength slips away
Soon I must fall
Victim of fortune
My sources grow small
Life slips away
As demons come forth
Death takes my hand
And captures my soul
February 13, 2010 1:32:02 PM

:)  sounds like a poem