What Headphones/IEMs do you use for BOC?

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Hello, newbie here, I would like to ask you all whats your favourite headphones you use to listen to Boards of Canada? I listen mainly to Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin and Autechre stuff. Are there any special ones you like the most? Thank you.

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Hey there! Welcome!!

An excellent question and one I'm sure you'll get alot of info about from our regulars.

Please do make use of our search function too. We have a bunch of threads about headphones you can delve back through. Here's just one to get you started ;-)

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I've got a Schiit Valhalla 2 hooked up to Sennheiser HD650s. pretty tubes. sounds lovely too :)
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What he doesn't tell you is he's plugged those tubes in just under his earlobes.
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AKG Q701, paired with a Schiit stack (Modi2 + Magni2).
Excellent for BoC-ish music and jazz, classical. Does lack some bass impact for more bass driven music though. But the clarity and soundstage is insane for the price!
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anything by grado headphones

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Sennheiser HD25 II and Beyerdynamic 880 Pro. I much prefer the Sennheisers though for it's clearer detail and tight punchier bottom end.

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if you're on a budget, Audio Technica ATH-X M50s are pretty great.
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Ive just bought new DUNU DN-1000 IEM (http://theheadphonelist.com/headphone_r ... u-dn-1000/), will see how fun does it sound on these.

Thank you all for posting recommendations.

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V-Moda M100s. They're around the $250 price range. I've been pretty loyal to the brand for a few years, they've always been good to me.

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