Over the years a lot of people have asked what headphones I like to use. A good pair of headphones will be with you for a while. You might mix on them, travel, perform, or just use them with your iphone.


I have the AKG K 271 MKII and find them really uncomfortable. I just don’t use them much, and they do not travel.  Over a year ago I got some In Ear Monitors


In-ear monitors  are earbuds are great to use for stage instrumentation,  live performance, recording, or studio mixing. I have a pair of the Elite Core EU-4. They only cost 80 and have treated me really well.


The reason I like these is because they are small, block noise while on stage, and sound pretty good. I prefer studio speakers for mixing, but they work. For live performances they have been fantastic and you can’t beat the $80 price. You can get them at Amazon.com.

If you have earbuds / headphones you like I would love to hear about it in the comments. 

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