A pair of high-quality headphones will provide the best support for your ears, are comfortable to wear for a long duration, are durable and will provide the correct connections for your equipment.
Sennheiser HD 25-1 II Headphones
The Sennheiser HD 25-1 II headphones are one of the most popular choices for DJs. They are closed-back and intended for professional monitoring.
These headphones can handle high-noise environments such as a music studio or night club incredibly well. The capsule rotates for one-ear listening, which is perfect for DJs.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Headphones
The Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Headphones offer fantastic build quality and balanced sound with tight bass. They’re also comfortable for long hours and have soft earcups.
The ATH-M50x Headphones also include 3 detachable cables including a 1.2 m – 3.0 m coiled cable, a 3.0 m straight cable and a shorter 1.2 m straight cable.
Pioneer HDJ-2000MK2 DJ Headphones
Pioneer is another popular brand in the music industry and the HDJ-2000MK2 DJ Headphones are designed with 50mm dome drivers, constructed from durable and lightweight magnesium with a folding design for easy storage. The earcups have a swivel mechanism for 90° of easy single-ear monitoring.
Pioneer HDJ-X10 DJ Headphones
Designed to be flexible and wearable for long periods of time, the DDJ-X10 swivel mechanism allows you to wear them comfortably, whichever way you prefer.
The polyurethane leather ear pads and headband cushion are resistant to deterioration thanks to the use of nano coating, so you can easily wipe off sweat and dirt.
V-MODA M-100 Master Headphones
In 2016, Roland acquired a majority stake in high-end mobile audio company V-Moda.
The first headphones launched since the acquisition is the V-Moda M-100 Master, a set of $250 premium headphones.
The latest version has an improved 50mm drivers, extended ear cushions and superior isolation. The only bummer is there’s no 360-degree swivel point for one-ear monitoring.
V-Moda offers a variety of other accessories—many of them aimed at DJs, producers and musicians working in recording studios