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Top 6: Best Headphones For Creators

For creators, the right pair of headphones is an essential tool in any creative process.

Whether you're a musician, producer, filmmaker, YouTuber, artist, designer, vlogger or work in radio, tv or audio production; finding the right pair can often be cumbersome, taking a lot of time and research, and eventually leading to frustration and confusion.

Things like compatibility with Logic, Ableton, FL, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier or Garageband are important. Features such as Noise Isolation, Dual Choice Entry, Comfort, Bluetooth®, Portability, Audio Quality, Soundstage and Battery Life all come into play when choosing the pair that's right for you.

To make things easier, we have put together a list of Top 6: Best Headphones For Creators, laying out the features that are often most important, making it easier for you to find the perfect pair.

1. Pro4S Over Ear Studio Headphones

Great ForMusicians, Producers, DJ's, Video Editors, Filmmakers, Radio, Studios, Logic, FL, Ableton, Garageband, Final Cut Pro, Premier

The Pro4S Studio Headphone is specifically crafted for professionals. Featuring the all-new SLX40 element, tuned for reference, the Pro4S Studio Headphone delivers an incredibly accurate and unbiased sound, perfect for any studio or creative environment.

The Pro4S Studio Headphone features the natural fitting, iconic “D-profile” earcup, an incredibly rugged mechanical design using the most durable materials along with memory foam cushions wrapped in soft protein leather make the Pro4S Studio Headphone structurally strong but incredibly comfortable.The Pro4S Studio Headphone features a detachable cord with dual-choice entry, allowing the user to choose which earcup to connect to for optimum adaptability.

Once the cord is attached, the opposite side becomes an output, allowing pass-through listening or daisy chaining for extended monitoring. The Pro4S Studio Headphone folds flat into a travel case for easy portability. (6.3 mm adapter also included)

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2. BT540i Bluetooth® Headphones

Great For: Wireless Listening, Noise Isolation, Dj's, Video Editors, YouTubers, Vloggers, Logic, FL, Ableton, Garageband, Final Cut Pro, Premier

The Koss BT540i is our most advanced pair of Bluetooth headphones. The built-in lithium-ion battery delivers more than 12 hours of listening time on a single charge, which means BT540i is ideal for long commutes and those on the go. On-Board Controls and built in Microphone allow for precise audio control as well as taking phone calls.

The built in auxiliary input allows for wired use when trying to conserve battery life. The BT540i also folds flat and comes with a hardshell travel case for easy portability.

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3. ProDJ200 Over Ear Studio Headphones

Great For: Musicians, Producers, DJ's, Video Editors, Radio, Noise Isolation, Logic, FL, Ableton, Garageband, Final Cut Pro, Premier

The Koss ProDJ200 headphones feature stylish, spun metal ear cups that swivel 180 degrees, shifting between single- and double-ear listening is easy. Transitioning from stereo to mono audio mode is as simple as a flick of a switch.

The ProDJ200 gives both music lovers and professional DJ’s the flexibility to change cords on the go with a new detachable cord design. Included with every ProDJ200 is a standard, professional grade 8-foot coiled cord, and also a new 4-foot straight cord equipped with Koss Touch Control (KTC) remote and microphone technology made for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®, which is also compatible with other smart phones and devices. The KTC allows users to stay connected, shuffle songs and control the volume with the simple flick of a switch.

Koss ProDJ200s feature soft, closed cushions that create a perfect seal whose comfort is amplified by extreme bass response of these soft, closed headphones. Lightweight and long lasting with noise isolating qualities, the Koss ProDJ200 headphones fold flat into a sleek protective case for ultimate portability and storage.

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4. UR42i Over-Ear Headphones

Great For: Noise Isolation, Music Producers, Filmmakers, Editors, Audiophiles

The UR42i has the natural fitting, iconic “D-profile” earcup, first featured on the ergonomically designed Koss Pro4AAA. The D-profile mimics the shape of the ear, creating an ideal seal for the most consistent sound reproduction.

Along with the prefect fit, the UR42i has a detachable cord with dual-choice entry, allowing the user to choose which earcup to connect to for optimum adaptability. Once the cord is attached, the opposite side becomes an output, allowing pass-through listening or daisy chaining for extended monitoring. The included cord features a one-touch microphone and remote so users can stay connected and in control.

 

5. UR40 Over Ear Headphones

Great For: Musicians, Vloggers, YouTubers,  Filmmakers, Editors, Radio, Logic, FL, Ableton, Garageband, Final Cut Pro, Premier

Heavyweight sound intensity teams with an ultra-lightweight design to create the ultimate in on-the-go listening, the Koss UR40. With improved signal transmission and conduction for a clean and clear sound, these headphones will minimize mechanical distortion and ensure exceedingly accurate sound reproduction.

Featuring a hybrid design, the UR40 integrate the best of closed and open style headphones. Closed leatherette ear cushions form a tight seal around the ears to enhance bass frequencies, while screened ear cups provide an open, hear-through sound that keeps you in tune with your surroundings. The result: a clean, full frequency, great sound that turns every recording into a “live” performance.

At just over six ounces, the Koss UR40 headphones wear comfortably, store easily, and travel lightly. Titanium sound in a collapsible, lightweight package.

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6. UR20 Over Ear Headphones

Great For: Musicians, Vloggers, YouTubers,  Filmmakers, Editors, Radio, Logic, FL, Ableton, Garageband, Final Cut Pro, Premier

Well suited for professional DJs seeking sound intensity and bass, the Koss UR20 Full Size noise isolating headphones are every bit as well suited for any music lover.

Designed to endure the rigors of a recording session, these closed headphones just as easily enhance typical listening sessions. With an extended frequency response, closed leatherette ear cushions and great sound, the lightweight UR20 noise isolating headphones are suitable for any level of music enthusiast.

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