30.06.10 by Jeff

Urbanears / Giveaway

The other day my friend Garret showed me these awesome headphones he had, called Urbanears. Super minimal, barely any branding save for a small tag, I instantly wanted to give away a pair on Booooooom. So that’s what we’re doing!

urbanears headphones giveaway booooooom

urbanears headphones giveaway booooooom

urbanears headphones giveaway booooooom

If you’d like to win a pair of headphones, leave a comment below, letting me know the first song you’d listen to if you win.


I’ll pick a winner Friday.

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • Adnan Alam

    First song I would listen to is Jimi Hendrix – Machine Gun.

    • Simon Tilche

      I’d probably listen to “the sun is shining” remixed by dj krush and toshinori kondo…


  • I’d listen to Debaser by the Pixies. No question.

  • Graham

    I’d probably listen to Only Shallow by My Bloody Valentine, it’d probably feel more encompassing than it already does.

  • Tv on the Radio – DLZ

  • mark

    The Dead Weather – Blue Blood Blues

  • Walt Presley

    Hey, looks nice. Me demande si ça sonne bien!!!


  • brian

    katy perry – california girls ft. snoop dogg

  • Rory B

    Drunk Girls – LCD Soundsystem!

    So good.

  • If I win these bad boys, the first choon I’ll put on is Bassnectar’s ‘Churn of the Century’, because the Cozza Frenzy album is an ultimate bass test!

  • Staviean Swanson

    First track I would listen to… “If 6 Was 9” by Jimi.

  • I’d listen to Stevie Wonder – Too High :-)

  • One more chance/stay with me (remix) – Nortorious B.I.G

  • I think I would listen to Caribou – Melody Day :)

    • Peter Škrovan

      Jump in the Pool by Friendly Fires

  • Thao Hong

    The first song I’d be listening to is Icarus by White Hinterland

  • There is no better song to strut down the street that ‘She’s a super lady’ by Luther Vandross.



  • Martina

    I’d listen to Melancholy hill – Gorillaz
    LOVE IT!!!

  • Matt

    Die Antwoord – Enter The Ninja so zef

  • whoo, love the greens! reminds me of the 80ties going 60ties..

  • Cam

    Do The Astal Plane by Flying Lotus.

    The song bumps and it’s 100% music to bike cruise to.

  • Nine Inch Nails – “32 Ghosts IV”

  • Spencer

    Young Forever by Jay-Z

  • Angela King

    I’d listen to Day n’Nite by Kid Cudi,because that’s what Im listening to right now on my ol’ broken, tape-together headphones.

  • Sumaya

    I’d listen to something on the Nevver blog first but otherwise I’d listen to “The Music Scene” by Blockhead (and watch the video *again*) ^_^

  • Katie

    My Girls – Animal collective

    Never fails to make me smile/dance/go ‘woo!’

  • go radio – goodnight moon is a current favourite track, but i’m also admiring the lyrics of The King Blues, or get cape’s current album.

  • PACO

    Golden silvers–Arrows of Eros

  • LTD.Edition

    I think I’d have to listen to Bob Marley – Three Little Birds

  • Sally

    Temptation – New Order

    Such a celebration song!!!

    Or else Dare – Gorillaz


  • Nikola Subic

    David Bowie – Space oddity

  • Ellie

    i’d probably listen to American Pie -don mclean; for my Dad

  • Andrea

    Deer Stop by Goldfrapp

  • Purexed // P.O.S

    all of the different sounds in that song just fill you up and take you on a trip.

  • Diego

    Ultra Funk by Los Amigos Invisibles.

  • Buster Hills-Hughes

    I would want to listen to Sigur Rós – Hoppípolla, would sound amazing I am sure

  • Tala

    I’d listen to Chocolate Girl by Animal Collective.

  • Jack Penate – Tonight’s Today

  • Nick

    ♪♫ The Boy With The Thorn In His Side – The Smiths ♪♫

  • Motherless Bastard by The Books

  • mitchell fleming

    death cab for cutie – brothers on a hotel bed

  • Mirjam Huemmer

    I’d listen to Mumford and Sons – Little Lion Man
    As loud as my happy ears would be able to tolerate.

  • claire

    gayngs – cry

  • Katie

    How I Got Over by The Roots

  • Dave Matthews – Warehouse

  • First of all, if I won these headphones, I wouldn’t want to touch them, they are far too beautiful!

    But jk, I’d touch them…all night! And I’d probably pop their cherry with The xx – Heart Skipped A Beat.

    The End.

  • Chris

    Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons… but it’s not your fault but mine. :)

  • Jim

    Devotchka- How it Ends

  • Papua New Guinea – Future Sound of London (Nu:Tone Remix)

  • Motörhead – Road Crew

  • stellar by Incubus

  • Joann

    Patrick Watson – Great Escape. Twice.

  • Villa Nah – Running On would be the first thing i’d listen to, it’s just great <3

  • “Tainted Love” by Soft Cell :-)

  • YE▲H.

    I’d listen to Foster The People’s “Pumped Up Kicks”.

  • I’d test them out with Sleigh Bells- A/B Machines

    If they can with stand that, then they are heaven sent.

  • sergio mas

    The first song I’d be listening to, mmmm cant remember but i do remember the song change my taste in music forever, venus in furs by the velvet underground

  • NCIK

    Vlad the Impaler – Kasabian

  • Arcade Fire’s “Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)”

  • Adam Rhodes

    Id probably go for a Nine Inch Nails track for pure production value to really put them through their paces :)

    And my favourite NIN track is Ruiner. So yeah, Ruiner by Nine Inch Nails.

  • Isabella

    Miike Snow-Animal (Peter Bjorn & John Remix)

    (because thats what I do whenever I get so happy that I could celebrate over, and over…)

  • Muireann Kearney

    Cosmic Love – Florence and the Machine. Fabulous song by a fantastic artist!

  • As Dj I would like to listen to my favorite summer song from this moment : mark funk – reflections! OH YEAH BABY ^^ :D

  • Emily

    The Hollows.

  • Yoz

    Premonition / I. Earth by Esbjörn Svensson Trio

  • ‘Lost In Boston’ by The Walkmen!

  • Omg they’re really cool indeed!:) It would be cool to rock around with it and listen to my deep bass trackz! gorgeous!*-*
    fingers crossed!;D

  • Definitely Swimmers by Broken Social Scene.

  • Andrew Parkinson

    Probably would be Don’t Haunt This Place by The Rural Alberta Advantage

  • Katy


  • Paulo

    Baltimora – Tarzan Boy

  • Rhianna Galindo

    Ooh. Fantasy by The xx. Definitely.

  • Damzy

    Love Shack – The B52s

    Because I’d be mega excited. AHAHA!

  • Fay

    I’d listen to Underwear by FM Belfast!!! Hells yeah!

  • William Alexander

    Rude Baptism (Rihanna vs Crystal Castles) -The Hood Internet

    Something fun to dance to.

  • The first song I would listen to is “I Can Hear Music” the Phil Spector original and then the She & Him version. Love love love!

  • Nick Bryant

    I would jam to “What’s Golden” by Jurassic 5

  • Cindy

    Jónsi – Animal Arithmetic

  • Villa Nah – Run ning On <3

  • MIA, “Born Free”

  • Joseph Allgren

    “Wild Is the Wind” from Bowie’s “Station To Station,” the finest vocal performance of his career.

  • I would listen to “Sing Along to Songs You Don’t Know” by Múm! : D

  • Freeway by Kurt Vile!

  • Hannah

    “USA Boys” by HEALTH or perhaps “Take It Easy” by The Eagles.

  • Where is my mind? -Pixies
    Bushwick blues -Delta Spirit

  • Yowza, I’d love a pair! I’d listen to my theme song of the week: Kid Cudi’s Pursuit of Happiness.

  • Fever Ray – Coconut… Lay back, with a big cigar!

  • ann

    white lies- death

  • Fugees (Tranzlator Crew) – Nappy Heads

  • sergio mas

    I Wanna Be Like You – The jungle Book, disney movie

  • Jenelle S

    “summer madness” – kool and the gang

  • I LOVE YOU by SPACEMEN 3!!! :)

  • samer
  • Ashley

    I would listen to Sophisticated Side Ponytail! by Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head

  • Zac Benloulou

    Carries on

  • Dreadlock Holiday – 10cc

  • grace

    the first song i would listen to would be my neighbor satan from boris.

  • Cody Powell

    Day and Night – Kid Cudi <3

  • Amy

    This will be our year – The Zombies

    My fiance and I have been away from home for the year. I’m about to finish my master’s. I’m getting married in November. This is going to be our recessional song when we walk down the aisle together.

  • Zac Benloulou

    Carries on- edward sharpe and the magnetic zeroes

  • Sam Fletcher

    if i won these then the first thing i would play would be something old school to go with these headphones, for example aeroplane (correct spelling for the song) by the red hot chili peppers :D


  • MaulikSo

    The First song i would listen to with those head phones would be HEROIN by the Velvet Underground
    while riding my skateboard really fast down the streets of Chicago.

  • oh, it’s so hard to pick ONE song! but I think the first song I would listen to would be township funk by dj mujava! l

  • javier

    la primera canción que escucharía sería una que grabé con mis amigos a ver si suena mejor. sorry, but muy english is bullshit.

  • skyler

    avett brothers – kick drum heart

  • Arnar

    Feather by Nujabes

    • proxyr

      my all time favorite, Nujabes

  • Hmm… choices.

    Surfer Blood – Take It Easy

  • Gene Chui

    N.I.B – Black Sabbath

  • Mearl

    Where is all the metal in these comments?! I’ll start.
    I would listen to ‘Rumors of War’ by High on Fire.

  • grace

    the first song i would listen to would be my neighbor satan by boris

  • gayngs – cry. SO GOOD.

  • Henry

    First song i’d listen to is Mark Norman Pres. Celine- Colour My Eyes

  • “Downtown Train” by Tom Waits. Hopefully while reeking of Wild Turkey and cigarette smoke.

  • Dalton

    Akron/Family – Ed Is A Portal

  • Ami

    All Along The Watchtower by Jimi Hendrix, it reminds me of good ol’ summmertimes.

  • I’d listen to “I’d rather dance with you” by Kings of Convenience.

  • ellie

    the new of Montreal song from “false priest”

  • Rocky Raccoon – the beatles.

  • dan

    The Outsiders by Modern Life is War

  • problem child….the slew…………!!!///

  • Kim Dracula – Deftones

  • ppp

    The header pic ones are far out. I would listen to Dylan Jones – King Of Cats.

  • Hmmm…. tough
    one Tinbirds by BLANKDOGS….suuure enough!

  • Hmm… choices.

    Surfer Blood – Take It Easy.

  • will

    what’s going on by marvin gaye

  • Sam Fletcher

    If i won these then the first thing i would play would be something old school to go with these headphones, for example aeroplane (correct spelling for the song) by the red hot chili peppers :D

  • cariann

    ‘THRILLER’ MJ of course…

  • this powerful music:

    Lorn & Notorious BIG – Suicidal Thoughts Remix

    check it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDJ5W3zX4_Q


  • I’d rather dance with you by Kings of Convenience!!!

  • Amy

    This will be our year – The Zombies

    My fiance and I have been away from home for the year. I’m about to finish my master’s. We’re getting married in November. This is going to be our recessional song when we walk down the aisle together.

  • Benny Casablanca


  • Txiki

    Sia – Breath Me

  • Motion Picture Soundtrack – Radiohead

  • Allison

    I’d Listen to “Waters of Nazareth” by Justice and rock out so hard that I disturb my neighbors.

  • Carola

    Dance Yrself Clean – LCD Soundsystem. And i’ll dance and sing as loudly as possible with the volume at it’s max, so i don’t hear my own voice haha. This would be awesoomee. Pleaase i need those.

  • lucia

    knife party – deftones

  • Jumanji

    Baths – ♥

  • the first would be Acolyte by Delphic – mostly its beginning, it sounds like free victory or smthing

  • “Poppyseed” -Boards of Canada

  • It is one of the hardest questions to ask. Maybe 10 A.M. Automatic by The Black Keys

  • I’d listen to Health – We are Water, with the video.

  • Elena Faba

    I’d rather dance with you by Kings of Convenience

  • Symphony No. 7 (Mahler)

  • Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce.

  • Jake

    The Naked and Famous – Young Blood

  • samer

    Awesome set of headphones! First song, Trentemoller: The forest

  • Samuel

    “I Never Knew You” by Cage

  • Caitlin Murphy

    I’d listen to Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 in C minor; I would love to have a new pair of nice headphones (my old ones broke awhile ago- they were the retro panasonics!) to hear all the beauty of a good classical song.

    and then I’d probably go on to listen to radiohead, gorillaz and all the other bands I so love.

  • Zach

    If my ears were erbanized, I’d be tuning into

    Tribe Called Quest… Jazz (We’ve Got)


    This song makes any day a good day :)

  • i would listen : I was made for you – She & Him

  • Deftones – When Girls Telephone Boys

  • Michal

    “sweat” by untold.

  • cam

    decisions decisions…

    Steve Aoki / Erol Alkan remix of Refused – New Noise

  • JAV

    cbc radio 3….whatever song was playing! hehehe

  • Emily

    Ever So Shy by General Fiasco

  • Hustle and Cuss by The Dead Weather

  • Кино – Попробуй Спеть Вместе Со Мной


  • Battles – B + T

  • Ree

    Probably start off with Heartbeats ~ The Knife.

  • katia

    Virtual Insanity by Jamiroquai, no question

  • Thomas

    I would listen to “All the Kings Men” by Wild Beasts!

  • Roppongi sunrise by Kid 606

  • Santino Groves

    I’d probably put on the new album by The Roots “How I Got Over”, and go for a walk, listening to the first song on the album “Walk Alone”.

    Forced to face the music like a graduate of Juilliard.

  • Marianne

    Dayglo- Iglu & Hartly

  • I’m too sexy – Right Said Fred


    Break My Stride – Matt Wilder

  • Rachel

    shutterbug by big boi

  • Alex

    Headphones by I’m From Barcelona (to celebrate my new headphones of course!)

  • It will be,
    Deastro – Toxic Crusaders.

  • Ana

    Nina Simone – Sinnerman

  • I would listen (and dance) to “Making Flippy Floppy” by The Talking Heads.

  • Marianne

    Dayglo – Iglu & Hartly

  • I Got You (I feel good) by james brown.

  • giimo

    Where’s my mind-Pixies.
    will be the first song.

  • Aimee Hornby

    Beck – Tropicalia

  • Simon

    I think i’ll listen Magic Window from Boards Of Canada

  • Paige Calvert

    Broken Social Scene – Texico Bitches

  • brigita

    Steed Lord – Dirty Mutha (Crookers Remix)

  • Arthur Russell – “Arm Around You”


    Well Sir, I would most definitly have a little dance to Little Girls – Oingo Boingo. PLEASE check this out, it may just change your life.
    Aaron <3

  • Danielle

    “Siberian Breaks” by MGMT

  • miguel

    Introducing Palace Players – Mew

  • I’ll Ill Believe In Anything -by- Wolf Parade

  • I’d listen to “Do You Know How To Feel It” by “The Diogenes Club” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oEZRGCBGJE&feature=player_embedded

    This track just make me, as simple as it is, in a good mood. It makes me HAPPY.

    To every reader og Booooooom: “Enjoy life”

  • leticia

    Happiness Is A Warm Gun by the beatles

  • ARMS – Heat & Hot Water

  • Tee

    Lupe Fiasco, Kick push. Yesssssss

  • “david” – the radio dept.


  • x-ray specs : oh bondage, up yours!

    i’d be chained to my ipod with these babies and gladly.

  • Carola

    Dance Yrself Clean – LCD Soundsystem :D and dance and sing as loudly as posible around my place. Or Closer To The Sun – Slightly Stoopid, as high as possible on the rooftop.

  • Mitchel

    the first song I would listen is OFFCOURSE (!!!!!): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtPluXq_hko


    (I never win, note that….)

  • samuel

    yacht – i saw you

  • I would listen to Birds by Bars of Gold… and dance like I’ve never danced before.

  • kaze456
  • Brandon

    These are gorgeous. FM Belfast- Par Avion.

  • First song would have to be Santa Ana Winds by Cold War Kids

  • Kat

    let’s make out – does it offend you, yeah?

  • Megan

    Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins.

    Yeah. Dangerous.

  • Wolfgang Wozniak

    Play Dead – Björk

  • Sare

    Jorge Drexler – 12 Segundo de Oscuridad. Not an excited celebration but a cozy cuddle up with my great big headphones and nobody can bother me song.

  • Brenda

    Train Song by Vashti Bunyan

  • I’d listen to Randolphs Leap. An awesome wee band from Glasgow.

  • Memory Loss – The Radio Dept.

  • Sam I Am

    “Gravity Rides Everything” by Modest Mouse. I’m a huge fan and I’ll be seeing them in concert soon, so pumped! I could definitely use a new pair headphones to get myself hyped up for the show.

  • KD

    Hands down – Lovely Day by Bill Withers. Because it would be if I won them. I’ve been drooling over them for a min. but I can’t finagle the cost out of my unemployment check. lol

  • Would listen to Nagisa Ni Te’s “Me, On The Beach”.

  • Gareth

    Sleep – Dopesmoker in its entirity

  • Ming

    Miike Snow – The Rabbit


  • Ribski

    very slick headphones.
    Go booooooom! Go booooooom!

    Cut Chemist…
    she gave me head.phones…

  • OUTKAST – Hey Ya !

  • paul

    Satie: Gnossiennes

  • Alex

    Headphones by I’m From Barcelona. (to celebrate my new headphones of course!)

  • Ryan R


  • Brenda

    definitely “la Ciudad de la Furia” – Soda Stereo. Unplugged with Aterciopelados

  • Things done Changed – Notorious B.I.G

  • Jihan P

    I’d listen to New Kingdom “Booze” http://www.Newkingdomsayshi.com

  • We Are the Champions by Queen, followed by me running down the street in slow motion, victoriously fist pumping both arms in the air, all the while mouthing the lyrics in sync with the song.

  • I can’t stop listening to this song: Chromeo – “Night by Night” (Midnight Conspiracy Remix)

  • Talking heads memories can’t wait (live).

  • “modern drift” by efterklang

  • Jon

    Pink and Brown by HEADPHONES.

  • SEAN

    Tchaparian – Hot Chip

  • Jihan P

    I would listen to New Kingdom’s “Booze”

  • Such Great Heights by The Postal Service

  • Trevor

    Happy Birthday.. Jingle Bells.. Ring Around the Rosie.. You know, the classics.

  • Capeetahn

    Kickstarts – Example (Bar 9 Remix)

  • Matt Verbs

    Elephant Gun by Beirut. Perfect.

  • tim

    those are very handsome. i would listen tooooo… marcia baila by les rita mitsouko!

  • Ashley

    carol – chuck berry

  • The knife – Tomorrow in a year (1st the song then the whole)

  • (not sure comment posted…)

    If I am lucky enough to win these bangin’ Urbanears headphones, the first track I’ll listen to on ’em is “Teqkilla” by M.I.A

  • easy….Eddie Murphy, Party All the Time

  • The National – Apartment Story

  • We Don’t Want Your Body – Stars

  • VereNa

    Cat Power: Where is my love

    PS: This must be fate, fell in love with these months ago and just checked out the urban ears site some minutes ago when i saw your FB comment!! So i dedicate my song to my new earphones, now it´s up to you jeff! (I believe in fate, hehe)

  • the roots – right on f. joanna newsome & sts

  • Aeroplane vs Friendly Fires vs Flight Facilities – I Crave Paris

  • vasavoircamille

    Difficult choice… but Could you be Loved by Bob Marley

  • ana paula

    Old Enough by The Raconteurs !

  • Candace

    The Beach Boys – I Was Made to Love Her

    you son of a bitch!

  • combination PIZZA HUT ‘n’ TACO BELL – Das Racist

    now that i said that, it’s going to be stuck in my head. i have to love that song, because if i hated it…i’d be screwed and want to shoot myself everytime i heard the word pizza or saw a taco bell.

  • Mariana Orejel

    these headphones were made for great music
    they need it to work (besides a music player n_n)
    Dazed and Confused – Led Zeppelin

  • claudia

    Gossip – Standing in the way of control LIVE.
    fuck yeah.

  • HAO

    First song I will listen to is Cooler Couleur by the Crookers.

  • Alyx

    I think that “take a minute” by K’naan would be fitting

  • Mr Brand

    I’d let my earwax dance to ‘The Black Keys’ – ‘Tighten Up’


  • Tour De France(Francois Kevorkian Remix)- Kraftwerk.

  • Dennis

    edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros – home

  • I would listen to Flying Lotus “Massage Situation”, and then zone out.

  • jonni

    “express yourself”
    .. charles wright & the watts 103rd street rhythm band

  • Prob paranoid Android by radiohead

  • Karl Porter

    it would have to be the

    THE FRAMES – santa maria (live version)

  • Birds by Bars of Gold, and I’d dance like I’ve never danced before.

  • Estelle

    I’d definitely listen to I’ll Try Anything Once by The Strokes :)

  • Bowls by Caribou :)

  • Dani

    Never Never – Little Dragon

  • Mike F.

    Definitely ‘moving in stereo’ by the cars

  • edna

    Heart of Gold by Neil Young :)

  • twelve roses – beach fossils

  • MAAT

    My Man’s Gone Now – Nina Simone

  • Mohamed Ali

    Tightrope by Janelle Monae

  • Jocelyn

    Silver Soul — Beach House

  • Combination PIZZA HUT ‘n’ TACO BELL – Das Racist

    now it’s going to be stuck in my head the rest of the day/night
    i have to love that track, if i hated it…i’d shoot myself everytime i heard the word Pizza or saw a taco bell. because it’s a reflex to automatically bust out the song.

  • The Mighty Underdogs “Escape (feat. Mr. Lif & Akrobatik)” Def Jux mashed up with Runaway “Brooklyn Club Jam (L.S.B. Remix)” Dfa


  • “I want a hippopotamus for christmas” -Gayla Peevy

  • The Beatles – A Day In The Life

  • “Get Your Snack On” by Amon Tobin. His songs are practically designed for headphones this rad.

  • Coco de Castro
  • I would listen> un point c’est toi of Zazie.

  • Matt

    The Power of Love – Huey Lewis and the News.

  • Anaïs

    I would listen Forget Me Not by Thieves Like Us =)

  • Hi, I’ll probably listen to Mayer Hawthorne – My Green Eyed Love (Clasixx Remix) because it’s such a summer tune.

  • Laura

    personal dance party to Howlin’ for you – The Black keys

  • What Is Love – John Bourke (Toxic Remix)

  • felix

    nice headphones, nice find

    i’d listen to Alice Russell – Seven Nation Army as loud as my ears allow


  • Amassakoul ‘N’Ténéré by Tinariwen

  • sr

    Afternoon Delight-Ron Burgundy

  • Darcy

    rocks off – stones/exile

  • Mohamed Ali

    Tightrope by Janelle Monae
    Too much fun to pick anything else right now.

  • Joe Cooper

    Justice – Waters Of Nazareth

  • tinekozjak

    definitely “bell lane” from pfadfinderei & modeselektor.

  • ryan

    I would listen to Erik Satie’s, Gymnopédie No.1.

  • Club Soda; daftpunk.

  • Jon C

    Dead Souls by Joy Division

  • Paint it black !!! Rolling stones !!! yeah

  • LCD soundsystem – daft punk is playing at my house

  • Annelie Viksten

    I would listen to “Runs In The Family” by Amanda Palmer and weep since I both miss my family so much, but also curse this cultural heritage they gave me which totally is fucking up my relationship whit my boyfriend (at least thats what I tell myself)

  • why couldn’t I see – spacemen 3

  • wren

    cat faces | –ugly cassanova

  • mary

    pineapple princess by annette funicello

  • matei

    I’d pick up the skateboard, steal my gf’s ipod and press play on play Sleigh Bells – A/B Machines. The perfect soundtrack whilst cruising down to the swedish beaches…MUAHAHAHAH !!!111oneoneone

  • David W

    clearly, it has to be She Bangs the Drums by the Stone Roses

  • Cassandra

    Dirty Woman by The Howlies

  • Gwen

    moth wings – passion pit.

  • Jacob Janse

    Tame Impala – It’s Not Meant To Be

  • Erin

    I’d hit Shuffle, then Play. Anything would sound rad out of these headphones!

    Although, my fingers would be crossed for Broken Social Scene’s “Meet me in the Basement” though. Kevin Drew told me my life should sound like it. :)

  • Moritz

    Rollin’ Stone – Muddy Waters

  • evan

    fever ray – if i had a heart

  • Chi

    Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks

  • tree

    yay! the Rhythm of the Heat – Peter Gabriel

  • Debby

    Erik Satie – Trois Gymnopedie.

  • David W

    clearly, it would have to be She Bangs the Drums by the Stone Roses

  • fien

    B.A.B.Y. by evil superstars, hell yes!

  • Anna Slade

    *Miss You

    By the Rolling Stones

  • Marina

    In and Out – Larry And The Blue Notes. Whenever I play it out loud someone bursts into my room to ask me “What is that peculiar noise?” or words to that effect. A swanky new pair of headphones would rid me of that hassle.

  • Bible School – Blithe Field

  • I will listen to Man must dance by Johnossi

    Probably the whole day.

  • Bonnie

    tell em by sleigh bells
    I need to blast that into my ears all dayyyy long!

  • Doug

    My Bloody Valentine- Sometimes

  • Emily

    Those beauties call for Tuneyards-Hatari!

  • I’d go jumping around the streets listening to “Nellie the Elephant” by the Toy Dolls. It’d be a blast :)

  • I’d have to listen to ‘Brother’ from Murder By Death. Both the song and the headphones remind me of a time when things weren’t so overdone, but a lot of thought went into making them that way.

  • It’s cool that you disclose your policies on giveaways, whatever the case may be. Your blog is great and I wouldn’t expect anything less.

    I’d listen to Louis Takes Off His Shirt- Owen Pallett
    His music really exercises my speakers and my ears.

  • My Soul Sings, Delirious

  • Definitely: Thelonius Monk – Brilliant Corners

    A perfect song as a contrast to admiring the cityscape.

  • carnelonie

    veni vedi vici – the black lips!

  • Emily

    I’d def listen to some Minus The Bear, probably Absinthe Party at the Fly Honey Warehouse.

  • Acrobats & Tigers – The Glitz

  • Two Weeks – Grizzly Bear
    while cruising on the waterfront!

  • carnelonie

    veni vedi vici – black lips!

  • Ewan

    first off – wow nice headphones!! – great find – and yeah I reckon I’d listen to Leadbelly – Gallows Pole, or maybe just crank some Tom waits.

  • chris

    Her space holiday – Something to do with my hands.

  • confirmation – wild nothing

  • Melissa

    Gimme the Loot – Notorious B.I.G.

  • Ankelchen

    Without a doubt Iggy Pop’s “The Passenger” – a live version preferably.

  • Sleigh Bells – Rill Rill

  • “Momma’s boy” by Chromeo. Definitely !!

  • Ryan

    Da Art of Storytellin’ – Outkast

  • The maccabees covering the crappy song “boom boom pow” by black eyed peas and turning it into an awesome piece of music!

  • I totally need some new headphones, mine are falling apart. I’d stick in AC/DC first, so whatever song comes up on shuffle is what it will be.

  • First song I would play very loudly in these headphones is
    LCD Soundsystem – Us vs Them.

    That hard bass line, cowbell and James Murphy’s vocals should be listened to on some good headphones.

    Thanks for doing the give aways… They’re awesome.

  • Thorleifur

    Rusty Nails by Moderat

  • Kyle


  • John

    Malcolm Garvey Huey – Dead Prez

    nuff said.

  • Jim

    Xylophone by The Heavy Pets

  • PAUL

    Husks and Shells

    by Volcano Choir

  • Don’t Panic- Coldplay

  • Mark Lozano

    Id listen to Listener and Dust’s Just in Time For Christmas album. cause you know its right around the corner

  • Marcie

    Comtine D’un Autre Ete: L’apres Midi by Yann Tiersen

  • the morning benders – cold war (nice clean fight)

    this song makes me panic, but a fun kind of panic.

  • “stay with me” by lorraine ellison. not just a sung, but THE song!

  • kam

    i listen to
    Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta – Geto Boys
    with Urbanears on my head i wouldn’t feel like anything but.

  • Amy

    Styrofoam Boots/It’s All Nice on Ice, Alright – Modest Mouse.
    Jeremiah Green rocks my socks!

  • fight this generation – pavement

  • Lazr Tron

    pon de floor

  • once again Harder You Get from new Scissor Sisters album Night Work

  • I would listen / sing along to Queen and David Bowie – Under Pressure. Obviously singing along to tunes with headphones on is not only entertaining for myself but everyone around me. And when i say entertaining I probably mean annoying.

  • JD
  • michele

    you were right – built to spill

  • annika

    sweet headphones!
    i’d listen to Oh Bravo by Children 18:3

  • PAUL K

    “husks and shells”

    Volcano Choir

  • Bri

    Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass – Taste of Honey

  • Erin

    It is the first day of my summer vacation from teaching! I will be listening to the “Business Detente” mix from Julien Plaisir de France.

    PS – Your Wild Things project inspired fantastic masterpieces in my Grade 3/4 class!

  • beirut – scenic world (lon gisland ep version)

  • The First song I would listen will be Paddling Ghost by Dan Deacon ^.^

  • If I were to win, the first track I would listen to while victory bopping wouldwWithout a doubt be The Anthem by Onra, nothing gets much more celebratory than chinoiseries.

  • Diamond. By Klint.

  • Slayer – Raining Blood

  • Eric

    Witness (1 Hope) – Roots Manuva

  • Laura mariel


  • Lidia

    David Bowie! Ziggy Stardust!! YEPA!

  • bj

    Gorillaz – Dare hmmmm… or maybe CoCo Rosie – By Your Side

  • Courtney

    I Can’t Win – The Strokes

  • Rosemary Gutierrez

    wow this is a great giveaway! i would listen to Ok Go’s- Before the Earth Was Around. Their new album is amazing!! Def worthy to be heard on these headphones.

  • Autobahn by Kraftwerk. Definitely.

  • ‘Quick Canal (w/ Laetitia Sadier)’ by Atlas Sound

  • cordell

    oh man; i’d probably get melodramatic and listen to something like casimir pulaski day by sufjan stevevns. it would be good.

  • I’d go with “Message From Home” by Broadcast. The incredibly groovy drum fills and the lush ethereal ending really cries out to be heard on some really classy cans. Not just some dumb buds. Thanks for having the contest!

  • If I won these headphones I would put on my record of Nick Drake’s Pink Moon, and play the song “From the Morning,” that song makes me very safe.

  • Clockwork by Roots Manuva.

  • The first song I listen to on anything is always Modern English’s I’ll Melt With You.

  • McKelvie K

    Ice Cream by Muscles cause…it’s coming to save the day…again. Also, I like to dance with my shirt off.

  • D. Oscar Horner

    i would listen to smokey taboo by cocorosie and strut my way to work.

  • Peter Keep

    Deja Vu by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young

  • p34p4w

    I’d listen to Fool’s Gold remix of I’m not a Robot by Marina and the Diamonds. ps: I do need new headphones :)

  • Wound Upon Wound- Gorgoroth

  • definitely i would listen to “where is my mind” by the pixies…

  • Joel H

    These Days by Nico :)

  • Margaret S

    islands- the xx

  • xia

    Forces – Hirasawa Susumu

  • Without a doubt the first song I’d listen to would be the dad’s army theme tune,
    “Who are you kidding Mr Hitler…” As the green headphones remind me of some old world war II era radio set headphones! Awesome!

  • “for once in my life” by stevie. happiest song ever! since the vancouver summer is balls so far, happy songs are necessary.

  • Kristen

    Ceremony–New Order

    I have to say that is by far the most smoke’n shade of green I’ve ever seen on a headphone.
    I freakin love this site!!!

  • Cristi

    Robyn – Dancing On My Own (my summa jam)

  • Gabrielle

    Cat Stevens – Wild World.

  • PNAU vs. Bag Raiders-Shooting Baby Stars!!!!!


  • capricho de Babasonicos

  • If i were to win those beautiful headphones i’d listen to “Sweeter Than This” by Katie Herzig. This song makes me uber happy and makes me smile =)

    • Dont Stop Me……. QUEEN

  • Nebula 4

    Prizefighter by EELS

  • Ken

    As it’s my birthday, June 30th, I would listen to Gui Borrato – Beautiful Liƒe and revel in my luck and timing!

  • Put these babies on my head and I would flip on Buster Keaton by Quadron!

    Also, I love reading everyone’s responses. I’ve got some new music to check out, so thank you!

  • J. Nelson

    i could chill at a party in my b-boy stance listening to sucker mc’s by run dmc.

  • nathan Cann

    Nujabes … every song ever RIP

  • Henke

    In celebration of my brand new headphones i’d play “Headphones” by Björk.

  • Jezz

    Hurt – Johnny Cash version

  • Laughing Gas – Neon Indian!!!!

  • ZIMPALA – Benja (Part1)

  • smashing pumpkins – 1979

  • Jasha

    I would listen to radioheadddd – gagging order :)

  • Chris Foster

    I would for sure, without a doubt listen to “I’m Waiting for the Day” by The Beach Boys, hands down one of the greatest songs ever written on some of the greates headphones around

  • for me it would be ‘alone again or’ by LOVE :)

  • I mean….. THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME… Led Zeppelin

  • Mattafix – Big City Life

  • Kelsie

    Certainly “Sweet Talk” by the Killers.


    You can’t buy me love, but you can give me love.


  • Chris Foster

    If I won these I would listen to “I’m waiting for the Day” by The Beach Boys, one of the best songs ever written for some of the best headphones around!

  • H.Q. Brannon

    Great looking headphones! First song would be Serotonin by Mansun. Definitely !!

  • I mean…. THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME… Led Zeppelin

  • Rob Sheffer

    4:33 by John Cage ;)

  • Connie H

    Santa Maria de Feira by Devendra Banhart!

  • One Bright Night (Scuba’s Broken Window Dub) / Way Out West.

  • Ben

    yo la tengo-season of the shark fo shoo

  • L Michiko

    Billie Jean, MJ

  • Austin

    fake blood – i think i like it

  • Face The Music – Raised by Seuss

  • MERI

    Opiou – King Prawn

  • Wow, awesome headphones! So the first song I would listen to would be Antillas by El Guincho, my song for this summer :D (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2tpUK1nwvU)

  • I’d listen to Kid Cudi – Up Up and Away

  • Cristina

    lazy line painter jane by belle and sebastian! i have put that song on SO MANY mix cds that i feel i have to warn people that it’s on there before i give them one.

    (and right after that, probably shake your coconuts by junior senior. until the nut comes out!)

  • Hurt by Johnny Cash (NIN cover)

  • Anna

    I would listen to the “I like you” song by Ted and The Gooch (Scrubs) as a little “I-really-really-REALLY-like-you-for-giving-me-these-awesome-headphones”-Thank you!

    I like you!
    Oh if you don’t know the song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbcnzNYsSZI

  • Jess Young

    Best Coast – Something In The Way

  • charley

    Justin Bieber – Somebody to love (remix) ft Usher

  • Aaron Skolnick

    I would listen to Deadbeat summer by neon indian

  • Paper Bag- Goldfrapp

    This song suits these head phones. It’s absolutely gorgeous and just makes you feel happy. I’d also probably give these head phones to my girlfriend as I can’t bear with her using her tired out tinny gummy phones no more!

    Wonderful idea for a contest by the way. You exude generosity like a friendly fountain.

  • Colby Edwards

    Modest Mouse ‘Trailer Trash”

    Holy Crap that song gives me the goose bumps.

  • First thing i’d do would be to get lost in
    Your hand in mine – explosions in the sky.

  • Mariah

    retarded leg jerking, head banging and a stupid grin on my face is inspired by winning prizes and also by first date – blink 182

  • Dog Days Are Over by Florence + The Machine… hearing it everywhere lately, but still one of my favs

  • Steve Fernandes

    The Song of the Vuvuzelas, found in all its Glory:

    Vuvuzela Beat – Ghostdad


    ENJOY! ;)

  • Nicola

    Too hard to choose a first song to christen such sick headphones

    Shuffle it up and see what comes on first.

    First song which pays is meant to be :)

  • Zak

    I’d dive into 7/4 shoreline by Broken Social Scene.

  • Elke Kwakman

    Wouldn’t it be nice – by the Beach boys..

  • I’d listen to “I Never Lose. Really.” By Belong.

  • only anarchists are pretty by The World/Inferno Friendship Society

  • Silvia

    Awesome headphones! The first song I would listen has to be Antillas by El Guincho, because it’s going to be my song for this summmer :D

  • jason

    i’d listen to “I Never Lose. Really.” by Belong.

  • Mariana

    Y Control – yeah yeah yeahs

  • Ana

    I would listen to Lover – Devendra Banhart…!

  • Gary U.S. Bonds – Quarter To Three


  • DAN DEACON’s BALTIHORSE without question!

  • steven

    “Phantom Pt. II” by Justice

  • Snoop Dogg- Staxxx In My Jeans

  • Isabelle

    Anything by Stars or Ben Lee

  • Jordan Bloemen

    Wolf Like Me — Tv On The Radio

  • That must be ceremony – joy division!

  • Alex

    DJ Shadow – What does your Soul look like part 1 (Blue Sky Revisit)

  • Dear Body by Power Animal

  • Min

    “Come in Alone” – My Bloody Valentine

  • only the best song ever: 2HB by Roxy Music!!

  • Marvin

    Bestia_Hello Seahorse

  • Jenn

    Wavves- Mickey Mouse

  • Rogue Wave – Harmonium

  • Andrew

    Root Down – Beastie Boys (DJ Green Lantern Mix)

  • Crown on the Ground – Sleigh Bells

  • Jen

    Sugar Man by Rodriguez


    LCD Soundsystem – I can change

  • Connie

    santa maria de feira by devendra banhart

  • sbstn

    Probably pure White Noise, to ignore all the irrelevant talking people around me.

  • Joe

    The song I’ve been christening headphones with for a while;
    Add It Up – Violent Femmes

  • dnkei
  • “What’s Going On” by Marvin Gaye

  • Damla

    Wow! It’s a great giveaway! The first song I’d listen to Whatever Happened to My Rock’N’Roll by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

  • utah

    Mozart. whatever.
    But should be better close my eyes and then round the clicker wheel to the fortune and
    let see what happen

  • “Europe Endless” – Kraftwerk

  • Damla

    Wow! It’s a great giveaway. I’d listen to Whatever Happened to My Rock’n’Roll by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

  • Su Ying

    Sound System by Operation Ivy

  • Missy

    Home by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros… preferably a live version

  • Bon Jovi – It’s My Life

  • I would definitely listen to “Unknown Legend” by Neil Young. If only I had a harley davidson to ride on with a sweet pair of headphones…

  • Justin
  • NunoC

    Any song will suit fine on this beauty, but Kids by MGMT seems a nice one.

  • That’s a damned hard question… It’s a tie..
    Lazy Eye by Silversun Pickups or The Boss – Rick Ross.

  • Die Antwoord – Fishpaste !!!

  • Sam I Am

    “Gravity Rides Everything” by Modest Mouse. I’m a huge fan and I’m going to see them in concert soon and I could definitely use a new pair of head phones to help me get hyped up for the show!

  • Jonsi – Go Do

    Voted by 4 of 5 top-ranking national experts as my song of celebration and victory for the summer of 2010.

  • jesse

    my morning jacket > gideon


    Stevie Wonder – We can work it out

  • Section 25- “Be Brave”

  • zach

    phoenix – everything is everything

  • Anna O’Connell

    I’d listen to Sundown Syndrome by Tame Impala first!!

  • Tawni

    hmm Crystalized by the XX

  • Nice Headphones!

    The National — Bloodbuzz Ohio


    The Weekend – Michael Gray


  • creo que : my hope and dreams – jj

    es lo que estoy escuchando ahora.


  • martin

    c i b e l l e :: l i g h t w o r k s

  • Bright Lights – Black Mountain.

    Need I explain?

  • Mat

    On Melancholy Hill – Gorillaz

  • abby

    Bohemian Rhapsody – QUEEEEEENNNN!!!!!

  • Kevin

    Slayer – The Antichrist

  • Spiky

    The Weekend – Michael Gray

  • Travis

    Alright, I kept youtubing everyone’s responsed until I looked at the headphones and thought

    Bear vs. Shark “Buses No Buses”

    Imagine throwing that down, and just cruising!

  • John B

    Sleigh Bells – Kids

    great beat!

  • Rik

    Wow, these are awesome!
    First song I’d listen to would probably be
    ‘The End of you too’ by Metronomy

    Have a nice day :)


  • pea cal

    brian eno – baby’s on fire.

  • shayna

    I’d listen to “Strawberry Julius” by Bikini Kill and sing along really loudly.

  • David SS

    The xx – Islands :)

  • Cody

    Airplanes – Local Natives

  • Branden

    Handlebars – The Flobots

  • The best way I’d test those beauties would be Hotel California- The Eagles

  • PAUL K

    Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams

  • Player – Baby come back
    and then I’d get really emotional…
    and then when the song’s over, i would be embarassed,
    so in order to not feel embarassed,
    I’d listen to the song once again.

  • Kumasan

    It would have to be either the “Darkwing Duck” theme song in German, or ‘Screenwriters Blues’ by Soul Coughing.

  • Linda

    “Breakfast in Bed” by Dentyl because my 21 year old son has asked me to listen to it because he likes it. If I won, I’d wear the headphones the next time he came home for a visit and totally freak him out. “Oh, you LIKE my new headphones, do you?”

  • It would have to be A Milli by Lil Wayne, just to hear the bass on that first hit.

  • partick watson- the great escape

  • The first song I’d listen to?

    Why, “THE FIRST SONG” by BAND OF HORSES, naturally.

    And I’d listen to it on those awesome green headphones you got there.

  • Linda

    “Breakfast in Bed” by Dentyl because my 21 year old son asked me to because he likes it. If I won, I would wear the headphones the next time he visited and freak him out. “What, you LIKE my headphones?”

  • These headphones are designed to listen to “Take Five” by Dave Brubeck.

  • They look insane.

    I’d listen to Animal Arithmetic by Jónsi

  • I’d listen to The Test – The Chemical Brothers

  • Natasha

    I’ve always wanted a pair of these in salad or ocean :DDDD

    if i got them my first song to listen to would be “Animal” by Miike Snow
    love the lyrics and catchy beat

    goodluck to everyone :D

  • They look insane.

    I would listen to Animal Arithmetic by Jónsi. Happy happy tune.

  • “Misunderstood” by Wilco

  • terence

    Beethoven’s ninth symphony

  • I Found a Reason – Cat Power

  • sheena

    leaf house- animal collective…..i really need new headphones! my other pair broke:(

  • I guess the Abbey Road medley doesn’t count as one song.

    Okay, just ONE song…’You Never Give Me Your Money’ by The Beatles. Great instrumentals and vocals. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

  • slee
  • Hello!
    I would play Lucky by My Brightest Diamond (Radiohead cover)

    Hope I win!


    College – Animal Collective

  • Ayla

    Black Strobe- I’m a Man

  • Ian

    Race for the Prize by The Flaming Lips


  • Dear Jeff,
    Those Urbanears are fresh

    I would rage to MSTRKRFT- Bounce (feat. N.O.R.E)


  • kevin

    “Geto Boys” by Glass Candy!

  • Gamma

    She and Him – Fools Rush In ! I can’t get this song out of my head, so good :)

    have a good day!

  • Kelsey

    Neon by The Knife

  • Ralu

    Oh, wow, these are so cool. The first song I’d listen to would definitely be John Frusciante’s Central. Thanks for the giveaway, Jeff! :D

  • I would listen to
    Sleep like there is no tomorrow – Barnswallow

    Because it’s my friends band and i had to move away from them and I miss them so much. And it’s the only way i’ll be able to hear their sweet voices.

  • Just What I Needed by The Cars

  • I’d listen to Dinah by Thelonious Monk, but any Thelonious song will do!

  • David

    I’d listen to Little Lion Man by Mumford & Sons first! :D

  • I’d go with Jazz (we’ve got) by A Tribe Called Quest.

  • I’d listen to Dinah by Thelonious Monk, but any Thelonious will do!

  • Hehe, aww thanks Jeff! Thank YOU for the major recent updates :).

    After haste debate, I have decided it will be:

    In the Flowers – By Animal Collective.

    Peace man, and thanks again!

  • I’d listen to “Headphones” by Björk, of course.

  • Emma

    I’d probably listen to Home by Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros first.

  • Brooke


  • mrs. cold by kings of convenience

  • frank

    first song would be liquid liquid – cavern.

  • Bri

    I would listen to “All the Pretty Girls” by fun.

  • i would listen to Watermelon Sundae by Dom Kennedy

  • cfpg

    Rock Star by N*E*R*D
    It came back to me.


  • Dean

    The first song I’d listen to would be Weird Fishes by Radiohead!

  • Willy

    Watermelon Sundae by Dom Kennedy

  • jordan

    Shutterbugg by Big Boi

  • I Would put on Dead Bodies by Air, then do crazy impossible dance moves which no one would understand because its on headphones

  • Sarah

    Welcome Ghosts by Explosions In The Sky

  • If I win, I’ll listen to “God Give Everything I Want”, Mick Jagger Feat. Lenny Kravitz.

  • Julie Levesque

    I’d listen to “A Song Away” by Hockey, no question.

  • “Golden Cage” by The Whitest Boy Alive. I’d follow it up with the rest of ‘Dreams’ while drawring.

  • idioteque – kid A, radiohead

  • Sarah S

    With these headphones, I’d jam to “I’m Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred–for obvious reasons…

  • Aleksey Kondratyev

    Parallel Lines- Junior Boys

  • connor

    morning benders – excuses

  • Keith swain

    bombay bicycle club- always like this

  • sarah

    hall and oats…you make my dreams come true

  • Angela Marie

    “Birds of Fire” – The Mahavishnu Orchestra

  • V

    lazy sunbathers by morrissey

  • me me me meeeee!!!

  • CoryAllen

    eddie vedder – guaranteed

  • Amanda Baeza

    oh, great! My brother needs that!

  • Mike

    on the mountain at dawn by OM

  • Yelan

    Sleigh Bells – Riot Rhythm

  • Amanda Baeza

    Oh great! my brother needs one!

  • I would listen to Broken Bells – The High Road !

  • Aleson

    Probably something epic like Requiem by Verdi. That would be pretty awesome through those headphones.

  • The Replacements – I Will Dare

  • bryan

    blonde redhead – in particular

  • Amanda Baeza

    Ah, sorry, I forget that part:

    “suite hellenique – Jean Yves-Fourmeau”

  • Oh, sorry, I forget that part:

    “suite hellenique – Jean Yves-Fourmeau”

  • Samson

    I’d listen to Butthole Surfers – Summer in the City

  • Amy

    I would listen to the Captain Planet Theme song…. then pretend to fly down the street and kick BP’s ass.

  • Smartens

    Whole Lotta Love By Led Zeppelin


  • SpikySun

    The Weekend – Michael Gray

  • james

    Thanks for the chance to win these amazing headphones they look fantastic! i would listen to dukes up by modest mouse for sure.

  • Janice Cochrane

    “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen……

  • melville

    marianne faithfull – summer nights


  • “Hope” by Fat Freddy’s Drop

  • Kyle

    Mariners Revenge Song – The Decemberists

  • le tigre – deceptacon

  • matt

    My Turn by Basement Jaxx ft. Lightspeed Champion

  • Chase

    Tonada Yanomaninista By this sweet dude named Devendra Banhart, Why? because when you listen to it (which you really should) youre going to want to look at Booooooom art and bath in the sun

    have fun listening fellow boomers

    stay crisp

  • Batson

    Get Up and Go – Broadcast 2000

  • stephen

    Ohhhhh the choices. Probably some damn good blues. Yep, yep, got it – John Lee Hooker – Mr. Lucky!!!!!!!!!!

  • “Riders on the Storm” The Doors? Tool? Otep? “Radio Clash” The Clash, Social D? Something in the Blues genre? So many to choose from…

  • Michael Giannattasio

    The Crystal Method – Realizer

  • Kiss, by Prince. You have to hear it. It makes me grin every time. http://fuckyeahsweetmusic.tumblr.com/post/469159519/kiss-prince-and-the-revolution

  • Anything off the Mos Dub mixtape (perfect summertime beats) by Max Tannone


    Changes – David Bowie

  • Waffenladen Silber/Gold (Sulumi Remix) by Sulumi, it’s fantastic !!

    You have to listen to him http://www.myspace.com/sulumi

    True 8-bit music. Sulumi makes music with gameboys. He’s a genius.

  • Oscar

    New Musik – Warp

  • Russell Case

    Awesome headphones. My first would be Minutemen – Corona.

  • Liliana

    Ready, Able – Grizzly Bear
    over and over and over and…

  • Hugh Leung

    Imogen Heap – Speeding Cars

  • Caitlin

    “david” – the radio dept.

  • Kyle V

    The first song I would listen to would have to be “Graze by Animal Collective”. It is such a fun and intense song that I could easily dance and run around to with those sweet pair of headphones!

  • these are sweet!
    all white everything – young jeezy

  • karlam

    Ma Baker- Boney M

  • sheila wagner

    “generator ^ 1st floor” by freelance whales!!

  • thomas b

    Hey great contest idea. Headphones look really slick. The first song I would listen to is Taj Mahal by Jorge Ben.

    • I was going to put this mister hah, but I changed to T-rex Cosmic Dancer. GOOD CHOICE

  • Rob

    hold tight – dave dee, dozy, beaky, mick and tich

  • amanda

    the xx – basic space, probably. i feel so peaceful listening to the xx, in the chaos of the streets :)

  • shaine

    I’d listen to “Strawberry Julius” by Bikini Kill and sing along very loudly

  • BORis

    ‘perfect strangers’ by jin (YEA!)

  • KB

    SpottieOttieDopaliscious by OUTKAST

  • breakfast in europe

    A Tribe Called Quest – Can I Kick It?

  • spiral stairs by elf power

  • Anna

    “Specks” by Matt Pond PA

  • Stephanie

    Id like to see what them babies can do with the highs and lows…Dance Yrself Clean – LCD Soundsystem.

  • Kallia Milillo


  • Josh

    Africa Just Wants to Have Fun – by Volcano!

  • James Medley

    Rill Rill by Sleigh Bells

  • Brad

    Tropicália – Caetano Veloso

  • Grit Cakes

    Wildcat by Ratatat

  • paranoid-black sabbath

    come to mama

  • Mel

    Ready to Start by Arcade Fire

    Perfect beginning for new headphones.

  • Ryan

    Ratatat – Drugs

  • ‘Song’ by Max Richter.

  • I’d listen to “feel” by Big Star. oh yes.

  • Meaghan Stringer

    Zebra – Beach House

  • Ceremony by Joy Division

  • Eoin O’Neill

    I would likely listen to a stirring rendition of ‘Oh Canada’ given that its Canada Day long weekend.

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  • EmilyGage

    First song I’d listen to, probably “Crown on the Grownd” by Sleigh Bells or “In our Talons” by Bowerbirds whom i discovered here on BOOOOOOOM!

  • Joyce

    The Beatles- Helter Skelter
    Grizzly Bear- Little Brother (Electric)

  • Schaeffer

    Stuck in the Middle With You- Stealer’s Wheel

  • OB

    Ratatat – Seventeen Years

  • Aaron McLaughlin


    Sympathy for the Devil – Rolling Stones

  • Conall O’Brien

    Skinny Love by Bon Iver

    on repeat..

  • Damola

    Sleigh Bells-Kids

  • Joey Brennan

    “Deadbeat Summer” by Neon Indian would be the first words from my new best friends.

  • Amanda

    Beautiful Day – U2

  • OOh they are a beauty. And my headphones are in rags. I would listen to Miles Davis in “Ascenseur pour l’Echafaud”!

  • Rosie

    Total All Out Water – Add N to (X)

  • ‘Hey Bulldog’ by The Beatles.

  • creeeee

    pig war by minus the bear. song makes memories in my head!

  • Hillary

    slade – gudbuy t jane, most definitely

  • Pat

    Pearl Jam – Last Exit

  • Astera

    Friendly Fires-Skeleton Boy..:D

  • Devin

    Odessa by Caribou- the headphones have a very clean/organic look, and Odessa gives of a natural vibe even though its electrically produced… plus I would want to test out the bass- crank ’em up loud.

  • mercury by bon iver

  • Caspa – Power Shower

  • Jeff S.

    The first song?…


    Seems logical

  • I’d listen to Nebraska by Grandaddy.

  • Alicia

    I would listen too Awake My Soul by Mumford and Sons.

  • Rebeca

    Gil Scott Heron – The revolution will not be televised

  • Jennifer

    DJ Doc’s Run To You aha. I’ve been feeling very old school these days.

  • Walker

    I would listen to Can I Get Get Get by Junior Senior

    sooooo good!

  • gnr! welkam to the jungle baby!!!

  • Mitch Rossit

    Rise Above – Dirty Projectors

  • Pictureplane – “Cyclical Cyclical (Atlantis)” and I would Dannnnnce

  • “To Save Me” by M. Ward

  • shaya

    The rip – Portishead ;)

  • Tyler

    Lovefool by The Cardigans

  • FM Belfast – Underwear

  • joan of arc – let’s wrestle

  • Allison

    I would promptly rock out to “Waters of Nazareth” by Justice so hard that the neighbors would complain.

  • Pictureplane – “Cyclical Cyclical” and I would Dannnnnnnce

  • D R
  • bull in the heather – sonic youth

  • Danielle

    I’d listen to the acoustic version of Congratulations by MGMT. It’s the perfect summer song!

  • fer

    slight figure of speech -avett brothers

  • Incubus – Drive

  • Tyler

    First song definitely Jefferson Airplane- White Rabbit
    actually probably just listen to my whole iPod sweet ass headphones. :)

  • Mitchell

    Prospect Hummer – Animal Collective and Vashti Bunyan
    hands down.

  • wahhh awesome!! would definitely have to listen to röyksopp – röyksopp forever.

  • Martin Rodriguez

    rapper’s delight by the sugarhill gang

  • Nate

    Wait Up by Tokyo Police Club

  • Urca

    “There is no there” by the books

  • “Warp,” by The Bloody Beetroots ft. Steve Aoki. i love drowning my ears in the bass and drums of electro music with a good pair of headphones.

  • eye of the tiger by survivor
    if i won these earphones i’d feel an overwhelming sense of win that rocky would agree with as well

  • Anthony Gashwazra

    I would listen to Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen!

  • Erica Mao

    I would listen to little secrets by passion pit!

  • I would listen to…

    Washed Out-You and I

  • Ian Langehough

    I would listen to Dinosaur Jr.’s Feel the Pain…best headphones song, fuck the restttttt^^^^^^^^^

  • Umi Says – Mos Def

  • I would listen to….

    Washed Out – You and I

  • At The Bottom of Everything – Conor Oberst

  • Henry

    “Russia” By Ramona Falls

    Great Song (: Great Band (:

  • nate

    band of horses’ dilly!

  • Brittany

    ohhhh i was wantin these puppies soooo hard last time i was in urbanoutfitters, aqua definitely
    “Jolene” by Dolly Parton, what other song need exist?

  • Taikun

    The Fire (Feat. John Legend) – The Roots ;D

  • sarah f.

    “Crazy on You” by Heart.

  • Angelaaaahhh

    Jumper, by Capsule. because it’s such a fun song to dance to, when no one’s looking.

  • Alison

    It’s Only Me by Elvis Perkins, beautiful song, it’s been stuck in my head all day long.

  • Iron Maiden, Hallowed Be Thy Name, on vinyl.

  • making time – the creation

  • Adam

    Definately Shiva by The Antlers. No questions here.

  • take five – Dave Brubeck

  • Amos Oaks

    I Hear Voices
    Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

  • I would easily listen to “Story I Heard” by Blind Pilot


  • SalvaTRON

    Marina & The Diamonds – Hollywood (feat. Gonzales)

  • Kilgore Trout

    Man that’s hard, it probably be either Black Mountain Side by Led Zeppelin or Exit Music for a Film by Radiohead

  • Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor
    if i won these earphones i’d feel an overwhelming sense of win that even rocky would approve

  • Kristi

    when i was young – fever ray

  • i’d listen to the entire life aquatic soundtrack

  • hannah

    when i GROW UP———fever ray ::

  • Eunice

    “I Found A Whistle” by MGMT

  • Anna

    O. Children – Ruins (Jokers of the Scene rmx) :)

  • Queen – ’39

    Love it.

  • Ames

    My first song would definitely be “Jesus of the Moon” by Nick Cave.

  • I would listen to “Down On You” by Ringo Deathstarr

  • James

    Costume Party by Two Door Cinema Club

  • deltron 3030- 3030

  • Lin

    “a little bit” by lykke li

  • Miss Isis






  • Antony

    Stepping out of the L, listening to Aloe Blacc – I Need Dollar

  • Daedelus – Fallen Love

  • probably the book I read by the Talking Heads, with splitters on a discman with 30 second skip protection… with a beautiful girl I barely know.

  • Jordan Plourde

    The Temptations – Shout
    Just want to put these on, and watch life go by while listening to this song! Makes the world go round!

  • proxyr

    Reflection Eternal by Nujabes (r.i.p.)

  • Dr. Strangeluv by Blonde Redhead.

  • “Blue Moon” by Kendal Johansson.

    really beautiful cover of Big Star..the complex layers and build are especially noticeable in great headphones, and the emotion and lyrics would really compliment the feeling of receiving a free gift.


    “wonderlust king” – GOGOL BORDELLO

    (y en segundo lugar “eh rica” – MAURICIO REDOLES)

  • Breanne

    “Ideoteque” – RADIOHEAD

  • garage art fortunajda

    i’d listen to…

    santigold…SAY AHA

  • Miguel

    I would listen to the song “Ghost” by Japan…eerie!

  • I would just put the plug in my belly button and walk around outside with nature just being dubbed by these brilliant headphones. I’d eventually plug into an iPod and listen to a Bach piece and of course start conducting my own symphony. It’s pretty obvious.

  • Natalie

    “Thunder Road” by Tortoise and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy

  • If i had the brown ones I would listen to Skinny Love by Bon Iver and if I had the white ones I would listen too I Want You Back by Discovery.

  • I’d listen to edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros – home

  • Robert

    Silas the Magic Car, by Mew!

  • Al

    I would listen to Farewell Fire by Boards of Canada, as it slowly fades away in beautiful soundscapes, reminding us of how blue is the very blue blue sea.

  • I would definitely listen to Slippi by Animal Collective…

  • Camz

    I’d listen to ‘Say You Don’t Want It’ by One Night Only.
    They’re a new band (for me) that I found in youtube because I wanted to watch their video where Emma Watson starred.

    They are surprisingly good. The music and the video was cool too! I wouldn’t mind listening to some more of their tunes with these lovely, lovely headphones.

  • Christoph

    joy division – Love will tear us apart :)

  • merman

    crown on the ground – sleigh bells

  • cc chapman

    Probably “Egyptian Shumba” by The Tammys

  • Alex

    Last Target on the Last Day by Melt Banana. Headphones allow for, no matter the place, escape and I can’t think of a better song more evocative of escape.

  • Bryan

    As if I wouldn’t listen to
    SOS Band – Just be good to me
    Um yes sir please!

  • Jesse

    Bjork – Headphones

  • I would listen to Nana Grizol- tiny rainbows.

  • I’d listen to “Voodoo Child” by Jimi Hendrix

  • Every Night I Die At Miyagis by Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti. It’s a well thought out choice of mine, I think.

  • Rudy

    “The Charm” by Maps & Atlases

  • Adam

    Super! no doubt Noze – love affair! yeah

  • Steven

    “Phantom Pt.2” by Justice

  • adam

    Hello, I love you – Ima Robot! pleaseeeee i’m dying for a pair this summer :]

  • Billy

    “Helicopter” – DEERHUNTER

  • Patrick

    Baltimora – Tarzan Boy

  • adam

    So much love – The Rocket Summer! pleaseeeee i’m dying for a pair this summer :]

  • Rebecca

    “Tank!” by The Seatbelts

    All day long. It’ll be like a party in my ears.

  • JR

    I would listen to “Go Out and Love Someone” by Pogo

  • “Help Me Rhonda” by The Beach Boys, of course!

    (There’s this really great recording of it that the purposefully bleeds the volume in and out at the end, echoing back and forth as the song rolls to a close. It’s really just one of those headphone-specific experiences!)

  • ‘singtree by solar quest’

    that would be like a holy baptism of this beautiful object. absolutely love that olive coloured one in the first picture!

  • gKw

    …for all those late night lovers out there looking for a sonic embrace to ease their pain…

    “Why” featuring Rea by Jam & Spoon

    gotta ask yourself why do we fight….

  • Marlon h

    Air – Sexy boy

  • wc

    bad brains – stay close to me

  • Rachael

    The first song I’d listen to is “Idioteque” by Radiohead :]

  • The Pharcyde — “Drop”

  • ryan

    lick my nuts – three 6 mafiaaaa

  • Passion Pit – Tonight, Tonight.

    Hell yes!!

  • Vietnam – Crystal Castlessss

  • COMAone

    Still Luv’ Huh – Floyd the Locsmif

    Ohhhh yeah.

  • The Muppets — “Mahna Mahna”

  • Robert s

    the killers – mr.brightside

    and then i would dance trough frankfurt am main / germany

  • Maybe I’m Just Tired / Untitled Bonus Track – As Tall As Lions

  • I would listen to…

    Warpaint – Stars

    Hear why.. http://twt.fm/435866

  • Nicole J

    Dull Life – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

  • why, can i kick it?! by a tribe called quest, of course! (:

  • I’d listen to Erik Satie – Gymnopédie No.1

  • Lisa Zap Kiraly

    Sunny Afternoon-Kinks

    • Meg Jones

      4′33″ by John Cage.
      Google it.

    • Kristina

      Probably something really epic like atom heart mother by pink floyd!

  • Nynke

    Femme fatale – Aloe Blacc

  • Why, the same song I use to check out any pair of new headphones — ‘Get Older’ by Dan Deacon.

  • Txiki

    Sia, Breath Me

  • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong to celebrate jazz fest here in Vancouver!

  • Fresh Prince – Boom! Shake The Room

    Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick, BoooooooM!!!!!

  • Laïla

    IF I won?? There’s no IF about it.

    Also Sprach Zarathustra – Richard Strauss !


  • kradan

    The first song i would listen to is: M.I.A – Born Free

  • claudi fiasko

    the national – fake empire :)

  • Queens Of The Stone Age – You Can’t Quit Me Baby!

  • Sara P

    Kurt Vonnegut by Born Ruffians would be my choice. And the Urbanears seem to be neat! I like the simplicity of the design.

  • Super jolis ces écouteurs!
    Je veux écouter… The easybeats – “Friday on my mind”!

  • Ronald

    today we have 27°C and i’m sitting in the library, learning for the next exams…..

    first song will be “aphrodite – summer breeze”
    – just listen and feel the vibe of the summer……

  • laurelin

    New Order – Temptation

  • Let Your Love Grow – Modeselektor

  • Bryan

    Tenderoni by Kele

  • Venus in Furs – Velvet Undergound

  • Devo ‘Whip It’!

  • lachie

    the xx- “intro”

  • Southern Point – Grizzly Bear

  • hmmm something by shad, as you introduced me to him… maybe old prince…

  • Warp 1.9 (GTronic Badass Remix) – The Bloody Beetroots ft. Steve Aoki.

    I dont’ usually listen to that kind of stuff, but.

    That’d seriously put them to the test.

  • “Lookin’ Out My Back Door” – Creedence

  • French fire

    ive been meaning to listen to all the old cocorosie albums which i have neglected. so i would do that.

  • Boo

    ASSASSINS by Lightning Bolt, until my nose bleeds.

  • Music: Invaders
    Artist: Iron Maiden
    Album: Numbers of the Beast

  • It’ll have to be “Breakfast on Crack” by “Kool Kojak” or “Memories of 3rd Base by “Skream”

  • Sarah

    these headphones are lovely! i’d like to break them in gently with Lou Reed’s Street Hassle while I lie on a blanket under a tree.

  • David Hardin

    Tight Pants by the eva lovely NINJASONIK!!!!!

  • ben

    its got to be the song i cant get out of my head at the moment:
    Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti- Round & Round

  • Andrei Ograda

    sure thing.
    Song: Last Beat of My Heart
    Artist: Siouxsie and The Banshees

  • Em

    Oneohtrix Point Never – Returnal

  • Christian Leduc

    Heaven can wait – Charlotte Gainsbourg

  • Javi

    Kanye West

  • Eduard Khil – Vocalise


  • Miharu

    Major Lazer – Pon de Floor. This songs sends me into a dancing frenzy.

  • Eduard Khil – Vocalise

  • Kula Shaker – Fool that I am

  • the smiths – i want the one i can’t have

  • Kristen

    DragonForce – Through the Fire and Flames

    max vol.

  • Taylor

    I just got the entire discography of Deerhoof, from 1995 to present, and I’ve yet to delve in because the crew just ain’t the same without high quality speakers/headphones. Thus, my first play would be Tiger Chain from their 2007 The Man The King The Girl. Ahhhh wow wow wow.

  • Fanelle

    The Fragile by Nine Inch Nails


  • arabesque // debussy

  • Alison

    Miike Snow – Animal


  • Russ

    Michael Franti & Spearhead- Say Hey (I Love You)

  • .:Q U A N T I C:.


  • I would listen to Lisa Mitchell – Pirouette

  • 30th Century Man by Scott Walker… twice

  • Cool!

  • olga

    Wow, what a contest! I’d listen to “Take This Waltz” by Leonard Cohen.

  • DCA

    ‘God Only Knows’ – The Beach Boys

  • j



  • Joe C

    Wilderness Survival – Overnight

  • Nadal

    Mf Doom-My favorite lady
    Thanks !!

  • If those phones are as good as you say – nothing would be better than *Jeff Buckley’s Hallelujah* (:
    That song blows my mind.

  • Hm, my comment disappeared? Anyhow, if I got these sick phones, I would put on Bassnectar’s ‘Churn of the Century’.. the whole Cozza Frenzy album is an ultimate bass test!

  • Kill me – Make the Girl Dance

  • Kill me – Make the Girl Dance ;))

  • dutchespresso

    “Whispering Pines” from the The Band of course

  • Sarah S

    “Music Is My Hot, Hot Sex” by CSS

  • Tim

    sun ra-atlantis. yeah

  • Amy

    my post disappeared too. I would listen to the Captain Planet theme song and pretend I’m kicking some BP oil spill ass! Yeah it’s lame but I would totally do it in a heart beat.

  • Dutch espresso

    With Care From Someone- Dillard & Clark

  • Lovely!

    I’d listen to CocoRosie – Beautiful Boyz.

  • dutch espresso

    ‘Whispering Pines’ – The Band of course

  • Marina

    Great design, the olive green look like military acessories….But the white ones are for Metics Dead Disco…
    If I get them, bye bye world around me…

  • Jaime

    Night Moves.

  • “My Block” – Scarface. Yes.

  • “My Block” SCARFACE!

  • Ryan

    “Have One On Me” from the wonderful Joanna Newsome

  • Wyndham

    Afel Bocoum & Damon Albarn”Institut National des Arts” from Mali Music would sound sweeeeet on those puppies

  • francisco

    Smack my Bitch Up – Prodigy

  • Andy

    The National- Lemonworld

  • Andrew M.

    “Daylight” – Matt and Kim

    best listened to FULL BLAST!!

  • rawdrigo

    sunday morning – the velvet underground

  • Andrew M.

    Matt and Kim

    played FULL BLAST!!!
    nuff said…

  • Clif

    Gorillaz – Empire Ants

  • annika

    hmm…mine disappeared as well…

    I’d listen to Oh Bravo by Children 18:3

  • reckoner by radiohead.

  • Kate

    over and over again (lost and found) – CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH!

  • Julie

    These are amazing! “This Time Tomorrow” by The Kinks… no doubt in my mind.

  • kat

    gang starr – step into the arena. listening to it right now with craptastic headphones… :)

  • sof

    Slick Rick – Street Talkin’

  • Aidan

    (off of the Space Jam soundtrack of course)

  • Angelo Reale

    Drugs by Ratatat.

  • rabbit – miike snow!

  • Alex

    I would listen to “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)” by Pete Rock and C. L. Smooth.

  • Chantal

    Rock Classics by The Knife

  • I Found a Reason – Cat Power

    The song that could make God cry.


    ECHOES – Pink Floyd

  • Rachel

    Everlasting Light by The Black Keys :)

  • Jason

    To keep with the urban theme; Bloc party – Waiting for the 7.18
    Plus i would use these on the train every morning!

  • Dana

    *I’m just a prisoner* by Candi Staton.


  • Moses vs. Predator by Dan Deacon

  • Claudia

    I hate hartley – The Amity Affliction

    aussie hardcore represent!
    this ones for the kids alley-ooooop!!!

  • RYAN

    PNAU vs. Bag Raiders- Shooting Baby Stars


  • Come Back When You Can – Barcelona

  • mmp

    it’s summer and i’m in the mood for my teenage favorites!
    liz phair exile in guyville

  • Sean

    The birthday song would be appropriate.

    That or Shpongle-Periscopes of Consciousness :3

  • Thanks for keeping such a great site, and also for the opportunity to win this bad ass headphones!

    First song for me, without question, would be the Isley Brothers version of Ohio/Machine Gun. Best cover song ever, for real.

  • Tyler Scheidt

    “Suffragette City” – David Bowie

  • melissa

    in the court of the crimson king by king crimson

  • annie

    I would listen to Spanish Sahara by Foals.
    it should be amazing.

  • Elisa

    I would listen to Louis Prima- Pennies from Heaven :)

  • TKS

    Peacebone by Animal Collective. Yes! YES! OH GOD YES!!!

  • dBop

    Celebrated Summer, Husker Du

  • April Joy

    はっぴいえんど – Kaze Wo Atsumete

  • annie

    Spanish Sahara by Foals.
    it would be amazing.

  • celso

    hermeto pascoal : celso

  • Joel

    Court of the Crimson King by King Crimson!

  • First song I’d listen to: Sunday Morning by Maroon5

  • Anna

    I guess i would listen to Tom Waits – Putting on thr dog. but depending on my mood it would either be that or Thin Lizzy’s Dancing in the moonlight.

  • Post disappeared as well.

    But I’d put those headphones to the test with
    Sleigh Bells- A/B Machines

    and if they can withstand that song [or album] they are heaven sent!

  • Charles Stanley Doll IV


  • sizzla!

  • Michael


    Major Cities by Headphones …appropriate!

  • Madame Butterfly – Act II: Aria ( Un Bel Di)

  • David


    The Girl Talk remix of Knife by Grizzly Bear…

  • David

    Grizzly Bear- Knife (Girl Talk remix)

  • bennyboy

    “Mouthful of Diamonds” – Phantogram

  • jasper

    White Flag – Gorillaz

  • The Boy With The Headphones… uh, I mean The Boy With The Thorn In His Side by The Smiths.

  • Sarah

    Phosphorescent – Mermaid Parade. I’d walk along the beach listening to it with those sweet cans.

  • “I Love You” from the Hare Rama Hare Krishna soundtrack.

  • Cymone

    daily routine (phaseone remix) – animal collective


  • Anna

    Arcade Fire – Tunnels

    maybe an obvious answer, but i always listen to the song i know best to test out new headphones =)

  • “Another Saturday Night” Sam Cooke

  • As a hip hop DJ I gotta turn it up to the red.

    Jaylib – The Red (RIP J DILLA!)

  • zac

    oh sweet nuthin- velvet underground

  • Jet

    Because it’s Canada Day today, “Sikome Beach” by Chixdiggit!

  • vvirginmary

    news by tune-yards

    with the volume super loud

  • Alicia

    I would listen to Omen by The Prodigy!

  • Nikalean

    1901 by Phoenix!!!

  • Massive Attack vs. Mad Professor – Cool Monsoon (Weather Storm)

  • Definately some Brian Eno…music for airports.wiiiizzzaardd

  • wow… slick headphones!

    “angie” by the rolling stones

  • Krysta

    Daniel by Bat for Lashes

  • Ben woodcock

    send me on my way – rusted root

  • COMAone

    Foals – “Total Life Forever”

    so groovy.

  • megan

    My first post also went the way of the proverbial sock in the dryer…


    Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins

    Yeah! Dangerous!

  • She’s a Mover, Big Star

  • Krizten

    Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic! ! ! ! ! !

  • Sharon


    Hobo Humpin’ Slobo Babe by Whale. Freal.

  • ROSE

    Frank Sinatra’s cheek to cheek!

  • megan

    kenny loggins – danger zone


  • ROSE

    Frank Sinatra’s cheek to cheek! I actually just got my headphones stolen and really need a new pair!

  • Passion Pit – Sleepyhead


  • Owen Carstensen

    It Overtakes Me – The Flaming Lips

  • pbo

    I will listen to Louis Armstrong’s A Kiss To Build A Dream On
    mmthattrumpet <3

  • She’s a Mover, Big Star!

  • Party In The USA – Miley Cyrus

  • The Rolling Stones – Jumpin’ Jack Flash!

  • Miss Sophie

    have wanted the pink pair for ages – id play USE SOMEBODY- Kings Of LeON!!!:D

  • Alex M.F.Q.

    leave house – caribou

  • Lou Reed — Metal Machine Music ;)

  • Sojourner Truth

    Dance the Way I Feel – Ou Est Le Swimming Pool.
    **crosses fingers**
    great music choices by many others as well!!


    Down and Out – CAM’RON

  • Only Shallow — My Bloody Valentine

  • Goodbye England (Covered in snow) by Laura Marling

  • Passion Pit – Sleepyhead

  • Penguin Prison – The Worse it Gets

  • Brittany

    Epik High – Wordkill

  • tom

    Charles Trees – The Dream

  • Dale

    “weird fishes/arpeggi” – radiohead

  • Marc T

    Felix Cartal – Popular Music

  • Brenna

    Neon Indian – Deadbeat Summer

  • James Scott Fitzgerald

    I would listen to TIME WON”T LET ME GO by the BRAVERY on these babies! They are super sleek and sexy….I WANT A PAIR!!!!!

  • Good Governance by Janka Nabay
    (you can tell by the type of song exactly what i’ll be wearing while listening to this on my new headphones lol)

  • Rachael

    Oooooh, I like those.
    Bassnectar – Cozza Frenzy

  • ‘Moon Rocks’ – by Rapdragons

  • Boo

    Mouth full of diamonds: Phantogram

  • Let’s Make This Precious
    Dexys Midnight Runners

  • Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons ! :-D

  • Michal

    Tegan & Sara – Like O Like H

  • dusty g.

    the one and only Nujabes- Imaginary Folklore. then everything else i have of his. RIP Nujabes, much love

  • Liz

    Growing Up by The Maine.
    Fits my life to the point right now.
    And it’s a good song.
    And a great band!

  • Goblin – Suspiria (while on a ninja mission)

  • Best Coast – Boyfriend

  • Solid Ground by Maps and Atlases. these are so fresh.

  • Oskr

    Book of Stories – The Drums

  • Sarran

    Ghost and Stuff by Deadmau5 :)

  • I’d listen to Lovesick Blues by Patsy Cline.

  • Katie

    Clothilde – Saperlipopette

  • Shona Fenner

    walking through that door by future islands

  • On Melancholy Hill by the Gorillaz!!!



    little wing, jimi hendrix

    fly on

  • “Feels”,”Person Pitch” from beginning to end. then end to beginning.


    little wing – jimi hendrix

    fly on

  • paranoid : black sabbath

  • Jade East – Ramsey Lewis


  • Lny

    I would listen to this totally gorgeous arrangement of sounds and lyrics from Mexico:
    ~”Nada” by Juan Son:

  • aly

    MGMT-Boogie Down



  • inflammable

    Black River Killer – Blitzen Trapper

  • PTERODACTYL – December

  • brandi

    m83 – we own the sky

  • Alli

    I’d rock out to “Waters of Nazareth” by Justice so hard that the neighbors would complain.

  • Lionel roc

    not pop – HomeBoy Sandman


    the music videos are magic…see Tunnelvision video, too


  • “Nude” by Radiohead.

  • Keith

    High Chair from Autolux’s soon to be released album!!

  • Keith

    High Chair from Autolux’s soon to be released album!

  • garrett

    party in the usa by miley cyrus

  • Nate

    “Try Whistling This” by Neil Finn

  • “Lemonade” – cocorosie

  • Andi

    THe Clap – Thao

  • stephen

    John Lee Hooker – Mr. Lucky

  • Ohji

    “The King of Carrot Flowers Pt.1” by Neutral Milk Hotel, followed by the rest of the album.

  • harold glass

    Van Morrison – who is coming to the Edmonton Folk Festival this summer. I’ll probably listen to all of Hard Nose the Highway.

  • Becca

    Bruce Springsteen – State Trooper (Trentemøller Mix)

  • Linda Nena by Juaneco, included in THE ROOTS OF CHICHA: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru.

  • Parker

    God’s Bathroom Floor- Atmosphere.

  • NoSummr4u – OoOoO

  • Vordhosbn by Aphex Twin

    Nothing works better to test a pair of headphones than good ole’ Aphex. :)

  • King of Spain by The Tallest Man On Earth.

  • Some Animal Collective for sure – Leaf House or Who Could Win a Rabbit, to be on the subject.

  • “Half-shark-alligator-half-man” – Dr Octagon

  • The Money Spyder – The James Taylor Quartet

  • Silent Shout by the Knife. Thanks!

  • allison

    “this is the day” – the the

    this is the day
    your life will surely change.

  • Squarepusher – Come On My Selector

  • Greg Poblete

    Okay, something indie?
    Hmmm… probably Scenic World by Beirut. The Lon Gisland EP version.
    So good. Jizz.

  • zeph

    i would listen to the newest, most cutting edge song ever made.

  • Denise

    I’d listen to Crystalised by the xx

  • Sean Hutton

    Suzanne – Nina Simone

  • Mike Soltis

    Vampire Weekend – Horchata

  • Bjork – ‘Headphones’ :)

  • Stuart

    I’d probably listen to Riot Rhythm by Sleigh Bells. Nothing like intensive drumming and the yelling vocals of what sounds like a 12 year old girl to effectively test the capacity for sound of a nice pair of headphones. ;)

  • Patrick

    “The Go Getter” by the Black Keys!
    Favorite new lyric: “mashed potatoes in cellophane/I see my life goin down the drain”

  • Morgan C

    First song would be Sun Lips by Black Moth Super Rainbow.

  • boyfriend – best coast

    also, my skullcandies broke yesterday, i am in desperate need of new ones!

  • “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” by U2

  • Jeff Dye

    Baby I’m Yours by Breakbot

  • I’d probably listen to “Woe Untos Us” from the “Time of Land” EP by Have a Nice Life.

  • Maria

    Probably Kidnap Santa Claus, covered by She Wants Revenge

  • Michele Pineda

    The first song I’d listen to? I’d have to say some bachata music by Grupo Aventura, probably Los Infieles or Hoja en Blanco by Monchy & Alexandra.

  • Actually, “The Chain” by Fleetwood Mac.

  • Marcus D

    Bleeder by Emiliana Torrini.

  • Ronny

    Flow, by DubFX featuring Mr. Woodnote. love that song

  • Rebeca

    i think yeah yeah yeahs’ gold lion would be nice

  • FOUR TET – Everything is alright

  • baronvonjon

    Boom! Shake The Room — DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Price

    ‘But sometimes I get n-n-n-nervous and start to st-stutter…’

  • Gerard

    Flaming Lips – Fight Science

  • clownfacee

    bibio – fire ant

  • parallel lines by junior boys

  • Temeeka

    I would isten to B.Y.O.B by System of a down!!! :D

  • Venetian Snares – Gentleman

    I would cherish these forever and never put them on craigslist:)

  • Naomi Laurynne

    I would listen to “Into the Galaxy” by the Midnight Juggernauts.

  • Lachy

    Ride of the Valkyries – Wagner

  • Eric

    Either Beulah’s Silver Lining or Meet Me in the Basement by Broken Social Scene.

  • Kayla

    None Shall Pass – Aesop Rock

  • Kaili – Caribou

  • If I won I’d first listen to (This is) The Dream of Evan and Chan by Dntel.

  • space cowboy by jamiroquai

  • brendan skinner

    delphic-this is momentary

    great tune

  • Flying Lotus – Do the Astral Plane


    After a good fifteen minutes of pondering this question… I would have to say…

    Soft Shoulders by Sonnymoon

    the beat and her voice are just haunting

  • Erica B.

    Two Weeks – Grizzly Bear

  • Julien Canet

    I’d listen to Modeselektor – Black Block.

  • the roots – now or never

  • Seb

    Madame Van Damme by Lightspeed Champion

  • I would listen to new noise by refused.

  • Erika

    Fake Blood- Mars (Boy 8-Bit Remix)
    it deserves headphones that can handle a little more bass than my lil’ earbuds can.



    Ryan Handt! You’ve won yourself some new headphones! Check your email!

  • “I’ll be seeing you” Billie Holiday

  • happy as larry – larrikin love

  • May

    “Time to Dance” – The Shoes.

    Only because I’ll want to dance after receiving these :D

  • Guest

    arrival of the birds – the cinematic orchestra

  • Ameena

    arrival of the birds ~ the cinematic orchestra

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