Best Places To Buy Headphones In Baltimore

January 26, 2016 8:00 AM

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Headphones are becoming a very important item in a world where the world’s entire musical library is usually in one’s pocket. But where does one find a good quality set of headphones at a reasonable price, recommended by a good audio expert? Baltimore actually has a thriving music scene and plenty of experts willing and able to point you to their fine stock of quality headphones. These headphones range from professional DJing and sound equipment to fun earbuds for personal enjoyment. Check them out.
Record And Tape Traders
736 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 337-0002

Record and Tape Traders in Towson is a hidden little hole-in-the-wall joint tucked away at the back of a shopping center, which has nonetheless achieved a respectable level of popularity in the college town in which it sits. As a trader, they buy and sell used records, tapes and CDs, but they also carry a lot of other music-related equipment. Record and Tape Traders has over-the-ear and earbud headsets and headphones, but they also carry high quality audio bluetooth headsets, which are a coveted item in the days of wireless audio. Check them out for your wireless audio needs.

Bill’s Music
743 Frederick Road
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 747-1900

A stroll through Bill’s Music might be a little intimidating for anyone who just popped in off the street. This is because Bill’s Music is a full-blown musical instrument, repair, service and band performance center, with so much audio equipment, it’s liable to intimidate Aerosmith just a little. But this is exactly why you should consider getting your headsets from Bill’s. The folks at Bill’s carry and recommend nothing but the best headsets the market has to offer. The options include professional studio headphones, professional monitor headphones and headphones simply for your entertainment.

The Sound Garden
1616 Thames St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 563-9011

The Sound Garden is a name known far and wide by Baltimore’s hip young music lovers. One of the few venues that still sells music on physical formats out of a physical location, the store stays afloat out of sheer popularity, the hosting of events and frequent celebrity appearances from musical artists and of course, tons and tons of music-related accessories. Among these accessories are headphones. The Sound Garden sells most of its audio equipment for music professionals, and this includes DJs. So the headphones you get from Sound Garden are professional headsets intended for use by DJs and sound professionals. This means you are getting top-of-the-line professional equipment, not street-level entertainment headsets.

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406 W. Coldspring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 889-1134

Soundscape is a third generation company of audio visual specialists who sell and install equipment specifically intended to blow you away in the department of sensory entertainment. This being the case, they know their sound systems inside and out, including their rather significant line of headsets, which include over-the-ear brands, such as OPPO and Bowers & Wilkins, and earbuds such as the Grando brand. But if you aren’t sure which works for you, the experts at Soundscape can certainly give you some hints.

4 W. Aylesbury Road
Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 834-3758

Gramophone, as the name implies, is a store all about the audio experience. Having been in the business for some time, its staff are quite knowledgeable in the field and have seen audio equipment come and go to the extent that they can recognize the sound quality of any sound system they encounter. The headphone options include the featured Audioquest nighthawk headphones with a trendy wood-inlay design, comfortable over-the-ear cups that cushion the ears for maximum comfort and cup them for maximum sound quality and a superior acoustic interior.

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Joel Furches is a freelance writer and researcher for The Examiner and Logos Software, and also manages his own catalog of writing on Hub Pages. Joel is on the board of directors for Ratio Christi. He has a bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Education.