BaconVonMeatwich t1_it5ea11 wrote

Okay - let's have an equipment list! I'm a home theater guy with a penchant for accurate reproduction; I'm tempted to go down the headphone rabbit-hole but afraid the payoff won't be there.

For your new setup - REW and a calibrated mic are your best friend. Environment & Tuning > tech for so much of listening room pleasure, something you don't necessarily have to worry about in the headphone world.