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  Monitoring Sound

There are a lot of options as far as headphones, monitors, and audio interfaces are concerned. Here are a few recommendations:

Reference Headphones:
Samson SR850 Semi-open Back Reference Headphones: B&H Amazon
AKG K612 Open Back Reference Headphones: B&H Amazon
AKG K702 Open Back Reference Headphones: B&H Amazon
Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Reference Headphones: B&H Amazon
Audio Technica ATH-R70x Open Back Reference Headphones: B&H Amazon
Beyerdynamic DT880 Pro Semi Open Back Reference Headphones: Amazon

Audio Interfaces:
Focusrite Scarlet 6i6 (2nd Generation, USB): Amazon
Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 (Firewire/Thunderbolt): Amazon

Monitors:
JBL LSR305 5” Reference Near-Field Monitors (sold individually so you need to buy 2): B&H Amazon
KRK Rokit 5 G3 5” Reference Near-Field Monitors (sold individually so you need to buy 2): B&H Amazon
Focal CMS 40 4” Reference Near Field Monitors (sold individually. I have used these - they’re pricey but great): B&H Amazon