Originally Posted by CJ Mastering
It might help you in the short, run using bass heavy non accurate headphones to mix, but it will hurt you in the long run.
Training your ears can take years. It something that isn't going to happen overnight or in a month.
I think what your doing will be counter productive and harmful for you and your ears in the long run.
This is my thinking, too.
I think learning to mix on as accurate a system/monitoring environment as possible will only help you in the long run. Why? Because otherwise you will be tied to mixing on bass-heavy monitoring systems -- and it's a lot easier to find a monitoring situation that is relatively accurate than it is to find one that will mimic the experience of mixing on your particular
There's also some thinking I've been exposed to that suggests that having a loud bass can actually distort pitch perception. (I haven't seen the actual science behind the thinking but I have to say that the notion does
help to explain some experience I've had and backing off on that aspect appears to be somewhat helpful to me.)