My best friend's sister's boyfriend's brother's girlfriend heard from this guy who knows this kid who's going with the girl who says that your buddy doesn't know what he's talking about. ;)
...noobie questions. So, it seems that we've found our headphones; M40x (yes, i have tried them myselves before i got my DT770, and i liked the M40x) and interface; UMC202HD... next up, mic... hmm..
If you are looking for new headphones for your personal studio.
Take a look at the Beyerdynamics DT-770 Pro 250 Ohm
Closed-back has a reputation for producing "I'm sitting inside a box sound" than open-back variety. Yet there are often advantages to a certain degree of acoustic isolation.