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Why You’re a Sheep for Buying Beats By Dre Headphones

By / 09.01.14

Beats By Dre headphones are the ultimate over-priced marketing gimmick to end all marketing gimmicks. For starters, the asking price is absurd; $300+ is WAY too much for a pair of headphones thats going to break with everyday use. Also, someone who appreciates nuance in recorded music, I HATE how they default to settings that over-amplify the bass and drown out tones in the upper-range. It’s an audiophile’s nightmare.

That said, Beats are a coveted item amongst today’s youth. It’s a status symbol, more than anything. YouTube’s Marques Brownlee perfectly explains how the cult of celebrity causes people to desire owning Beats By Dre headphones. Beats are a cult and you’re a sheep for wanting them.

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Brandon Wenerd
About Brandon Wenerd... Brandon Wenerd is BroBible's senior editor, guru of @brotips, and director of strategic partnerships. He joined BroBible in the fall of 2009 after graduating from Penn State. When he’s not writing, Brandon enjoys fishing, Phish, Philly sports, Dewey Beach, supporting live music, hot sauce, and beer. E-mail him with post ideas and news tips: brandon@brobible.com.

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