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Private Music

There are at least a couple of reasons to listen to music through headphones: 1) You’re in a particularly antisocial mood and would like to get away from it all. 2) You want to hear every nuance of the music and a good pair of headphones allows you to do that.

A possible third reason is that you’re one of those “considerate types” who want to listen at a decent volume without disturbing the rest of your family. (Although I wonder what’s more important, listening to Giant Steps at 98 dB or whatever it is that they’re doing?)

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