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For music lovers, there is nothing better than being immersed in your favorite music and shutting out the rest of the world. A great pair of headphones can allow you to do just that. Whether you are looking for a great listening experience or you are aspiring to record you own tunes or spin some tunes as a DJ, the right pair of headphones is key. Here are some great local shops in Pittsburgh to find your new favorite way to listen to music.

Volkwein’s Music
138 Industry Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
(412) 788-5900
www.volkweinsmusic.com

If you are a musician or singer, you will really enjoy a trip to Volkwein’s Music in Robinson. The store has a wide selection of music instruments, sheet music and accessories. Not only are lessons and repair services available, but you can also find nearly anything you would need if you are a new music student or a seasoned professional musician. Volkwein’s offers a nice selection of headphones from Yamaha to listen to your favorite inspirational pieces or for a great playback experience with your own music.

N Stuff Music
468 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 828-1003
www.nstuffmusic.com

N Stuff Music is a must visit for DJs of every sort. Whether you are a professional or are an aspiring DJ, you will find the equipment you need to get started and excel. There are plenty of headphone options for you to choose from for any application, from listening enjoyment to recording and playback. N Stuff Music offers headphones by AKG, Samson, Audiotechnica, Hosa, Sure and Yamaha.

Stereo Outlet
31 West Chestnut St.
Washington, PA 15301
(724) 225-1292
www.thestereooutlet.com 

Listening enthusiasts will find much to love at Stereo Outlet. The store specializes in high end stereo equipment for home, auto and professional use. You can be surrounded by sound no matter where you are from some of the industry’s best speakers, including Bose, Sound Touch, Polk and Boston. Stereo Outlet can answer all of your questions about how to best listen to your favorite music, as well as provide professional installation services.

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Galaxie Electronics
2136 Murray Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 521-0431
www.galaxieelectronics.com

If you love vintage sound, Galaxie Electronics is a great place to visit. There you will find vintage turntables and stereo equipment as well as everything you need to get great vintage sound as a DJ. The experts at Galaxie can advise you on the prefect equipment, as well as arrange for repairs for your old favorites and help you to find the prefect listening devices for your favorite old-style tunes.

Music To My Ear
21 Brilliant Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
(412) 223-9747
www.musictomyear.com 

Located in Aspinwall, Music To My Ear is a great place just to hang out if you love music. This shop carries a very nice selection of headphones from Beats, Sennheiser, German Maestro and Audeze, just to name a few. If you’re not sure which is the best brand for you, you can test them all out in the shop while comfortably listening to your favorite tunes. You will also find a nice selection of vinyl records at Music To My Ear, plus a shop full of great people who love music just as much as you do.

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Jennifer Stockdale is a native of the greater Pittsburgh, PA area. She is a restaurant marketer and wine enthusiast and one of the hosts of the East Coast Wine Geeks Podcast. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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