Originally Posted by GoneOverdone
That said, I prefer not using stereophones, the equipment I use is some-what tempermental and I like to be able to hear what's going on. Same reason I rarely use my car/truck radios when driving. The effects of always driving lemons....
As a kid we used to beg our dad to turn on the radio in the car, but he wouldn't - "I can't hear the car with that on", he would say.
You are not alone.