So I went to find my old cheap thin-band-over-the-head foam-covered style headphones that used to come with the first Walkmans. I tried them, and they worked. So good, it wasn't the jack. But bad, it was the brand new ear buds. :(
As if that's not bad enough, the cord on the cheap headphones was too short to reach from the keyboard to my head, so I couldn't practice with them.
And my semi-good foam-cup style headphones that actually sound the best and DO have a cord long enough are currently strapped to my telephone waiting to answer the next telemarketer. But besides that, the skin on the foam has been flaking off lately and it leaves these little black pieces of plastic all over.
So, a recap of the headphones situation...
Ear buds: right channel doesn't work
Old headphones: cord too short
New headphones: in use and foam is messy anyway
Maybe I'll just have to go out and buy some new ones. *sigh*
Do any audiophiles have any suggestions?