Tag Archives: EX-25 headphones

Three Reasons You Need an Isolation Headphone

Direct Sound, LLC – There are many different headphone styles and designs on the market today. Deciding what type works best for your personal recording environment can be confusing. In this post, our goal is to help you understand the benefits isolation headphones have for recording environments and an understanding of the closed-back design isolation […]

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What Type of Headphones Are Best for Travel?

Direct Sound Headphones Which is better — isolation headphones or noise canceling headphones? We hear this question all the time. In this post, we’ll try to unravel some of the confusion around both types of headphones. With summer travel just now kicking into gear, you’ll want to have as much information as possible to avoid over-spending on inferior […]

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Tech Companies Using Isolation Headphones

Direct Sound You know those ultra-cool open workspaces that are so trendy with high-tech startups and other hip companies? Turns out that for all of the camaraderie, brainstorming and “synergy” these shared work areas facilitate, they can create a pretty big problem too – endless employee distractions and interruptions that ultimately lower productivity. A few statistics, […]

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Sound Advice: Frank Serafine on Direct Sound Headphones

From Direct Sound We recently sat down to talk with film industry veteran Frank Serafine, who’s body of work spans almost 40 years from film, to events, to education and much more. Throughout his career, Frank has help set the standards for sound quality and innovation in the industry, and in this interview, he talks […]

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Safe and Sound…How Isolation Headphones Help Prevent Hearing Loss

Every occupation has its hazards. For musicians, it’s decibels and exposure to unhealthy sound levels that can lead to hearing loss, and possible tinnitus (constant ringing in the ears). Hearing protection might not be in the mainstream of music coverage, but it’s an important topic to consider and be informed on — particularly if you plan to […]

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Product Spotlight: Direct Sound Headphones – A Focus on Function, Not Fashion

A recent ad for a trendy fashion headphone touts “No cheap plastic” and a “sound platform made of steel and aluminum.” Next, the ad promotes the headphone’s “aluminum gunmetal frame.” Steel. Aluminum. Gunmetal Frame. Is this an ad for a pair of headphones, or a security lock? Admittedly, “plastic” doesn’t sound sexy as it relates […]

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NAMM 2015: Wrap-Up from Direct Sound

Direct Sound had a great booth location in Hall A, a hub of activity where thousands of attendees over the course of four days streamed through to see the latest new musical instrument and pro audio products. The Direct Sound booth was very busy, with many attendees checking out the EX-29’s, EX-25’s and Serenity II headphones. One highlight […]

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Isolation headphones and your home recording

Extreme Isolation headphones can be a game changer for your home studio recording, remote location recording, and audio mixing. Disc Makers Echoes   –  Keith Hatschek and Jeff Crawford The home recording revolution brought affordability and access to millions of musicians. But with this sea change, a problem crept into the bedroom and living room of […]

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