Direct Sound Extreme Isolation headphones offer the best sound isolation, wherever you go, whether you’re trying to keep sound in or out. No batteries required.

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Serious isolation for musicians.

Our headphones were invented by a studio drummer. So we know what you need to perform. Clear, accurate sound, so you hear music as it’s intended. Near total isolation, so you don’t hear anything else. And comfort, so you can play all day long.

Learn more about Direct Sound Extreme Isolation.

Hearing protection you want to wear.

Protect your hearing with Direct Sound headphones by keeping outside noise out – so you can keep the volume lower. All without batteries. For clean, clear sound and hearing, day after day.

Learn how Direct Sound helps you hear better, longer.

For people who love music.

Isolation so complete, it can only be called extreme. Our headphones aren’t just for performing. And they’re not just for listening, either. They’re for experiencing your music in a whole new way, where everything else just fades away.

Get closer to your music with Direct Sound.

Direct Sound Blog

Direct Sound — Frequently Asked Questions

How long has Direct Sound been making headphones? Direct Sound was founded in 2001 by drummer John Gresko. The company was founded to address a significant problem John was having when recording his drums in his home studio: click bleed. He…
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Five Common Mixing Problems and How to Avoid Them

We’ve all experienced it during mixing: That moment when you realize your final mix doesn’t sound anything like the version of the song you hear in your head or imagined when you started recording. “Something is missing,” you say. Generally, it’s…
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