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Is Tinnitus the New Smoking?

In 1965, a U.S. Government CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) report found that the percentage of adult smokers in the U.S. was 42.4%. In 1991, the percentage of teen smokers was 27.5% (note: 1991 was the first year teen…
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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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Cable Problem? No Worries!

One question we often hear is, “Why do your headphones have a cord coming from both the right and left side when most other headphones have a cord coming from one side only.” A fair question! The answer lies in…
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Introducing a New Audio Standard: HPA

Technology standards don’t change very often. And that’s a good thing, because if they did, we’d continually be frustrated in our efforts to keep up with technology — just to pursue our passion of playing, recording or listening to music. But sometimes…
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