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The Best Headphones for Travel

Choosing the right pair of headphones can make a world of difference when it comes to dealing with stress when you travel. That’s because one of the most common complaints travelers have is noise, from the crying baby in the row behind…
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Direct Sound Artist Profile: Ric Blair

Ric Blair’s love for Celtic music was in his blood, literally. His father was Scottish and his mother Irish, but up until college, the focus of his study at the Music Conservatory in his hometown of Cincinnatti was on jazz, pop and…
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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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