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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Best Isolation

EX-29 Headphones

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EX-25 Headphones

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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

Extreme Jazz: David Calarco

Drummer and Direct Sound endorsee David Calarco was recently described by Modern Drummer Magazine as “…one of the hottest acoustic jazz drummers around today.” Calarco, who is endorsed by companies such as Sabian, Mapex and Vic Firth, uses Direct Sound EX-29s…
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John Gresko: Extreme Passion

While he was waiting to catch a plane, drummer John Gresko was contemplating a problem that had been puzzling him: how can I create a set of headphones that won’t bleed into the mic when I play? Headphone bleed was…
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