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If you are a musician who performs live, professionaly or as an amateur, you have most probably already been in a situation where you weren’t able to hear your instrument properly (or your bandmates, for that matter) on stage. Unfortunately, this problem occurs much more frequently than anyone would like.
When it comes to studio headphones, it’s very important to differentiate between two major types: closed back and open back. It’s a rather straightforward notion: the closed back headphones are mostly used for recording tracks, as they don’t allow for any sound leaks which could potentially ruin the mix.
In the world of modern markets it’s really easy to fall for a marketing gimmick and many people don’t really bother to dig deeper and find real quality at a reasonable price. Headphone market is no exception to this phenomenon, as it is quite saturated with numerous manufacturers all claiming their products are the best.
Ask any music aficionado about the importance of good headphones and he’ll most probably tell you it’s an item very high on his list of priorities, when it comes to music equipment. This should come as no surprise to anyone who listens to music more than the average person. Having a great set of headphones can greatly enhance the listening pleasure, but how exactly do you det ...
When it comes to recording music, one of the most important aspects is of course, the ability to hear it properly. By this I don’t mean having a good hearing (although that helps too), I mean having a solid arsenal of equipment which will enable you to record and reproduce your creative endeavors in a proper fashion.
Open back headphones are mostly used for mixing and mastering as they allow for a more realistic sound image. This is due to the fact that some of the sound leeks out through the headphones and thus enables the ’outside noise’ to create a more natural setting for a producer to judge the quality of his mix.
Buying a good set of earbuds can set you back for a serious amount of cash, believe it or not. If you're looking for real quality, of course. While it's true that some brands tend to inflate the prices of their products, most of them indeed offer great quality but you sometimes have to pay the premium price because of the brand name.
Life of a DJ is not as easy as one might think. It’s not all “fun and games all the time,” it actually requires a distinct skill set and a lot of dedication and work to become a good DJ. It also requires proper equipment. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the best DJ headphones used by many jockeys around the word.
Having a great set of professional headphones often demands the use of a separate headphone amplifier. Whether you will need an amp for your cans depends on the impedance value of the headphones and the source of power you're connecting them to. For example, 25 Ohm headphones will work just fine connected to your smarthpone, tablet or pc because they do not demand a strong el ...
I think it’s pretty fair to assume that anyone who has ever used headphones knows full well the pain of having to untangle the headphone cord. It’s just one of those things that happen to everyone, no matter how organized they are. Don’t despair if you’re tired of having the same untangling battle over and over again, because the evolution of wireless technology has benefitt ...