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I need headphones that won't leak out sound

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I currently have behringer headphones that I use for monitoring. The problem is they don't trap the sound very well and leak into the mix when I'm recording. I want a good pair for strictly recording with. Something that will trap the sound and not show up on the mix. Something that would have a tight fit. Anyone have a suggestion?


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FlyBass Wed, 10/15/2008 - 13:42
I have a pair of Vic Firth headphones that seem to work well for tracking -- especially with drummers; they shouldn't leak. On the other hand, I've never had an issue with the 'phones leaking onto the vox track. Your vocalists must really like their headphone mix up LOUD.

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Codemonkey Wed, 11/05/2008 - 10:39
tstoneman wrote: I've used HD280s and they work great. Some clients feel like their brains are being squeezed out by the clamps and they can be a little heavy on the low end too so sometimes will use Sony MDR-7506. Easier on the ears and less boom.
Clamps? Tell them to slacken the headband.
Boomy? There's more low end in my mobile phone.
The bass goes really deep, but it's reduced in volume.