September 17, 2013
As a musician, when it comes to hearing protection, your ears don’t care how good the music is, how hot the jam, or how much you let the sound “wash over you.” Noise is noise, and too many decibels for too long will permanently damage your hearing. Your ears are a precious asset, and anything that can be done to maintain hearing acuity is energy well spent. Read more.
August 25, 2009
Did you know that as little as 15 minutes of exposure to very loud music may permanently damage your hearing? Or that 30% of rock musicians and more than 52% of classical musicians have some level of measurable hearing loss due to exposure to high volume levels of music? If you or someone you know is involved in music-making, it’s time to learn a little bit about the risks of hearing loss and the simple things you can do to insure that you retain your hearing well into the future.