What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?

I recall meeting Margaret (Margo) Skinner at a conference back in the early 1980s... Read More

We are now up to 109 dB…

The input-related dynamic range of modern hearing aids (also known as its input “Headroom”)... Read More

Woodwinds, strings, and brass instruments- GOOD.  Vocalists- BAD

In this time of Covid-19, and going forward into our annual flu seasons, it... Read More

Three distinct programs for music?  So… what does the literature say?

First, I must declare a conflict of interest!  I have a book coming out... Read More

FAQs from – part 10

Over the next months, I will be uploading some commonly viewed FAQs from ... Read More


Musical Acoustics – Part 1

Standing waves and ¼ wavelength resonators. Part 1 of 5: I have always found... Read More

Blues, politics, and music – part 2

In part 1 of this three-part blog, Larry Blumenfeld discusses in Blu Note magazine... Read More

The Occlusion Effect with Musicians’ Earplugs – Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, some characteristics of the occlusion effect were... Read More

Music and Microphones for the Audiologist – Part 2

This is the second in a series of blogs outlining some of what we... Read More

In-ear monitors : one, two, or three,…, or five

In-ear monitors are personalized monitors that many musicians are now using.  They look like... Read More



I have actually heard this expletive from several musicians over the years.   And if... Read More

Maybe a sledgehammer is what we need?

I know that it is a great pastime for all of us to take... Read More

Bass Players and Drummers- information sheet part #3

This is the third in a list of 6 fact sheets that can be... Read More

Things change

I have been a clinical audiologist for about 35 years now and I am... Read More

Is the French horn really that much more dangerous?

Anyone who follows the Internet frenzies about any number of topics or reads blogs... Read More