Playing around with hearing aid apps for music

This blog entry is written for the hearing aid consumer (but also the audiologist…)... Read More

Non-Auditory Effects of Environmental Noise

by Marshall Chasin, AuD, for the Canadian Academy of Audiology  Reprinted with permission of... Read More

What is the best musical instrument for my hard of hearing child?

From time to time I am asked about the best musical instrument for someone’s... Read More

Readers’ Choice 2021: Three distinct programs for music?  So… what does the literature say?

Dear Readers: During this holiday season, the editors at Hearing Health & Technology Matters... Read More

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

It is rare to have a column about a review of an article, especially... Read More


The Walls of Jericho came tumbling down…

I was asked a question recently about the fabled Walls of Jericho that came... Read More

So, you want to design your own home studio?

Almost every audiophile I have ever met wanted to design their own studio for... 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

Digital, analog, and acoustic amplification- three generations of approaches to the same problem…

Several weeks ago a friend of mine came over.  He is about 15 years... Read More

Is there someone in my town who can work with musicians? Part 1

“Is there someone in my town who can work with musicians?” That’s the number... Read More


Does taking a break from loud noise or loud music really work? Part 1

There have been a number of studies over the years trying to gauge the... Read More

An interesting article on MP3 players- are we at risk?

The latest issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (colloquially and... Read More

A 3 year old Russian drummer prodigy

There is a 3 year old Russian drummer who seems to be defying the... Read More

An orchestral setup that Mozart would be proud of

Although I have not seen Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart clinically for a couple of years,... Read More

A neat new earplug for musicians

It is certainly not my policy, nor the policy of this blog, to talk... Read More