Modification of Musicians’ Earplugs: The Romance Continues…

This is a continuation of a previous post where the romantic nature of Musicians’... Read More

Noise Exposure While Driving in a Convertible

So… I was trying to innocently measure my noise-dose during a 2 hour trip... Read More

Area over love

This may sound like a cheap romantic novel or a new soap opera but... Read More

Hearing Loss Prevention and Music

Of the many causes of permanent hearing loss, the one that is most preventable... Read More

Best of 2018: Musicians should not retire on my watch!

Recently there have been news reports about famous musicians who can no longer perform... Read More


New Orleans, Blues, and Politics- part 1

New Orleans is a hotbed of music, especially jazz and blues.  Since the early... Read More

My favorite post of all time

The Mysterious Case of the Missing C# It was a dark and stormy Thursday... Read More

Three myths about music and hearing aids

There are many myths about music and how hearing aids should be fit.  This... Read More

Audiologists and musicians need to work together

Last week, a C, an E-flat, and a G walked into a bar. The... Read More

Beats, Fuzziness, and Tonality

Actually, Psycho-acoustics is one of the more fascinating area of audition, and I must... 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

Emotional effects of music exposure- part 1

This is a great video clip.  Even the bassoonist downwind jerks his head, and... Read More

Does taking a break from loud noise or loud music really work? Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series several issues were touched upon such as... Read More

Why one earplug is not like another earplug

Ian O’Brien has been a guest blogger for us in the past and we... Read More

Today I will be waxing philosophical…

An article in today’s Globe and Mail – one of Canada’s long-standing national newspapers –... Read More