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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

A Northwestern University study on Diplacusis

  Lauren Ervin is a current graduate student working towards her Master’s in Communication... Read More

Musicians should not retire on my watch!

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

INFO FOR MUSICIANS

Despite the benefits of SSRIs, tinnitus may be a side effect

Serotonin is a massively large molecule. In fact, it is so large that it... Read More

The third of many technical innovations- part 5 of 7

Analog compression before the A/D and digital expansion afterwards: The ducking-under-the-bridge metaphor discussed in part... Read More

the -6/octave microphone: Are we doing a disservice if we don’t use it? Part II

The -6 dB / octave microphone is less sensitive for the lower frequencies of... Read More

The Fourth of Many Technical Innovations- part 6 of 7

Post 16 bit architectures There is a great formula for the calculation of the... Read More

Audiometric notches at different frequencies

Have you ever noticed when testing a musician or even a teenager who walked... Read More

PREVENTING HEARING LOSS

“I LIVE IN A %%##! SOUND TUNNEL!”

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

Big Brother Lives in New Orleans

In their last series of meetings before this most recent municipal election, he New... Read More

Working with musicians is not cost-effective

This is a comment I hear frequently from my colleagues and is used as... 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

Music and the PCAST Recommendations- Part 3

The most important element in a hearing aid fitting is the OSPL90. This, according... Read More