If you are a true audiophile or a budding professional musician, passive hearing protection may not be the best answer. The world of electronic music monitors has exploded in the last few years and there are now more options than ever. The noise isolation and canceling properties of the latest products have become so sophisticated that they are as solidly …Read More
Month: December 2013
Hearing — and Understanding — the World Around You Takes More Than Your Ears
In a noisy, crowded room, your brain can pick up subtle parts of speech and automatically arrange them into useful thoughts. Ever wondered how this miraculous feat happens? Well, new research brings us closer to understanding just that. Researchers at Trinity College in Dublin were able to pinpoint the regions of the brain responsible for processing each individual sound that …Read More
Musicians and Fans are at Greater Risk for Hearing Loss.
Whether you sing, play an instrument, or just love to listen, you may be hurting your ears. Unfortunately, most hearing protectors aren’t very practical when it comes to music because, well, they tend to ruin the experience. Two companies, ACS and Westone have both developed exceptional passive hearing protection devices that are meant to allow music enjoyment AND protect your precious hearing. Both companies utilize …Read More