As musicians and general lovers of music, we all know that hearing loss is a demon. In an article from XLR8R, we learn more about this epidemic, helping us understand why it’s important to protect those eardrums of ours.
Obviously, the more exposure your ears have to loud volumes will deteriorate your hearing. However, the duration in which these loud volumes hit your ears is important to consider as well. If you’re at an hour-long gig with a PA in close proximity, either use either plugs or find an area farther away from the speakers.