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Best DJ Earplugs For The Club

Shares 3.0KFor DJs, one of the most important and irreplaceable tools that we all have is our hearing. One of the biggest on-the-job dangers is loud sound exposure, hearing loss, and potentially tinnitus – so what are the best musician / DJ earplugs that allow you to spend lots of time in high-volume environments? Today we review some of our favorite options on the market.DJ Earplugs: Testing NotesI’ve tested a wide array of these earplugs for almost a whole year now in various environments,...

We Tested Six Earplug Brands to See If Any of Them Don't Suck

A high-pitched mewl, a mosquito’s whimper, the shrieking voice of a dentist’s drill. This is the sound of tinnitus, a side effect of noise-induced hearing loss and a sound I had become far too familiar with. I don’t remember which extremely loud concert had been the tipping point — maybe Deafheaven, or Destruction Unit, or The Black Lips — but a little ringing after a show was normal, just lasting a few hours. Then it started to last a few days. Then a week.If I actually have tinnitus...