Best news articles on music and hearing loss

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Hearing loss prevention in the rock industry, deaf rappers, and advancements in cochlear implant technology to improve music perception all made headlines. »

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Noise-induced hearing loss for horn players, a memoir about losing music and a thoughtful rant against the term hearing impaired made the news in September. »

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

An app for listening to music with hearing loss, a family band with hearing aids, musical hallucinations, and loud restaurants all made headlines in August. »

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Technology for pianists with hearing loss, musicality in dance lessons for the deaf, and an app made for deaf music fans were in the news and blogs in July. »

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Performing with hearing loss, listening with hearing aids and sign language interpretation at the ballet were all featured in news around the world in June. »

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Technology for musicians with hearing loss, a story about learning to listen to music with cochlear implants, and more were in the news and blogs in May. »

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Musicians with hearing loss have a range of experiences, as illustrated by these articles from April featuring a composer, DJ, music writer, and pianist. »

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The opera singer Ben Luxon denied his hearing loss until he couldn’t anymore. An exclusive excerpt from Katherine Bouton's new book, Shouting Won't Help. »

Top 5 on Music and Hearing

A sign language interpreter gives the thumbs-down to Lance Armstrong's musical talent, plus four other great articles on music and hearing loss for March. »

Top 5 on Music and Hearing

“She could feel the bass thumping in her throat. Cocktail glasses bounced. Heavy vases shimmied along surfaces to the beat.” This and more in our February news roundup on hearing loss and music. »