Checking out recently released in-ear monitors with built-in ambience mics
by Craig Anderton
The two scariest words for a musician: Hearing loss.
Before designer earplugs became commonplace, when I was touring and doing the six-nights-a-week-for-six weeks thing, I stuck cotton in my ears. Since then, I’ve always prioritized protecting my ears, and I think that’s why I can still hear over 10 kHz at an age when many people can’t hear half that.