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Quick Tip: Mixing with Hearing Loss - Tuts+ Music & Audio Tutorial

Quick Tip: Mixing with Hearing Loss - Tuts+ Music & Audio Tutorial | Hearing Loss | Scoop.it
Its safe to say that most of us do not have perfect hearing. Life is full of loud noises, concerts, and sometimes just bad luck that will damage our hearing. Whether your ears were naturally born with hearing loss or you hurt them in an accident, not all is lost! In this tutorial I will show you a few basic ways that you can mix to the fullest even when your ears do not cooperate. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Quick; Tags: Mixing & Mastering, Logic Pro
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The headline pretty much says it all. Good tips, solid advice.

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Bring Down the Noise

Bring Down the Noise | Hearing Loss | Scoop.it
It all started with the EQ. He found himself reaching for the highs, trying to add back that sizzle his mixes seemed to be missing. At home, he started jacking up the volume on his phone, and then his iPod. During band practice, he was always asking the guys to repeat themselves; then his girlfriend began complaining that he never listened anymore. It wasn't until his ears started ringing that he
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This is a fantastic article with tons of information for engineers, musicians and listeners alike. 

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The Benefits of Nonlinear Frequency Compression for a Wide Range of Hearing Losses Hugh McDermott

The Benefits of Nonlinear Frequency Compression for a Wide Range of Hearing Losses Hugh McDermott | Hearing Loss | Scoop.it
Nonlinear frequency compression is a proven technique for improving the ability of people with hearing impairment to detect and recognize high-frequency sounds. As difficulty perceiving such sounds is one of the most common characteristics of hearing
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This article addresses one of the best advancements in hearing aid development. It also goes a bit more in depth about high-frequency loss.

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AES Technical Committee » Hearing and Hearing Loss Prevention

AES Technical Committee » Hearing and Hearing Loss Prevention | Hearing Loss | Scoop.it
The Technical Council coordinates research, publication and events on technical topics in many different fields of audio engineering theory and practice. These fields are represented by Technical Committees, whose members concentrate on tracking and reporting the latest advances in technologies and applications.
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Awesome informational website for those in audio on how to get involved with research and development in protection and advancements in implants or hearing aids.

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Hear for the Holidays: Give the gift of hearing - WRTV Indianapolis

Hear for the Holidays: Give the gift of hearing - WRTV Indianapolis | Hearing Loss | Scoop.it
Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in older Americans, and it's an issue that can lead to other health problems down the road.
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This article has good statistical information and is also a bit uplifting.

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The Real Sounds Of Hearing Loss

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For the hearing-impaired, sounds are quieter, but they can also be fuzzier and maddeningly distorted. Listen to these audio clip simulations of what that kind of hearing loss sounds like.

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This is a quick read with great audio examples pointing out what hearing loss at frequency levels.

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lexie perez's comment, March 24, 2014 11:35 AM
(Aspect 3) 9. They describe how easy it is to fix vision by the use of glasses or contacts, and the difficulty of fixing hearing to the same standards. Hearing loss can mean more than just losing your hearing. Plenty of hearing impaired individuals have to deal with annoying muffled, and fuzzy voices. There are various clips, all saying the same message, but with different hearing impairments. This really shows the struggle of everyday life for the hearing impaired and the help that hearing aids could bring to them.
lexie perez's comment, March 25, 2014 8:37 AM
(Aspect 3) 10. Many people who suffer hearing loss explain that inaudible sounds will abruptly become painfully loud to them. Hearing aids are able to fix this problem called "recruitment" by using "amplitude compression". This means that the ear piece will decrease the volume of loud noises before they get to the patients ear.