If you’re anything like me then you probably think that wearing earplugs while performing or attending concerts dampens the emotional impact of the music. We may be right. But after a few loud club gigs that left my ears ringing for 24 hours with that tinny, high pitched tone playing on constant repeat, even a stubborn guy like me can change his ways. Isn’t it better to enjoy loud music for the rest of your life at 80% impact than to risk ruining your chances of enjoying music ever again?

Check out this Digital Music News article by Paul Resnikoff on hearing damage and why you should “wear protection” (his pun, not mine), even if it means diminished pleasure in the immediate sense. Safe today means sound tomorrow!

-Chris R. at CD Baby