Previously, musicians resisted wearing earplugs at the risk of a less than optimal performance, but modern musician's earplugs
, acoustic shields, screens, and baffles are now widely accepted.
Wearing musician's earplugs
may limit this," he says.
Break up your exposure to high decibels: ensure that ten minutes of every hour in a club or at a concert is spent with as little noise as possible and use musician's earplugs
Effects of musician's earplugs and protective headgear on localization ability in the horizontal plane.
What are the effects, individually, of the Kevlar helmet, the E-A-R earplug (Aearo Co.), and the Etymotic ER25 musician's earplug on localization performance in the horizontal plane?
"Effect of Musician's Earplugs
on Sound Level and Spectrum During Musical Performances," International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 2011; 17(3): 249-254.