Dynamic Ear Company’s ambient filters: the audiophile’s perspective

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Critical Analysis: 1964|ADEL — Science or Science Fiction?

Editor’s Note: At CYMBACAVUM, we’re constantly trying to bridge science with the wonderful audio experiences we have. @miceblue takes on an scientist’s curiosity to examine Asius Technologies and 1964Ears’ ADEL — how it functions, the scientific principles behind it, and what it might or might not be. Continue reading Critical Analysis: 1964|ADEL — Science or Science Fiction?

Why Hearing Protection Matters, with the Dynamic Ear Company

Editor’s Note: Before you gloss over this article and deem it “not important” because it doesn’t really feature any “cool gear” — think again. Hearing protection is central to our enjoying music and life to its fullest. The first third of this two-part article is by Mr.T, while the latter two-third is by Sinocelt.

You’ve probably never heard of the Dynamic Ear Company, and in some ways, the Dynamic Ear Company doesn’t want you to know about them. And yet, they’re one of the world’s foremost innovators of hearing protection and protective acoustics. Continue reading Why Hearing Protection Matters, with the Dynamic Ear Company

Live Event: PONO Music, Kickstarter, and High-Resolution Music

CYMBACAVUM is going live on YouTube!

Join Lachlan and Tom for a discussion and Q&A session on the PONO Music Player, its Kickstarter campaign, and its possible ramifications on the future of high-resolution music!

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News Feed: NYC Mayor Bloomberg Promoting Hearing Safety

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is known for a lot of things — he’s a billionaire magnate, a one-time presidential candidate, crusader against guns, junk food, and cigarettes — and in the twilight of his final term as mayor of the Big Apple, he has decided to tackle an interesting issue that pertains very seriously to audio enthusiasts all over.

According to the New York Post, Bloomberg is launching a campaign to combat the public’s use of personal media players and headphones/earphones at loud and potentially-damaging noise levels. Continue reading News Feed: NYC Mayor Bloomberg Promoting Hearing Safety

Video Feed: Auditory Transduction

Want to have a graphic view of how sound is transmitted and transduced into nerve impulses within the ear? Here’s an excellently-made video detailing the process: