July 16, 2021
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BTS gives deaf people everywhere ‘Permission to Dance’

The South Korean boyband, BTS, have thrilled deaf and hard of hearing fans everywhere, by including hand gestures in their song, “Permission to Dance.”
June 25, 2021
Phonak Audeo

Hearing aids gives jazz legend Charles Owen new lease on life

Charles Owens is a LA jazz legend with hearing loss. His new Phonak Audeo hearing aids have given him a new lease on life.
June 21, 2021
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Notable deaf musicians around the world

Being a deaf musician isn’t a paradox. All too often there is a perception that being deaf means a person who cannot hear, period. The reality can be more nuanced. […]
December 21, 2020
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Deaf DJ to host BBC’s Radio 1 for the first time ever

A 22-year-old English man is about to make history as BBC Radio 1's first deaf DJ. Will Kirk will be one of 33 guest presenters to front shows on Radio 1.
November 6, 2020
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Did AC/DC’s Brian Johnson really overcome his hearing loss?

English Rock musician Brian Johnson of AC/DC claims he has overcome his hearing loss.  In an interview with Rolling Stone, Johnson said he found a specialist willing to try an […]
October 12, 2020
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How the deaf and hard of hearing experience music

When someone thinks of music, they probably think about the sound. But while music is an acoustically dependent medium, it can also be enjoyed without hearing sound. For many people […]
September 28, 2020
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Deaf Fun Facts You Need to Know

In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month this September, we’ve gathered a list of some of the most interesting Deaf Fun Facts for you to know. Have you ever played trivia […]
September 4, 2020
Zoe Nutt

Zoe Nutt, a musician with hearing loss, releases new album “How Does It Feel”

Zoe Nutt, a musican with hearing loss, released her latest album "How Does It Feel" and shared her hearing loss journey with HearingLikeMe.
May 22, 2020
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Learning guitar with a hearing loss

When I was a child, I always dreamed of playing the guitar. As an adult, I am finally starting to live out my dream. Learning guitar with a hearing loss […]
February 12, 2020
DeafboyOne

Meet Deaf Rocker Pete Waller, aka DeafboyOne

Pete Waller, known as DeafboyOne, has created a music project. It is a fusion of songwriting, Deaf Culture and performance.
July 10, 2019
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New research shows music can help language development

Ludwig van Beethoven is quoted as saying “Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.” Beethoven had severe hearing loss and tinnitus, but he still found comfort in […]
June 11, 2019
take that sign language at concert

Woman signs entire Take That concert for deaf friend

When DeafieBlogger asked her friend to sign a Take That concert, she happily agreed, using Sign Supported English and BSL to help her enjoy the show.
May 22, 2019

Did you know the winner of “The Voice,” Maelyn Jarmon, is deaf in one ear?

Maelyn Jarmon won season 16 of “The Voice!” Did you also know that she is deaf in one ear? As one of the show’s frontrunners going into Monday’s finale, Jarmon […]
April 8, 2019
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Do’s and Don’t’s of Going to a Concert with Hearing Loss

Music is one of my favorite things. Having hearing loss doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a concert.
February 6, 2019
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On the road to performing again, but this time with hearing aids

Recently I made a decision to perform again. This may seem deceptively simple, yet it’s a challenge. For 25 years I was an entertainer. I began as a lead guitarist […]
February 1, 2019

Nyle DiMarco makes deaf-friendly version of Ariana Grande video

Deaf people enjoy music too! That’s the message behind model Nyle DiMarco’s re-make of Ariana Grande’s latest music video. After causing a stir on Twitter last November about the lack […]
January 28, 2019

3 tips for being in a band with hearing loss

It’s a little bit ironic that I chose to dedicate most of my time to music, considering I have a hard time hearing the full sound of a band. I […]
December 12, 2018

Deaf musicians team with symphony to play an accessible concert

  Imagine a music concert fully accessible to the hearing loss community. Not just through sound, but sight, touch and a whole host of vibrations. For one occasion only; The […]
November 7, 2018
Lady Geraldine

After hearing again, Deaf Musician Lady Geraldine falls in love with music

Who is the musician Lady Geraldine? She is a British deaf singer who rediscovered a love for music after hearing for the first time in years.  Lady Geraldine Elliott was […]
July 2, 2018
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Deaf flautist: “Music is not just audible; it’s equally visible!”

A common misconception is that deaf people can’t hear music. Although this may be true depending on the level of hearing loss a person has, it doesn’t mean deaf people […]