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Lil Louis deafened by air horn

Chicago house DJ/producer Louis Sims diagnosed with SIHL (sound induced hearing loss)

Chicago house DJ/producer Louis Sims, aka Lil Louis, has been diagnosed with SIHL (sound induced hearing loss) following an incident during his set at Sankeys club in Manchester on 24 January. According to the DJ, an individual sounded an air horn next to his left ear. This may have serious consequences for Louis’s career, which has recently taken a cinematic turn with the production of The House That Chicago Built, a film tackling the history of Chicago house.