Some of the dancers claim that they want to feel the music in the breast bone!
**But not me! Sometimes my ears are aching even when I have the earplugs in place.
It is difficult for a DJ to navigate between a variation of demands during a whole night milonga, and usually the most persistant or with highest ranking in hierarchy gets the volume adaption! Therefore I have started to use an app on my phone showing the decibel levels. It is easier to discuss with some numbers in my hand!
I am sure Your can find your own at your area and download it for iPhone or Adroid.