Let me introduce the protagonist: the DCN
DCN is the abbreviated form of dorsal cochlear nucleus. The DCN is a brainstem nucleus. DCN receives direct auditory input from the cochlea via the auditory nerve. The DCN also receives somatosensory input about the head, ear and jaw. Why do we have multisensory input at the first point at which auditory information is processed in the brain? This recent paper looks into the DCN, a multisensory hub.
We looked at how movement suppresses sensory information earlier. Seems like the DCN is the place where something similar happens in the auditory system.
Singla S, Dempsey C, Warren R, Enikolopov AG, Sawtell NB. A cerebellum-like circuit in the auditory system cancels responses to self-generated sounds.Nat Neurosci. 2017 Jul;20(7):943-950. doi: 10.1038/nn.4567. Epub 2017 May 22.