[LAU] Pro Audio? OT rant.
djdualcore at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 23:23:31 UTC 2012
On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net> wrote:
> I'm only surprised you didn't mention Aural Exciters, which used to be
> (don't know if they still are) used to add high frequency information
> (distortion) to the sound to make it more "exciting". As I recall (It's
> been a while) they tried to add even harmonic distortion.
That is a great example! I forgot about those. BBE and Aphex still
sell a lot of those, I think.
I've been thinking about writing a piece about how what we like to
listen to isn't actually "natural" or "accurate" in a lot of cases.
For example, a Sure SM58 does not faithfully reproduce the human
voice, but when it comes to live performance they sound "right"; they
meet our expectations.
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