I asked Steely Dan’s engineer what makes a recording sound good

Lots of wisdom and stories in here.   Bill Schnee is a highly respected audio engineer and record producer known for his work in the music industry. He has been involved in the production and engineering of numerous hit records across a wide range of genres, including rock, pop, R&B, and jazz. Schnee’s career spans … Read more

Dynamics in Drumming, an Entire Dimension far too long squashed and squandered — Everything usually “Maximized” boosting every whisper to scream-volume

From the video comments — “It’s funny because far too many of the “pro” drum videos, MTV music videos, and actual pro performers, they essentially have Near-Zero dynamics and instead blast and belt away, fortissississississississimmmmmmmmmmo “ffff”, no FFFF, and more commonly full-freaking-blast, maximal arm-swings, baseball-bat sticks, real head-denting / cymbal-cracking FFFFFFFFFFF – and they get … Read more

Michael Omartian: One of the Unsung Giants of Music – Rick Beato — “These interviews should be in the Library of Congress” — great info on true session musicianship

‘Jazz players’ brains are wired differently.’ ‘Just do some [drum] fills.’ — 37:30 “It’s the limitations that make the artist, not the capabilities.” — 43:30 in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-fEKf3Av3c   CGPT Michael Omartian is an influential American producer, composer, arranger, and musician whose work spans several decades and encompasses a wide range of music genres. Born on … Read more

Alison Krauss is THE gold standard in pitch control! Here’s the PROOF!

42 Grammy nominations do not lie.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJENcs288xY   CGPT Pitch control refers to the process of altering or regulating the pitch (the perceived frequency of sound) of an audio signal. This concept is widely applied in various contexts, including music production, performance, and playback of recorded audio. The ability to control pitch is crucial … Read more

The Rise of Drum Machine and How Drummers Adapted – Rick Beato

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eiia0atN3ws     CGPT The history of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) drum machines is an integral part of the broader evolution of electronic music production. Since MIDI’s introduction in the early 1980s, drum machines that utilize this protocol have become staples in studios, live performances, and bedroom production setups worldwide. Here’s an overview of … Read more

Music Theory / Magick / Harmony / 432 hz & more… Dr Narco Longo / Old World Florida

“There’s a guy that did a Ted Talk on metal heads showing their capacity to better integrate feelings of rage and anger. They get that release in the music. So when you spoke of the darker fairy tales that came to mind. Metal music I believe assists in the integration of the shadow. They’re able … Read more

Random Catapultation Into Worldwide Stardom — Rapidly blooming to Viral within hours — Police Called To Stop Filming During Piano Livestream

“Two simple rules for not appearing on camera: (1) Don’t stand in front of the camera… (2) Don’t pick a fight with the cameraman.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65iwnI2hjAA   CGPT — The incident involving Brendan Kavanagh, a British pianist known for his boogie-woogie performances on public pianos, and a group of Chinese tourists at London’s St. Pancras International … Read more

How Corruption and Greed Led to the Downfall of Rock Music – Rick Beato

“You both could not have articulated this any better. This is an incredibly transparent documentary of what the radio/music industry was and has turned into. A “must watch” for all artists. Thank you for this!” Corporations epitomize sociopathy / psychopathy because they are required by law to do everything legally possible to gain money for … Read more

Sinead O’Connor’s cause of death released one day after her birthday anniversary (and the Pope) – gematria decoding by Zachary K Hubbard

Spooky but verifiably factual “coincidences” keep adding up.  Showing that our reality is a “matrix” of numbers (with letters and dating system coming from same source), Zach Hubbard claims to have had 24 channels (20+ years worth) deleted from youtube; that’s likely tens of thousands of videos.  Does that happen except to obfuscate something valuable?  Maybe … Read more

“The Most Entitled 13 Year Old Ever (Police Bodycam)”

We’ve all seen growing badness.  This seems particularly egregious.  “Entitled” doesn’t really seem to cover it.  Not sure there is a word for it but instead maybe a phrase describing utter disconnect between attitude and behavior versus perception and consequence.  The programming for such viewpoint and behavior is surely coming via media and music which … Read more

Music, Frequencies Effects on Body and Mind — Tavistock, Pop Cult, Taylor Swift (Dec 2023) Mike Williams / Sage of Quay

On Tavistock, George Martin, Beatles — music, frequency effects on listener, culture.  ~12:00 in   https://www.bitchute.com/video/4EFrcDyJwrkj/     CGPT: CYMATICS   Cymatics, from the Greek word “kyma” meaning “wave,” is a term coined by Hans Jenny (1904-1972), a Swiss physician and natural scientist, to describe the study of visible sound and vibration. This field explores … Read more

A really great technical explanation of all parts of an audio compressor circuit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wag-yTyAxPA   CGPT audio level, dynamic compression, electronic circuit designs, electronic techniques Audio level dynamic compression is a fundamental concept in audio engineering, widely used in music production, broadcasting, and live sound reinforcement. It involves reducing the dynamic range of an audio signal, which is the difference between the loudest and quietest parts of the … Read more

Polyhistor — More on A440 — Dr Leonard Horowitz — Nikola Tesla: “The Spirit of God is Not What You Think”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kyRbHEzNXw From the comments: “PROOF of THE MATRIX is found in GEMATRIA .. Zach Hubbard has been decoding daily matrices for 20 years. Look him up. The numbers, instantly verifiable, are absolute proof.”   CGPT I found a reference to a topic that might match your interest on SoundQuality.org, titled “Polyhistor — More on A440 … Read more

Sound. DNA. Life. The Study No One Talks About

Epigenetics – the factors beyond DNA sequence that influence genetic expression. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqjsFTjLNyE         CGPT The list you’ve provided encompasses a broad range of topics that intersect various fields such as biology, acoustics, music, physics, and wellness. These terms collectively suggest an interest in how sound and electromagnetic frequencies might influence biological processes, … Read more

“There are four drummers on the Beatles music. Ringo is not one of them.” – Bernard Purdie, studio drummer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hz9EGGiOuso   Overdubbing or Replacement? How many? Ringo Starr or Pete Best? Excellent, interesting clarifications.   From the video decription —   Research sources: Mark Lewisohn – 1: The Beatles – All These Years – Extended Special Edition: Volume One: Tune In, http://amzn.to/2hGkuAT Max Weinberg – The Big Beat, http://amzn.to/2AVXp1C Gig Magazine, “Bernard Purdie: The … Read more

CIA full report on Brain Synchronization, Energy, Manifestation and the Holographic Universe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOFq3ruef7I

Modes of Music Matter – Tone and Resonance as Method of Social Control and much more

RE church bells … one’s mind begins to wander … wonder … I read someplace an interpretation of Chinese history, something about the emperor would have ‘tone gangs’ travel amongst villages, adjusting the official tone of the bells, gongs, etc. Something like our A440 pitch? (Dr Leonard Horowitz MUSICAL CULT CONTROL) “Let me make the … Read more

John Mayer, 14 Dumble Amps

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCSUNx5L_WI   CGPT on DUMBLE AMPLIFIERS Dumble amplifiers, created by Alexander “Howard” Dumble, are among the most sought-after and expensive guitar amplifiers in the music world. Their reputation for exceptional tone, build quality, and exclusivity has made them legendary within the guitarist community. ### Background Howard Dumble began building amplifiers in the late 1960s, and … Read more

Prince, Purple Rain, American Gods, cultural engineering, aether, worship, demonica — FAKE MUSIC INDUSTRY — “Soul removed, spirit removed” — musical control as cultural creation, degradation — Mike Williams on Crrow777 Radio – The Music Industry and Social Engineering

Fake Music Industry   https://rumble.com/v2km6g6-mike-williams-on-crrow777-radio-the-music-industry-and-social-engineering.html   “…[modern music] sounds like ‘a robot singing to a robot’…”   The unnatural “maximization” mentioned in a video comment was posted possibly 20 years ago and by then had already been well underway —    

EXCELLENT — The Mathematical Problem with Music, and How to Solve It — “Performance is an art of compromise” – temperament, timbre, intonation, tuning, voice, tone

Equal Temperament purpose — Divide octave into 12 equal intervals (ratios) to facilitate octave transposition on keyed / digital / discrete instruments. VIDEO DESCRIPTION / NOTES There is a serious mathematical problem with the tuning of musical instruments. A problem that even Galileo, Newton, and Euler tried to solve. This video is about this problem … Read more