“If it isn’t recorded, it doesn’t exist” — The One Thing Every Influential Guitar Tone Has In Common

The One Thing Every Influential Guitar Tone Has In Common — recording.

How the human ear works: Science of hearing for musicians

In this video I go over the basics of how a human ear works, and why we all hear things a little differently. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrM3K8QCJcE   === Understanding how the human ear works is crucial for musicians, as it directly affects how they perceive and interact with sound. Here’s a simplified overview of the science of … Read more

Music and the Mind

Jan 22, 2008 213,174 views • Jan 22, 2008 In this edition of “Grey Matters,” Aniruddh Patel, of the Neurosciences Institute, discusses what music can teach us about the brain, and what brain science, in turn, can reveal about music. Series: “Grey Matters” [4/2006] [Science] [Show ID: 11189]   “Grey Matters” is a book authored … Read more

A DIY Tunable Pickup: Any sound, one pickup

A guitar pickup is a device used to capture the sound of vibrating guitar strings and convert it into an electrical signal that can be amplified and heard through a guitar amplifier or recording equipment. Pickups are an essential component of electric and electric-acoustic guitars, as they play a crucial role in shaping the instrument’s … Read more

Superb Info on Sessions, Tone, Guitars, Amps

Guitar amp tone refers to the specific sound characteristics produced by an amplifier when connected to an electric guitar. This tone can be influenced by various factors, including the type of amplifier (tube, solid-state, or digital), the settings on the amplifier (such as gain, volume, bass, midrange, treble, presence, etc.), the guitar being used, the … Read more

What is Sound Healing and How Does It Work?

Sound healing is a holistic practice that uses sound frequencies, vibrations, and resonance to promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It is based on the principle that everything in the universe, including our bodies, is in a state of vibration, and that specific frequencies can have profound effects on our health and consciousness. Sound healing … Read more

Sound Quality and Effects

Sound quality and effects play crucial roles in shaping the overall auditory experience in music, film, television, and various other forms of media. Here’s an overview of sound quality and effects and their significance: 1. **Sound Quality**: Sound quality refers to the characteristics of sound that determine its clarity, fidelity, and richness. Key aspects of … 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

Snare Drum Tunage — “It’s all about that tang”

This video is an in-depth response to the folks who have been asking me how I tune snare drums. Packed with a good bit of info it is useful for anyone really wanting to understand how to get great snare drum sound. Tuning is HUGE… but stick with me to the end to see how … 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

Fleetwood Mac – The Outstanding Sound Of Mick Fleetwood | Recreating Iconic Drum Sounds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsXzFYKmMHs     CGPT – FLEETWOOD MAC RECORDING TECHNIQUE, DRUM SOUND Fleetwood Mac, particularly during the era of their critically acclaimed album “Rumours” (1977), is known for their meticulous approach to recording and their distinctive, polished sound. One of the most celebrated aspects of their production is the drum sound, especially the work of their … Read more

Tune to Shell Tone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Y5jac5zeKg   ===   Gregg Bissonette is a highly respected American drummer known for his versatile playing style and extensive work as a session musician and touring drummer. Born on June 9, 1959, in Detroit, Michigan, Bissonette began playing drums at a young age and quickly developed his skills. Throughout his career, Gregg Bissonette has … Read more

DML Speakers so good — panels of acoustic ceiling tile and extruded polystyrene

Listen to the positive responses of listeners.  Almost as good as headphones as the ultimate standard; however, this was not A/B tested.  Also it would be nice to see EQ / response curves. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GslJ8Hf4WwE Distributed Mode Loudspeakers           ===   Distributed mode loudspeakers (DMLs) are a type of speaker technology that … 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

Gittler Guitar

This is from some years ago but still interesting to those who didn’t see it then, nor since… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eEB-vJic_o comments — “After the fretless guitars, now we have the guitarless frets. amazing.” “The alder body really gives the notes that clean sustain and harmonic edge. The all maple neck and fretboard gives the strings that … Read more

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

Timbre vs Tone — One guy on internet demystifies “guitar amp tone”, showing it almost wholly concerns EQ settings and internal circuitry

(( Do not miss the microphone comparison, speaker cabinet comparison, string comparison, etc linked at the end of this post, which are all equally revelatory. )) From video comments — ”I am just a performer, I know nothing about circuits but in one summer I reversed engineered the whole guitar industry and made it open … 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

Long-time pro players / engineers explain and compare the reasons WHY behind their session, mics to mastering – welcome to Hyper School w/ Rick Beato and friends

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97eIIpla95k       === Studio microphone recording techniques involve various approaches to capturing sound in a recording environment, aiming to achieve the desired audio characteristics, spatial imaging, and overall quality. Here’s an overview of some common studio microphone recording techniques: 1. **Mono Recording**: – **Single Mic**: Using a single microphone to capture the … 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 —       Musical control and culture creation are intertwined concepts that highlight the influential … Read more