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  • On My Frequency

    For those interested in the tech stuff, I found a few interesting pieces on frequency and diffraction of bass sound. I was surfing about and found some sites that talked about why the bass penetrates more powerfully through walls and for longer distances than the rest of the instruments. "I can hear my neighbour's bass, but not the guitar..." That kind of thing.

    Enjoy! I'm interested to hear the comments of those among us who have greater knowledge of these topics!



    Excerpt from "Bass Waves In The Control Room"

    By Wes Lachot

    One of the most difficult challenges a mixing engineer faces is figuring out how to balance the low frequencies, and often, the line between too much and too little bass seems very fine indeed. When it comes to building a control room, the problem is similar, and related: a room with reasonably flat bass response is difficult to design.

    Read the rest of the article HERE.



    Article: The Diffraction Of Sound.



    This one is geared toward the bass in home theatre systems:

    Excerpt: Essay - "Big Bass in Small Places - A Question of Fundamentals"
    By Colin Miller

    Despite the slightly paranoid opinions of the more reclusive audiophiles I associate with, I believe that home theater has contributed significantly to the advancement of musical reproduction. For instance, THX standards mandated flat frequency response from speakers. Many "audiophile" speakers deliberately avoided a flat frequency response in order to tailor the tonality, often with a familiar smile curve, to enhance what they felt would be the most impressive aspects of reproduction. Accuracy was a nice selling term, but few agreed on how to define it. THX, whether one agreed with the definition or not, at least set a standard, from which we, the consumers, benefited.

    Read the rest of this article HERE.
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