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post #61 of 233
what's a pink noise?
post #62 of 233
sticky time. I agree with pretty much every description.
post #63 of 233
Quote:
Originally Posted by iG012 View Post
what's a pink noise?
Pink noise is a mix of all frequencies, used mostly (or exclusively as I know it) to "burn in" headphones.
post #64 of 233
Good work! well done..
post #65 of 233
I'm glad you didn't put neutral in there. (I hate that word)

I prefer ..

Transparent - Easy to hear into the music, detailed, clear, not muddy. Wide flat frequency response, sharp time response, very low distortion and noise. A hear through quality that is akin to clarity and reveals all aspects of detail.


Like looking through a clear glass window into the music.

Good job.
post #66 of 233
In his book "Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science" by Bob Katz, one of the legends in the recording industry, there is a frequency chart that lists terms such as nasal, boomy, boxy, fat, harsh, roomy, extended, etc. and matches them to specific frequency ranges.

http://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Audi...9658242&sr=8-1

The terms go back to the late 1940's if I remember correctly. I have the book and find it very useful for understanding not just how to describe sound, but how a true audio engineer goes through the process of creating a recording.

Here is the link to the chart page, which may or may not work since it's
copyrighted material:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/sitbv3/read...slHFkg7Aht2eE=

Anyhow it's on page 43.

Highly recommended.
post #67 of 233
As a new member I will find myself referencing to this very frequently. Now i understand all the vocab fellow head fiers are using in post-Its like i found the key to understanding(in audio terms of audio) incredible job and happy listening!
post #68 of 233
Only just saw this, this is really good, sticky worthy IMHO!!
post #69 of 233
OK, let's try stickying it.
post #70 of 233
Awesome,

I was going to start a similar thread, but with general terms like 'Cans, IEMs, E2c, UE11's' with terms that we all use and throw around like that.

But yeah, I like this thread, helpful when posting reviews
post #71 of 233
Woo-wee... these are really good info and learning points to much better appreciate and perhaps better common understanding of what's mentioned.

Thanks! and my vote for Sticky!
post #72 of 233
Thread Starter 
I'd lost sight of this. If people find it useful I am happy to update. Suggestions welcome.

Added:
PRaT
Range
Rhythm
Tone
post #73 of 233
This thread is fantastic,

Yes continue to update it, please.It was a very good initiative to start this.

It"s in my suscribed threads.

regards,
post #74 of 233
I was looking for this topic too... did this just get sticky'd?
post #75 of 233
Thread Starter 
I'm not sure when it was stickied, but I only saw it yesterday.
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