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Adding extra harmonics via distortion

Let’s say you want a brighter sound. One way to achieve this is by using a EQ which will push the volume of the high frequencies of the sound. No new frequencies are introduced this way only the balance between frequencies are adjusted. But another way to get a brighter sound is by using a […]

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Understanding sound: looking at the pitch

Some sounds we hear have a certain pitch while others seem to be unpitched. Broadly speaking we can use pitched sounds for playing melodies and chords. Unpitched sounds are often used for making rhythm and sound effects. Question: how can we detect the pitch? Answer: by using a spectrum analyser A spectrum analyzer measures the […]

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