“What’s fascinating about this is the importance of the transient to our ability to distinguish sounds”

Paul McGowan writes: I mentioned recently that we recognize what type of instrument is playing a note not so much by its harmonic content – which most of us believe is what distinguishes the sound of one instrument from another – but rather by its transient nature.  I think this is a fascinating subject and […]

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AUDIOPHILE INTERVIEW: Recording Engineer Tips and Techniques:

A massive resource for established and new recording engineers who want to experiment and push the boundaries… This selection is just a small fraction of what’s available (click Producers on the menu). We have hundreds of top recording engineer and record producer video features that we are editing to extract the important bits: The recording […]

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PS AUDIO: The creation of the Absolute Sound

Paul McGowan writes: I got a note from Harry Pearson and I am reprinting it in today’s post (with his kind permission). “Perhaps I should tell you how this very speaker system prompted the creation of The Absolute Sound. hint: it started with the two page up front review (not in the review section) of […]

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