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comment What's the term for rapidly blending two pitches a single time in a beat?
I forget if you get pinged when answers are edited. I significantly changed the content of my answer.
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comment What's the term for rapidly blending two pitches a single time in a beat?
@ToddWilcox on some synths the control wheels are re-assignable, on some synths one is dedicated to pitch bend. I thought that the term "mod-wheel" was an appropriate generic term for this kind of wheel controller, whatever function they are assigned to.
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comment What's the term for rapidly blending two pitches a single time in a beat?
This question could be improved by including a written description, as best you can, of what the aural effect you're asking about is.
Jan
29
comment Piano vs Guitar Strings? Tension vs length?
Fanned fret guitars (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanned-fret_guitar) exist, but the idea seems more common in basses.
Jan
28
comment What is the job title of someone who comes up with lyrics and a beat, but not instrumentation?
Is this a rap song?
Jan
28
comment What is the job title of someone who comes up with lyrics and a beat, but not instrumentation?
Did you come up with the melody for the lyrics?
Jan
28
comment Low tuning recording
@topomorto I understand what you are saying now; my preconceptions on the technical meanings of words influenced my initial reading of the text.
Jan
28
comment Low tuning recording
If the signal is periodic with a given frequency then there is energy at that frequency; this is a statement of physics. It is true that there doesn't need to be anything oscillating at, say, 27Hz in order for us to perceive that low pitch; this is a statement of psychoacoustics. The way you've written the first paragraph, to me at least, describes this in a way that confuses things.
Jan
25
comment How to automatically create guitar chord diagrams for site?
IMHO, it is at least arguably about music notation. However, ultimately it looks like a "shopping request" to me: point me to the thing that has these features.
Jan
22
comment Harmonic implications of an instrument's timbre
IMHO There's good reasons to think that aspects of the "linear" theory for consonance is physiologically based, see e.g. music.stackexchange.com/questions/26834/… or neuroscience-of-music.se/Octave-History.htm Note that the cochlea, though wound into a spiral, is effectively 1-dimensional.
Jan
22
comment Alternative to the acoustic drum
Could you fill in additional details of exactly which type of drum(s) you are considering
Jan
21
comment Odd question for our music producers
Also automatic double tracking
Jan
5
comment Do I have perfect or relative pitch?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because too localized.
Dec
16
comment Why do certain keys good together?
@NeilMeyer I'm interpreting minor as natural minor
Dec
9
comment How to “saturate” one's voice using sound engineering effects?
@Marine1 I'm not well versed enough in what is out there to make a suggestion. Plus, you have not indicated what software setup you are already using, which might affect suggestions you might get from others. However, note that answers on this site tend to avoid giving specific equipment recommendations (meta.music.stackexchange.com/questions/125/… ) so you might have better luck with specific suggestions on other fora.
Dec
7
comment Bass picking technique
I'm relaying Carol Kaye's approach -- some aspects of it would probably need to be changed for specific applications.
Dec
7
comment What are my options to incorporate a sub-woofer into a PA system for live music performance?
What are "the tops" in your section "Regarding one or two subs"?
Nov
26
comment Why are bass guitars so much shorter than a double bass?
Discussion on how the 34" scale was selected books.google.com/…
Nov
25
comment Is it possible to have “Perfect Tempo”
youtu.be/Cj4y0EUlU-Y?t=49s Feynmann has some interesting insights; he did it by how many do I count in one minute (e.g. I count to 48 in one minute) instead of trying to count out one minutes' worth of time.
Nov
2
comment Alternative Numerical Representation of Pitch
This answer outlines some information on working in the Tonnetz lattice similar to what's on the linked blog page: music.stackexchange.com/questions/20533/…