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Month: October 2016

Stompbox

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Well, if this term Stompbox sounds familiar  to you, then you have a mind that is quite aligned to exploring the various forms of musical instruments. Typically, a Stompbox is a percussion instrument that consists of a box (mostly wooden) that can be stamped or tapped to produce a bass drum effect. Now the question would be what is a percussion instrument?  It is a musical instrument that produces sound by being struck, rubbed or scraped, much like a drum or a tambourine. A Stompbox also known as  “pedal” is usually a small plastic or metal box placed in front of the musician on the floor and connected to the instrument and the amplifier with patch cords. The pedals may have knobs for controlling the tone, volume, and intensity of the effect.

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5 Highest Notes When Recording Vocals

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What are the highest notes you can possibly record in the studio with a human voice?

The human voice is incredible as it can cover a wide range from extremely low to extremely high notes. But there’s a downside to this. If you’re recording vocals, you can only cover so much in the vocal range of any person before it is deemed impossible or impractical to do so. That is unless you’re doing an experiment and you wish to see just how high a note people can possibly hit while in the vocal booth.

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