The most over-used terms used to describe sound

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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by Swayze » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:48 pm

Spacey, Bassy, Tinny, Sharp, Harsh, Brittle, Smooth, Dark, Bubbly, Juicy and Metallic.

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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by JVC » Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:20 pm

for sampler:
the 12-bit grit

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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by Sir Ruff » Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:20 pm

JVC wrote:for sampler:
the 12-bit grit
totally... all 12-bit samplers do NOT sound the same.
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by moodorf » Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:24 am

"Digital"

Usually used pejoratively.

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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by CS_TBL » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:14 pm

MIDI

If some client o' yours (who knows a bit about music production) tells you your music sounds MIDI, then he means it sounds c**p and dated.
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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by synthroom » Thu Jun 05, 2014 6:10 am

JVC wrote:for sampler:
the 12-bit grit
if you want grit, try 8 bits.
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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by max badwan » Fri Jun 06, 2014 7:30 am

given that this is in samplers, I'm surprised no one's mentioned "pristine".

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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by JVC » Fri Jun 06, 2014 4:47 pm

CS_TBL wrote:MIDI

If some client o' yours (who knows a bit about music production) tells you your music sounds MIDI, then he means it sounds c**p and dated.
MIDI-ocre!

But I think the term comes from .mid files (I think it was called basic MIDI file format) that were compatible with old web browsers and cell phones (those infamous ringtone music) in 90s'.

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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by Nistegmos » Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:15 pm

punchy (agree), warm (agree), organic (agree)

also, all three terms are so overused and misused as to be meaningless now.
they might as well call the sound "orange".

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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by mpa1104 » Sat Jul 12, 2014 11:26 am

Or "tangerine" ? ;)
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Re: The most over-used terms used to describe sound

Post by xxxyyyvvv » Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:59 pm

"Transparent"

Like, it does not do anything to sound passing through it.

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