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The Secret To Scary Sounds #MusicMonday

Fun video from YouTube user 12tone!

It’s a staple of both hard rock and horror movies, but what is distortion and how does it work? Well, it all comes down to how amps work. The natural restrictions of early amplifiers led to the development of probably the most recognizable audio effect ever, and it turns out that the same approach that makes electric guitars scream is also a really good way to make people scream, turning normal sounds into creepy, unnatural ones, perfect for Halloween.


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