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Old 31st October 2019
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Originally Posted by Bassmankr View Post
Great point about not overloading low frequencies but using distortion and harmonics to give the illusion of full bass on playback systems that can hardly produce low frequencies (I put it as frequency and envelope shaping). Thanks for sharing the more detailed info!
I recently said this elsewhere, so apologies. But when I was in high school I over-blasted the radio in my mom's VW squareback and tore the cone in one of the door speakers. And suddenly on Motown records I could hear Jamerson.

This principle works hand in hand with "containment." Both help.