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if only allowed one song, what would you use to tune you

Discussion in 'Recording' started by quadwould, May 20, 2003.

  1. quadwould

    quadwould Guest

    if only allowed one song, what would you use to tune your ears to new speakers/rooms??

    i am currently trying to find some new material to use for adjusting my ears, and am getting bored. (have 10 but really want to narrow to 1 for efficiency sake, with others as backups)

    SO... what would it be for you?
  2. realdynamix

    realdynamix Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2001
    Z E A B R A

  3. I generally pick "Red Rain" off Peter Gabriel's SO album. Daniel Lanois produced. The intro alone has such a great build and variety of instruments that I can get a good idea of where the speakers are. Doc
  4. Davedog

    Davedog Distinguished Member

    Dec 10, 2001
    Pacific NW
    Thats a great song to tune the speaks with.One of my favorite choices.
    Also a good go-to is New York Minute from Don Henley's 'End of the Innocence'....
    Another is Sting's 'Nothing Like the Sun'...I like 'Be Still My Beating Heart' off that one.
  5. lowdbrent

    lowdbrent Guest

    Track 59 from Alan Parsons Soundcheck V2
  6. quadwould

    quadwould Guest

    for me. if one song... Jeff Buckley's "Last goodbye"
  7. Alécio Costa - Brazil

    Alécio Costa - Brazil Distinguished Member

    Mar 19, 2002
    to me it depends...
    checking rock: some the police/rush/ satriani stuff
    pop: tears for fears Sowing the seeds of love, Elemental

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