Masking and Music – Phase – part 4

This 4-part series of blogs overviews the phenomenon of masking and is written for the musician, not the audiologist.  The first three parts (upwards spread of masking, downwards spread of masking, and temporal masking) relate to the function and structure of the cochlea and associated neural structures, whereas this last part (phase) refers to the…

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Reverberation Time and Wallace Sabine part 1

The Tragically Hip recently gave their last performance (ever) on Saturday August 20, 2016 in their home town of Kingston, Ontario, just a few hours drive east of Toronto.  The  event was broadcasted through the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the concert was viewed by a third of all Canadians; many had bed sheets strung…

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