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Old 26th March 2010, 02:20 PM   #1
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Default Better in the dark!

Is it just me, or does music sound better in the dark? ()

No but seriously, To me music is always WAY cleaner in a dark (pitch black) setting, Is this because the brain has one less thing to focus on? (put your feet up brain)

I don't have flouro lights, so I can't blame them. Maybe its just because, listening to good music is the next most fun thing you can do without laughing, and must almost always be performed in the dark, for similarities sake!!

IS it just me???........
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Old 26th March 2010, 02:25 PM   #2
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I've noticed this also
When you can't see your other senses become more attuned.
Unless you can't see due to too much alcohol consumption but that's another story
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Old 26th March 2010, 02:37 PM   #3
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I'm hearing ya there (the consumption thing!!)
Straight out spooky i reckon, but ya right, we all know light doesn't bend sound....right?
Just thought i'd throw it out there!
Nice to know it's not just me all the same!

Thanx for your input.
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Old 26th March 2010, 02:39 PM   #4
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Cables may, or may not make a difference, but light SURE does I reckon!!!!!
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Old 26th March 2010, 02:48 PM   #5
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Agree 100%. The entire front end of my room is covered with black cloth, the speakers are black, and no equipment or LED's are visible, and I turn off the lights when listening.

In complete darkness its easier to cut out the sight sense, and focus on listeining.
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Old 26th March 2010, 02:59 PM   #6
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Me too,

I press a button on my amp, and it kills all display, A serious listening session requires it.
In fact, I reguard this AS important as sound proofing itself!

Yet, to the best of my knowledge, this has never been seen as an improvement, in the 'hi-fi' world.

Why??

Ps I'm married, so the whole black thing is kinda hard!
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Old 26th March 2010, 03:06 PM   #7
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To me music is always WAY cleaner in a dark (pitch black) setting,
With thoriated tungsten power tubes, that's not happening unless the amps are in another room
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Old 26th March 2010, 03:10 PM   #8
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A 'Glowbug', was never gunna get it!LOL
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Old 26th March 2010, 03:19 PM   #9
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But at least they provide enough light to see your glass of scotch by...
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Old 26th March 2010, 03:20 PM   #10
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Amen! my friend!!
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