What does "woody" sound like?

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  1. nibus

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    So I hear a lot of people call the Eternity and some modded TS's as sounding "woody." I really have no idea what this means - does anyone have a sound clip or something that would explain this sound?
     
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    Thanks Dave!
     
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    Sorry, I couldn't resist.

    I'd actually like to know what people mean by "woody" as well. People use such ambiguous terms to describe sound, I usually have no idea what the hell they mean.
     
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    ever played a tweed circuit super , bassman , deluxe ? their lack of reverb and natural resonance from the pine cabinet gives a woody character.
     
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    Caribou, now that's a woody word. Tit, tit is a tinny word.
     
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    Resonance and plenty of midrange, especially lower midrange content?
     
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    Actually, this one is an excellent example. There is a certain resonance here that I would connect to acoustic instruments.... Wait, weren't we playing Balderdash? ;)
     
  15. Jon Silberman

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    Exactly.

    Like this instrument's tone (oboe), if an example would help:

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    wait for it..wait for it...
    ...and there it is! :roll:roll
    'snot often enough you see the title of a thread and open it just for the jokes..:BEER

    hyuk. just said 'snot.
     
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    oh and hi to thegearpage.net
    I guess that was my first post, been reading the board for a while.
    :munch
     
  18. Shiny McShine

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    OT: ha ha. kain500 has broken four forum rules with his first two posts--1. add something to the thread, 2. post in the correct section. 3. Use the abbreviation OT when posting off-topic information. 4. Don't double post.

    Your first post didn't answer the original question. You posted two in a row. You need to put introductions in the introductions section.

    BTW, didn't anyone get the Monty Python reference in my post? That bit will really clarify woody vs. tinny.

    I'd also like to add that a flute would be a dry sound.

    Jon, the oboe was my first choice for the most woody sounding orchestral instrument. Clarinets are in there too.
     
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    You could reference this guy

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