The good folks at Sound on Sound — always an audio must-read — offer up this bit of time travel.
Pitch Shift - The first commercial release using the first commercially available digital pitch shifter is David Bowie's album Low. The record has proven influential and inspiring. Imagine a time when pitch shifting was all but impossible. Imagine then getting your hands on the first(...)
Distortion - One of the most important and most difficult decisions we have to make regarding distortion is degree. Not enough and the tone becomes a bit of a bore. Too much and it begins to blur. The peaks in the signal get clipped by(...)