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10 years ago
There's a basic overview of noise "colors" over at Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colors_of_noiseNot really of great importance, but a nice overview.Sound coloration is seldom related to an actual color, however. It's merely implying an uneveness [sic] in the spectral response somewhere. Decisions are made whether it is desireable [sic] or not, and if not what steps need to be taken to neutralize it.
Othertimes [sic] a deliberate colorization is implied for the purposes of tone, as exemplified with guitars and tube amps (and tube amps in general, as some people believe these circuits improve the sound by making it "warm", a misnomer belief based on the physical aspects of the circuit ).
Suffice it to say that sound coloration merely implies the way the recording or live performance is sounding, and whether it is a good thing or not, as per personal prefences [sic].:)
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