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a term for sound engineers, e.t.c. to use. could also be perceived as 'din'.

a situation when sound is not clear, but 'masked' by colliding close similar frequencies, e.t.c. (too many same guitars, friends!!) or other phenomena creating a sound distortion where 'pure' tones are altered and/or masked.

second and/or third generation recordings can create a perfect example of same. ie; loss of clarity, info. seems 'lost in background'
i went to the rave-up, but my bass got lost in the sonic mask!

had to re-record from the source because of damning sonic mask!

it was so humid at the outdoor venue all the sound which normally was crystal clear, got lost in a sonic mask
by michael foolsley August 11, 2010

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