Today I learned about Tim Storms, who holds two world records; one for lowest note sung by a human (G-7, which is so low as to be inaudible to the human ear) and one for widest human vocal range at ten octaves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim…
Mike Patton of Faith No More has the widest vocal range (6 Octaves) of any known singer in popular music. ultimate-guitar.com/news/…
Today I learned that Mike Patton, lead singer of Faith No More, with a six octave range, provided the voices and sounds for the dark seekers in the movie I am Legend. faithnomorefollowers.com/…
The Octavia was an effects pedal designed for Jimi Hendrix by his sound technician, Roger Mayer. It reproduces the input signal from a guitar one octave higher and/or lower in pitch, and mixes it with the original and added distortion fuzz. It can be heard in guitar solos on the song Purple Haze en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oct…
β€œoktavists” sing a full octave below the traditional lowest choral voice range youtube.com/channel/UCg6I…
Singer Tim Storms holds the world records for lowest note produced by a human and widest vocal range. He has a vocal range of 10 octaves and some of his sounds are so low they can't be perceived by the human ear. huffpost.com/entry/tim-st…
Roger Taylor, Queens drummer, has the same 4 octave vocal range as Freddie Mercury and Aretha Franklin en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat…
Bells are not just for clanging, but they each play 5 notes; the hum, the prime, the octave, the 5th and the minor 3rd. youtube.com/watch?v=qD9tS…
There's an auditory illusion named the Shepard Tone, where multiple octaves are looped in such a way that it sounds like it's a sound rising in tone for infinity. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She…
The lowest sound ever recorded is 57 octaves below middle-C and is from a black hole in the Perseus Cluster. science.nasa.gov/science-…
Mike Patton of the band Faith No More has the widest vocal range in popular music with a slightly larger than 6 Octave range. spin.com/2014/05/mike-pat…
The record for the highest note ever sang was by Adam Lopez, who beat the prior record held by Mariah Carey, by more than an octave, in 2008. youtube.com/watch?app=des…
The deepest note mankind has ever detected is a Bβ™­ that is 57 octaves below middle C. The sound is made by inflating plasma bubbles in the center of the Perseus Cluster. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
The iconic bassline from The White Stripes 'Seven Nation Army' isn't a bass guitar. It's a normal guitar shifted down an octave by an effects pedal nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/2…
The keyboard solo in The Beatle’s In My Life from their β€˜65 album, Rubber Soul, was played by George Martin an octave down and at half speed, giving it that amazingly virtuosic feel. Apparently even he couldn’t pull it off at the song’s actual tempo. classicfm.com/discover-mu…
A black hole produces the lowest "note" in the universe, to the tune of a B-flat that's 57 octaves below middle C. science1.nasa.gov/science…
Black Holes "Sing", producing a B-flat sound wave 57 octaves below middle-C from their jets. science.nasa.gov/science-…
A Shepard Tone is a sound that is created by layering sine waves at different octaves on top of each other. When played with the bass pitch rising or falling, it creates the auditory illusion of a continuously rising or falling sound that in the end never seems to rise or fall at all. youtube.com/watch?v=O35tr…
Mike Patton, lead singer of Faith No More, possesses the highest vocal range of any known singer in popular music, 6 octaves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mik…
Freddie Mercury's powerful voice spanned over a four octave range. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) has a 4 octave vocal range imdb.com/name/nm0000267/b…
Piano tuners tune pianos to the eigenfrequencies of the given string, until the can’t hear any other residual frequencies. But since these strings are not perfectly elastic, these don’t form an exact harmonic series and thus you don’t get an exact octave. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
The deepest note in the universe is emitted by a black hole, producing a note 57 octaves below middle C. cbc.ca/news/story/2003/09…
The lowest note ever detected emanates from a black hole. It is a B-flat 57 octaves below middle C. a-440.net/b-flat/b-flat.h…
Marilyn Manson has a vocal range that can span four octaves, and has a voice that can produce five different tones simultaneously. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Despite Freddie Mercury's multiple-octave range, he claimed to have no formal vocal training. musicroom.com/blog/10-rea…
Composer/pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff may have had a condition called arachnodactyly, which gave him abnormally long fingers. His handspan was such that he could play the cord C Eflat G C G with one hand, a full octave and a half. rachmaninoff.org/articles…
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top has a 5-octave vocal range (higher than Freddie Mercury's). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat…
Corey Taylor (Vocalist of Slipknot and Stone Sour) has the 2nd largest vocal range of any singer in popular music (5 and a half octaves). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cor…
The world record for "lowest note produced by a human" belongs to Tim Storms, who can sing a note at 0.189 Hz, eight octaves below the lowest G on the piano. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim…
Spiral Static by Muse is where Matt Bellamy uses the greatest vocal range in all of their songs, consisting of nearly three octaves; from A2 to G5 musewiki.org/Spiral_Stati…
During the production of "Walk the Line", the producers pitched up Johnny Cash's songs because they felt Joaquin Phoenix was incapable of singing that low. But three weeks before filming began, his voice randomly dropped and he was able to sing at the correct octave. youtube.com/watch?v=XiZwW…
The sound an atom makes: D note, specifically D28 (About twenty octaves above the highest D on a piano) eurekalert.org/pub_releas…
The deepest note mankind has ever detected is a Bβ™­ that is 57 octaves below middle C. The sound is made by inflating plasma bubbles in the center of the Perseus Cluster. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
The lowest "note" ever detected is from a super-massive black hole that hums 57 octaves below middle-C. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/scien…
Despite his impressive four-octave vocal range, Freddie Mercury claimed never to have received any formal vocal training. gaylife.about.com/od/gayc…
Today I learned of Tim Storms, who holds the world record for lowest note produced by a human voice. His voice can reach a pitch of 0.189 Hz, 8 octaves below the lowest G on a piano. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/T…
Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory discovered a black hole in the Perseus cluster that produces the lowest "note" ever detected, to the tune of a B-flat that's 57 octaves below middle C. A frequency over a million billion times deeper than the limits of human hearing. science1.nasa.gov/science…
John Newlands who discovered the "Law of Octaves" was ridiculed by scientists of Royal Society. It was subsequently elaborated by Dmitri Mendeleev as the periodic table. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Exotica singer Yma Sumac's voice spanned 5 octaves (from baritone to above soprano); and that the fact that her name backwards spells Amy Camus is just a coincidence. youtube.com/watch?v=yhUBJ…
Robert Plant possessed a 4 octave vocal range. And people still call him overrated. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Ivan Rebroff, a German singer, had a vocal range of 4.5 Octaves! Ranging from Soprano to Bass registers (F1-A5). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iva…
The world's smallest guitar was created out of individual atoms at Cornell in 1997. It can actually be played using small lasers and is 17 octaves higher than a normal guitar en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/N…
Harry Partch invented the Quadrangularis Reversum, a musical instrument designed to play his just tone scale with 43 pitches in each octave, He used 11-limit ratios because the 11th harmonic is utterly foreign to Western ears. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
Monkeys and rats experience octave equivalency, due to, apparently, an octave mapping of neurons in the auditory thalamus of the mammalian brain. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oct…
The Seven Nation Army bass line is played by a guitar with an effect that makes it an octave lower. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/S…
Actress Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura) Has a 4-Octave Singing Voice startalkradio.net/show/a-…
Billie Holiday had a limited singing range of just over one octave. awurl.com/vvBtH2DRk
The isolative vibration at half the distance along a length of nickel wire will always produce a harmonic tone exactly one octave above the pitch of the wire. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gui…

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