How much tension is too much tension? Let’s talk about Shepard tones!

Risers have to end at some point, so if you want to build up tension in endless waves you can use an audio illusion called a “Shepard Tone”. This can help you build up endless climaxes if that’s something you’re into!

We go into some examples of classic shepard tones, apply it to risers, but then also to speeding up rhythmical patterns

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0:00 What is a shepard tone?
2:28 Example in a song
4:17 How art dies
5:19 Rhythmic shepard tones

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