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Very hard to achieve in standard audio. Very hard to achieve in passive or active systems too. You might get close, but recreating the "as is"? Nope. Hence why many folk go for "pleasing" and whatever version of "pleasing" you think that is.Overdose said:I get your point about personal choice and wholeheartedly agree, however I do believe that 'transparent' is a valid term if used in the right context to describe a lack of obscuritites or to put it another way, lack of distortion.chebby said:'Transparent' is just another failed word in the lexicon of attempts to describe what is fundamentally indescribable. (Like 'natural', neutral', 'organic', 'warm', etc.)
It just so happens that transparency can be used in visual and aural contexts, but the visual context is perhaps more literal.
The other adjectives listed are a little more vague and not really anything other than an attempt to describe a sound in words. They are not quantifiable.