[gstreamer-bugs] [Bug 426976] New: muddy sound on some mp3s
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GStreamer | don't know | Ver: 0.10.10
Summary: muddy sound on some mp3s
Component: don't know
AssignedTo: gstreamer-bugs at lists.sourceforge.net
ReportedBy: mccorkle at devteam.org
QAContact: gstreamer-bugs at lists.sourceforge.net
GNOME version: 2.15/2.16
GNOME milestone: Unspecified
Please describe the problem:
Listen to Star Salzman's remix of Chrono Trigger's "Black Wind Rising" from
ocremix.org (or email me and I'll provide the mp3). At around 1:00 - 1:09 and
again at 1:20 - 1:35 there is an obvious "muddy" sound coming both out of my
speakers (USBed in Logitech Z-10s) and out of their built in earphone port if I
plug in my standard Sony earbuds.
I loaded the same mp3 into xmms and played it back with no muddy sound. With
that said, I can see (and hear) a little bit of clipping during the same area
in xmms (via the little spectrum analyzer it comes with).
Steps to reproduce:
1. download the same mp3 from ocremix.org
2. Play it raw via
3. listen for the first minute or two with good speakers of earphones.
You will just hear a muddy underlying sound
The same output that I get from xmms on this laptop.
Does this happen every time?
My first report was at songbird:
I am using a Sony Vaio PCG-7A2L with a set of Logitech z-10 USB speakers and a
Intel sound chip on board. The muddiness happens both with the sound device on
board and with the sound device built into the speakers.
LSPCI for my internal sound card:
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family)
High Definition Audio Controller (rev 03)
If you guys can't reproduce it there, I will attach my line-out to a line in on
another machine and send you a FLAC or WAV of what I hear.
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