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Sibilance (noun)

Type: noun

Pronunciation: /sib-e-lins/

What does Sibilance mean?

The “s” sound in a word.

Sibilance is the of “sss” sound in a vocalist’s recording.

For example, some, sit, stoned, masks, etc.

Microphones usually pick up the sibilance sounds more than the rest of the frequency spectrum which can be problematic for some. A de-esser is one of the most populars ways sibilance is fixed.

Example sentence: “I heard some sibilance coming in.”

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