Music is the universal language.
How will the Deaf & Hard Of Hearing communicate?
While browsing Youtube, I watched Disturbed perform The Sound Of Silence on Conan. I was mesmerized. In that moment, it dawned on me the human voice is a musical instrument. Sweet Child O’ Mine’s opening riff is the first time a guitar spoke to me, albeit briefly. The Sound Of Silence vocalgasm lasted for the entire song.
Who is the voice behind these insane vocals? The band behind the music?
Wikipedia: David Draiman of Disturbed, sings a cover of The Sound Of Silence in the key of F#m. The chord progression is F#m, E, D, A. The first two verses are almost an octave lower than the original, and jumped up an octave for the last three verses. His vocal span goes from E2 to A4 in scientific pitch notation.
Hoping to gain some more insight, I watched Disturbed’s Official Video of The Sound Of Silence. The music drowns out the vocals, rendering the captioned lyrics useless. The Conan video is not captioned, but the vocals are clear. Is the Conan performance acoustic? Is the Disturbed video heavy metal? If so, this brings me to the crux of the matter:
I am so over listening to acoustic versions of songs to HEAR the vocals!
This is the impetus for the disAPPility Studio.