失真 is sometimes used 故意 as an 效果(效应) but can also be 创作 偶然(意外) within the 过程 of 混音

If a 声音 波 is so 响 that the top of its 波 超过 the 最大 阀值 of the 录音 工具 then the top of the 波 will be cut off or ‘clipped’

This 手段(意味着) that the 平滑 模式 of the 波 is 中断 thus affecting the 声音 that can be played back

失真 as a Deliberate effect

失真 can be used 创造性 It will add 噪音 to 声音 and can be used to thicken 声音 质地(纹理、织体) and make them seem more impressive

失真(扭曲) 声音 often appear ‘fuzzy’ or ‘harsh’

增加 失真
聆听 to this 循环 声音 as it 增 in volume and 失真 begins to 影响 the 声音 You should be able to 听 the 'fuzzy' and 'harsh' 本质(自然) of 失真 emerge

具体 guitarists often 使用 失真

Un-distorted electric guitar
聆听 to the clarity and twang of the 音符

失真(扭曲) Guitar
聆听 out for the roar of the 失真 and how it makes the riff 模糊