A Neat Experiment with the Car Radio, or Why There’s No Bass Knob on a Tuba

Less is so very much more. Most current auto radios have some sort of equalization circuitry. There may be bass and treble settings, you may have a three or five band equalizer, or maybe even those nifty “presets” (like ‘jazz’, ‘news’, ‘rock’, etc.). If you have a CD player, the experiment will work better, but …