Tuning Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Tuning Quotes from Rich Eisen, Rickey Medlocke, Marty Stuart, Saul Bass, Eric Clapton. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

People are tuning in for one reason and one reason only

People are tuning in for one reason and one reason only: to find out what’s happened. That’s what took me a very long time at ‘SportsCenter’ to figure out.
Rich Eisen
I often use dropped D or C – I even go all the way down to A. What can be really cool is drop a guitar down there and have the rest of the band continue in standard tuning. It gives it a lot of power and texture.
Rickey Medlocke
After people work hard and cope with the pressures of life throughout the week, going out to a show or tuning in to watch some characters in cowboy clothes, singing and playing songs about real life is something I relate to.
Marty Stuart
All fliers have some concern about flying. Some handle it by ‘flying’ the plane. They’re ‘raising’ the wheels, ‘making’ the turns and so on. Others handle it by tuning out… reading a book or watching a movie.
Saul Bass
It was a mystery to me, how the tuning was, or the style seemed to come out of nowhere, it obviously had roots in America going way back, there was nothing like it for me I’d ever seen before.
Eric Clapton
Also the pictures themselves give a visual to the audience tuning in, that makes them a very important part of law enforcement, or pulling families together.
Robert Stack
My idea is to bring out the inner child that my generation has inside, which does not go to sleep because of so much angst over the day-to-day routine. With so much going on, you start tuning out emotions and surprises.
There’s nothing I like better than going to my apartment, closing the door, cooking my little dinner for one and just tuning out. My apartment really is my haven. It’s a nest where I go to heal.
Tim Gunn
It’s all about tuning out the noise, tuning out all the stuff that simply doesn’t move the game forward – the doubt, the personal agendas, the often deafening fear of judgment and the need to please – so that you can ultimately get to that place of quiet, of calm, where you can focus on what really matters.
Bonnie Hammer
Trump’s rise was contingent on wide swaths of the country completely tuning out so-called mainstream media sources, while all too many outlets did a poor job covering 2016.
Ben Domenech
John Abraham is a really good guy. We get along very well. It’s a nice thing when you have a great tuning with your co-stars, as it makes the working experience all the better. Then you look forward to working with each other every day when you are shooting.
Manoj Bajpayee
Well, I used to model back in high school, and I was one of those people that, every week I was tuning in to ‘America’s Next Top Model.’
KiKi Layne
It has been a wonderful five years. I’m excited about the many projects we’re working on as we move into year six, and I want to thank everyone for tuning in. We couldn’t do it without you!
Catherine Crier
I’ve always been committed to tuning out the trends of drag and doing styles and fashions and performances that are really true to what I love, to the movie references I’ve always loved, fashion that speaks to me for whatever reason – no matter what people say.
Sasha Velour
When you finish a series like ‘Ugly Betty,’ there are so many voices around you telling you what you should be doing next and what would be good for your future, sometimes you can’t hear yourself. I’ve gotten pretty good at tuning everyone else out. Now it’s just me; what pleases me creatively.
America Ferrera
Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of tuning in and impatiently tuning out. As a longtime fan of talk radio, I don’t think this bodes well for the long-term broad appeal of the medium.
Camille Paglia
Dick Vitale always used to say to me, ‘Remember, this is an entertainment medium.’ People are not tuning in to a game to know how smart you are about basketball; they wanna enjoy it. And it took Dick years of saying that for me to settle in and say, ‘It’s also okay for me to have a little fun on the air.’
Doris Burke
What I enjoy so much about the Tonys’ uniqueness is that anyone who’s tuning in has an interest in seeing the show, so our job is halfway done.
Neil Patrick Harris
I’m looking for an intensity of focus. It’s a bit like tuning a guitar string. You tighten and tighten, and nothing really changes until you hit that tension, and suddenly it’s there: you’ve got a note.
Lenny Abrahamson
I’m just a normal guy and blue-collar historian, and people keep tuning in.
Rick Harrison
I don’t know why men are so fascinated with television and I think it has something to do with – if I may judge from my own father, who used to sit and stare at the TV while my mother was speaking to him – I think that’s a man’s way of tuning out.
Garry Shandling
We listen to the entrepreneur. We try to have a fine tuning fork to understand what they are saying and whether that makes sense and know it when we see it. We don’t try to do too much predicting.
David Sze
A lot of the time I use slide tuning for rhythm parts. I play a lot of slide in regular tuning as well as open tunings. I’m still mad about slide, there are so many ways of progressing on it.
Rory Gallagher
I’m an omniviorous reader, but I don’t read what could overlap with my own work. It’s like tuning a radio frequency – it’s much harder to pick up if there’s something else there.
John Lanchester
Most of the model consolidation we’ve done is behind us. There will be some fine tuning.
Rick Wagoner
And that because the moving parts are a million times smaller than the ones we’re familiar with, they move a million times faster, just as a smaller tuning fork produces a higher pitch than a large one.
K. Eric Drexler
Empathy is about two people – two people meeting, getting to know each other and tuning in to what the other person is thinking and feeling.
Simon Baron-Cohen
In comedy, if you don’t have the right tuning with your co-actor, the humour can fall flat.
Jacqueline Fernandez
There are some good space battles in some of the later series, but that wasn’t why you were tuning in every week. You were tuning in every week because Spock was a fascinating character. Because his friendship with Kirk was profound and really unusual.
Ronald D. Moore
When I started presenting ‘Scrapheap Challenge,’ I was rubbish at tuning V8 engines.
Dick Strawbridge
Holidays are about experiences and people, and tuning into what you feel like doing at that moment. Enjoy not having to look at a watch.
Evelyn Glennie
The initial attraction of a political convention was that often the outcome was not preordained. There was at least some element of surprise. But, now it’s like tuning in to a movie where you already know the plot and the ending. It’s just not that interesting.
Mark McKinnon
Chromamatic’ is actually about changing the strings on my guitar and tuning my guitar.
Wayne Static