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Design considerations for an idealized domestic surround sound listening space
The author describes an ideal surround sound system.
Random Articles
What Happens When Our Willing Suspension of Disbelief Hits the Wall? Uh-oh!
Discussing the limits of music specifically composed for performance playback on a set of surround sound loudspeakers.
Dolby C: How Dolby Sees It
A summary and interesting look back at the history of Dolby's noise-reduction scheme.
Beyond Spectral Management
Parametric Equalization for Fun and Profit
The Tascam TM-D8000 Digital Mixing Console: An Overview
Another offering in the low-cost digital console sweepstakes.
Some Thoughts About Loudspeakers
How to think about loudspeakers as musical instruments.
The Equal Loudness Contours
What They are and What They Mean for your Mixing
A Happy Accident: A Better Way to Play Back Stereo?
Examine a different surround sound configuration.
Spectral Management, or, Ways To Think About EQ and Mixing
Dave talks about the huge range of sounds we can hear and how these dimensions should be approached from a mixing standpoint.
The loudspeaker as musical instrument
An examination of the issues surrounding loudspeaker performance of music in typical rooms.
Hearing: The Highs and the Lows of It
Dave attempts to explain how we perceive pitch, to an alien.
KCUR broadcasts piece on the Kauffman Center Garage
For a series called "Artists in their Own Words," KCUR's Laura Spencer met up with composer David Moulton and artist Lajos Héder during the installation.
Bang & Olufsen wins major car sound system award
The Bang & Olufsen in-car entertainment system fitted to the Audi A8 has been voted the world’s best sound system. II
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“From Exile to Exaltation” wins 2006 Independent Music Awards for Best Gospel Song
Two of Dave's surround mixes were nominated for the Independent Music Awards, one wins!
Sensible Sound on the BL5
"demonstrably the finest loudspeaker system designed and manufactured thus far."
Audi debuts B&O automotive sound system
The Advanced Sound System, incorporating Sausalito Audio Works' ALT lenses, was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show.