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Design considerations for an idealized domestic surround sound listening space
The author describes an ideal surround sound system.
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The Brave New World: Loudspeakers
Those black boxes with sound coming out we take for granted.
The Saito Sessions
Chronicles the recording session of a classical soprano.
The Audio Window
This piece examines the human range of audibility. Fundamental stuff, but you may not have thought about it in these terms before.
Surround Sound’s Field of Dreams: If We Build It, Will They Come?
Make sense of all those channels gathering on the horizon. Dave reports on the Technical Conference on Multichannel Audio at AES.
Way Beyond Spectral Management: Compression as Timbre
Dave discusses COMPRESSION. Y'know, making the soft stuff loud and the loud stuff soft.
Audio-Technica AT4060 Tube Condenser Microphone
A review of Audio-Technica's vacuum-tube cardioid condenser microphone, the AT4060.
Some Thoughts About Copyright
A discussion of copyright issues.
Panoramic Power Response: A Fresh Approach To Loudspeaker Dispersion and Control Room Design
Moulton's fresh take on monitoring in the recording studio.
NuVerb: Why, It’s Virtually a Reverb!
Dave reviews a reverb unit on a computer card.
How High Do We Really Need To Hear
What Really Happens To Them Ultrasonic Signals, Anyway?
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.