Moulton Laboratories
the art and science of sound




6/2006
Design considerations for an idealized domestic surround sound listening space
The author describes an ideal surround sound system.
6/2006
   
Random Articles
Taming the Big Wave
Getting Control of Low Frequencies in the Studio and Control Room
1/1997
Fadeout:  Fear, Loathing and Copyright, Virtual Style
A rant, this time about copy protection. Everybody's a crook of some sort, it turns out.
11/1994
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.
3/2003
How High Do We Really Need To Hear
What Really Happens To Them Ultrasonic Signals, Anyway?
4/2000
Some Reminiscing About My Experiences With Subjective Testing
How Dave began his journey down the rabbit hole of audio perception measurement.
9/2001
Whaddya Mean It’s Inaudible? Why, I Know A Guy…
The ongoing debate of what it means when something is "audible" or not.
1/2000
The Brave New World: Bad Audio Fixed?
Dave discusses trends in television audio and techniques for improving it.
12/2001
About Comb Filtering, Phase Shift and Polarity Reversal
The phenomena of comb filtering, phase shift and polarity reversal are surrounded in myth and are a bedrock topic for audio engineers.
8/1993
Taming Wild Mastering Levels
Discussion of a critical development in the brave new world of digital audio: loudness inflation.
1/1999
Bad Audio and Some Unintended Consequences
Dave Gardiner brings up the issues surrounding legacy noise reduction (Dolby) in TV audio.
5/2002
NEWS
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.
MoultonLabs.com II
Welcome to the new Moulton Laboratories website.
“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.