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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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We Want Really Accurate Recordings, Right? Or Do We?
And in this column, I really get down to it. Here we go, with the awful, terrible and painful truth. I’m sorry to be the one to tell ya...
Is Bits Really Bits
What Really Happens When You Listen To A (you pick the number)-Bit Signal?
Starting Over II
Dave's adventure, continued. Monitoring.
Eight Vocal Microphones Tested and Compared
In the market for a microphone? You will likely find this comparative analysis of vocal microphones illuminating.
Principles of Multitrack Mixing: The Phantom Image
The quirky natures of phantom images.
Some Thoughts About Loudspeakers
How to think about loudspeakers as musical instruments.
Speaker, Speaker, On The Wall, Who Sounds Coolest Of Them All?
If you sometimes have a hard time figuring out the best piece of gear to use, you're not alone. Moulton investigates the difference between "blind" and "sounds cool" testing methodologies.
Creativity and Emotion in the Studio
About Emotion Filters, Communication Resistors and Mood Switches
The Royer R-121 Ribbon Microphone
What Goes Around Comes Around. A review of the new ribbon microphone from Royer, the R-121.
The Brave New World: Loudspeakers
Those black boxes with sound coming out we take for granted.
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.