Archive for the ‘Surround’ Category
Patrick von Sychowski (left), a self-confessed Celluloid Junkie, was over in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress last week, the lucky chap. Amongst other things, he was looking into Dolby’s ambitions for Atmos beyond the cinema auditorium. With the ongoing development of Dolby’s imaging division and last week’s announcement of the acquisition of digital cinema […]
Glenn Freemantle and the rest of the Gravity sound team, Skip Lievsay, Christopher Benstead, Niv Adiri and Chris Munro, receive the BAFTA Award for Best Sound at the Royal Opera House on Sunday evening, and talk to the BBC’s Zöe Ball backstage about working on the film.
In his latest post, CNET columnist Steve Guttenberg looks at the demise of true surround in the home as consumers opt for multi-speaker sound bars instead of multi-speaker home theatre sound systems. He puts it down to the lack of real consumer interest over the decades in Quadraphonic, DTS 5.1 surround CDs, SACD and DVD-A […]
Ads for luxury cars and top-end audio systems are often baffling and a little bit pointless, and this is no exception, but there’s no denying the Maserati Quattroporte is a beautiful-looking (and beautiful-sounding) car, and the driving experience is, I am sure, only improved by the presence of some expensive Bowers & Wilkins surround audio […]
Greg Russell – Mixing in Dolby Atmos from SoundWorks Collection on Vimeo. Thanks to the work of Glenn Freemantle on Gravity, Dolby’s new multi-speaker, object-based cinema surround system is becoming more familiar to audiences, even if it only available in a very select number of screens at the moment. In this Soundworks Collection video, re-recording […]