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Björk’s Cornucopia enriched by d&b Soundscape in New York

On May 9 Björk opened her Cornucopia season at New York’s newest cultural centre The Shed, utilising a full 360 degree d&b Soundscape system powered by the d&b En-Scene object based mixing and En-Space room emulation software. Cornucopia is Björk’s most elaborate stage production to date incorporating stunning visuals, intricate …

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ZKM equips Kubus Sound Cube with Lawo mc²56 console

Established in 1989, the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie | Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, Germany has recently installed a Lawo mc²56 mixing console in the Kubus at its Hertz Laboratory. The ZKM Hertz Laboratory is dedicated to the performance and recording of experimental music and musical …

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Alcons introduces dedicated immersive audio loudspeaker

Alcons Audio has released the CRS8, a 2-way passive-filtered full range loudspeaker designed to meet all requirements of current and future immersive surround sound formats. Featuring the patented Alcons pro-ribbon driver technology, the CRS8 combines an “exceptional clarity and intelligibility” with an “unusually high dynamic range”. The CRS8/9090 system consists …

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Ben Howard moves into immersive sound with L-Acoustics L-ISA on tour

L-Acoustics was the top choice for the US leg of Ben Howard’s transatlantic tour, with Sound on Stage providing a left-right K2 system on all dates. Howard’s audio consultant and front of house engineer, Andy Magee noted that the K2 system was chosen for its “rock solid predictability.” When the tour …

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NUGEN Audio helps mix first South American show to use Dolby Atmos

Sound designer, re-recording mixer and partner at Panela Productions – Marcelo Cyro and his team were recently given the task of mixing Netflix’s Super Drags, the first show in South America to use Dolby Atmos, using NUGEN Audio’s NUGEN Post bundle to control the consistency of the mix. “Mixing in …

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Supersphere brings native ambisonic sound to immersive live events

Leading immersive entertainment production company Supersphere has announced the launch of its new Audiophile Series, marking a new level of audio fidelity and delivery for live event broadcasts. Available on Oculus Venues, the series marks the first time that live VR/360° broadcasts will offer end-to-end natively mixed ambisonic audio for …

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Doing Science: What’s new with Sound Particles 2

Colby Ramsey catches up with Nuno Fonseca about what we can expect from Sound Particles 2.0… — For those who aren’t familiar, Sound Particles is an immersive CGI-like software application for film, TV, VR, music and game audio production. Introduced in 2016, it is designed to offer unique and efficient …

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Amadeus installs immersive audio system for La Scala theatre in Paris

Amadeus has announced the install of over 172 of their speakers along with the company’s HOLOPHONIX immersive audio processor at the newly opened, and completely remodeled 560-seat theatre, La Scala Paris. The sound reinforcement system was designed specifically for La Scala Paris by Amadeus in collaboration with composer Philippe Manoury …

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PL+S 2019: Imogen Heap delivers live demo of the d&b Soundscape

Grammy Award winning artist and engineer Imogen Heap wowed a capacity Prolight + Sound crowd with a live demonstration of how she uses her Mi.Mu gloves to create sounds and control the d&b Soundscape, the d&b immersive sound system. Heap has been touring with the d&b Soundscape on her Mycelia …

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Genelec’s new Aural ID software technology to improve headphone monitoring

Genelec has announced a significant first step in improving the trustworthiness of headphone listening through the introduction of its new Aural ID software technology. Aural ID works by acquiring a person’s exclusive acoustic attributes to create a detailed modelling of their unique anatomical features affecting hearing, which can then be …

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