Whether you are an advocate or an adversary of the concept of surround sound, one thing is for sure, it exists in the here and now of music and audio-for-visual media, and it is certain to play an important role in the media technologies of tomorrow.
I think that at this point I have to break from my role as a neutral author and state flat out that I am a HUGE surround proponent. FOR ME, the ability to compose and mix in surround has been an uplifting experience. I clearly remember as a kid, placing two album covers behind my ears and listening as the music came to life around my head (go ahead, try it)! The ability to ...