CHAPTER 15

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Surround Sound

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 ...

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