CHAPTER 19 Immersive Audio (5.1 and Beyond)






At a special media event that was attended by about 500 people, my good friend George Massenburg asked the crowd, “How many of you truly know the joys of surround sound playback or production?” In that crowd, about 20 of us raised our hands. He then went about the business of playing back several very well known mixes that were remixed in surround and talked about the benefits of surround-sound music and audio-for-visual media production (Figure 19.1). Right-on, George!


FIGURE 19.1 This Mixing Room isn’t only set up for 5.1 (notice the speakers on the ceiling?), it’s also set up for 9.1 ...

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