Perceptual Effects of Dynamic Range Compression in Popular Music Recordings - January 2014
Accurate Calculation of Radiation and Diffraction from Loudspeaker Enclosures at Low Frequency - June 2013
New Measurement Techniques for Portable Listening Devices: Technical Report - October 2013
Loudspeakers in Control Rooms and Living Rooms
The loudspeakers and acoustical environments used for sound recording and mixdown are not necessarily intended to mimic home listening rooms. The first part of this paper describes and categorizes typical North American mixdown rooms and consumer listening environments. Then, since recording engineers and audiophiles both include pro-and anti-horn activists, some characteristic differences between high frequency horns and direct radiator loudspeakers are investigated. Lastly, the ability of two-channel stereo reproduction to create a convincing phantom center image is discussed from the perspective of the author's personal experience.
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