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  1. Rise of the Guardians, Gravity and Pacific Rim Will All Get Dolby Atmos Surround Tracks

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound
  2. To many click tracks

    Pro Audio
    How would you guys handle this? The band wants to add the ability to use loops. The big problem is we already have a click track, they want to play if from both logic or a motif. What would be the best way to get all these into the monitor console. I thought about sub mixing at the drummer?
  3. Recording multiple tracks, with effects or add them later?

    Pro Audio
    Ive been volunteering in our church for many many years and have done a fair bit of studio work. I have always recorded the tracks with a flat eq and no effects (dry mix) and then add everything later so at the very least I have a good and clean start to my mixing. Is this the best way to go or...
  4. So what's the big deal with HD-Audio tracks on bluray discs?

    Audio Processing
    Can you really tell that much difference between good old DVD-format DD/DTS track and the high-resolution audio on bluray discs? Is it worth spending bunches of money? ("bunches" used purposefully here-- by it I mean to assume that it means whatever amount YOU would consider "bunches" to...
  5. Measuring and understanding THD and THD+N for real world tracks

    REW Forum
    I want to measure and understand THD and THD+N for of an electrical component and it's various modes. For example, I want to measure the THD and THD+N of the subwoofer preamp output on a real world bass intense track like Finding Nemo, Darla tapping the fish tank. The attached picture shows what...
  6. Breaking up an audio recording into CD tracks.

    Pro Audio
    I have an ongoing situation where I need to break up an approximately 80 minute audio recording (a lecture) into individual .WAV files from 1 to 5 minutes each so they can be written to an audio CD as tracks for easy navigation of the disc. I have been doing this manually, but there must be...
  7. Test Tracks

    CD-BD-DVD Music | Vinyl Records
    I was wondering if anybody had some really good musical test tracks such as: an awesome drum solo some deep organ music spine tingling sax solo lead guitar rifts bass guitar rifts something with a wide variation of music, I say solo's because I'd like to hear the individual instruments and be...
  8. How Do You Play Your Mono Tracks?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I thought this would make for an interesting thread as mono material really gets no love anymore.... The question is primarily for Onkyo receiver owners, as I am intrested to hear what modes are utilized, but for those of you with some older DVDs/Blu rays in your collection, which modes on your...
  9. Happy Feet HDDVD Audio tracks...

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    I was looking at the cover of Happy Feet HD DVD last night. I notice the DD+ track is labelled as 5.1EX, the TrueHD track is labelled as 5.1. My system currently does not have the ability to do EX processing on either of these formats. I'm assuming that these mixes are the same, with DD+ being...
  10. Converting old radio tapes to CD without audio drop-out between tracks

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I spent some time yesterday recording a cassette tape to my computer as a WAV file. The recording is music from a radio program, and in places one song runs into the next (as radio typically does). I was able to insert track markers with my Audacity editing program and separate each song into...
  11. Tracks for Auditioning a Subwoofer

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    In Wayne Pflughaupt's recent excellent review of the SVS SB12-Plus he mentioned some of his favorite musical tracks for auditioning a subwoofer. I will reprint them here for everyone's edification. Basia, The Sweetest Illusion - Track 1, “Drunk on Love” Basia, London Warsaw New York - Track 1...