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emanresu
07-15-2006, 10:20 PM
I can only imagine what Circulatory System would sound like if Will Hart & co recorded binaurally.

Useless thread, check.

Shameless
07-16-2006, 11:19 AM
Real men mix to mono.

clouds-chan
07-16-2006, 05:25 PM
manly men mix more mono

emanresu
07-16-2006, 06:20 PM
some strangers side singles stereophonically

Shameless
07-16-2006, 06:51 PM
frank fixed fifty fiddles..with a fairchild...compressor?

clouds-chan
07-16-2006, 08:02 PM
babies banjo binaurally

rogersbowne
07-17-2006, 01:28 PM
what weird words waste world wide web-servers

emanresu
07-17-2006, 02:59 PM
Once recorded, the binaural effect can be reproduced only using headphones. It does not work with mono playback; nor does it work while using loudspeaker units, as the acoustics of this arrangement distort the channel separation via natural crossfeed (an approximation can be obtained if the listening environment is carefully designed by employing expensive crossfeed cancellation equipment.)

The result is a listening experience that spatially transcends normally recorded stereo, since it accurately reproduces the effect of hearing a sound in person, given the 360 nature of how human ears pick up nuance in the sound waves. Binaural recordings can very convincingly reproduce location of sound behind, ahead, above, or wherever else the sound actually came from during recording.

NorwegianWood
07-17-2006, 09:36 PM
Originally posted by emanresu
Once recorded, the binaural effect can be reproduced only using headphones...

Sounds seriously spectacular.

So what are some examples of this? The biggest "headphones only" album I can think of is Black Foliage, but most of that (the opening of "Hideaway" being an exception) is still listenable on speakers.

coctail
07-17-2006, 09:39 PM
Parl Jam's "Binaural?" Except it sucks.

emanresu
07-18-2006, 07:34 AM
It never got really big, mainly because of the fact that you need headphones, so there aren't many full albums recorded with it. Looking around online it seems like mostly people have recorded natural sounds with it, and some have recorded things like symphonic orchestras. I was listening to Black Foliage last night and thinking about this, and realized that the sounds are still pretty much limited to left and right channels, though done amazingly. Think about if you heard it behind you, in your head, 15 feet away, ohhhh man I can only imagine!

Pearl Jam's album isn't recorded like that, it's just named that for some reason. Probably the same reason there's an avacado on their newest album?

coctail
07-18-2006, 10:01 AM
I thought a couple of the tracks were recorded that way?

emanresu
07-18-2006, 02:33 PM
ah, so they are

damonin
07-20-2006, 01:40 PM
here is an example that i really enjoyed

http://www.2loop.com/hsound.html

nervesandgel
07-20-2006, 02:17 PM
Originally posted by damonin
here is an example that i really enjoyed

http://www.2loop.com/hsound.html

i also enjoyed the fart button at the top of the page

damonin
07-21-2006, 11:01 AM
Originally posted by nervesandgel
i also enjoyed the fart button at the top of the page

who didnt enjoy that fart button?

clouds-chan
07-21-2006, 12:33 PM
binaural farting?

damonin
07-22-2006, 06:39 PM
anyone have the brain wave generator (for the lazy hippie)? im not sure but it dosent seem to work that well