The Human Auditory System evolved as a survival tool and one of the vital functions of hearing is to establish where a source of sound is located. The oldest aspects of human hearing, from an evolutionary standpoint, are those concerned with direction. As we determine direction in everyday sounds, it
Located in the Johanneshov district of Stockholm, the site now occupied by Baggpipe Studios can lay claim to a significant and varied musical history. Previously the home of Abbey Road/EMI Studios, the site has hosted sessions by artists including ABBA, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and producer, Mutt Lange.
Amphion Loudspeakers has announced its new flagship BaseTwo25 Low-Frequency Extension System, a no-compromise, turnkey system that transforms any Amphion two-way studio monitor into a full range, perfectly integrated time and phase accurate, three-way tower.
Genelec’s 8331 and 8341 Compact Coaxial Monitors (known as “The Ones” along with the larger 8351) have received a NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the “Studio Monitor Technology” category.
At the 2018 NAMM Show, Harman Professional Solutions introduced its next-generation JBL studio monitors, which retain the best qualities of the company’s original 3 Series, but now offer better performance in more production environments.
Trip-hop pioneer and record producer Andy Barlow and vocalist Lou Rhodes, his partner in electronic duo, Lamb, depend on Genelec audio monitors whereever they work. And that includes Barlow’s kitchen, where he has a pair of Genelec 8030s installed at home in Brighton, England.
Acoustic impedance is analogous to electrical impedance, and we all know that impedance matching is important in electronic systems. Here John Watkinson looks at the importance of acoustic impedance to loudspeaker design.