- Aug 13, 2020
Ok ok... here ya go
, that looks showroom New! Incredible. I jumped on the Quad train but no gear survived the dozens of moves in my life. Precious little did actually. We ended up with a house rule that I regret to this day. Any box that remained unopened from the last move was disposed of. We literally moved every 4 years. Great job holding on to that.Helicopter
Ah, but I'm a purist and I want my Atmos to be native to the reel to reel tape machines. I don't want all that aftermarket hocus pocus interfering with the pure tape experience.I've not heard it, but lots and lots of people say the Atmos upmix of stereo works far better than any of the prior upmixing algorithms. See that is the thing, you don't need to make your RTR Atmos. Atmos will take the stereo and make it Atmos-like.
Now, that is impressive.Ok ok... here ya go
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How that connected segment may help bolster the the momentum into the Music industry is important to at the very least consider.
At some point in the near future, there will be some form of “expansive sound” from all around the listeners. It’s pretty inevitable as technology advances and matures.
Of course. But switching from stereo to mono produces another kind of weird effect. So which one is the right kind of experience?I always say, listen to your system in mono for a few days then listen in stereo, you will immediately notice how sort of "artificial and weird" it is.
Here’s the article: I personally love ATMOS for Movies and have explored the limited sampling of ATMOS Music available on Tidal and Amazon. I find it different and rewarding as a change of pace. What say You?
While I certainly don't argue about the benefit of Atmos for home theater, the reality with stereo is that with the current 3D encoding which is used on a great number of popular music recordings Atmos is essentially a moot point. Stereo with 3D processing can already create a soundfield which completely envelops the listener - around, behind and above - much like binaural does with headphones (and this processing works just as well with headphones, if not better). And no extra hardware is required, no extra speakers, nothing, nada. More to the point, the audio industry is already struggling to attract customers to higher quality audio with the competition from phones, bluetooth speakers, soundbars and the like. And the powers that be really thinks that a significant number of these people are going to be OK with installing speakers all over the room and expensive multichannel amplifiers and the requisite processors? REALLY?????
Sorry, just like with the graveyard of discarded surround formats of the past which "were absolutely going to make stereo obsolete", this ain't gonna happen folks.
Of course. But switching from stereo to mono produces another kind of weird effect. So which one is the right kind of experience?