"I found it disorienting and difficult to listen to." Always! Anyway for
music -- but the effect can be rather pleasing on video audio tracks, which
are mostly mixed down from multi-mono sources anyway. Moreover none of
those "auralization" processes account for absolute polarity. Feh!
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 1:31 PM, Matthew Sohn <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> >My point is, untrained ears don't seem to hear phase or polarity as
> >as audio engineers should, or people just accepted crappy sound quality on
> >>pricey reel tapes in the 60s (this I doubt).
> >-- Tom Fine
> About a week ago, I got a link to a podcast about a guy (Edgar Choueiri)
> on 3-D Audio algorithms for stereo speakers
> (http://www.studio360.org/2011/apr/29/adventures-3d-sound/). Looking at
> musical examples on an oscilloscope, the signal appears to be out of
> phase stereo with a rather narrow field. I found it disorienting and
> to listen to. I would be interested to hear comments from the list on this
> -Matt Sohn