Tag Archives: surround

Survey: How Do You Listen to Your Media?

I’ve been thinking about end-user listening habits lately and I decided to put together a little survey to see how people listen to their media when they are at home or on the road. This kind of stuff is interesting to me and it helps to get a small “focus test” of how consumers hear my work and the work of my colleagues. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool.

SoundWorks Collection: Toy Story 3

Another great video from SoundWorks Collection this morning!  This one is focused on Pixar’s latest, Toy Story 3, directed by Mr. Lee Unkrich. This particular video goes into the push into 3d and more widespread use of 7.1 Surround in theatres.  Some interesting notes in how the audio team interacted with Mr. Randy Newman in terms of blocking out the beats for music well before it hit the screen and notes regarding timing with audio and how to sell a … Continue reading

Zoom H2: The Review

A few weeks ago, I did a quick review of the Zoom H4; an affordable field recorder with XLR connections and on-board X/Y stereo spectrum mics. This time around, I am reviewing the H4’s cousin, the H2! Keep in mind that all reviews are based from a sound designer’s point of view unless otherwise noted. The Zoom H2 is the next effort by Samson in the field recorder market. It’s a very small portable field recorder that has four (!) … Continue reading