The term binaural is derived from two Latin words: bina – two and auras – ear. The term “binaural hearing” refers to the ability of humans and animals to determine the direction to the sound source, wherever it is: left, right, front, back, bottom or top. When listening to stereo recordings, you can also determine the direction to the sound source, but only in one horizontal plane: left or right. In 5.1 systems (e.g. home theater), the back-front sound can still be determined, but the top-bottom is already problematic.
Ideally, to accurately determine the direction to the sound source, nature should have provided for us at least 6 ears – according to the number of all directions, but we only have two. Continue reading
Rehearsal facilities were created especially for groups seeking to improve their skills and hone the sound of instruments. The area of the room, as a rule, is not too large, since the reproduced sound should be juicy, the hay should reflect it, creating various sounding effects. Dividing the room into two working compartments allows not only repeatedly playing the melody, but also, relying on the operator’s equipment, record it and listen at home to identify any errors. The walls of the recording studio are sheathed with special material, as well as the ceiling and floor.
The equipment provided by the rehearsal base must include an acoustic system. Continue reading