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RE: surround looping

i have never been a fan of more than 2 channels. It's too much a gimmick.

Yes, you can do cool things.

For a while I worked in an old room which was an original quad design from 
the 70's, updated fro dolby surround.  The issues is....even though many 
people have it....often it's setup wrong....and what about those whom 
have it....what did you pass over for those listeners while focusing on 

With that said....my objections to surround, like other things, is less in 
my old age. Perhaps it's because more people have it...

I have only mixed a few multimedia projects in surround where the playback 
was in a fixed installation like Disney Theme Parks. It was fun!

My random comments....not sure how the thread started.

At 11:53 AM 5/23/2005, Scott M2 wrote:

> >>I'm all in favour of multi-channel sound, but I don't think there's
> >>anything special in the 5.1 format.
> >>
> >>  andy butler
>I'd say that what's special about it is that lots of people
>actually have multi-channel playback systems in their homes now!
>It may not be the ideal system but artists with an interest in
>spatialization can now share their work with a larger audience
>than the old "quad" systems ever reached.
>Scott M2