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Re: "Non Canned Surround Music" event (Re: New free toys in Macv10.5)

Quoting Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com>:

> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 11:14 AM, Sjaak<tcplugin@scarlet.be> wrote:
>> great!
> I'm finding the new surround panning most inspiring!
> OT rambling:
> How about producing a festival for Live Surround Music! Could be pre
> defined as a four channel event to give performers a fair chance to
> rearrange the control surfaces of their live rigs. One issue would be
> to keep enough space INSIDE the speaker's sweet-spot for the audience.
> I once played over an 18 channel system and it was great even though
> there were no particular "direction" or "depth" in the live sound
> design context; just different frequency bands of a summed stereo
> output flying around the 18 speakers above, left, right and behind.
> Would be cool to give folks a chance to set up their rig to PLAY the
> surround sound - actually that would be the point in such a festival.
> This would break some new ground related those guys that play back
> audio files from the hard drive with Max-MSP or PD surround treats. A
> "Non Canned Surround Music" event ;-)
> Woops... this OT took off a bit, think I need to chance the subject line.
> per

Surround sound and live-looping are a natural combination.  All of my  
laptop-based work is designed for surround-sound.  In most venues,  
though,  I have to fold it down to a stereo mix.  Such is life.

-- Kevin