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Meeting Report: October 2022 – Angus Davidson on Immersive Music

On Monday 3rd October, the Melbourne Section of the AES held our regular bi-monthly meeting.

We welcomed about 30 members and guests via Zoom.

Angus Davidson from Red Road Immersive studio presented to us on the topic

Recording Music for Immersive Platforms 
– applying Dolby Atmos to music streaming

Chairman Graeme Huon introduced Angus who started his presentation with a brief run-through of his career to date.

Angus Davidson describing the Atmos recording process
Angus Davidson describing the Atmos recording process (Photo Rod Staples)

He then moved on to introduce the studio design decisions necessary for Dolby Atmos mixing, covering the appropriate room size for different applications (music, video, or film work) as well as the acoustic treatment, and choices of working with a physical console or mixing “in-the-box”.
He then spoke about equipment choices, emphasising the criticality of speaker choice.

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October 2022 Meeting Notice – Recording Music for Immersive Platforms

The next online meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be held on Monday 3rd October 2022 at 7:30pm – via Zoom.

Angus Davidson of Red Road Immersive will present on the topic of:

Recording Music for Immersive Platforms

applying Dolby Atmos to music streaming  

Dolby Atmos has transitioned from its recognised role in film sound, to a new and significantly different role as a dedicated platform for streaming music playback, on platforms like Apple Music, Tidal and Amazon +.

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Meeting Report: June 2022 – DaS AuReality demonstration

On Monday 20th June the AES Melbourne Section finally returned to our old meeting haunt of the SAE Institute lecture theatre, where we welcomed Vastigo’s Joe Hayes to demonstrate his DaS (Diffusion at Source) AuReality loudspeakers.

In October last year, Joe introduced us to his concept of the DaS loudspeaker algorithm which provides a listening experience unshackled from the room’s acoustics and free of sweet-spot limitations. A full report on that presentation can be found at https://www.aesmelbourne.org.au/mtg-rpt-oct2021/

This time around, Joe gave us the opportunity to hear the results of his work.

Chair Graeme Huon welcomes Joe Hayes
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Preliminary Meeting Notice: August 2022

AGM – Followed by John Mulcahy: Room Eq Wizard Developer

Our Section AGM is planned for Mon 8th August 2022 at 7:30pm
It will be an online (Zoom) session where we will report to the membership on Section activities and hold an election of Officers and Committee.
If you wish to serve on the Committee please contact us here

Following the AGM, the developer of the powerful Room Eq Wizard software, John Mulcahy will present to us on its development, applications and future directions.

Further details and the booking form will be posted here closer to the date.

June 2022 Meeting Notice: DaS AuReality Demo

We are returning to the SAE Institute!

The next in-person meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be held on
Monday 20th June 2022 at 7:30pm, in the SAE Institute Lecture Theatre, South Melbourne.

*Note – there will be NO live online element to this meeting.

Joe Hayes, Inventor and CTO of Vastigo Ltd, will conduct a
Live Demonstration

of his DaS AuReality (Diffusion at Source) loudspeaker systems.

Vastigo V10 Demo Speakers
NewAudio AS8 Speaker

Joe invites everyone to bring along their favourite critical listening music (Audio CD format only) to exercise the system.

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