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December 2022 Meeting Notice – Audio Loudness for New Delivery Platforms

Meeting Notice

The next online meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be held on
Monday 12th December 2022 at 8:30pm – via Zoom. Note later time

Leading US broadcast technologist, and AES TD1008 Document Working Group Chair John Kean will present on the topic of:

AES Development and Promotion of Audio Loudness Techniques

for new audio delivery platforms

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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: August 2022 – John Mulcahy; Room EQ Wizard (REW) software.

On Monday 8th August, the Melbourne Section of the AES held our regular bi-monthly meeting, which was preceded by our Annual General Meeting.

We welcomed about 60 members and guests via Zoom.

Following the AGM (see separate report at https://www.aesmelbourne.org.au/2022-agm/), Chairman Graeme Huon introduced John Mulcahy, the developer of the Room EQ Wizard (REW) software package.

John Mulcahy smiles
John presents via Zoom – Photo Rod Staples
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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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