Car Controlled Radios

I recently bought a new radio and so much about it is lovely. It looks beautiful, and underneath the attractive retro exterior lies a capable computer with a wifi card and an FM and DAB radio. You can even download an app to use as a remote control. Now because my lovely new radio can … Continued

To be There or Not to be There?

Every so often a story about a product that sounds like “being there” makes it into the hi-fi press. High-end audio equipment manufacturers often claim to be able to accurately recreate the sound of being at a live event. Recreating the experience of being at an event is often perceived to be ultimate aim of … Continued

Woofers and Tweeters

I’ve seen a few tweets about a television advert that’s been broadcast recently. The advert claims to have a soundtrack designed for dogs, not humans. I thought I’d take a closer look at this claim. First some facts. The average range of a dog’s hearing is 40Hz to 60kHz, this is much wider compared to … Continued

Taking Tablets

I’ve just returned from the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam. This is the second year I’ve been, last year I was honoured to be invited to the event as a guest after being awarded this. This year I was asked to help on the committee. I also produced a session about sound design for … Continued