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Articles Tagged Focal Press

  • Thursday, May 23, 2013
    pro production
    Richard Cadena 05/23/13 02:34 PM,
    We eat light, drink it in through our skins. With a little more exposure to light, you feel part of things physically. I like feeling the power of light and space physically because then you can order it materially. Seeing is a very sensuous act; there’s a sweet deliciousness to feeling yourself see something. — James Turrell, artist known for his use of light in art Designing with automated lighting is really not much different than designing with conventional fixtures.… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionLighting

  • Thursday, May 10, 2012
    bob katz mastering
    Bob Katz 05/10/12 05:10 PM,
    This article is the second part in a series on decibels, excerpted from Bob Katz’s book Mastering Audio: The Art and The Science. The first part is available here, and be sure to check out all our videos featuring Bob Katz. We Won’t Get Fooled Again. Recording engineers rely heavily on their favorite meter, and this is not intended to change people’s favorite. But as practicing engineers, it is prudent to learn the defects and virtues of each meter we… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallAnalogEducationMonitoringStudioSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Monday, May 07, 2012
    worship audio
    Doug Jones 05/07/12 07:18 AM,
    Here we present a portion of a chapter in the book “Sound of Worship” by Douglas R. Jones, published by Focal Press. ———————————- Noise is a problem that every church must deal with regardless of its worship style or form. Noise is basically unwanted sound. It is important to realize that the definition of noise includes a subjective component. Noise is unwanted sound. Noise can be any sound that intrudes on someone’s space. It can be sound that in another… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureStudy HallMeasurementSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, November 10, 2011
    bob katz mastering
    Bob Katz 11/10/11 06:55 AM, 2 Comments
    This article is the first part in a series on decibels, excerpted from Bob Katz’s book Mastering Audio: The Art and The Science. So many of us take our meters for granted—after all, recording is simple: all you do is peak to 0 dB and never go over! But things only appear that simple until you discover that with the same material, one machine says that it peaks to -1 dB, another machine shows an OVER level, and yet your… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallDigitalMeasurementMonitoringStudioAudio