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post #31 of 46 Old 05-06-2019, 05:31 PM
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Given the current somewhat "lethargic" state of immersive audio music creation|distribution, I can't help but think that Dolby (and competitor codec vendors) might be awaiting a hoped-for bump in immersive audio interest with the anticipated 2020|2021 roll out of ATSC 3.0 tv in US major markets. That should make the name of the Dolby AC-4 audio codec familiar to a much wider audience . . . and focusing only on immersive audio music creation|distribution using the more efficient Dolby AC-4 codec would likely reduce consumer confusion about Atmos vs. AC-4 choice...


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The $64K question: will these hypothetical Atmos mixes from Deadmau5 be restricted to the club scene or make their way into availability for consumer purchase via download or BD?
Would be a shame if it was only for the club scene - most people probably wouldn't appreciate or even notice the positional sound (too many bodies absorbing sound, not enough sobriety). Many venues are also only setup for LR positional at most (e.g. Armin's Ping Pong track)
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Great thread. I just ordered the Imagine Dragons Blu-Ray thanks to this.


I'm so amazed by Atmos. The only reason I tried it out is because my old receiver died and I replaced it. My old receiver was a 11.2 Denon and the Audyssey DSX front heights and rear surrounds were in close the same place Atmos wants ceiling speakers to be. I really didn't expect much...


...but I was so blown away, that after 1 day, I started a total teardown and rebuild of my home theater to get the speakers exactly where the Dolby white paper says they should be. It's interesting that back in the day, Dolby recommended putting surrounds up high, 3 or more feet above ear level for home theaters, which I did. Now I need to move them all down, which is a bit of work when all the wires are run in-wall!! Damn you Dolby!!! Heh Heh.



Can't wait, should be done in a week or two, the first thing I will try is the Imagine Dragons Atmos mix.
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Hopefully this makes it to a commercial release...https://www.stereophile.com/content/...es-dolby-atmos
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Universal Music Group Looks to the Future of Sound Mixing With Dolby Atmos

https://www.billboard.com/biz/articl...f-sound-mixing
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Universal Music Group Looks to the Future of Sound Mixing With Dolby Atmos

https://www.billboard.com/biz/articl...f-sound-mixing
Interesting, but will any of these artists besides R.E.M. be releasing Atmos content for consumer purchase?

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Universal Music Group Looks to the Future of Sound Mixing With Dolby Atmos
https://www.billboard.com/biz/articl...f-sound-mixing

For music fans without height speakers, this will just be TrueHD 7.1 (or 5.1) music on BD . . . Didn't UMG already try to find a market for that a year or two ago...?!


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For music fans without height speakers, this will just be TrueHD 7.1 (or 5.1) music on BD . . . Didn't UMG already try to find a market for that a year or two ago...?!
If Universal's HFPA Blu-ray audio disc releases are anything to go by, they'll loose interest in Atmos releases pretty quickly

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How did you get this for free? It says $50 on the bottom.

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Here is a free download of an album recorded in Atmos: /mattdareywolf.




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How did you get this for free? It says $50 on the bottom.


It was a free download straight from his website back when I got it but I can see they are now charging for it. I guess the early bird gets the (free) worm?


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Bummer. Maybe I can find one to download somewhere on the interwebs

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Bummer. Maybe I can find one to download somewhere on the interwebs
I’ve looked. I’ll split the cost with you.
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Pearl Jam is having a one night only Atmos listening experience for their new album Gigaton in select Dolby Cinemas.

https://pearljam.com/onenightonly/


*edit: It seems they are adding more theaters with Atmos beyond the Dolby Cinemas.
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Pearl Jam is having a one night only Atmos listening experience for their new album Gigaton in select Dolby Cinemas.

https://pearljam.com/onenightonly/
Will see if there is available later the Album in Dolby Atmos in Bluray or download editions.

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Will see if there is available later the Album in Dolby Atmos in Bluray or download editions.
They don't have a BD for sale on their site. I doubt one is coming later. If they make it available after the event, I imagine it will only be via streaming (Amazon HD or Tidal). Unfortunately, access to Atmos streaming is severely limited right now.
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Since it did not get its theatrical release, Apple TV+ added Pearl Jam’s Gigaton (Visual Album Experience) in HD Dolby Vision+Atmos. It is free for one week to everyone with an Apple TV or app, without a TV+ subscription.
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