‘Impulse Responses’: Make Audio Sound Native to Global Clubs, Recording Studios, & Concert Halls!
Ever wondered what your audio recording might sound like in a church, mosque, or even a tomb? How about a globally recognized chamber like the Sydney Opera House or LA Philharmonic? Or what about UMRK aka Frank Zappa’s studio!?! Yeah, that’s possible.
I knew I stumbled onto something but I wasn’t exactly sure what at first. Audio Ease has a collection of “measurements of real acoustic spaces,” data which can be applied to audio with the aid of software (their Altiverb 7), to make that audio sound as if it was recorded in an alternate chamber from the space in which it was originally recorded. This is known as ‘impulse response.’ Rad!
Sample data-sets include:
Large Concert Hall
Medium Concert Hall
Opera & Theatre
User Submitted Music Room
Oh and pyramids, mausoleums, and Frank Zappa’s studio!
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