Chuck Ainlay IAA Interview

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sjcorne

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The latest in my ongoing series of long-form interviews with surround mixers just went live. It's exciting to hear there's hope for more Dire Straits in multichannel!
 

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The latest in my ongoing series of long-form interviews with surround mixers just went live. It's exciting to hear there's hope for more Dire Straits in multichannel!
Woo-hoo! Congrats, @sjcorne. This will make good complementary reading to the Ainlay video added to Dolby's "Hear From the Masters" series a couple of days ago. (Good on you for plugging the idea of physical releases!)
 
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Once again, a wonderful interview revealing a lot of useful artist and technical information discussed in a very straight forward easy to understand manner. I didn’t pay a lot of attention to mixer credits back in the DTS days, had no idea of his extended involvement in that which we love.

Thanks to QQ search I won’t repeat myself on running into him briefly at the Ryman Auditorium in 2011.

 

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Another very informative interview, Jonathan. Some really interesting points that surprised me:

- As great as it sounds, Brothers In Arms was only 48khz / 16 bit. Therefore I’ve been using a 16 bit recording all these years to as a demo to impress folks when they hear my surround system.

- He believes that 48khz is not high resolution. It has to be 96 khz or higher.

- A shelf life of only 2 to 3 years for a hard drive is a shocking revelation. If it hasn‘t been spun in a while it may not spin up. :eek: Perhaps that’s a great reason to go all SSD…well, at least until long term problems crop up with them too. So spin all those hard drives from time to time folks.
 

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Also don’t forget to back your **** up! I have my 5.1 collection on a RAID1 drive so if one craps out I will turn the mirror off until a replacement arrives and the mirror can be immediately rebuilt. I also periodically back that mirror up to an external USB drive.

Data redundancy short of an EMP blast.
Lol
 
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