Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

Sennheiser / Pink Floyd Create Unique Immersive Live 8 Mix

20/03/2017

Sennheiser / Pink Floyd Create Unique Immersive Live 8 Mix posted: 20/03/2017

Pink Floyd's Nick Mason makes a return to Abbey Road as part of Sennheiser's immersive audio production

Audio specialist Sennheiser has partnered with Pink Floyd to demonstrate its AMBEO 3D audio technology in action as part of the sound expert's work for The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, which opens to the public at London's Victoria and Albert Museum on May 13.

One of the most anticipated elements of the exhibition is a new immersive mix of Comfortably Numb from the Live 8 concert - the last time David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright played onstage with former member Roger Waters - created using Sennheiser's AMBEO 3D technology in a brand-new format using 25 speakers. AMBEO 3D places sound both around and above the listener, delivering an immersive audio sensation unlike anything visitors have experienced before.

The 360 degree surround mix was presented earlier this month at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios in London, where Pink Floyd recorded a number of their albums including The Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here. Pink Floyd associate, recording engineer Andy Jackson, who worked with Pink Floyd on several albums including The Division Bell, is collaborating closely on the project with Simon Rhodes and Simon Franglen, the mastermind producers behind the brand new AMBEO version of Pink Floyd's music, creating new mixes which utilise many more discrete channels than were previously possible. Rhodes is a senior engineer at Abbey Road with over 18 years' experience of working on productions for projects including the Avatar and Spectre movies, whilst Franglen is a Grammy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated composer and producer with credits on many of the biggest films of all time, including Titanic and Avatar.

As official audio partner for the Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains exhibition, a retrospective of the band's history, connecting music, sound technology, live performance and more, Sennheiser will enable captivating audio experiences for the visitor using its innovative AMBEO 3D technology. Sennheiser systems will be used for audio elements throughout the exhibition, including the delivery of highest-quality arrangements from historic Pink Floyd documents.

Pink Floyd's Nick Mason, who made a return to Abbey Road during the production of the AMBEO 3D mix, commented on the collaboration: We have been using Sennheiser equipment ever since Pink Floyd started out as a live band and used the MD 409 microphones for our performances, so it is only fitting that they provide the audio experience at our exhibition. Sennheiser has been at the cutting edge of audio technology for a very long time, so we have no doubt that they will help make Their Mortal Remains something special.

Pink Floyd has worked with Sennheiser and Neumann microphones throughout their career. To come back to the Abbey Road studios to jointly work with the AMBEO 3D audio technology is a very special part within this collaboration , said co-CEO Daniel Sennheiser. 3D audio is the new frontier of sound excellence, set to transform the listening experience for users. We are very happy to bring that special audio experience to The Pink Floyd Exhibition , adds Dr Andreas Sennheiser.

On the production of the AMBEO 3D version of Comfortably Numb from Live 8, Simon Franglen added: I can't think of a band that is better suited to Sennheiser's AMBEO 3D technology than Pink Floyd. They pioneered surround sound in their live shows, now Sennheiser's 3D immersive audio pioneers a completely new experience. It allows the audience to hear every detail inside the performance. I can't wait to see what Pink Floyd fans make of the 3D audio version when they see the exhibition.

About Sennheiser

Audio specialist Sennheiser is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems. Based in Wedemark near Hanover, Germany, Sennheiser operates its own production facilities in Germany, Ireland and the USA and is active in more than 50 countries. With 19 sales subsidiaries and long-established trading partners, the company supplies innovative products and cutting-edge audio solutions that are optimally tailored to its customers needs. Sennheiser is a family owned company that was founded in 1945 and which today has 2,750 employees around the world that share a passion for audio technology. Since 2013, Sennheiser has been managed by Daniel Sennheiser and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, the third generation of the family to run the company. In 2015, the Sennheiser Group had sales totalling 682 million.
LINK: http://www.live-production.tv/news/cultural-events/sennheiser-pink-flo...
See more stories from liveproduction

Most recent headlines

20/10/2017

Russian broadcaster NTV sees the light with Calrec Artemis

Russian broadcaster NTV, a loyal Calrec Audio customer, has added a fourth Artemis Light digital audio console to its studio facilities in the Television Techni...

20/10/2017

BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions Upgrades Modular OB Vans With Artist Comms and More MediorNet From Riedel

BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions, one of Europe s leading providers of live producti...

20/10/2017

Cobalt Digital Converters Are First in the US to Offer Technicolor HDR ITM Technology

Cobalt Digital today announced that it is the first U.S. manufacturer selected t...

20/10/2017

ISO IEC Ratifies SMPTE Archive eXchange Format (AXF) Standard

SMPTE , the organization whose standards have supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced ...

20/10/2017

See the Latest Storage Solutions and Enter Drawing for a New Glyph Atom Drive

Glyph Production Technologies, a US-based manufacturer of mobile and desktop storage solutions, will showcase their extensive range of external pro-grade drives...

20/10/2017

AC-ET Showcases Leading LED Broadcast Lighting Solutions at KitPlus Show 2017

Representatives from A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd s specialist Film & TV sales team will be at the KitPlus show MediaCityUK Studios, Manchester, England,...

20/10/2017

Blackmagic Design focus on the URSA Mini Pro at MediaCity Show

Blackmagic Designs focus at the KitPlus Show in MediaCity on 7th November is the extraordinary URSA Mini Pro camera. Its fantastic sensor captures exceptional d...

20/10/2017

Cameras never seen before in the UK to be shown at KitPlus Show for the first time

Datavideo will be showing cameras never seen before in the UK, including the new...

20/10/2017

Global Church Hillsong Relies on FOR-As HVS-2000 Video Switcher for Production of Worship Services and amp; Conferences

Founded in Sydney, Australia, in 1983, Hillsong Church is a contemporary Christi...

20/10/2017

Glensound Beatrice Intercom System to be introduced to a MediaCity audience

Glensound Ltd is pleased to be showing the Beatrice Intercom System at the forth-coming KitPlus Show in MeidaCity on 7th November. This fully digital system wit...

20/10/2017

Ikegami Unicam XE Camera series, including the UHK-430 4k, feature at Manchester show

Featured at the show will be the UHK-430 4K camera from the companys Unicam XE c...

20/10/2017

Miller to showcase Arrowx Series and Cineline 70 Tripod System at KitPlus Show 2017

Arrowx series consists of three models, Arrowx 3 (1-19kg), Arrowx 5 (2-21kg) and...

20/10/2017

ARRI, MoVi, Ronin and more of the industrys most exciting kit on show at MediaCity on 7th November

ProVision are proud to be exhibiting camera and lighting equipment with our frie...

20/10/2017

Sonnet Launches Thunderbolt 3 to Dual HDMI 2.0 Adapter for Mac and Windows Computers

Sonnet Technologies today announced its latest Thunderbolt 3 product, the Thund...

20/10/2017

Adlib Dreams Big with La La Land Tour

Adlib Dreams Big with La La Land Tour posted: 19/10/2017 The orchestra rehearse before the show. Liverpool UK based rental and production company Adlib...

20/10/2017

Sachtler Launches Ace XL Gs And Ace XL Ms Al Tripod Systems

Sachtler Launches Ace XL Gs And Ace XL Ms Al Tripod Systems posted: 19/10/2017 New Aluminium Versions of Popular ACE XL Tripods Offer Value-Priced Alternat...

20/10/2017

Genelec Unveils USA Learning Channel YouTube Portal

Genelec Unveils USA Learning Channel YouTube Portal posted: 19/10/2017 The hosts of Genelec's USA Learning Channel : John Whitcore (L) and Paul Stew...

20/10/2017

Cobalt Digital Converters Are First in the US to Offer Technicolor HDR ITM Technology

Cobalt Digital Converters Are First in the US to Offer Technicolor HDR ITM Techn...

20/10/2017

BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions Upgrades Modular OB Vans With Artist Comms and More MediorNet From Riedel

BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions Upgrades Modular OB Vans With Artist Comms and More...

20/10/2017

LinkedIn Learning upgrades with Rohde & Schwarz VENICE 4K and HD/SD video servers

LinkedIn Learning upgrades with Rohde & Schwarz VENICE 4K and HD/SD video server...

20/10/2017

Uber Kenya Pitch Picked Up By Hellocomputer, FCB Cape Town, FCB East Africa

20 October, 2017 - 08:01 Hellocomputer Cape Town along with FCB Cape Town and FCB East Africa, all three agencies within the FCB Africa fold, have successfu...

20/10/2017

Football brings Italy together in Brent Harris' new ad

20 October, 2017 - 08:07 Egg Films' Brent Harris directed For The Love Of Sport, Sky Sports' epic new football ad, produced by Jon Ronbeck with Mapi...

20/10/2017

10 LGBTQI filmmaking teams funded through the Love Bites initiative

20 10 2017 - Media release 10 LGBTQI filmmaking teams funded through the Love Bites initiative Anthony Aitch Monsta Gras 2007 / Photo credit Kristian Taylor-W...

20/10/2017

Tangent Animation Partners with Peter Lepeniotis to Develop Animated Features

TORONTO -Canada-based Tangent Animation has signed Peter Lepeniotis to an exclusive deal to write and develop three new animated feature films....

20/10/2017

Epic Teams with Nvidia on Enterprise-Grade Platform for VR

Epic Games has teamed with Nvidia to deliver enterprise-grade solutions to help application developers create better, more immersive VR experiences....

20/10/2017

MPC and Mikros Advertising Join Forces in Paris

Advertising VFX companies MPC and Mikros recently announced that they will integrate their operations in Paris. The two world-class advertising brands will join...

20/10/2017

Atari Reveals Details about Upcoming Ataribox

NEW YORK, NY - Atari recently released new information about Ataribox, a product that brings gaming and more to the living room. The launch also signals a retur...

20/10/2017

Study: What Media Companies Want in Order Management Systems

Google's recent announcement that it's ending support for its DoubleClick Sales Manager means thousands of media companies face a transition to a new or...

20/10/2017

Press Release http://news.adobe.com/feeds/press_release/all/rss.xml en Adobe Outlines Growth Strategy at Adobe MAX

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today will ...

20/10/2017

Grass Valley Launches EDIUS 9 with New Floating Licenses, Enhanced Interface and Integrated HDR Support

Grass Valley Launches EDIUS 9 with New Floating Licenses, Enhanced Interface and...

20/10/2017

La marca como vehculo de la expansin internacional

Thu, 19/10/2017 En un art culo publicado en la revista BrandAbout, Sergio Mart n, responsable de Comunicaci n de la Corporaci n Telev s explica la evoluci n d...

20/10/2017

UN PATCHBAY POUR VOS MODULES AU FORMAT 500

mai 25, 2017 crit par oudini Soyez le premier commenter! Bittree, un important fabricant de syst mes audio/ vid o, vient de d voiler sa toute nouvelle s rie...

20/10/2017

Roland D-05 Boutique - SynthFest UK 2017 (Video)

The D-50 reborn. Hardware > Synthesizer Video of Roland D-05 Boutique - SynthFest UK 2017 SOS synth guru Gordon Reid casts his mind back to 1987 where he fi...

20/10/2017

Rebel Technology Tonic - SynthFest UK 2017 (Video)

Additive interval pitch sequencer Hardware > Sequencer Video of Rebel Technology Tonic - SynthFest UK 2017 At SynthFest UK, we took a look at Rebels Tonic, ...

20/10/2017

ROLI LightPad Block M - SynthFest UK 2017 (Video)

Dynamic responsive surface Hardware > Control Surface Video of ROLI LightPad Block M - SynthFest UK 2017 The redesigned interface of the Lightpad M builds o...

20/10/2017

Reon Drift Box series synths - SynthFest UK 2017 (Video)

Mono Synth, Step Sequencer, Four-voice Synth, CV & Audio Mixer Hardware > Sequencer, Synthesizer Video of Reon Drift Box series synths - SynthFest UK 2017 K...

20/10/2017

Modal CRAFTrhythm - SynthFest UK 2017 (Video)

8-track drum sampler kit with a 16 step sequencer Hardware > Drum Machine, Sequencer Video of Modal CRAFTrhythm - SynthFest UK 2017 Modal debuted their new ...

20/10/2017

Roland SH-01a - SynthFest UK 2017 (Video)

Boutique format reproduction of the iconic Roland SH-101 Hardware > Synthesizer Video of Roland SH-01a - SynthFest UK 2017 Roland showed their new boutique ...

20/10/2017

Dreadbox White Line Modular - SynthFest UK 2017 (Video)

Eurorack modular Hardware > Synthesizer Video of Dreadbox White Line Modular - SynthFest UK 2017 Nova Distribution showed the Dreadbox White Line Eurorack m...

20/10/2017

AES 2017: Coleman Audio CA500EQ (Video)

Four-band EQ shown at AES show in New York Hardware > Processor Video of Coleman Audio CA500EQ - AES 2017 At the AES Show in New York, Coleman Audio are sho...

20/10/2017

AES 2017: Earthworks DM20 drum mic (Video)

New drum mic demoed at New York show Hardware > Microphone Video of Earthworks DM20 - AES 2017 We reported on the new Earthworks DM20 just last month, but a...

20/10/2017

Q3 2017 order intake and sales

19.10.2017 Share Share this article Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) announced today its order intake and sales for th...

19/10/2017

Nokia announces strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services to enable easier transition to the cloud

19 October 2017 Nokia will support service providers in their migration to AWS ...

19/10/2017

Nokia to publish third-quarter and January-September 2017 interim report on October 26, 2017

Press release October 19, 2017 Espoo, Finland - Nokia will publish its third-...

19/10/2017

Cinematic AMIRA Multicam rocks The Who

Cinematic AMIRA Multicam rocks The Who For the largest multi-camera utilization of ARRI cameras to date in the UK, ARRI AMIRA cameras were called upon to cap...

19/10/2017

Asterix and the Chariot Race

Asterix and the Chariot Race New album - November 2, 2017 Asterix and the Chariot Race: the title of the 37th album recounting the adventures of our friends ...

19/10/2017

Lagardre Plus acquires creative agency Brave

Lagard re Plus acquires creative agency Brave Caroline Paris, Creative Director; Ash Bendelow, Managing Director and Liam Fenton, Creative Director who ar...

19/10/2017

TiVo Corporation Announces 2017 Q3 Results and Conference Call Scheduled for November 2, 2017

.bwalignc {text-align: center} SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TiVo Corpo...

19/10/2017

Utah Scientific at SMPTE 2017

Utah Scientific at SMPTE 2017 Hybrid Routing Switchers At SMPTE 2017, Utah Scientific will show its IP/SDI hybrid solutions including multiviewing and new int...

19/10/2017

Barco invites theater owners to experience the future of cinema today at ShowEast 2017

Barco invites theater owners to experience the future of cinema today at ShowEas...