Friday, 01 October 2004
Mark Waldrep, Ph.D.
AV Education on RHT
Part I: All About The Making of a DVD-Audio Disc
Written by Mark Waldrep, Ph.D.
of online publications like Audio Video Revolution often read reviews
and comments regarding new releases on both SACD and DVD-Audio, the new
multi-channel, high-resolution audio formats. There’s always the
obligatory listing of tracks and a discussion of the sonic quality of
each title and a breakdown of the features included on each disc, but
rarely do consumers get details on the production procedures and
challenges that go into producing a title in these new formats. It
might be nice to know the recording process involved (analog vs.
digital stages), the number of mixing choices made during a production
and the depth of bonus materials that will be included on a disc. Well,
as the producer of many DVD-Audio titles for my own audiophile label,
AIX Records, and owner of a production facility that services ...