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Op Ed: What Do “Mastered for iTunes” and “Sound Check” Do To Music Listening?

One way or another, Apple is involved in a whole lot of the music to which people listen. Here, writer David Dodson considers what that means (and similar issues with other digital music listening beyond Apple, like Spotify. Photo CC-BY) Yutaka Tsutano. What does it mean to “master for iTunes?” Apple tripped that question with the launch of a suite of utilities and sound-processing algorithms intended to master music for their codecs and software, rather than more generically as would be done with the CD. More significantly, what does it mean that an increasing number of music listeners experience all …

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Fragmented Architecture, Made from Vanishing Points, and Visual Acoustics’ Master Photographer

Extracts of Local Distance from STOESELTNTPRO on Vimeo. Can something as simple as a vanishing point become the beginning of a different way of seeing? Whether through experimental new digital imagery or the master of modern architectural photography, trained in classical technique, volume and photo hold immense potential. They do so in an embrace from the world of two dimensions to the world of three, bridged by our perception.

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Fragmented Architecture, Made from Vanishing Points, and Visual Acoustics' Master Photographer

Extracts of Local Distance from STOESELTNTPRO on Vimeo. Can something as simple as a vanishing point become the beginning of a different way of seeing? Whether through experimental new digital imagery or the master of modern architectural photography, trained in classical technique, volume and photo hold immense potential. They do so in an embrace from the world of two dimensions to the world of three, bridged by our perception.

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