Binaural Lounge

Binaural listening using headphones is an eminently personal experience. Yet, it is compatible with collective listening,  as if sharing a dream.

The Binaural Lounge is a collective listening set-up. Originally devised for the performance of The Isle of T., it allows an audience of some forty people to listen to Read more…

Radiophonies

On the national radio, two programmes to approach binaural sound.

Autour de la question (About the subject), by Caroline Lachowsky, RFI, with Caroline Filliette and Hugo Violas)

Guests : Rozenn Nicol, Xavier Gibert (RFI) and Pascal Rueff (and Georges)

Autour de la question binaurale – RFI – 1st part Autour Read more…

At Sea

Manoeuvring seasicklessly ?

Thanks to Julian Palacino, my acoustician colleague at Feichter Audio, sea trip onboard the Ar Jentilez, owned by the Society and steered by Florent Brodin, taking part in the Ploumanac’h regatta.

The opportunity for me to put my latest windscreen prototype to the test on the KU Read more…

Jean Gaumy at The Academy

Our friend Jean Gaumy enters the Academy.

Morgan sings and I slip a binaural head into the ceremony.

The dummy head is not ideally placed and the surrounding photographs  are loudly « trigger-happy ». But who cares ?

Radio Bino

A collective experiment

In early 2019, the festival Longueurs d’Ondes had allowed us to organise a free workshop in Brest offering a beginner’s course in binaural recording. Feichter Audio was providing some ten kits, including a pocket-size stereo recorder and an M2 system. Our purpose was to give radio professionals Read more…

Early Music

Experimenting live binaural audio engineering for an early music performance.

Come Sorrow – photo @ Laurent Feichter

The set-up is a simple one : a dummy-head, positioned near the stage, broadcasts a binaural rendition of the Ensemble Près de votre Oreille (the « Close to your Ear Ensemble », what an appropriate Read more…

Soundscapes

Wind

Once again, I was able to enter the landscape. Chernobyl revealed the full extent of this word to me. It brought me back to sound so that I could to tell something of a territory where picture doesn’t have much to show.

Electro-soviet isolator

Sound engineer and writer, I went back to Chernobyl Read more…