PATCHED AudioEase - Altiverb 6: Impulse Responses [ISO] ((HOT))
Utrecht the Netherlands based popular CD recording venue for Baroque orchestras. The eight sided arena features lots of wood combined with concrete details. Stereo and quadraphonic impulse responses are available, recorded with both omnidirectional and directional microphones.
PATCHED AudioEase - Altiverb 6: Impulse Responses [ISO]
With its length of 43 meters, this medium sized neo-gothical catholic church features very smooth reverb tails. The church is used for choir and organ concerts. Stereo and quadraphonic impulse responses are available, recorded with both omnidirectional and directional microphones.
The dome chapel in Renswoude the Netherlands has a symmetrical floor plan that measures 18 m X 18 m. This, combined with the relatively high dome, creates one of the finest acoustics available for small ensembles. Stereo and quadraphonic impulse responses are available.
With a 14 by 6 meter floor plan this is one of the smallest chapels you'll find. The acoustics are remarkably bright and ideal for acoustic guitar. Mono to stereo, stereo to stereo, mono to quad and stereo to quad impulse responses.
The original building stems from 1817. Severely damaged by Allied bombing and the Battle of Berlin the building was rebuilt from 1977 onwards and reopened in 1984. The exterior, including many of the sculptures of composers by Christian Friedrich Tieck and Balthasar Jacob Rathgeber, is a faithful reconstruction of Schinkel's original designs, while the interior was adapted in a Neoclassical style meeting the conditions of the altered use. The small hall is a shoebox shaped hall.These impulse responses were recorded in March 2014, using DPA 4006 Microphones and a Genelec 1037 speaker.
Hall two is a large and versatile room connected to the recording facilities of King's place. The recording engineer of these impulse responses was immediately reminded of the voluminous yet contained acoustics of the major hollywood scoring stages.
This is one of those rare places that has produced records in everyone's collection. Samples were made of the spacious, open sounding live room, known from the Live Aid video. And also from studio 2 and 3, read more here... The Church studio London, UKThe church has been a professional recording studio since the 1980s, under ownership of the Eurythmics. read more...As The Eurythmics' fame and fortune grew to huge heights over the remainder of the 1980s and beyond, they purchased the building from Bura and Hardwick and set about building on its legacy. Much of the band's own catalogue was recorded here, as was Dave Stewart's many other projects. But The Church also went on to welcome anyone from Bob Dylan to Radiohead, Elvis Costello to Depeche Mode.Leading UK Producer Paul Epworth, alongside the renowned Walters-Storyk Design Group and Miloco Builds, set about transforming The Church into a world class recording complex fit for the 21st Century.The impulse responses are made while a large sesison was set up, and several curtains were drawn, so the room sounds both large and intimate.
Among the top of Nashville recording studios is well know name Omnisound. I went there to record their most precious main tracking room one busy sunday to record this set of impulse responses with George Massenburg's Genelec 1032 and our trusted DPA 4006's mounted on the spider.
One of the larger study rooms. The impulse responses were shot with the shutters closed, creating and almost completely wooden surface in the entire room. Mono to stereo, stereo to stereo, mono to quad and stereo to quad impulse responses.
This impulse responses set gives you all the reverb programs of one of the very first and yet still highly regarded digital reverbs, sampled in a very precise way. Providing the two stereo outputs (as separate stereo sets and as a combined quad out set) and almost all combinations of the three levers. This classic reverb is (still) heard on many records.
The spring has been sampled separately. From all 11 modes short and long samples are made with three different "Rates": Lo, Med and Hi, resulting in over 65 impulse responses. Some RESO samples have been added also. These are self oscillating loops with a lengths up to 30 seconds.
It's the same story for the iso booths and echo chambers: fixed mic position impulse responses, but hardly a dealbreaker as they also sound excellent. Especially regarding the echo chambers, the mics inside those real-world spaces have been fixed in the same position for decades. If it ain't broke, don't break it.