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Impromptus Program 5.1 Wavelength 31 Jan 2015 Brest


Radio reports, radio documentaries, fictions radio, music, acousmatic Parts, sound creations for performances, interactive installations: a rich and varied program of any 5.1 content throughout the day. Participation of Swedish composer Ake Parmerud as part of the partnership with INA Expert. See you Saturday, January 31 at the Quartz in Brest!

Most content will be listening to binaural format from moving in an experimental setting, the application Orange Radio, available during the day.

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Waves Festival 2015 Length Impromptus 5.1, Price


As part of the 12th Festival Wavelength, a multichannel listening day will be offered Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Quartz. We invite you to send us your creations 5.1 (documentaries, radio fiction, soundscapes, acousmatic works, stage designs, music ...) before 16 January 2015.

As every year, with the complicity of Hervé Déjardin and Bergamo Periaux, programming sound creations multichannel (5.1) from different backgrounds will be offered tuned. If you are composers, sound designers, producers, professionals or students and have produced works in multichannel, you can send us the. After jury selection (Birolini Hervé Hervé Déjardin, Bergamo Periaux), the works selected will be broadcast as part of the Impromptus in 5.1, Saturday, January 31, 2015, at the Quartz (Gallery of Photography in Atlantic Centre). Continue reading

Mixing Competition Crazy, deadline December 28, 2014

competition December 28

Mixing Contest Crazy 2014 edition is launched from October 4th! Its principle is to achieve an original sound created from a common sound bank. The only limit is time, 80 seconds, all the creative techniques are allowed.

Contest Ends December 28, 2014 at midnight.

It is allowed to participate in one or more categories provided to achieve an original creation for each deposit.
- Stereo
- Binaural (3D sound through headphones)
- Multichannel 5.1
- Auro 3D 9.1 (use of the height) Read more

FISM 2014

The International Multichannel Sound Forum (FISM) organized during the SATIS, recognized since 1998 as the first European platform for discussion and demonstrations of international expertise in multichannel sound.
For this 17th anniversary of the FISM, Radio France welcomes media professionals, film and broadcast studio 105 for two days of listening and debate.
This unique forum of its kind we will analyze musical and cinematographic works on an expanded 3D listening facility WFS system.
The day of Monday, November 17, 2014 will be dedicated in the morning to an inventory of multichannel broadcasting on television, on the web and on the Pure Audio Blu-Ray support; the afternoon will be devoted to a presentation of the different panoramic potentiometers (pannings) oriented 3D object and the 3D audio restitution. We end by listening 9.1 the inaugural concert of the great auditorium of Radio France.
The second day of Tuesday, November 18, 2014 will be dedicated to artistic and semantic development of 3D sound in the presence of directors, producers, artists and sound engineers. In closing this 17th edition, we will discuss 3D sound reproduction of symphonic formation in the presence of Jean-Claude Casadesus.
Throughout these days, workshops will offer plays recordings in 5.1 format, domestic Atmos, the headphones and 3D home theater with its bars.
The number of places is limited, register now to ensure your participation.

Blu ray Conference

Blu Ray

Organized by Radio France, INA, Blu-ray DTS Partners France and Friday, 17 October 9h-13h, Maison de la Radio 105 studio, this conference proposes to study the technical and economic impacts of the development of this new technology, and to question its impact on the creation and musical and film writing.


8:30 am: Home / coffee
9:15 to 10:15: Strategic issues of Blu-ray 10h15 - 11h: The artistic and technical implications of Blu-ray, listening extracts 5.1
11am - 11.30am: Integration of DTS in Blu-ray
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 Listening to extracts 5.1 Pure Audio Blu ray Questions / Answers 12h -13h Demos SDR 11.1 Helmet & Cocktail

Inscriptions on the site of INA Expert

Workshop 5.1 and binaural for radio, IV Radio Dating 2.0


On the occasion of IV Radio 2.0 meetings taking place Monday, October 13 at the Maison de la Radio, Studio 105, we organize a workshop on the 5.1 and the binaural for radio, from 14h to 15h. One hour to discuss innovation in broadcast technology and listening:

- The production and distribution of new content spatialised

- The technical and artistic training related to the new media for radio

Comparative Listens extracts 5.1 and binaural.

The objective of these meetings in 2014 is to participate in development of the 2.0 radio sector through an event that brings together professionals of presentations, discussions, workshops and experience sharing.

Initiated in 2011, this day (7th edition between France and Spain) is also an opportunity to communicate around the 2.0 radio to showcase his qualities both in terms of innovation, economic opportunities and creative.

This year will be the opportunity to examine the new frontiers of 2.0 radio. Expanding universe, streaming redefines every day the way we listen and produce sound in all its forms.

4 main topics are on the agenda this year:

- Is the 2.0 radio ready for use?
- Innovation in broadcasting and listening techniques
- Musical prescription: man vs Machine
- New trends in advertising online

Inscriptions on the 2.0 radio website

Opening Mixing Contest Crazy 2014


Mixing Contest Crazy 2014 edition is launched from October 4th! Its principle is to achieve an original sound created from a common sound bank. The only limit is time, 80 seconds, all the creative techniques are allowed.

Contest Ends November 16, 2014 at midnight.

It is allowed to participate in one or more categories provided to achieve an original creation for each deposit.
- Stereo
- Binaural (3D sound through headphones)
- Multichannel 5.1
- Auro 3D 9.1 (use of the height)

For the 6th edition we have prepared a sample set of very high quality (25 or 1.4 Gb file) with the help of the founders of the Society for Ecology Acoustics Midwest American (MSAE) at Chicago:
Mr Eric Leonardson and Mr Christopher Preissing.

All contest entries will be placed at the R128 standard, this means a consistent listening level between creations without using dynamic compression (compliance with volume shades).
An explanation on the different formats on the R128 standard, as well as tools and tutorials in the "tool box" of the site.

Good creation to all and to all.

Download the sound bank

Nuit Blanche / Opening Mixing Contest Crazy 2014



Nuit Blanche - special event Mixing Fou

MIXING FOU invites the public to be surprised by the experiences of unpublished plays. 25 sound artists come together to celebrate the launch of the 6th edition of the Marcel Cerdan Gymnasium 3 bis rue Eugène Oudiné 75013 Paris with unique features:

Listening tent on 6 channels, boxing ring in octophony + 5.1, interactive sound toys, Oli_Go the device for free improvisation desktop, visual & sound installations: Territory inside, giant sound ball, performances ...

Julien Belon, Olivar First, Patch Works, Jean Philippe Chalte, Yves Zysman, Nicolas Jacquot, Emmanuelle Gibello, Haythem Bellil Tony Hayère Hervé Birolini, Celine Laurens, Cendrine Robelin Stephane Robin, Marie Muller, Gilles Mardirossian, Bergamo Periaux, Rayan Dunn, Françoise Anger Goran Vejvoda, Fabio R Lattuca, Pietro Bonanno, Mari Ohno, Thierry Dilger, Xavier and Jean Marc Courteix Hotel.

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Nouvoson Contest 5.1

nouvoson2 contest

The second contest Nouvoson sound design is open and will run from 11 April to 26 May, he proposed last year as a multi-category 5.1. For this second edition of the competition nouvOson sound creation is asked to guide the imagination on the banks of the Amazon or in the heart of the green hell, in deserts or areas of Brasilia on the edge of the favelas, and even around major football stadiums: Spirit Brazil must! The seven channels of Radio France (France Inter, France Info, France Bleu, France Culture, France Musique, and Fip The Mov ') and the direction of New Media team nouvOson have selected or TV shows, cut in undeveloped rushes, stood Balance Pre-Concert to offer a unique range common to all. The goal: to develop an original spatial sound creation (stereo to 5.1) for a maximum of 2 minutes and impregnated with a "spirit Brazil."

The creation will be listened to and offered to juries 8 (a radio + a synthesis for multichannel designs), each of which prevail in one. The winning works will be broadcast on the radio in stereo, and 5.1 nouvOson and binaural after remix multichannel format for the winning creations were originally composed in stereo. Multichannel creation that has received the Grand Prix nouvOson allow its author received an order from the Directorate of Radio France New Media for a new work, a duration of 10 minutes, for the exhibition and dissemination of nouvOson. All mixers rewarded receive lots: plug in composition or spatial delivered by contest partners, and the GRM New Audio Technology.

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Listens Impromptus 5.1 Wavelength

Back on the day of Impromptus 5.1 February 15, Festival Wavelength, 5.1 and 22.2 plays the Quartz in Brest. The program nearly 5 hours of continuous listening sound creations professionals but also students. Acousmatic music, radio Fictions, Documentaries, Soundscapes caught the ear but also curious connoisseurs.


Presentation and listening works 32 channels (reduced format 22.2) Jean Marc Duchennes.




Impromptus festival program 5.1 Wavelength


Here is the program of the day Impromptus 5.1 in which you can listen to the selected sound creations for the edition 2014. This event will take place Saturday, February 15, CAP gallery, Le Quartz in Brest. The program also met Jean Marc Duchenne, electroacoustic music composer, who will present his acousmatic journey through eavesdropping 22.2. An appointment not to be missed!

festival site

Impromptu No. 1 35 min (10h30-11h)

The mobile instant
Bernard Parmegiani

Multi Part 1
Christian Zanesi

Electric birds
Ake Parmerud

Hervé Déjardin

A swallow in the nostril of the Great Buddha
Marie-Hélène Bernard

Meeting with Jean-Marc Duchenne (11h-12h), in partnership with INA Global

acousmatic journey through eavesdropping 22.2

"How, in words, to account for the experience that is every time to listen to me talking loud sounds? How about this curious film association and architecture, sculpture and poetry, I try, very concretely, to shape them? Of these invisible but tangible spaces, where image and matter clash and offer closed eyes and ears open?

I prefer to leave that voice to sound projectors, the air vibrating in my acousmobiles ...

About thirty years that its high-speaking, one that can only exist through its projection in the air by means of loudspeakers, became my territory exploration and expression. It is the material that I architectures shapes, images of stories I tell.

In so closely intertwined with the realization of my works, I spent much of my time to reflect on the place of the space in conjunction with other criteria sounds, and explore techniques that allow me to deal with . I ended up making the tools I needed ( the AcousModules ), and more recently to gather my sound equipment peddler ( the AcousMobile ), now essential to intimate my job. "

Impromptu No. 2 43 min (12h-12:45)

Live Turenas
Laurent Pottier

The cosmic clocks
Frédéric Kahn

The other trout of the Baskervilles
Jean-Jacques Girardot

Maya light
David Cabannes

The long walk
Steve Heimbecker

study, internship 5.1 sound creation INA framed by Hervé Birolini / B. Periaux, December 2013
Bruno Mourlan

Impromptu No. Mar. 36 min (13h30-14h)

Cover Lights 56
Floy Krouchi
15min30 extract

Romain Cayla
15min extract

BSRR # 00
Jean-Philippe Chalte

Impromptu No. 4 40 minutes (15h-3:45 p.m.)

Test tones
Daniel Courville

Moon Hoax Brest
Julien Belon

Crazy Chicago
Anger Françoise and Thierry Dilger

Le Havre Port
Jean-Guy Coulange

The Lions beat Irra

Impromptu No. 5 45min (17h-5:45 p.m.)

Fictions Radio UBO His Master 2013

Mario ROBERT "Eight years" 9min

Gabriel DELAIGUE "A minute of silence" 9min

Corentin COSOTTI "Either he never silent" 9min

Lola BODY "The headless mule" 9min

Clement ONA "El camino de Raphael" 9min

Impromptu No. 6 30 min (18h-18.30)

Mixing Contest Crazy 2013, listening to mixes 5.1 participants who Candidate

Binaural listening Workshop: Open Day Training INA Expert


On Thursday, February 13, 2014, 10h15-17h30, in the premises of INA, 4 av Europe Bry sur Marne.

Workshop listening to binaural content from training and research internships.

The program includes various sessions held on:

- The principle of spatial listening to headphones

- Miking native binaural: listening to its different treatment systems

Neumann KU100 artificial head, dpa 4060 Headgar head (B. Lagnel) ...

- Binaural synthesis: sound made for different synthesis technologies from 2D and 3D content 5.1 9.1

Smyth Research Realiser encoders, DMS Sphere, IRCAM Spat, New Spatial Audio Technology Audio Designer.

Join the workshop

5.1 and binaural diffusion of Berlioz's Requiem on NouvOson


Berlioz's Requiem at Notre Dame de Paris, Wednesday, January 22 to 21 hours. An exceptional event to see and listen live binaural sound on the site nouvOson .

Direction: Maestro Gustavo Dudamel.

Musical Groups:

Simon Bolivar Orchestra of Venezuela
Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
Choir of Radio France
Maitrise Notre Dame de Paris

La Grande Messe des Morts opus 5 by Hector Berlioz is one of the monumental works that require exceptional numbers:

· 190 instrumentalists

· 160 singers

· 4 bands placed around the orchestra, to the cardinal points.

The recording and broadcast multichannel or binaural is the only way to restore the feeling of encirclement by the composer and wanted to do justice to this work incandescent. To do this, the technical management of Radio France has set up a capture and broadcasting device adapted to the dimensions of the event. The public will be able to live a rare sound experience.

This concert will be broadcast on February 6th on France Musique and will remain available for six months in binaural version 5.1 on nouvOson.

ICSA 2014 Spatial Audio


ICSA 2014 | Program

International Conference on Spatial Audio

Erlangen, February 21-23, 2014

The 2nd International Conference on Spatial Audio will be hosted at Fraunhofer IIS, Erlangen, Germany, The objective of the conference is again to Provide an inspiring environment for sound engineers and Researchers challenges to the Chat fait que spatial audio can lead to novel insights and techniques. In Particular, the conference will bring together experts with practical and theoretical knowledge is crucial to qui assurer continuous learning, innovation and improvement in the field of spatial audio.

Experts in the field, sound mixers and engineers, artists and Researchers will come together at this symposium. The platform Enables intentionally year hands-on sharing of knowledge and experience. Acoustically diverse rooms with parallel installations of wave field synthesis, 3D loudspeaker configurations with 9.1 to 22.2 and Higher Order Ambisonics channels will be available for listening Throughout the conference comparisons and demonstrations.

The ICSA is Targeted at:

• Tonmeisters / sound engineers
• Researchers
• Lecturers
• Electro-acoustical engineers
• Audio and sound-reinforcement professionals

The ICSA offers:

• Oral and poster presentations, workshops, demonstrations
• Multi-channel reproduction setups (incl. 3D-Audio, 9.1 and 22.2)
• Product presentations, exhibition area
• Get together, social event

VDT 2014 ICSA website

Call for multichannel sound creation Wavelength


As part of the 11th festival and radio listening, a listening day multichannel be offered Saturday, February 15, 2014, at the Quartz.

To participate, send your works before 10 December 2013!

As every year, with the complicity of Hervé Déjardin and Bergamo Periaux, programming sound creations multichannel (5.1) from different backgrounds will be offered tuned.

If you are composers, sound designers, producers, professionals or students and have produced works in multichannel, you can send us the. A selection will be made ​​and we will publish the works selected within the 5.1 Impromptus, Saturday, February 15, 2014, at the Quartz (Atlantic Center Gallery of Photography).
This year, some parts of this selection will be proposed listening on the site nouvOson .

Shipment Terms:
Please send your works by WeTransfer to as .wav files, 48kHz, 24-bit, 5.1 interlaced ITU (L, R, C, LFE, Ls, Rs) or separate and perfectly named pipes before December 10, 2013.

Mad Mix 2013


The competition was launched in 2013 from 11 October to 17 November 2013 (Awards November 23) at 38 days of participation!

To recap, the idea is to create an original sound design in one of four categories, stereo, binaural (3D sound through headphones, new class 2013), 5.1 multichannel, multi-channel 9.1 (use of the height), starting from a common sound bank (available at the competition opening). The only limit is time, 80 seconds, all the creative techniques are permitted!

In 4 years, participants from 19 countries on 5 continents have made more than 10,000 visits and submitted over 250 crazy creations.

Florian Camerer (specialist in multi-channel ORF, Austria) is the publishing godfather 2013. He signed this year with other donors sounds, an exclusive sound bank of quality recordings, mono, stereo, 5.1 and 9.1. This library is available for download from the crazy mixing site.

This year the awards will take place on the barge Anako Saturday, November 23! (Bassin de la Villette face at 61, Quai de la Seine, 75019 Paris, Metro Riquet Stalingrad or Jaurès). There will be multi-channel broadcast WFS and binaural sound, live streaming of the event and a great evening mix live with participants of the contest.

A jury is made for each category. It will select a winner and will separate the winner considering the choice of partners. The sponsor also present an award in his name and the public will elect his favorite creation (audience award).

Enter the competition, many prizes are announced!

The crazy mix Site

Mixing Fou is supported by many partners: Auro Technologies, New Audio Technology, Sonic Emotion, Euphonia, Areitec, Game Audio Factory, Sensomusic, AudioGaming, CNAM ENJMIN, Cinela, Ambient recording, Orbe, Digital Salade

INA workshop Radio 2.0 / Radio France: spatialize the sound Radio, which stakes?


Tuesday, 15 October 9h-19h: Seminar Radio 2.0, INA 83 rue Patay 75013 Paris

14h-18h / INA / Radio France: How spatialize sound for radio and what issues? (Demo + discussion)

, ingénieur du son, spécialiste du son binaural (Radio France) Powered by Periaux Bergamo , sound engineer, trainer, responsible for the chain 'Multi channel' (INA) and Hervé Dejardin , sound engineer, sound specialist binaural (Radio France)

Listening to 5.1 spatialised programs and binaural for radio.

What challenges for these new forms of writing highlighting new Internet consumption patterns, through mobile, digital tablets and laptop?

What are the operating principles and production methods?


The objective of these meetings is to contribute to the development of the 2.0 radio sector through an event that brings together professionals of presentations, discussions, workshops and experience sharing.
This day is also an opportunity to communicate around the 2.0 radio to showcase his qualities both in terms of innovation, economic and creative opportunities.

'Augmented Radio and Advertising' is the theme of this third edition of the Rencontres Radio 2.0 Paris.

The day will focus on three main topics;

  • Social Radio & Transmedia: What form of transmedia storytelling await listeners connected over networks?
  • Radio increased and Second Screen: How to enrich the audio experience of the auditors on all platforms, on all screens?
  • Music Online Advertising: How the music, trademarks territory, is preempted by advertisers?

Meetings are:

  • 250 professionals
  • 50 speakers
  • 10 keynotes
  • 3 round tables
  • 12 workshops
  • Grand Prix Radio 2.0
  • The Radio of Love

Site radio2.0

FISM 2013


The 16th FISM (International Multichannel Sound Forum) will be held on November 18 and 19 at the Maison de la Radio, reserve your day! The program revolves around the themes "restitution binaural 3D", "object-oriented mix", "3D Dolby Atmos sound reproduction", "artistic and semantic developments multichannel sound." Many interventions of the professional audio world (BBC, Radio France, DTS, Fraunhofer, Bayerisher Rundfunk, ORF, Swiss Audio, Orange Lab, IRCAM, Paris Conservatoire, Wisseloord Studios ...), many tracks 5.1, 9.1, with distribution WFS (Sonic Emotion / Euphonia), binaural productions, productions Radio France, listening to a selection of works of the contest Crazy Mix 2013, first anniversary of Nouvoson and listening works contest Radio France, roundtables, workshops Plays in parallel (DMS Trinnov ...).



The FISM Site

La Traviata on France Musique and NouvOson 5.1 / binaural


After Don Giovanni in 2009, Abduction from the Seraglio in 2011, France Music joins the third time at the Opera de Rennes retransmission combining an artistic event quality and the use of new technologies, with the idea disseminate the greatest number and the best listening immersion masterpieces of opera.

This year Radio France offers, in addition to the stereo broadcast on France Musique, retransmission of La Traviata in binaural sound and image on the site nouvOson. This is a first in which you are invited Tuesday, June 4th from 20h: Live broadcasting and spatial sound in the most famous Verdi opera at the new site of Radio France dedicated to multi-channel binaural sound!

The 5.1 multichannel mix will be done in the new car-Governance Radio France together with the stereo mix live broadcast on France Musique and sound system with large screen on the Town Hall Square in Rennes and in several cities in Britain and on the network of regional television.

This mix will be encoded in real-time binaural and added to the images of France Television: the show can then be watched and listened with a simple stereo headphones on any computer or tablet enjoying a sufficient connection to the website: http : // .

Indeed, simple headphones provide evidence of the "3D sound" binaural mode. This p rocédé result of a sound processing artifact allowing the brain of the listener to reconstruct the sound space through a simple stereo.

The first technology, combined with live music from France, is made ​​possible thanks to the close collaboration between the teams on site of the Technical Department of Radio France, those of the Department of New Media in Paris, the Opéra de Rennes, the Audiovisual Centre of the University of Rennes 2 (CREA) for the launch, the audiovisual company Telmondis for images (in agreement with France Television and TV Rennes), and with the help of Digital Media Solutions companies for the loan of encoder binaural BP 84 and Atanar for live streaming.

La Traviata will be available for replay for one month on nouvOson.

EBU Immersive Audio Over Headphones

With more and more people access to reliable broadcast is happy mobile devices, the quality of the headphone listening experience is Becoming increasingly significant. This workshop will explore how technology Could create immersive spatial audio binaural sound experiments For Those listening over headphones.

The subject is relevant to Both radio and television, as well as online media. Presentations will Provide an introduction to many different aspects of binaural audio, from generation and distribution challenges to open research questions. The panel discussions will allow makers and technologists pleased to issue the technology providers and Researchers about how we can use to Enhance the audio binaural listening experience for audiences.

A set of demos will be presented aussi, giving participants a chance to experience Reviews some of the technology for Themselves.

15-16 May 2013 / EBU, Geneva
For Radio & TV Broadcasters and Their Audiences

Workshop Sessions

1. Past - A bit of history
2. Present - Broadcasting binaural today
3. Discussion Panel: Binaural broadcasting strategies
4. Future - New research directions
5. Discussion Panel: Binaural in the real world - present and future

The full program

ImmersAV Jazz Concert AES Convention Surround / binaural event

ImmersAV Jazz Concert - A Very Special 134th AES Convention Event In Rome

ROME: At 8:00 p.m. hrs on Monday evening, May 6, the 134th AES Convention will host a very special event. The ImmersAV Jazz concert featuring The Greg Burk Trio Will Be Performed at the Saint Louis College of Music. As a unique aspect of the concert, Robert Schulein, president and owner of RBS Consultants, an international acoustical consulting firm, will be making a combined binaural and HD video recording for downloading from the website Following The AES convention.
The audio / video recordings will be formatted for headphone and loudspeaker listening Both (via cross talk cancellation), for Subsequent viewing by AES members. This will allow attendees an opportunity to live and expects the event to recreate the experience later by means clustering of a surround audio with video recording process is compatible with today's consumer viewer / listening technology.

Competition Radio France NouvOson

Radio France launches NouvOson competition, open to the 5.1 multi-channel format, from April 17 to May 22, the details just below or here .

You drive sounds? You compose music? Montez, mix, tweak? You want to express your creativity on a new material? Then the contest nouvOson sound creation is to you.The principle is simple!

  • Download!
    A sound palette of tens of sounds is offered by 7 RadioFrance radio (stereo extracts) and the site nouvOson (extracts 5.1). Extracts emissions disseminated extracts rushes before editing, voice, moods, before balances -Concerts ... every radio station went to get in the simul 'antenna and hard drives pieces emblematic sounds of his "antenna color."
  • Create!
    From this unique sound material, everything is permitted Select, transform, sampler, mount, use all the possibilities of the multichannel mix ... The goal: develop an original creation spatial sound (stereo to 5.1) a maximum of 3 minutes.
  • Send!
    Your creation will be listened to and offered to 7 juries (one per radio), each of which prevail in one. The selected works will be disseminated to the stereo radio, and nouvOson 5.1 and binaural, after possible remix multichannel format for the winning creations were made in stereo. Meanwhile a "jury nouvOson" involving representatives of radio stations and team New Media award the Grand Prix nouvOson.
  • Win Grand Prix nouvOson!
    The establishment which has received the Grand Prix nouvOson allow its author received an order from the Directorate of Radio France New Media for a new work, a duration of 10 minutes, for the exhibition and dissemination of nouvOson

Session AFSI: listening to multichannel PoS systems


Theme: Listen multi-channel, multi-channel sound recording
Sharing our experiments different miking multichannel systems.

Bergamo Periaux, multichannel multichannel sector specialist responsible for the INA, and Vincent Magnier, speaking in taking the multichannel image Ina arise in the context of their experiments AFSI different miking multichannel systems .

On Saturday, May 25th 14h-17h, the studio 85 (5.1 ITU listening system), 85 rue Lecourbe 75015 Paris

In the program:

- Presentation of a listening method

- Presentation and comparative listening to the different systems used in sound recording and filming music: ST 450, SPS 200, DPA 5100 MMAD ORTFS, DORTF cross IRT, Hamasaki square DMS.

Inscriptions on the site of the AFSI here , limited places for members of the AFSI


Radio France opens its NouvOson site dedicated to new forms of writing for space. It contains 5.1 multichannel productions, and spatial binaural stereo, alone or with his picture, music, documentaries, radio plays and soundscapes.

A great advance in the new media where radio rises gradually. To discover without delay!


Impromptu Program 5.1 Wavelength

As every year, the festival organizes a Wave Length listening day multichannel (5.1) around sound creations. The meeting was held Saturday, February 9 at Quartz (CAP gallery) in Brest, from 10:30. This day is a discovery of works by composers, sound professional designers and students. Selecting musical creations, radio documentaries, radio dramas, made by H. and B. Déjardin Periaux.

Other multichannel appointment of the day, at 14h, exchanges on multichannel sound creation in partnership with the INA Expert club with Birolini H., H. and B. Déjardin Periaux. Sound image, aesthetic and language. Listening tour through the works of Hervé Birolini.


IMPRINT 1 (35 min)

"Bird loop" Andrew Bird, studio recording with video production, 2012 7 mn 26 Radio France

"Tlemcen", filmed documentary in Morocco with video production, 2012, 16 min, RadioFrance, hear four extracts of 4 min

"Interception of Guyana", reportage, extracted 6 min, 2012 Radio France

Orchestre National de Jazz, extract the concert in Montpellier, 2012, 8 min, Radio France

IMPRINT 2 (35 min)

Bruno Letort, musical creation, in 2012

"Draisine" 2 min 19

"Fog" 2 min 12

"The house of Stalker" 2 min 18

"The border post" 2 min 17

"Necropolis - city of the dead" musical creation, in 2011, Ake Parmerud, 12 mn 39

"Printing" musical creation, in 2012, Hervé Dejardin, 1 min 40

"Hearing is Believing" chronic multi-channel, 2012 Hervé Valentin Couineau & Dejardin, 5 mn

IMPRINT 3 (35 min)

Fictions Radio 2012 Master Image and Sound University of Western Brittany 35 mn

"Andree Pujol," Marty Lucie, 9 mn

"Breaking the Silence", Charles Valentin, 7 min 43

"For the fatherland", Etienne Alison, 9 mn

"Athena", Colin Rosso, 8 mn 49

IMPRINT 4 (35 min)

5.1 mixes crazy, 2012, 15 min

The fool is a mix of sound design contest open to all, from taxed sources. It is held annually on the website and brings together a large number of participants (around the world), and professional audio partners. One part is devoted to the multichannel formats around 5.1, 7.1 and 9.1 Auro 3D. We listen to the works of composers / sound designers who have candidate in Section 5.1.

01 Matthieu Deniau

02 Daniel Martin-Borret

03 Theo Boulenger

04 Lionel Guenoun

05 Patrick Aigroz

06 Cendrine Robelin

07 Eric - Marc Pernet Lonni-

08 Jaycee Bork

09 Anthony Picoron

10 Vianney Aube

11 Mathieu Menart

"Constellations" radio documentary, 2012 Calm Alice, 21 mn

7 min 30 Episode 1

6 min 30 Episode 2

6 min 54 Episode 3

FISM 2012

For the 15th anniversary of the FISM this year, home of Radio 12 and 13 November, a particularly interesting program will allow us to compare the type of refunds 9.1 Auro 3D, Dolby, DTS and WFS. A review of the past 15 years in terms of multichannel PdS by G. Theile and F. Camerer, recording Auro 3D F. Camerer, light on Dolby Atmos, the WFS technology stock on the Hi Vision transmissions 22.2 Olympic games by K. Hamasaki (NHK), roundtables and multichannel music creation and multichannel reproduction fidelity, listening to a selection of crazy mixes in 5.1, 7.1 and 9.1 (competition crazy mix 2012), interventions the aspect ratios and by France Télévisions, on the radio increased by Radio France, multichannel production. On the two days of workshops plays 5.1, binaural listening and bars.

Program: 15th FISM (at 12.10.12)

To sign up

Mixing Fou 2012 multichannel

The Contest 2012 crazy mix opens this Sunday, May 6 and surrounds this year a large number of partners. There are four categories for this edition, the stereo and multichannel formats 5.1, 7.1 and 9.1 (Auro-3D) adds the notion of height. The contest runs from May 6 to June 3 Notice to creators, sound designers, musicians, students and professional sound ...

The principle of this competition is to create an original sound 80 seconds with a common sound bank for all participants. This sound library is distributed at the opening of the contest on the site .
Competitors have four weeks to submit their original work on the site, all effects are allowed ... each competitor can play four times. Category in stereo and in multichannel categories 5.1, 7.1 and 9.1 Auro-3D partners choose then mixing their favorite Fool, without consultation and with impunity, to award one or more gifts. There are no first prize or second prize, only the choices of each partner.

This contest is open to everyone (not just musicians, sound technicians and specialists MAO) and all nationalities (the site is translated into French, English, Spanish and German). There are no technical or aesthetic criteria to participate, one condition to a FOOOOOuuuu Mixing.

Lesonmulticanal is partner of Crazy Mix and ENJMIN, SONIC EMOTION, MSM Studios, Auro-Technologies, Surround Library, the Creadoc, Orbe, Sodasound, Euphonia, the CDA Enghien, Game Factory audio, Sonar Surround Ambient Recording, VR Sonic, SFX, the FRAC Poitou Charentes, Audio Gaming, Gilles Mardirossian, Irene and Guy Omelianenko Senaux.

Free and DTS Neural

DTS announces the conclusion of an agreement with ATEME society to bring DTS Neural Surround technology to video programs available on demand. Preferred partner ATEME, Free should be the first to benefit on its Freebox ...

ATEME, which provides the encoding equipment to Free and whose Xavier Niel is a member of the Board, has signed a partnership with DTS to add DTS Surround Neutral technology in its equipment. This technology allows to store a 5.1 or 7.1 signal into a stereo signal, allowing it to be integrated into many types of flows, especially in the area of ​​broadcast (TV) or ADSL.

VOD services on Freebox could be the first to benefit from this enhanced sound quality. Freebox, chain-end, will be broadcast directly to stereo or recreate a 5.1 or 7.1 signal, depending on the distribution of equipment connected.

"ATEME and DTS allow us to access content encoded in the highest quality possible, which strengthens our VOD service," said Maxime Lombardini, CEO of Iliad (parent company of Free).

source: Freenews

2011 Wave Length

From 1 to 4 December 2011 held the 9th edition of the festival Wavelength, held each year in Brest. This year multichannel prominently including with programming 5 impromptu Saturday at 3 Quartz_une selection of works from all walks of Bergamo Periaux and Hervé Dejardin_et broadcast on Thursday 1 to 20h at Cinema Studios, reports of Interception multichannel presence of Lionel Thompson, producer of the program Interception of France Inter, Hervé Déjardin, sound engineer at Radio France and Irene Omélianenko, head of documentary programs on France Culture.

Moreover, a binaural workshop organized by Lucie Hardoin is on Saturday at 10 am at Quartz.

The programming of the works selected for impromptu Saturday: documentaries, fiction, soundscapes, acousmatic music IMPROMPTUS_5.1

presentation program

More information: wavelength

14th FISM

14th International Multichannel Sound Forum

Wednesday 9 and Thursday, November 10

France Télévisions

The themes:

Wednesday, November 9

- Multi channel and creation: radio and games

- Multi channel and creation: movie and music

- Evening screening of "A Monster in Paris"

- Workshop 5.1

Game / simulation / augmented reality: PC or game console, headphone 7.1

Listen "home theater" classic: 5.1 high definition radio podcast

Listen "home theater" sound bars: HDTV + 5.1 virtualized

Thursday, November 10

- Home-cinema and listening on the move

- Capture and 5.1 sound mixing and 3D

- Workshop 5.1

Listening through headphones multichannel HRTF

Listen "home studio" 3D audio: B format in post-production

Listen "home theater" sound bars: HDTV + 5.1 virtualized

FISM 2011 program

Sonor Festival, Nantes, 6th Edition: 5.1 and plays binaural spatial

A 6th edition of the festival of radio creation where the sound is again studied, pushed, explored in different forms. Installations, live shows, conferences, live broadcasts, films, plays ... A panel of events for a parcel definition of sound art.

[Sonor] through the performing arts and contemporary art. Proposals complement and public intersect around a single point of convergence: the sound.

The festival is always wandering - Resistencia in Cholet, the Cinematograph, the only place ... - invests and this year new places of Nantes - the Botanical garden, the Pannonica, the Rotonde bar, the Maison des Arts Saint-Herblain.

The 2011 edition continues its auditory explorations and gives pride of atypical plants. From March 18 to 27.

The full program here

Listens binaural spatial during the festival period

and plays in the 5.1 to imanche 27 March 17h, at the Lieu Unique, Nantes

Selections Hervé Déjardin and Bergamo Periaux

The Multichannel 5.1 develops the same device and films. The listener is wrapped, the sound becomes palpable. A mailing pieces playing opportunities for dissemination 5.1 to open an imaginary space where sounds become characters staged by the sound system. Works of Christian Zanési Ake Parmerud, Birolini Hervé Hervé Déjardin Laurent Cugny, Bergamo Periaux ...

The unique workshop 2 / free entry

The crazy day of Nantes, capturing and dissemination 5.1

Friday 4 and Saturday, February 5, in partnership with the Folle Journée de Nantes, France Radio offers live broadcasts multichannel.

Two concerts will be recorded and broadcast in multichannel Theodor W. Adorno Salon so that the public finds the sensations experienced during the actual concert.

"We want to make this experience of this festival, a showcase of the expertise of the art of Radio France. This experiment will provide channels of Radio France the opportunity to broadcast in stereo and multi-channel format live in the near future. "

Program of the broadcasts in 5.1

Multichannel sound system 5.1 Dissemination Friday, February 4 at 20:30 in the lounge Theodor W. Adorno Wagner. Prelude and Liebestod, excerpts from "Tristan and Isolde" Wagner: Prelude, excerpt from "Parsifal" Mahler: Kindertotenlieder Soloist unclear. Orchestra of the Hague residence under Neeme Jarvi. (Registration Thursday, February 3 8:15 p.m. Auditorium Friedrich Nietzsche)

5.1 multichannel sound system broadcast Saturday, February 5 at 19:00 in the lounge Theodor W. Adorno Brahms:. Opening for Academic Festival opus 80 Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra (Also sprach Zarathustra) opus 30 Ural Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Dmitri Liss (Registration Friday, February 4 4:45 p.m. Auditorium Friedrich Nietzsche)

5.1 Listen streaming concerts on the website of France Music by

Mixing Fou multichannel

The third edition of the "Mad Mix" will be held from 14 February 2011 to 13 March 2011 in partnership with the Creadoc and Magelis Pole Image of Angoulême. This is a contest of sound creations which this year opens to multichannel. The concept created and organized by Thierry Dilger of Creadoc, is to provide the mixer a series of sounds to be mixed without any constraints. The first two editions were competing creators of international different backgrounds!

More information on the site here .

5.1 Programming Wavelength December 2010

For the 8 th edition of the festival Wavelength, several themes around the multichannel are available on Saturday and Sunday, 04/05 December. Saturday afternoon will feature 3 impromptu 30 minute during which you can let yourself be enveloped by the sound in a small living room into a home theater set at the entrance of Quartz. The morning of December 5 will be devoted to the presentation of a report made ​​in 5.1 "As long as there are shepherds," by Pascal Dervieux, journalist at France Inter and producer of the program Interception and Hervé Déjardin, engineer the Radio France. The afternoon will focus between 5.1 presentation works of students and professionals.

Here is the program selected by Bergamo Periaux for professional productions, works that you can discover by 5.1 streaming, from 1 to 31 December 2010, here, and relayed by France Culture in issuing Thomas Baumgartner, Dark Passage here .

This site respects copyright. All rights of authors of protected works reproduced and communicated on this site are reserved. Any unauthorized use of works other than reproduction and individual and private consultation are prohibited.

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Part 1h 03: naturalistic landscapes, scenography and documentary

Naturalist landscapes by Bernard Lagnel 3D sound, 5.1, 25 min

A series of enveloping soundscapes to discover is a kind of journey that inevitably affects us because it takes us back to the reality of soundscapes, between city and countryside, as if we were there.

Recording technique 5.0:

These sound recordings were recorded in multi channel from a Zoom H4n on four channels (XY Zoom 120 ° for LR and AB 2 Schoeps bent Mk4 for Ls-Rs). The creation of the central voice was performed by summing the left and right voice voice (-6 dB) thus producing a central convergence. The succession of these 18 sound paintings was achieved without mixing.

Sound Perception:

I worked on wrapping notions (uncorrelated signals) and immersion (correlation signal) in the horizontal plane and elevation (consistency of early reflections) in the vertical plane.


Entered in 1983 at Radio France as sound operator. Appointed in 1996 to engineer PTC (Production Technical Centre). Working specifically on sound fictions of France Culture and France Inter and France Musique music magazines. First recording experience in multi channel in 2002 on the occasion of the 5th International Forum of multi-channel sound at Radio France

The elementals, Sacha Séméria scenography and Aurélie Sivaciyan, 12 min

Awakening of matter - Site Couriot / Mining Museum

Adaptation 5.1 multichannel sound installation made on the occasion of the Biennale Internationale Design 2010 Saint Etienne.

The development of this project was born from a reflection on rereading Site Couriot by the sound design. It revolves around the changing industrial heritage, sitting on a symbolic territory, driven by the dynamics of the innovation capacity that builds on design.

Statement of intent:

This is a sound design that will resonate the material that makes up the site Couriot. Highlighting the occasion of the Design Biennial, the sleepy memory of nature (fossil sediment over 5 centuries), extends the living memory of the men who made this site a Mecca of Etienne heritage. It is this challenge that will echo the collective imagination thanks to its ability to cause strong images. Called Elementals, Earth, Metal, Fire, Wood, Water, are elemental forces of nature, which will be made visible (audible) by sound. The term "elemental" or "elementals" means the spirits of nature governing elements. They are the spiritual part of the earth, stones, rivers, oceans, or the wind, and as such, they run the natural phenomena related to the element or material they govern. These elementals are represented in many ways, they do not have their own shape, except that they assume in the collective imagination. Therefore identifies them as energetic phenomena that manifest and take form through our imagination. By working on the psycho-acoustic effects (cultural and sound images) the created sound material will help "give life" to gigantic creatures, from the materials that make up the site.


The "Hardware recipe" as a support installation has strong symbolic characteristics. It is located at ground level (link with the belly of the earth) and in alignment with the imposing headframe (aerial structure which reinforces the sensation of gravity). The tangle of stored materials, too imposing and seemingly abandoned, reinforces the impression of dormant entities that come to life. The arrival in this room is via the walkway along other impressive structures such as empty tanks (where the water is gone ...) and offers stunning views on the site and the headframe, before descending into the heart installation. Each Elemental will be a sound creation corresponding to its nature. The entities will be distributed in space and manifested regularly in turn. The architectural dimension and volume of the room (reinforced by a play of shadows and lights) will be exploited and put forward to increase the impression of gigantic creatures that inhabit the site. All these elements come to serve the real phantasmagoria of sensation felt by the visitor who will stroll in this place.

Feature: a multichannel sound system, with several speakers, subwoofers, electromechanical transducers infrasound, all powered by DVD players and amplifiers.

Installation time: 11th St Etienne Design Biennial 2010.


Sacha Séméria: sound designer, sound engineer, producing 5.1 audio consulting

Born in 1972, he lives and works today in Saint-Etienne.

Sound write to the dissemination of sound, Sacha Séméria is Sound Designer, engineer, and audio consultant. He works and sculpts the sound for more than ten years at the cross road of technical and artistic and it also claims to be someone "research" of emotion that can generate through its and music.

Advertising production studios to Davoust through major projects such as the realization of the Sound Design of the concert of Jean Michel Jarre in Egypt for the transition to the year 2000, or that of Prince and Princess animated film Michel Ocelot, he has to his credit numerous short films, sound creations of event, music and various artistic collaborations.

Enriched with all these sound experiments he always diversified its sound practices that lead him to realize his own projects today still multichannel, ranging from simple sound recording to mixing and diffusion. He recently performed the voice taken from the animated series "Ariol" for the Folimage studio, broadcast on TF1.

Aurélie Sivaciyan: Song architect

Aurélie Sivaciyan, architect and musician of 27 years, uses sound as creative material and is interested in different forms it can take in space. Graduated in 2006 from the National School of Architecture of St Etienne and the National Regional Conservatory in St Etienne, it tends through these various creations, to make the readable space through sound.

His approach involved at several scales. Author, composer, interpreter, it invests the space in which she uses her body and voice as transceiver, but she is also interested in soundscape and appearance "extra-ordinary" architectures in which it operates (St Peter's Church of Firminy, Wells Couriot / mining museum ...), using sound and matter as support.

Documentary CREADOC, 4.0, 26 min

"To each his cages', realization and miking Benoît Maire, technical assistance and mixing Thierry Dilger

To each his cage is a documentary that tries to approach the great apes through two animal keepers who live with them for years. Clichés fomented by our imaginations, their cages are but the mirror of our own eyes and our perceptions. Gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos they would not be a human otherness that would allow us to better define ourselves as' Man and appreciate other than like animals?

Benoît Maire is now a student at Créadoc in Angouleme. After studied ethnology at the University of Lyon 2, he moved to Ireland to study folk music and Gaelic culture. He also studied film animation and is now trying to find the votes between documentary and animation.

Thierry Dilger is a sound engineer and work closely with the students of both teams in Angoulême: the Créadoc (Creative Documentary Master) and ENJMIN (National School of Video Games and Interactive Digital Media).

Second Part 53 min: electroacoustic and contemporary music

"The tectonics of clouds" jazz opera composed by Laurent Cugny, played in the Jazz Festival of Vienna, reduced 7.1 5.1 17 min

Bruno Letort producer for Radio France / YakProd, Mixing Jean Michel Cauqy and Djaisan Taouss




Musical project between jazz and the spoken voice, to spatial format 7.1, edited for pure audio blu ray. The extracts that are on offer are reduced for the 5.1 format. This music takes us directly into his world, surrounding us and immersing. A subtle and dense listening, riding between the real and the imaginary, which can not leave us indifferent.

Middle Ages by Hervé Dejardin, electroacoustic piece 5.1, 4 min 45 s

Electroacoustic work composed in 5.1 as part of the class composition of Christine Groult at Pantin for the 2010 concert season. Through the sounds and spaces, the work situates the listener in the atmosphere of the Middle Ages.


Sound operator since 2000 on Radio France, Hervé Déjardin with the Department and Production Reporting and since its inception last year, he participated in the working group on multi-channel. Furthermore, Hervé Déjardin is also a composer of music and its creations electroaccoustique 4 years are written in multichannel.

"Reza" "Vaoaiya" musical illustration 5.1, 7 min by Periaux Bergamo / Yann Brossier edition Adonys 5.1 Production Adonys 5.1 / bmusicsurround



Bergamo Periaux and Yann Brossier collaborated on a musical illustration project in multichannel format for HD video, cinema, HDTV, radio and advertising which reads in part. Their music is a mixture of orchestral instruments, percussion, sound effects, electronic sounds, instruments and ethnic votes.


Bergamo Periaux musician-engineer, mixer and sound engineer on musical projects multichannel (HDTV, Film, DVD). He is responsible for the multichannel industry INA SUP training and, moreover, he is a composer of music for multichannel spatial.

"Dreaming in Darkness," electroacoustic piece composed by Ake Parmerud, 11.29 min, reduced 6.0 5.0

Here is another excerpt from the production of Ake Parmerud discover, the 2009 edition had already released one of his works, Crystal Counterpoint. This work in collaboration with Natasha Barrett is a dream representation test a blind person. What's going on in the dreams of a spirit world whose images are perceived through sound?


Ake Parmerud works for music and art through the media since late 1970. After a photographic journey, he studied music at the University and at the Music Conservatory in Gothenburg, Sweden. His works include instrumental musical compositions and electroacoustic works for multimedia and interactive art for theater, dance and film. He received first prize in the International Festival Bourges music for his piece "Proximities". He received a "Grammy Award" on two occasions for Best Classical Album of the Year and in 1997 his play "Grains of Voices" is played in New York for the UN anniversary day. He was asked several times by the Swedish Radio for the Prix Italia and wrote many pieces commissioned by many institutions in Canada, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Norway and Denmark. From 1999 to 2006, he worked with the Danish team Boxiganga artistic team, and between 2000 and 2002, with the Canadian choreographer Pierre-Paul Savoi as a composer, sound designer.

GRM Experience, Iraq's song, 5 min 57, 5.1, Zanési Christian, Christian Fennesz, and Mika Vainio

Mixing: Antoine Lehembre - Delphine Baudet (Radio France)

A small digression culture GRM.

Nick Curly - Kalimba, 5thDime Production Remix 5.1, 5 min - Manual Gerres

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Here's a title shot compilation DJ Surround Dimension One, in a context of German techno music.

FISM 2010

The International Multichannel Sound Forum (FISM), has become since its creation in 1998, the first European platform for discussion and demonstrations of "know-how" in terms of its Multicanal.

Two years after the official launch in France of the HDTV broadcast on the TNT network, the FISM will achieve its 2010 edition, from 20 to 21 October in the large screening room France Télévisions in partnership with the HD FORUM and CST.

Many demonstrations will be in 3D image. This year our foreign guests will Kimio Hamasaki, research engineer at NHK and Florian Camerer "Senior Engineer" Austrian national television ORF.

The program includes interventions on the natural 3D sound perception and image, image and 3D interaction, multi-channel reproduction techniques Auro 3D 9.1, HRTF techniques for multichannel reproduction through headphones, WFS, soundfield capture systems, HOA, the dpa 5100 systems, ORTF Surround, MMAD, analysis of multi-channel sound image based on objective criteria, presentation of the work of the EBU Recommendation R128, presenting productions.

see here the detailed program and here the form for registration in the forum

5.1 Cinema Sound test organized by the CST

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
20: 30

Address of the meeting:
JACKSON / Télétota
44/50, avenue du Capitaine Glarner
93400 Saint Ouen
Parking on


  • CINEMA SOUND TEST 5.1, organized by Taylor Made System

1 - Perception of time alignment of the center channel

2 - Analysis of the influence on the stamp, the delay according to the frequency

3 - Comparison of Equalization to pink noise and equalization taking into account the harmonization of Tg (group delay) for each channel

4 - Construction Uniformity Study


Objectives and hearing tests with very short compared to prior measurements made by pulse response.

The necessary presets are obtained by a OPTIMIZER home Trinnov Audio TMS settings.

  • Divers questions:

Presentation by Mr. Christian Hugonnet, the Week of Sound, which runs from January 18 to 22, 2011 at Espace Pierre Cardin. The CST is a partner with INA SUP Cinema and Mission of the City of Paris.

Given the importance of the subject, we need your presence and sharp ears.

A cocktail will close the evening.