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Derby academic featured on latest Sound Design Live podcast

Derby academic featured on latest Sound Design Live podcast

One of our academics, Adam Hill, recently sat down (virtually) with Nathan Lively from Sound Design Live to talk subwoofers, live event sound levels, audio signal decorrelation and Hunter S. Thompson. Follow the link below to listen to the podcast! Source: Do cardioid subwoofer arrays work underneath a stage? ...
Derby academic leads work on new AES Technical Document

Derby academic leads work on new AES Technical Document

University of Derby Associate Professor of Electroacoustics, Adam Hill, has recently completed work on a new AES Technical Document: AESTD1007.1.20-05 Understanding and Managing Sound Exposure and Noise Pollution at Outdoor Events (http://www.aes.org/technical/documents/AESTD1007_1_20_05.pdf). Adam led the working group as Chair of the AES Technical Committee on Acoustics and Sound Reinforcement. This report is intended to present ...
Jon Burton signs on as academic at Derby

Jon Burton signs on as academic at Derby

We are happy to announce that live sound legend, Jon Burton, has officially joined our full-time academic team here at Derby. Jon has spent over 30 years working as a touring engineer for bands such as The Prodigy, Biffy Clyro, Radiohead, Bombay Bicycle Club, Pulp, and many more. For those more lighting-inclined, Jon has even ...
Simon Lewis calls it a day after 44 years at Derby

Simon Lewis calls it a day after 44 years at Derby

Earlier this summer marked the last day of work for Simon Lewis, founder and long-time programme leader of our BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology course here at the University of Derby. Simon was central in the development and launch of the program in the late-1990s and expertly guided the course through many ...
Derby graduate leads project for Royal Albert Hall’s new sound system

Derby graduate leads project for Royal Albert Hall’s new sound system

German loudspeaker manufacturer, d&b audiotechnik has recently designed the new sound system for the Royal Albert Hall, which is now considered to be the world’s largest single-room loudspeaker system. View of the new sound system recently installed in the Royal Albert Hall in London The project was led by one of our very first BSc ...

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