7. Elaine Martone: How recordings interact with place

WHAT’S IN THIS VIDEO: As a recording producer, you want to capture the best version of the performance. You don’t want to leave in extraneous sounds. When you listen back you focus on those sounds. Listening in the car to a recording is interesting – it’s surround sound, and people like it. It’s interesting to hear the same program, the same performer in different spaces, you can hear completely different experiences. So the space truly affects how we hear things – but it’s invisible.

ABOUT ELAINE MARTONE: Elaine Martone is a Grammy Award-winning recording producer who has produced numerous recordings. For a list, go here.