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David Bowie’s producer reveals off 360 Truth Audio mixes at New York pop-up

David Bowie's producer shows off 360 Reality Audio mixes at New York pop-up

Tony Visconti generated 11 David Bowie studio albums.


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Five of David Bowie‘s afterwards albums will be produced on select songs streaming services on Jan. 21, remixed in Sony’s 360 Truth Audio structure. 

The documents — Heathen, Fact, A Reality Tour (Reside), The Future Working day and Blackstar — have all been helmed by long-time producer Tony Visconti, and will be unveiled on Amazon Audio Unrestricted, Deezer and Tidal.

Bowie would have turned 75 on Jan. 8, and to celebrate, the producer spoke at the Bowie75 pop-up in the Manhattan suburb of SoHo previous night time. Visconti labored on Bowie’s major albums and developed hits these as Ashes to Ashes, Space Oddity and Fame. 

Visconti suggests that the pop star, who died in 2016, would have “absolutely cherished” the 360 Reality Audio structure “due to the fact it can be spatial.” He claimed the new variations of Truth and Heathen are trustworthy to the original 5.1 mixes, which had been created although Bowie was however alive. Even so, he explained that the variation of Bowie’s closing album saw the most significant variations.

“If you listen to Blackstar in 360 it sounds radically diverse from the stereo model mainly because we will not have to cram everything in the entrance — it truly is a incredibly dense album,” he stated.

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The Bowie75 retail popup.


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Visconti is enthusiastic about the format, which can be listened to on headphones like the Sony WH-1000XM4 as perfectly as Dolby Atmos-enabled systems, indicating it enables artists and producers to crack the rules.

“The 1 factor pop and rock have about classical and jazz is that we can do anything: If we want to put a string portion behind our heads we can do it,” Visconti said.

The Bowie75 retail pop-up is a person of two, the 2nd remaining in London, and it characteristics memorabilia, vinyl information and CDs plus a large listening space that includes the 360 Actuality Audio remixes. The shop opened in Oct 2021 and will run by means of late January 2022.