(Last updated 05/26/2019)
All of these recordings were recorded with a single OctoMic.
Grammy-nominated and Emmy Award-winning audio engineer Dan Dzula
recorded Khorikos with a Core Sound OctoMic, at The Shrine Church of
St. Anthony of Padua church in lower Manhattan (NYC).
Khorikos is a 23-voice choir, with Alec Galambos conducting. They
performed a mix of early music and brand new compositions from four
The concert opened with this selection:
IV: Choral (from Trauermusik)
Paul Hindemith: composer
Alec Galambos: arranger
Leonard Fu: soloist, violin
We're pleased to provide download links to recordings in second-order
B-format, binaural and stereo. (Posted with permission of Khorikos, all
And here's another track from that concert, again in second-order B-format,
binaural and stereo. (Posted with permission of Kala Pierson and Khorikos, all rights reserved)
Kala Pierson: composer
Alan Paul is the noted biographer of The Allman Brothers Band in his
book "One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band". He
also leads Friends of the Brothers.
Friends of the Brothers is the finest Allman Brothers tribute band;
every key member is closely associated with the original band.
Last Wednesday they played a two-and-a-half hour set at The Loft at City
Winery in NYC.
Here's Midnight Rider from that performance.
You can listen in stereo, binaural, or to second-order B-format
Phillip Westbrook has been recording a choir with an OctoMic. Here's
a link to a 2nd-order ambiX B-format file of the choir, accompanied by an
orchestra, singing "America The Beautiful" in a mid-sized church.
We think that it's a wonderful recording!
Phillip also created a wonderful 360VR 8k video of a gondola ride in
Venice using OctoMic:
to view the Facebook video.
(The Facebook video has 2nd-order ambisonic audio.)
Click here to view the
(YouTube currently accommodates only first-order ambisonic audio.)
You can download the second-order video file here.
You can download the second-order audio-only file (B-format, ambiX) here.
Here's an OctoMic recording of a relaxed women's chorus
rehearsal, recorded in-the-round. OctoMic was positioned near the center
of a circle of 14 women singers.
(Thanks to Angelica Women Chamber Singers and Marie Caruso (Artistic
Annie Masciandaro is the drummer/vocalist with the Woodstock tribute band
Back to the Garden 1969 in the NY/NJ/CT area.
Here's Annie and the band doing Jefferson Airplane's Somebody To
The binaural decoding for these recordings was done with the IEM BinauralDecoder plug-in.
The stereo decoding for these recordings was done with VVAudio's