Professional Sound - February 2020

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February 2020

Vol.XXXI No.1




The Bell Centre

Augmenting the Fan Experience with Adaptive Audio

By Andrew King

The Bell Centre is home to the NHL’s Canadiens, meaning it’s also home to one of the most passionate fan bases in the league. A new audio system ensures those fans get the best possible in-game experience every time the puck drops.


Secret Door Recording Co.

A Niche New Space in Toronto’s Danforth Neighbourhood

By Kevin Young

JUNO-winning producer/engineer Tim Abraham is excited to build on his community of collaborators in a brand-new home base with uniquely streamlined capabilities.


When Intelligibility Inspires

A Conversation with Barack Obama in Halifax

By Andrew King

The excitement was palpable around the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, though in this case, it wasn’t a musical icon or mega-star comedian set to take the stage.


The Paradise Theatre

Toronto’s Elegant New Entertainment Hotspot

By Andrew King

Boasting separate audio systems for live events and film screenings, this unique art deco-inspired space offers patrons the best of both worlds.





Engaging Industry Talent with the AVIXA Foundation



The latest from across the Canadian pro audio industry



Charlie Ferguson, Allyssa Rawes & Dave Thiel


Product Tests

Apple’s latest MacBook Pro, iZotope’s Dialogue Match plug-in & Acoustica’s Mixcraft 9 Pro Studio DAW



The latest tools & technologies for pro audio professionals


Advertisers’ Index


Sound Advice

Test Options for Electroacoustic Measurements in Loudspeaker Systems



Your industry events calendar




Project File

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, Netflix’s Lost in Space & more


Cover Photo: A new EAW loudspeaker system in Montreal’s Bell Centre by Lisa Griffiths