Tokyo Concert Hall Installs Analog Recording Desk

The Tokyo Metropolitan Theater recently installed a Solid State Logic Duality Fuse console in its recording room.

Posted: 07/21/2022

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre’s new Solid State Logic Duality Fuse console.

Tokyo, Japan (July 21, 2022) – The Tokyo Metropolitan Theater recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with the installation of a new Solid State Logic Duality Fuse console in the theater’s concert hall recording room.

Mr. Koichi Ishimaru, Sound Director of Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, comments, “Before installing the Duality Fuse, we were using an analog console that had been installed since the theater opened. When we considered replacing it, we thought about installing a digital console or a consoleless system, but we thought that only an analog console would do.

Opened in 1990 by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with the aim of promoting arts and culture, the arts center has four halls, including a concert hall with a separate control room and one of the largest pipe organs in the world. world, and also includes a variety of exhibition spaces. and conference spaces.

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Since installing the Duality Fuse, the theater has changed the position of the overhead microphones it uses to record performances, indicating that the Duality Fusion has been able to impart an important spatial dimension to the recordings. “When recording on stage, we usually lowered the microphones to maintain the recording resolution,” says Ishimaru.

“However,” he continues, “after installing the Duality Fuse, we were able to raise the position of the overhead microphones. This not only contributes to the appearance of the scene, but also to the sound, which is very important in expressing a sense of atmosphere. It is an important element of classical music where the sound is made up of an orchestra and a hall.

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