Son is the latin word for sound and duct is the latin word for leading. Sonductor thus is a new english word meaning a room, that is leading the loudspeaker sound towards the listener in the best possible way, in other words, a room made to improve the sound of a loudspeaker.
Below you can find articles and my own papers that explicate both theory and practical implementation of Sonductors in design of listening rooms and recording studios.
Meet the Sonductor
Steve Harris talks to Danish engineer Ole Lund Christensen about his techniques for improving the performance of the listening room in the sound of a serious Hifi system. Read more
Among the largest projects to date – designing Puk recording studio in Randers, Denmark – confronted Ole with a number of dillemas. He tells in more detail how he came about resolving each one of them often contesting established practices. The studio was later to host artists such as Elton John, Depeche Mode, Gary Moore, George Michael, The Kinks. To read more download the article.
Focus Recording Studio
Exploring the Boundaries of the Possible: Robert E. Greene’s artice about Ole’s designed Focus Recording Studio that he visited in 2002. Read more
Is High Fidelity possible?
High Fidelity originally means a faithful reproduction of the sound of the concert hall, and in the average concert hall seat the sound alone did not give us pinpoint accuracy. What we today demand from our stereo equipment is to have the total experience, which our eyes and ears give us together in the concert hall, but without the 70% information from the eyes! Read more
Studio sound at home
If you ask them, audiophiles will agree that the room is the biggest obstacle, the biggest problem. But very few have taken a scientific view on what would be the best possible room – says Christensen to hi-fi news article on getting studio sound at home. Read more
Designing listening rooms and placing loudspeakers
A practical guide to acoustical design of listening rooms and placement of loudspeakers. Read more