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Very wide open spaces have almost no ambience at all, by their very nature. If you're in the middle of a cornfield with nothing but a few trees or hedges round the edge and just more fields beyond, you've got nothing to reflect from. Sound will just get swallowed up fast. A playground might have some long early reflection from buildings within a couple of ...


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The perceived "distance" of a particular instrument in a mix is achieved due to differing levels of reveberant and dry sound. For instance a "near" instrument will be louder and will have a a ratio of dry and reverberant sound that favours the dry component. More distant sounds will have a slightly lower amplitude and will favour the reverberant component ...


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