Sound doesn’t get more transportive than when in the hands of brothers Ben and Max Ringham, who utilize binaural technology to immerse listeners completely in the head of another. They’ve made a name for themselves by applying this form of sound design to the medium of theatre, producing the soundscapes for shows such as ‘Blindness’ at the Donmar Warehouse last year, and ‘Anna’ at the National Theatre. Hear them speak about the potential of binaural sound, its possibilities when combined with creative set design, and ready yourself to be spirited away through your headphones.
"We worked on a show using binaural sound, that was our first experience of it and we were immediately excited by the possibilities of how we could unseat an audience and confuse them and diorientate them. We realised it was such a powerful tool to manipulate people"
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