quadraphonics


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quadraphonics

(ˌkwɒdrəˈfɒnɪks) or

quadrophonics

n
(Electronics) (functioning as singular) a system of sound recording and reproduction that uses four independent loudspeakers to give directional sources of sound. The speakers are fed by four separate amplified signals
Also called: quadrasonics
ˌquadraˈphonic, ˌquadroˈphonic adj
quadraphony, quadrophony n
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The recording was originally made by Vox in two-channel stereo and four-channel quadraphonics.
He'll have some competition on the night though, from two home-bred artists who go by the name of Quadraphonics and have recently signed with Calibre Records.
The first of these recordings, the 1974 issues, were actually miked in four-channel Quadraphonics as well as two-channel, and PentaTone Classics have issued a hybrid SACD of them that actually sounds a tad clearer to me in their stereo presentation.