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Watch: Best Coast's 'Baby I'm Crying' being recorded in 3-D audio
Watch: Best Coast's 'Baby I'm Crying' being recorded in 3-D audio

For its latest single, “Baby I’m Crying,” L.A. indie pop band Best Coast has taken an unconventional path on a couple of fronts: It’s a filmed-live-in-the-studio performance to capture the binaural 3-D recording process used on the track. The melancholy pop waltz offers a characteristically lo-fi arrangement built around singer Bethany Cosentino’s sweetly unadorned vocals and twangy electric rhythm guitar and aching steel guitar work. The recording itself lets Best Coast explore the world of three-dimensional recording possible with binaural technology, which differs in some key ways from multi-channel surround sound. Far from a new development, binaural recording first surfaced in the...

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