What is binaural audio?

The KU-100 microphone on stage

Binaural recordings are reproductions of sound the way human ears hear it. In fact, the word “binaural” literally just means “using both ears.” When you listen to a binaural recording through headphones, you perceive distinct and genuine 360° sound.

It’s the purest, most natural way to record and listen to music.


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