Announcing a Cure for Reflectophobia

Published On: May 13, 2022Tags: , , ,

Announcing a Cure for Reflectophobia“This debilitating mental condition was first reported in an AES paper in the early 70’s by Helmut Haas, and became known as the Haas Effect. Highly infectious, this impaired judgment condition reached epidemic levels in mid 70’s spread to nearly every recording engineer, producer and AE instructor in the industry. It impacts the hearing judgment of engineers, causing them to record talent in acoustic sterile environments, notably devoid of any early reflections. The evidence of its insidious presence becomes clearly evident whenever listening to modern recording tracks or mixes.”

Article featured in Audio Media Magazine, October 2003. Read the rest of the article here


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