Mix Clarity Prediction using Multiresolution Inter-Band Relationship Analysis

Andrew Parker, Steven Fenton

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Previous work proposed a measure of Inter-Band Relationship (IBR) as a measure to predict punch and clarity in a musical piece. This paper proposes a multiresolution approach to increase the effectiveness of the measure when used to objectively measure mix clarity. Two listening tests were performed to elicit mix clarity scores for different mixes of the same song and songs of different styles. These scores were used to evaluate the IBR measures. The results indicate that the multiresolution IBR approach is more effective than the original measurement at predicting mix clarity. Spearman correlation values of rho = 0.7697 & rho = 0.7882 were achieved with respect to the two listening tests.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 148th AES Convention
PublisherAudio Engineering Society
Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2020
Event148th AES Convention - Was due to take place in Vienna, Austria but due to COVID-19 held online/virtually
Duration: 2 Jun 20205 Jun 2020
Conference number: 148


Conference148th AES Convention
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