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Why sports sound better in your living room

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  • Published on:  Monday, April 30, 2018
  • Audio engineers are the unsung heroes of the live sports broadcast.Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjOWe don’t often think about audio when we watch sports on TV, but it’s a huge part of the experience. We spoke with several A1 audio engineers who mix the sounds of sports to learn more about what it takes to capture the crack of the bat and the swish of the net.From the cadence of the quarterback to the sounds of skates on ice, audio mixers are tasked with getting microphones close enough to the action to gather the sounds but still out of the way of the players and the fans.Once the microphones are set up, they handle the stressful task of live mixing all the audio for the broadcast, so that we can hear the announcers and the sounds of the game, despite thousands of screaming fans and the PA system blaring music.In the end, if they do the job right, you’ll forget they exist.Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyEFollow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06oOr Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
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  • Vox


     a years ago +479

    Big thanks to the Verge for letting us use footage from a great documentary they made years ago about NFL broadcasts. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/2HYSXFN And thanks to Phil Edwards for inspiring this video with a piece he wrote for Vox.com: http://bit.ly/2I2iVs8. If you’re interested in this topic, take some time to listen to this really lovely radio documentary made by an audio engineer who works on the Olympics: http://bit.ly/2jhyzlp -joss

  • Ivan Karacic

    Ivan Karacic

     a years ago +1379

    One of those jobs where people notice only if you make a mistake. Hats off to them working so hard.

  • So Myung Jung

    So Myung Jung

     a years ago +1536

    As a audio engineer, I feel the grief of those hard working men.
    Major props to these guys.

  • George He Edits

    George He Edits

     a years ago +448

    Audio, the least appreciated department in games, movies and tv as by nature Sound is only noticeable when its done bad.

  • ElyssaAnderson


     a years ago +1165

    Video by Joss! She's awesome and I hope we get more of her 😍

  • Jeremy Ratzlaff

    Jeremy Ratzlaff

     a years ago +633

    Don’t care about sports, but this is FASCINATING. Vox is on the cutting edge of excellent documentary work.

  • DeathnoteBB


     a years ago +420

    I thought the title meant like, better in the living room than other parts of the house! I was like "what's special about a living room??" 😵

  • grace calis

    grace calis

     a years ago +323

    Must be a stressful job. Kudos to these guys for making my TV experience much better.

  • Maynard Vargas

    Maynard Vargas

     a years ago +570

    Joss Fong <3

  • Ryan Barr

    Ryan Barr

     a years ago +75

    Live audio mixing? That would stress me out beyond belief

  • Matthew Stinar

    Matthew Stinar

     a years ago +100

    As someone who's mixed live sound, I pay careful attention to the sound of televised sports, but I didn't realize how many microphones were involved. Those engineers are the real stars in my book!

  • General G. S. Patton

    General G. S. Patton

     a years ago +520

    “Why sports sound better in your living room” -
    I spend a majority of my time on the toilet, sooooo....

  • masterimbecile


     a years ago +72

    Another advantage that the living room has and will never be beaten by going to the actual games: you're always closer to the bathroom.

  • Elder Gamboa

    Elder Gamboa

     a years ago +63

    Who else prefers to hear the players rather than announcers

  • Nacho TV

    Nacho TV

     a years ago +225

    also there's announcers for commentary compared to live games in person.

  • Gavers23


     a years ago +59

    Needs more cowbell.

  • Peppsy


     a years ago +62

    “You’ve got some players running around on a huge field” shows soccer
    Laughs in AFL

  • Logan Ebeling

    Logan Ebeling

     a years ago +19

    Glad you’re back, Joss! Your videos have always been some of the best. Hope you keep making them! Thanks!

  • Katka Tran

    Katka Tran

     a years ago +21

    Joss ❤️😍

  • Harry Vigolo

    Harry Vigolo

     a years ago +72

    Best Vox video of 2018