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Tower Records are hosting 360° vinyl listening experiences of classic albums

Tower Records are hosting 360° vinyl listening experiences of classic albums


Tower Records have teamed up with Sony Music Ireland for 10 weeks of 10 classic albums presented in a 360 degree playback listening experience.

Tower 360 Playback launches on February 16th, and will feature 10 classic albums on the Sony label played through a 360 Reality Audio vinyl playback – hosted in Tower Records Dawson Street.

The album playback calendar features SZATyler, The CreatorDaft PunkWu-Tang ClanRage Against The Machine, Alice in ChainsPearl Jam and Meat Loaf.

Entry is free and how it works is stand-alone vinyl playback stations paired with Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones will be on hand for listeners. 

Alongside, a bespoke listening room equipped with 7.2 surround sound will play each album in full, on repeat, using Sony’s spatial sound technology, 360 Reality Audio.

Each album will be featured for 1 week in-full, on repeat.

Open Mon-Sat 10 – 5pm, Sun 12 – 5pm.

Free event. All ages welcome. Parental guidance advised for explicit albums.

What is Sony 360 Reality Audio?

A new, immersive music experience using Sony’s spatial sound technologies, individual sounds can be dynamically places and controlled in a 360 spherical sound field, giving artists and creators a new way to express their creativity. Listeners can be immersed in a field of sound exactly as intended by artists and creators.

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Full playback calendar:

  • Harry Styles – Fine Line
    16 Feb – 22 Feb
  • SZA – Ctrl *
    23 Feb – 29 Feb
  • Tyler, The Creator – Flower Boy *
    1 Mar – 7 Mar
  • Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
    8 Mar – 14 Mar 
  • Wu-Tang Clan – Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) *
    15 Mar – 21 Mar
  • Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine *
    22 Mar – 28 Mar
  • Alice in Chains – Dirt
    29 Mar – 04 Apr
  • Pearl Jam – Ten 
    05 Apr – 11 Apr
  • Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell
    12 Apr – 18 Apr
  • Miles Davis – Kind of Blue
    19 Apr – 25 Apr

*Explicit version used.

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