Super Bowl LV
The other MVP of the Super Bowl is the crowd noise controlled by Head Sound Mixer at NFL Films, Vince Caputo. With less than capacity crowds, it was determined that there should be some audio sweetening while the game is being played. #DJfootball
The sound machine system consists of a laptop, audio interface, and controller that can replay different levels of crowd reactions... cheers, disappointment, and even boos.
Pre-COVID, the sound team had been building a sound library of crowd noises by recording in different stadiums. Now the crowd noise can be specific to the stadium that it was originally recorded in.
“After a summer full of tights wearing tight-wearing superhero movies dominating everybody’s minds and wallets.... let’s finally get to some manly-man festivities... like FOOTBALL!!!”