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San Francisco—Feb 27, 2012

Joe Satriani Concert Film, Satchurated: Live in Montreal, First in World to Be Recorded in 3D and Dolby Surround 7.1, Arrives in Theaters March 1

World-famous guitarist Joe Satriani is featured in Satchurated: Live in Montreal, the concert movie from award-winning directors and producers Pierre and François Lamoureux, coming to select theaters nationwide on March 1, 2012. Satchurated is the first concert film ever to be released in 3D and Dolby® Surround 7.1.

The 3D Blu‑ray™ release scheduled for April will be encoded in Dolby TrueHD, delivering a studio master quality 7.1-channel surround sound experience to Satriani fans’ home theaters.

“We carefully selected and placed microphones within the Metropolis in Montreal, and the use of the 7.1 surround palette enabled us to capture the entire essence of the concert event from the sound of the onstage instruments to the presence and dynamics of the concert hall,” said director and producer Pierre Lamoureux. “The result is a dramatic 7.1 experience that translates beautifully for audiences looking to experience the film in Dolby Surround 7.1 at the movies or in Dolby TrueHD lossless 7.1 surround sound at home.”

Dolby plays a critical role in ensuring that the artistic intent of the audio mix is maintained through the entertainment ecosystem, from the concert stage to the movie theater and into the home theater. The soundtrack makes use of the improved panning, sound localization, and enhanced definition provided by Dolby Surround 7.1’s eight channels and four surround zones to deliver an unforgettable experience. Moviegoers will also get to experience Satchurated: Live in Montreal in select Dolby 3D technology-enabled theaters.

For fans who want to bring the concert experience into their living room, the Blu-ray release featuring Dolby TrueHD will providea stunning lossless multichannel audio soundtrack. Dolby TrueHD delivers powerful sound that is bit-for-bit identical to the original studio master, unlocking the full entertainment value of Blu-ray Disc and other HD media.
Satchurated was filmed live on the Wormhole Tour in support of Satriani’s new album, Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards,at the Metropolis in Montreal, Canada, on December 12, 2010. Eight cameras captured the sold-out concert in both 2D and 3D.

Satriani is among the few artists in history to release a 3D concert film. He is a leading force in rock music, having been voted the No. 6 All-Time Best Guitarist by Guitarist Magazine (UK) and Best Guitarist of the Year three times by Guitar World Magazine. In his career, Satriani has sold more than 10 million copies of his studio and live recordings worldwide, has been nominated for 15 Grammy Awards®, and has sold more than 4 million concert tickets.
For behind-the-scenes insight into the 7.1-channel soundtrack of the Joe Satriani concert film Satchurated: Live in Montreal from award-winning directors and producers Pierre and François Lamoureux, visit http://vimeo.com/36788587.
For more information about where to go to experience Joe Satriani in Satchurated: Live in Montreal, visit www.satchurated.com.

About Dolby Surround 7.1
With the ability for content creators to mix in a discrete 7.1 format, Dolby Surround 7.1 provides four surround zones to better orchestrate audio channels in a movie theater environment. The four surround zones incorporate the traditional Left Surround and Right Surround with new Back Surround Left and Back Surround Right zones. The addition of the two Back Surround zones enhances directionality in panning 360 degrees around the theater.

About Dolby 3D
Dolby 3D delivers an efficient and flexible solution designed to provide audiences with a superior 3D experience. Dolby’s 3D solution uses a unique full-spectrum color-filter technology that provides realistic color reproduction and extremely sharp images. Additionally, Dolby 3D passive, reusable glasses provide the ultrapremium 3D experience with enhanced performance and comfort, and are environment friendly.

About Dolby TrueHD
Dolby TrueHD is a 100 percent lossless audio coding technology that reproduces movie and music playback in the home that is identical to the studio master. Supporting up to 7.1-channel playback of 96/24 bit audio on Blu-ray Disc, Dolby TrueHD reproduces powerful special effects and enables you to hear every dialogue track and musical note in rich detail. Listeners are transported right into the middle of the action in a movie, and to the best seat in the house for a concert event.


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