Win a Copy of Dexter Season 5 on Blu-ray

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  1. Adam Gregorich

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    Earlier, Home Theater Forum members had the ability to submit questions for Sound Mixer Greg Agalsoff who worked on Season 5 of Dexter which is now available on Blu-ray with a Lossless Dolby TrueHD soundtrack. In the video below Greg answers the following questions:

    • How did you become a sound mixer?
    • Is all of the audio for Dexter captured on the set?
    • How does the improved audio playback in the home affect your work?
    • Are there any secrets to capturing dialog on a set?
    • Does the wide dynamic range in Dexter present special challenges for you?




    Thanks to Dolby for allowing our members to ask questions, and for providing some copies of Dexter The Fifth Season to give away. To win one, simply list your favorite sound effect from any Dexter season and why you like it. It could be a musical cue, a foley effect or ?.

    Four winners will be drawn at random. To win you must be over 18 and live in the US or Canada. Contest closes on 11:59PM on Friday September 30th.
     
  2. AnthonyP

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    I'm not sure if I am allowed to enter the contest with the following answer. I actually haven't seen a second of Dexter. Always wanted to but just never got around to start buying the seasons (don't think I've stumbled upon a can't miss deal for them). It probably isn't a good thing to win S5 anyway as then it would mean I'd need to spend $100+ to get the first 4 seasons. Hopefully I'll find a great deal for S1 this holiday season.
     
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    Dexter's opening titles are great overall, but I especially like the sound of the razor as it scrape's against his neck. It's very exaggerated and makes my skin crawl. I love it.
     
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    My favorite is the sound of hundreds of eyebrows raising all at once upon reading the question "what is your favorite sound effect from Dexter, and why?" I like it because I was a part of it. :) That would, of course, be superseded by the sound my wife will make if I tell her we won a copy of season 5 on BD!
     
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    I'm pretty liberal when it comes to entries. If you haven't seen it feel free to tell me about your favorite sound effect from something else and why it is your favorite. I've just done too many post-to-enter contests lately and wanted to spice things up a bit.
     
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    Personally I have always loved the entire sound pallate when he is setting up for an "event". The music, the plastic, getting everything just so. It just seems like a nice, steady build up to the torture. And the times he's had to act without the pre-ritual, not having that sound pallate really shows the contrast from when he's had a chance to plan everything perfect.
     
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    The sound effects in the credits /opening sequence are great.I have been able to watch it in HD from our cable.
     
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    I usually don't like the "theme song" or the opening credits music of a show. But I always listen to the opening score from Dexter instead of just fast forwarding through if like I do with Entourage nd other shows I follow closely.
     
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    My favorite musical cue is the theme song itself. Must be one of the longest ones out there.
     
  10. Todd H

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    Gotta agree with the razor sound effect during the opening credits.
     
  11. TonyD

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    How about when Dexter smacks the fake human heads that are filled with the blood like fluid to see the splatter pattern, makes a pretty interesting sound.
     
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    I enjoy the voiceovers (by Dexter) at the end of alot of episodes while the slow music plays. It kind of winds you down after what is usually a frenetic episode, and it gives clues to what is coming. Excellent!
     
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    My son is a big fan of the show and he likes the opening music.
     
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    The chewing on the food in the opening is good. And, I do not know if this counts; but, I like the "screechy" music. And, thanks for offering the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered. This is one of the reasons why the HTF rises above other sites-information and features like this, not just because of the contest.
     
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    The sound of the knife piercing someones heart when he kills someone in the kill room. Such an understated sound for a horrible act.
     
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    The razor sound effect is truly one-of-a-kind.
     
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    I've never seen Dexter (am I entered to win the Blu-ray now?).
     
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    The opening title with the razor effect really creeps me out.....love the show. :tu:
     
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    I always watch/listen to the intro as well and crank it up. Love the bass line and the sizzle of the steak!
     
  20. Mr. Papagiorgio

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    I'm a fan of the show. I haven't bought any of the sets yet, though. This set sounds pretty good.
     

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