This Incredible Recording Trick Makes It Sound Like You're At The TrackStef Schrader10/13/16 9:05am8612EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkWhat’s binaural audio? It’s the trick of recording with microphones at ear-distance apart to simulate the effect of listening through human ears. The end result sounds so realistic, it must be turned up to 11 to be believed. Grab your headphones. Let’s walk around a few Italian tracks to soak in the noise.