VIDEO: Pete Townshend talks technology, surround sound, iPhone apps

As we previously reported, The Who have just released Quadrophenia: The Director's Cut - a deluxe boxset reissue of their seminal album overseen and approved by guitarist Pete Townshend.

In the video above Townshend explains the thinking behind the 5.1 surround sound mix of the record, the technology used to remaster it, the 'Q Cloud' bonus content and loads more.

Quadrophenia: The Director's Cut is out now, buy it from Amazon (opens in new tab) or iTunes (opens in new tab).

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