Denis Martin is a researcher, course instructor, audio engineer, producer, and percussionist with diverse interests and expertise. Denis is a PhD candidate in Sound Recording at McGill University, holds a M.Mus in Sound Recording from McGill, and a B.Mus in Percussion Performance from Acadia University. His research interests include critical listening, technical ear training, perceptual evaluation of audio playback formats and recording techniques, production techniques in popular music, and contemporary percussion recording. As a freelance audio engineer, Denis specializes in several genres: rock, R&B, jazz, contemporary classical, classical, and world music.