Have you ever wondered what impact it has on your studio sound if you open or close the door? Today I'll show you why it's probably best to just keep your studio door closed, and why it has nothing to do with improving acoustics. In fact it's all about reducing the variables that change the sound … [Read more...] about Should You Shut Your Studio Door?
I get some version of this email every day: “I'm about to move to a new room and I want to make sure I get the most out of it. I've been researching acoustic treatment, but I'm confused. The room’s got some weird angles and I just don’t know where to start. What’s the right approach for my … [Read more...] about Smart Acoustic Treatment: How To Get The Most Out Of Your New Room And Speakers
If I asked you the question in the title, how would you reply? Would you say..: "Yes, of course! You don’t want to end up with a "dead“ sounding room, after all." "You're gonna be spending hours, days, weeks in that room! You really don’t want to end up with a room that gives you that … [Read more...] about “Can I Have Too Much Absorption?”
Are you building a new studio and wondering how to figure out the ideal room dimensions and ratios for it? Maybe you've stumbled across advice that you need to optimize the shape of your room because the ratios of the width, height and length will affect how good the sound and the acoustics will … [Read more...] about How To Find The Ideal Room Dimensions Using An Online Calculator
I’m sure you’ve read or heard this somewhere before: "You need to put your bass traps in the corners because that's where the bass energy builds up. You can hear it when you play some bass heavy music and stick your head in the corner. That’s where your bass traps need to go." Interestingly this … [Read more...] about The Real Reason You Place Bass Traps In Corners (It’s Not Why You Think)