Have you noticed that in our little music studio world, it seems like 95% of the tips on acoustics and treating your room are all about optimizing mixing rooms. But what about recording or live room acoustics? Do the same techniques and approaches even work? What should you focus on here? … [Read more...] about Recording Room Acoustics On A Budget (Podcast)
If you have this problem you'll know exactly what I’m talking about: You sit down to work on a mix, you press play, and for a few seconds everything seems fine. But then the bass kicks in and just as it hits that one note, all hell breaks loose. This super loud, super annoying … [Read more...] about “I’ve got this annoying resonance at 126Hz!!”
Have you tested your room’s low end, or visited another studio, and while walking around you thought: "Damn, this room has some serious low end issues!“ The bass is all over the place. Total suck out over here, massive resonance over there. "We need some PROPER bass absorption in here and … [Read more...] about The One Problem No Bass Trap Can Fix
I’m sure you’ve heard the advice before that: "You can’t have too many bass traps!“ But you’ve probably also heard stories off people putting way too much absorption in their room and it ending up sounding over-damped, or even "dead“. You get that "sucked out“ feeling when you enter the … [Read more...] about Can Bass Traps Take Away Too Much Bass?
I've already showed you a simple way to figure out if the bass trap you are thinking about getting for your room is a pressure (tuned/resonance/membrane) trap, or a velocity trap (porous, broadband), and what that means about how they work and how to use it. But which type is actually the right … [Read more...] about Pressure vs Velocity: Which Bass Trap Should You Get?