Have you ever come across a waterfall plot from a ported speaker? Here's one: So not a room measurement, but just the speaker, showing the ringing of the resonance system. I definitely remember first seeing these. And being both slightly shocked and having a bit of a "duuuuh" … [Read more...] about Do ported speakers make low frequency decay in your room longer (feat. Klaus Heinz)? – with HEDD Audio
PHASE. Oh that dreaded word. Mysterious, difficult to comprehend, and oh-too-often the escape goat when we don't really know what the issue is.. "It MUST be a phase problem!" Of course in the real world, phase is just another way to look at time, and it's at the very core of a lot of … [Read more...] about Studio Speakers: What is phase compensation and do you need it (measurements)? – with HEDD Audio
January has been a bit slow in regard to new videos. I know.. BUT I'm super happy to finally be able to reveal why: It's because, behind the curtains, I've been busy starting a brand video new series for you! Possibly the most elaborate project so far! Over the next weeks I'm partnering up … [Read more...] about HEDD Audio: What you NEED to know about speakers for the home studio
Have you ever heard of using the golden ratio to pick a size for your studio? You know. That inherently beautiful constant of nature that seems to pop up everywhere? Like in sea shells, hurricanes, and even the most famous drum loop of them all, the "Amen Break". (I kid you not, check it … [Read more...] about Ideal Room Dimensions: Is the golden ratio really that good?
We keep talking about treating our home studios for mixing purposes. But of course many of us actually do a fair bit of recording in the same room as well. So what does that change in terms of acoustic treatment? What do you focus on first? How do you approach the problem? In this … [Read more...] about Hybrid Studio: How to combine mixing & recording acoustics