Ah yes. The flat frequency response. The holy grail for any studio user. I'm sure you've heard someone say: “Oh, this dude's room is perfectly flat. Like, you can hear every little detail. And the bass. The bass! Whenever I check my mixes in his room, we make like 2 tweaks and boom, there it … [Read more...] about An Inconvenient Truth About Room Acoustics (The Myth Of The Flat Frequency Response)
If you are working out of a home studio, you probably have a window somewhere in your room that you've been wondering about. Is it causing a problem that you don't know about? What's the best way to treat the reflections coming off of the glass? Will curtains help? In this video I want to show … [Read more...] about Is The Window Behind My Speakers Causing Problems?
I'm sure you've heard the advice that you should always, and under all circumstances place your speakers at some apparently magic distance from the front wall. If you've tried it and found that it sounds like crap, you're not alone! In fact it's such bad advice, that I decided to finally, once and … [Read more...] about Acoustics Insider Feature On SonicScoop
A common trick to getting more out of your speakers and hearing better is to simply turn down the volume and mix at a low level. It's certainly true that this will help you make better balancing decisions, hear punch, compression and dynamics better all around. But the reason is not that you … [Read more...] about Why Mixing At Low Volume Does NOT Remove Your Room (But You Still Should)
The other day, I came across this picture on Facebook: A speaker manufacturer is claiming how well a particular brand of studio desk works together with their speaker. I gasped in disbelief. This is a good combination? Thankfully the comments jumped right on it. I just wonder what … [Read more...] about How To Find The Right Studio Desk For Your Room