Why "Bass Traps" Aren't Actually Bass Traps

bass traps and low frequency control

What do you think of when you hear the word "bass trap"?

A triangular foam wedge? A square box wrapped in fabric? A tube trap?

Bass traps come in so many different sizes, shapes, thicknesses and densities. It can be super confusing!

But what actually is a "bass trap" when it comes down to it?

In this video I want to break it down for you and show you what all bass traps have in common.

And I'm going to tell you the one thing you need to watch out for when comparing different designs and shapes, and why most "bass traps" aren't actually bass traps at all.



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