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Should you get a second (or third) set of speakers? speakers

Are you one of those people who collects speakers like they're sneakers?

A different pair for each day of the week? (You know who you are..)

But even if you've just got that one set and it's not really working for you.

You can't really hear what's going on in the music, balancing is...

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Behind The Scenes: A full tour of my studio real-world case studies

I don't know how it is for you. But whenever I see people's videos on YouTube I wonder:

What's outside of the frame that you've chosen?

What dirty little secrets are you hiding that you don't want me to see?

I bet you have a junk corner with all sorts of interesting crap.

And it...

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Knowledge Bomb #2: Fixing Low End, Diffusion, Isolation and more! youtube comments q&a

A short one from me today.

Cause it's time for another lightning round of answering your questions from the YouTube comments!

In this week's video, let's talk about:

  • Combining insulation material of different densities.
  • Why I don't talk about Hifi listening rooms.
  • How to fix the bass at...
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Acoustic Measurements: Some bad advice. measurements

Have you ever posted on a forum (or read someone's post) about how to get started treating your room, and the echo chamber responded:

"You gotta measure your room first!"

I keep reading this over and over again, and every time I think:

Great, another soul lost down the rabbit hole. See...

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Case Study: 80/20 acoustics in a small basement (measurements) real-world case studies

One thing that is REALLY hard to judge when you first dive into the endless pit that is studio acoustics:

How much treatment do you actually need?

And how much are you actually getting for your money?

Like.. how well can you actually expect it to work when you say, put 12 panels in your...

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Knowledge Bomb #1: Subwoofers, Measurement Mics, Room Correction and more! youtube comments q&a

I wanted to give some love back to all of you who have been commenting my YouTube videos and getting… crickets.

Truth is: YouTube comments are just one of the many things that got cut when prioritizing to move this ship forwards.

BUT I do read them and appreciate anyone who takes the...

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Where to put the bed in a bedroom studio? setting up a new studio

So. What if you can’t dedicate your entire room to sound?

Maybe you’re literally working out of a bedroom studio.

How do you best deal with that huge chunk of wood and fabric being in the room?

In this video I want to show you what impact having your bed in the room will have...

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Case Study: Bass trap control down to 40Hz (with measurements) real-world case studies

Have you ever wanted to see exactly how well bass traps work in the real world?

Like just how much the frequency response and the the decay of the room actually improves as you treat the room?

Well have I got a special video for you today!

The other day I jumped on a call with one of my...

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Cube Room: How to make it work setting up a new studio

Are you one of the unlucky b*strds working out of cube-shaped room?

I’m just messing with ya. 

I think it’s totally blown out of proportion how bad cube rooms really are.

So let’s take a deep breath, release some tension in our shoulders, and learn about why a cube...

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When are you done with acoustic treatment? (how much is enough?) setting up a new studio

If you’re someone interested in acoustics (I’m going to assume you are, otherwise why would you be here..) and you’ve messed around a little with treatment in your room, you’ve probably asked yourself the question at some point:

How far do I need to take all this?

...

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Near, Mid, Far Field Speakers: Why you should(n’t) care. speakers

If there was ever a set of misused terms in acoustics, then it’s "near field", "mid field", and "far field" speakers.

Don’t get me wrong. 

There’s a useful distinction to be made between various sizes of speakers.

But it actually has nothing to do with what near...

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Where is the best place for the studio door? setting up a new studio

Most of us DIY home studio folks are really stuck with the cards we’re dealt, aka a spare bedroom, basement or attic that we then convert to a studio.

So usually we’re not really able to chose where the studio door should go.

But sometimes we have a few options for different...

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