This week let’s talk bass trapping again. Placing bass traps in particular. Because when you’re trying to tackle that endlessly confusing topic of low end control in your home studio, it can be so easy to get caught up in rabbit holes that have you questioning your sanity in no time. And I … [Read more...] about Bass traps floor to ceiling, or half the corner good enough?
After my last video, I got the following question: “I have problems with some peaks in the bass and to me it looks like if I put in broadband absorbers it will absorb more in the frequencies that I don't have problems with. Won't that give more/other problems?" That's a valid question! … [Read more...] about Broadband Bass Traps: What About Frequencies You Don’t Want To Fix?
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 … [Read more...] about Why “Bass Traps” Aren’t Actually Bass Traps
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