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 room is just another … [Read more...] about Cube Room: How to make it work
If you’re searching for a new speaker for your studio, you’ve probably wondered what the best size for your room is. Should you get a speaker with a 5-inch woofer? Or maybe 6-inch? Or maybe even 8-inch? What about speakers with a horizontal driver layout instead of a vertical layout? Maybe … [Read more...] about Speaker Size vs Room Size: Looking At The Science
Have you ever wondered what impact it has on your studio sound if you open or close the door? Today I'll show you why it's probably best to just keep your studio door closed, and why it has nothing to do with improving acoustics. In fact it's all about reducing the variables that change the sound … [Read more...] about Should You Shut Your Studio Door?
Are you building a new studio and wondering how to figure out the ideal room dimensions and ratios for it? Maybe you've stumbled across advice that you need to optimize the shape of your room because the ratios of the width, height and length will affect how good the sound and the acoustics will … [Read more...] about How To Find The Ideal Room Dimensions Using An Online Calculator
Ruede Hagelstein (Watergate Records, Upon.You Records) recently got in touch with me because he was unhappy with the acoustics of his Berlin based studio. Especially the bass was causing him frustration, he told me when we met, as it varied so much through out the room and was inconsistent at his … [Read more...] about Case Study: Acoustic Treatment in Ruede Hagelstein’s Studio