Using a home studio for your recordings may sound like a great thing. However, it presents a challenge when it comes to achieving the best sounds.
The main reason for this is because home studios are not usually designed by audio engineers. This means that a couple of factors are not usually considered when building the home studio.
Reducing the level of noise in your home studio is important. One of the ways through which you can achieve this is by using a microphone isolation shield.Continue reading
How many times have you been in a situation where you wanted to leave the theatre in the middle of a play just because you couldn’t hear and understand what the actors were saying?
Or, have you ever wanted to leave a romantic dinner with your darling just because you couldn’t exchange the glances and sweet words due to the unbearable noise from the other guests?
The noise is an extremely annoying factor anywhere it occurs, not to mention how unhealthy it is.
Luckily, there is a solution to this problem.Continue reading
Acoustic ceiling is the formal name for what is commonly known as a popcorn ceiling. These are ceiling tiles that have a paint-on or spray-on treatment that makes them extremely elegant.
They can be used in the living room, bedrooms and hallways, because of their bright and whitish appearance which has the ability to hide imperfections. Their finishing is also very smooth and has higher durability, plus they are easy to clean.
They are largely being used in construction today, due to their aesthetic purposes, and also the advances in technology has caused them to offer a wide variety of benefits such as improving the acoustics in the room and reducing the noise levels.Continue reading
Acoustic ceiling clouds are designed to reduce reflective sound effectively within a large and open environment.
They also delineate the space and offer a more appealing look.
This is because they are extremely stylish and have soft lined shapes that are suspended horizontally from the ceilings, and give the area an acoustical appearance.
Acoustic cloud ceilings give a modern appearance to an old building and the also reduce the reverberated noise from the building.
They can be used in residential areas as well, if you happen to have noisy neighbors.Continue reading
The perfectly clear sound is every musician’s dream come true. Sound acts as if being a living creature. It moves, flows and adapts in different environments.
Anyone who’s been into recording will tell you how difficult is to achieve perfection. Luckily, we have bass traps!
Today I shall tell you more about them, and I’ll give you some useful tips on how and where to put bass traps to get the desired acoustics.Continue reading
Every person who’s into recording music knows how important is to have acoustics at the maximum possible level.
This is not always easy since no room is the same, but they all have one thing in common. Low frequencies are the hardest ones to deal with.
Bass traps are some kind of a secret magic thing when it comes to solving the issue. I have done a lot of research on foam bass traps, so let us see if they are worth a shot!Continue reading
Soundproofing a room can be a challenging job. Whether you are making your own mini-studio, or just blocking out the noise from your teenage kid, making of the soundproof room might take some time.
The biggest problem is when the age gap between your older one and the baby is 14-15 years. As you may know, 14-15 years is where everything starts being interesting.
You need to balance between your teenager’s revolt of listening to the music at high volume, and your baby’s peace.
Since I was in this position not that long ago, my husband and I decided not only to soundproof the nursery room but the room of our older kid as well.
In that way, both of our kids got their peace, whether is that listening to a really loud music or napping.
In this article, you can find some of the methods that I used to soundproof a room for the music, as well as some other methods that I also find useful for the purposes of soundproofing.Continue reading
Every musician knows that having the sound completely under control is of vital importance. As a matter of fact, we all do have that feeling of calmness when there aren’t any annoying sounds. When it comes to a recording studio, the most common problem is dealing with low frequencies. They are the hardest one to tame.
However, a lot has been done in this field, so now you have so many ways to fix this issue. We have bass traps as a “first line of defense”. There are many different types available, with various sizes and of various materials.Continue reading
These days a lot of people have the need to install sound absorption products whether in their house or office or somewhere else. They keep asking me what materials are the most effective for certain situation, and how can you distinguish them.
But why is all of this insignificant? Why would you ever need this?
First of all, the installation of sound absorbing product can contribute to suitable acoustic environment within a space, which is, you could agree, an enjoyable place to be in.
Also, sound absorption is a desirable, or even necessary, solution for schools, sports halls, recording studios, lecture auditoriums, theatres, cinemas, or concert venues.
Therefore, you can find sound absorption anywhere. Since they are so widely used, you should know what types of materials are there and how you can distinguish them.Continue reading
What does it take to be successful in recording and mixing? Talent, in the first place, and as best equipment as there can be, one would say. Don’t forget an acoustically perfect room! But, is there such a thing?
The answer to this question for sure is not a simple one. Have you heard of bass traps? It’s a kind of secret ingredient when it comes to reaching the abovementioned perfection. My mission is here is to help you learn more on bass traps. Moreover, I’ll show you an amazing cost-effective solution.Continue reading