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
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
With summer on our heads, I know how hard it is to beat the heat throughout the day. I can’t manage to get out of my car and into the house without rushing to get a cold glass of water in my system immediately. It’s exhausting!
The one way to get some relief from this unbearable heat is plopping down in front of your quiet air conditioner to stay calm and cool for the rest of the day. That said, maybe you’re like me and your AC isn’t working like it used to, and it’s making all sorts of funny noises without cooling as well as it should.
You might want to consider getting a new air conditioner that doesn’t rattle and manages to cool down your room effectively. There are many units to choose from, but you should be able to make the right decision with this buyer guide and list of best quiet air conditionersContinue reading
Let’s face it, today’s world is a very hectic and loud one. We live in a society that almost always seems to have new ideas or methods on how to make yet more noise to drown out even the thoughts in your head.
As a mother and someone that works from home, I can tell you it’s a downright nightmare, trying to ignore the noise at times. A son that plays drums, a husband who likes loud games and the external noise of the street and neighbors…
It could drive a person insane without much trouble if it was something you couldn’t combat. We’ve talked before about some low-cost ways to make sure you can turn a room into a sanctum of silence.
Ordinarily, professional grade solutions would be a huge undertaking. You’d need to be ready to invest both a lot of time and money into a remodel, to achieve truly great results.
However, these new, modern methods are much easier and cheaper while also maintaining a high standard of quality. That’s why we’ll be focusing on them and trying to discern which is the best choice for you, out of them.Continue reading
We are living in the world of noise pollution that is taking over our everyday life. Consequences of this are much bigger than we tend to notice.
Being constantly surrounded by noise can do much more than just damage our ears. As a matter of fact, that is the least of the problems that can occur.
Some other problems can be constant anxiety, high level of stress and decreased productivity.
Improving the acoustics of the place that you spend the most of your time in can improve the overall quality of your life.
Luckily, there are some things that can help in this matter without some serious construction work or much effort invested.
Therefore, let’s give a look at what can be done to solve the problem of noise pollution in your everyday surrounding.Continue reading
After a long day either at work or in school, you probably just look forward to a long night’s sleep.
But if you live in a noisy environment, then this may not be the best part of your day.
Getting a good night’s rest in a noisy neighborhood can be difficult. Most people do not even realize that not sleeping too well each night ends up leaving them sleep-deprived.
If you are looking for ways to sleep through the noise in the neighborhood or if you are constantly woken up by small noises during the night, using noise canceling devices may be your solution.
Ranging from white noise machines to fans, and even earplugs, noise canceling devices can help you block out all the unwanted noise allowing you to sleep peacefully.
In this article, we will highlight some of the best noise canceling devices that you can use ranging from headphones to headbands and even phone apps. Keep on reading to find out which one would work best for you.Continue reading
One of the good ways to get some quiet and a nice rest with your faulty doors is to install a sweep at the bottom of it. These sweeps are easy to put and have a few more benefits besides noise reduction itself.
Even though most of the people use it for improving heating efficiency by installing it on their front door, it is perfect if you have a 3-month-old screamer in the room next to yours. The thing is, my baby used to wake up every 4 hours until the age of one and that was driving us crazy.
My husband and I realized that we have to switch on the position of a guardian every few days so that the other one can get some rest. But boy, did she have some vocal cords. You could hear her on the next floor, let alone next room!
It was a true nightmare until we found out about door sweeps and that they can actually help a lot with noise reduction, and not only thermal isolation. And on top of that, they are very easy to install, no matter the type you are using.Continue reading
If your toddlers can manage to remain quiet for the entire service, then you should consider yourself a very lucky parent.
I am a mom to three very beautiful kids. One of the biggest problems that I have ever had to deal with was to keep them calm during the service. I have had to be that mom that carries away their screaming child right in the middle of the church service.
With my first one, there really wasn’t much I could do. Going to church meant being prepared to walk out as everyone watches you with a wailing child in your arms.
The beauty of parenthood is that you learn as you go. A friend introduced me to quiet toys for church and I must admit that Sundays have not been as devastating as they were.
My youngest is still a toddler so in this article, I am going to highlight some of our best quiet toys for church. If you have been at crossroads wondering how to keep your kids engaged during church, then you should really check this out. You can thank me later.Continue reading
Are you a music lover? Then you surely love it even more in your car, right? Well, there’s nothing better than an open road and your favorite band playing on the radio.
Unfortunately, that moment can easily be ruined by the noise of your engine, or with road noise. As we know how echo works and that the car is mostly made of metal/steel, we can assume how bad acoustics sometimes can be.
Luckily, there is a simple solution to this problem- the sound deadener. Some of the most famous ones are Dynamat and Hushmat.
In this article, we will try to define which one prevails by giving you a wider picture of both of these products and declaring the winner. So let’s start!Continue reading