Walls Are Speaking – Are You Listening?

December 1, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about your walls are speaking but are you listening? I don’t think so sometimes when I talk to people about the acoustics and the things that go on within a room. So let’s break each wall surface down and see what the impact it has on our presentation. Well, we […]

VU Metering and Calibration pt. 2

November 24, 2016 No Comments

I wanted to make a part 2 video of a whiteboard demonstration the other day. The topic was VU metering and I wanted to elaborate more on that process and give you some more visuals and some of the tools that I use. One of them is just a true RMS multimeter from RadioShack. They’re […]

VU Metering and Calibration pt. 1

November 17, 2016 No Comments

Dennis Foley: I get a lot of inquiries to our inbox about pro audio, pro gear, everything related to the pro side of the recording process. So we brought Steven on board. Steven is going to do a series of videos for us and talk about topics related to the pro audio recording field and […]

Westlake Pro goes All In on Atmos

November 15, 2016 No Comments

The following is an excerpt from “Westlake Pro goes All In on Atmos” by Thomas Kenny. At the third annual Mix Presents Sound for Film event, held in mid-September at the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, Calif., longtime Los Angeles pro audio retailer/integrator Westlake Pro sponsored an expert panel called “Building an Immersive […]

STC – Sound Transmission Class

November 10, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about a common term called STC or sound transmission class rating. Sound transmission class, an old system has been around for years, it needs to be updated I think a little bit. There’s attempts now to do that but some of the data in the literature is 30 years old […]

Sound Barrier Technology

November 3, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about sound barrier technology because there’s a lot of misinformation out there. And I’ve been building buildings for over 40 years and you have to get this right because noise is such a problem in our society today and there’s no guessing allowed. So you have to really understand the […]

Making Acoustics a Priority – audioxpress.com Interview

October 31, 2016 No Comments

In this interview with audioxpress.com, chief acoustics engineer Dennis Foley talks about his beginnings in room acoustics and the latest projects of Acoustic Fields. The following is an excerpt of the interview. SHANNON BECKER: Tell us a little about your background and how you became interested in acoustic engineering. DENNIS FOLEY: I have been interested in […]

Recording Studio Design Service

October 27, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about recording studio design and services that we provide for recording studio design. I’ll kind of walk you through the main points, how we look at a room, how we approach the project so you get a feel for how we think and how we do things. The first thing […]

Home Theater Acoustic Service

October 20, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about home theater acoustic service that we offer. We don’t do a lot in home theater but we do some to help people out and we’re just going to walk through 5 or 6 different areas to kind of give you a feel for what you need to look at […]

Form + Substance = Essence

October 13, 2016 No Comments

Today I kind of want to give you a little bit of guidelines that we use in our design work and how we kind of approach projects. But we kind of follow this form plus substance equals essence formula which you may or may not have heard of but… Form obviously is size, volume, the […]