Your Minds Ear

February 10, 2018 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about your Mind’s Ear, a little bit of play on words here but really really important. Something I use constantly when I walk into a room, it has benefits but obviously has its downside too because you’re never really satisfied with what you hear but what we’re trying to develop […]

Why You Must War Earplugs During Flights

February 6, 2018 No Comments

I’ve been doing a lot of flying, projects in India, London, all across the United States naturally I have my phone and I have apps in the phone, we have an RTA app, we have a dB meter, decibel meter app and I’m going to get Brian to put those up for you in this […]

Why Do You Have 20 Speakers In your Room?!

February 3, 2018 2 Comments

Today we’re going to ask the question why do you have 20 speakers in your room and it’s not a home theater room, it’s not Dolby Atmos, a little play on words here but the bottom line is we have to realize that every object in our room is a speaker, it produces reflections, now […]

Voicing Your Room

January 30, 2018 2 Comments

Voicing your room – what does that mean? It’s kind of a weird set of words, voicing your room, but we all know and have heard these terms before. We want to make our room work for what we’re trying to do musically, vocally, whatever our usage is, we’re trying to get the room to […]

T.A.P. Principle

January 27, 2018 2 Comments

I’ve come up with an acronym, I think it’s going to help us. What is the acronym? It’s called T.A.P., it stands for type, amount and position and this is all in relation to treatment, absorption and diffusion technology. I think people have a lot of misconceptions about the two types of technology, I know […]

Spectral Balance

January 23, 2018 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about Spectral Balance. Spectral Balance is a term that Mastering Engineers use constantly and let’s just break it apart. Balance of Spectrum, so balancing all the sounds that are in your mix so that’s really a big important function of a mastering engineer and the goal of mixing engineer is […]

Sound Strategy Vs Tactic

January 20, 2018 No Comments

I see a lot of people using tactics that they’ve read in the literature when it comes to treating their room, I see a lot of people using ideas and products and elements and all kinds of crazy things. to be honest with you, as tactics without any idea of why they’re doing it, without […]

Sound Pressure Vs. Sound Reflections

January 16, 2018 2 Comments

We need to distinguish between sound pressure and sound reflections because a lot of people mix these two concepts and terms up so let’s walk through some definitions. Sound pressure is wave energy so it’s like the ocean, oscillating wave after oscillating wave. Now what distinguish pressure from reflection are the length, height and width […]

Room Size & Volume Charts

January 13, 2018 No Comments

We have a room size and volume chart that most of you have seen if you’ve sent in the room form where you’ve listed your dimensions and usage and equipment that you’re going to have in the room. We send you back one of our room forms or one of our room charts so you […]

Room Ambient Noise Vs Playback Levels

January 9, 2018 2 Comments

Let’s talk about noise and play black levels in your room. there’s a ratio here that that I found through the years that works really well for music and playback and we’re going to talk a little bit about how that all works. So room noise levels obviously are expressed in dB and we know […]