Rockwool in Acoustic Treatment

March 21, 2020 No Comments

The terms Rockwool in acoustic treatment should never be used together. Rockwool or building insulation is designed for BTU retention or heat and cold temperature management. It was never designed for a sound absorption process. The design parameters are cost-effective for keeping your house warm or cool, but they destroy middle and high frequencies when […]

Vocal Booth Foam

March 18, 2020 No Comments

Vocal booth foam must be chosen carefully. We must look at the two main foam types and choose the proper open-celled foam that will work well with voice and music. There is really no such thing as a foam specific for vocal rooms. You must use a foam technology that was specifically designed for voice […]

Ceiling Foam Panels: What You Need To Know

March 16, 2020 No Comments

Ceiling Foam Panels Ceiling foam panels come in many types and sizes. You must choose the type of panel you wish to use, the rate and level of its ability to absorb, and the position of the ceiling foam panels to match room usage. Ceiling foam panels come in many thicknesses. The thickness of the […]

Low Frequency Absorbing Materials

March 14, 2020 No Comments

Low-Frequency Absorbing Materials Low-frequency absorbing materials come in many forms. Low-frequency energy is defined as energy below 100 Hz. It is called wave energy because each wavelength or frequency acts like a wave. If you have been in the ocean, you see the waves oscillating from the water to the shore. This is what happens […]

Small Room Bass Problems

March 9, 2020 No Comments

Small Room Bass Problems All small rooms have low-frequency or “bass” problems. It is the result of a combination of the wrong widths, lengths, and heights. There are certain ratios of these three dimensions that cause more small room bass problems. Your first step in finding a room that has less small room bass problems, […]

Recording Studio Windows

March 4, 2020 No Comments

Recording Studio Windows Recording studio windows are both a blessing and a curse. They allow us to see the talent and what is going on in our live rooms. They allow us to help communicate with the vocalist. However, they produce some of the nastiest reflections from there surface areas. These reflections can have a […]

Acoustic Treatment VS Furniture

February 26, 2020 No Comments

Acoustic Treatment vs. Furniture Acoustic treatment vs furniture are opposite terms. Furniture is designed to provide storage for objects such as cabinets and seats to sit upon when watching a movie or having tea. Acoustic treatment is designed to absorb or diffuse energy. Each has its own function and there is some overlap in those […]

Speaker Vibration Dampener

February 24, 2020 No Comments

Speaker Vibration Dampener Speaker vibration dampener can take many forms. A speaker is a small room. It has all the acoustical issues of a small room that we listen to music in, mix professional in or whatever critical listening environment we find ourselves. A speaker has a mechanical driver that moves back and forth to […]

Reducing Road Noise In Bedrooms

February 19, 2020 No Comments

Reducing Road Noise in Bedrooms Reducing road noise in bedrooms is a complicated process. You must first measure the noise that you are receiving in your bedroom. You must qualify and quantify the noise frequencies and amplitudes. You must understand the enemy if you are going to build the proper barrier to keep the enemy […]

How Does Acoustic Foam Work?

February 5, 2020 2 Comments

Two Types There are two main types of foam that we work with when it comes to acoustics. Well, it is really one foam type we work with but one type gets confused with the other. With foam, there are two main types. There are open-celled foam and closed celled foams. These two foam types […]