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 […]

Piano Recording

December 16, 2015 No Comments

Hi everyone, Dennis Foley from Acoustic Fields, today I want to talk a little bit about piano recording. I’ve been in a lot of studios in Los Angeles lately and some have these beautiful large rooms for pianos and some have these small rooms for pianos and I’ve been noticing a difference in the recording […]

Sonic Paint

December 2, 2015 No Comments

Hi everyone, Dennis Foley from Acoustic Fields. Today we’re going to have a little fun getting back to the basics again. Today we’re going to talk about sonic paint to give you some fun things to think about. I want to get back to the basics because a lot of people are getting confused on […]

How To Run A Comb Filter Audible Distortion Test

March 16, 2015 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about comb filtering. What is it? Does it have a sound? Is it in our mixes? It is and we’re going to talk about why that is. What is the definition of comb filtering? It’s a series of reflections between two surfaces. It can be reflections off your console against […]

Will having a screen between your speakers affect comb filtering?

February 18, 2015 No Comments

I was recently asked by Christopher who runs an excellent Google + group for recording engineers “Will having a screen between your speakers affect comb filtering?” Dennis: Okay, so Christopher’s on the right track. His thinking about surface area but it’s not the thickness of the monitor that’s the issue. It’s the surface area that […]

Does a computer monitor between speakers cause comb filtering?

December 15, 2014 No Comments

In last weeks hangout I was asked a number of questions relating to comb filtering. One of them sent in by Christopher was “What about a computer monitor in between the speakers I figured this could cause less comb filtering since the screen monitor is thinner than equipment racks so the sound has less to […]

How does comb filtering happen between 2 drivers, the woofer & tweeter?

December 15, 2014 No Comments

In last week’s Google hangout I was asked quite a few questions on comb filtering so below I have included a video of the discussion and a transcript as hopefully this will be useful to further your understanding of this room acoustic issue. AD: A few question on the comb filtering videos again, that seems […]

How to Solve the Problems of Speaker Boundary Interference Response

November 26, 2014 No Comments

I received a lot of questions in regards to my recent speaker boundary interference response video, which you can see below. So I’ve compiled them here, along with accompanying video response, so they can each be answered in turn. We have updated this blog to reflect changes in thinking and the science. Updated on 12/13/19. […]