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 […]

Sound Diffusion in Small Rooms

November 7, 2019 No Comments

Sound Diffusion Sound diffusion in small rooms can make your small room sound larger. It can also make your small room sound smaller. A diffuser is an acoustical tool that you must know its strengths and weaknesses before you consider its usage within your room. You must ask yourself many questions regarding sound diffusion within […]

Sound Diffuser Placement

October 18, 2019 4 Comments

Today we are talking about sound diffuser placement, but first let’ start with a basic question: “what is a diffuser?” Many people use the term incorrectly. A diffuser is used to distribute sound more evenly within a room. A diffuser is a tool to create a diffuse sound field. A diffuse sound field is a […]

What Do You Know About Higher Frequency Diffusion?

October 2, 2018 2 Comments

Let’s talk about higher frequency diffusion. In most of our discussions we talk about vertical, horizontal, two-dimensional, one-dimensional diffusion. And that’s a diffusion that is quadratic and it’s based on some prime numbers. And we know from our math training hopefully that prime number is a number divisible by itself and one. 7, 11, 13, […]

What’s A Psycho-Acoustic Space?

September 22, 2018 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about a term I call psycho-acoustic space. It’s a big fancy word for really how powerful quadratic diffusion is. And we’re going to work through all of these terms and hopefully by the end of the video you’ll have a pretty good feel about the power of quadratic diffusion. I’ve […]

How To Make Your Room Sound Larger

August 4, 2018 No Comments

Let’s to talk about how to make your room sound larger. Unfortunately most of the rooms I see are very small. People are trying to do a lot in really small rooms. They’re trying to mix, they’re trying to master, they’re trying to record drums, they’re trying to do everything in small rooms. I get […]

Quadratic Diffusion

July 31, 2018 No Comments

Let’s talk about quadratic diffusion. Diffusion in general causes a lot of difficulty for people and I get that because there’s a lot of terms and explanations in the literature that really just aren’t valid at all. And the first thing we can do to help us with understanding is define the difference between diffusion […]

Sound Diffusion – One Or Two Dimensions?

July 17, 2018 No Comments

Let’s talk about diffusion and we all know from my past videos and my room designs that I’m big on quadratic. Quadratic is the only diffusion that I have found that satisfies all the 5 criteria for a real, true, diffuse sound field. Now in a room we know we have 3 real major sound […]


April 15, 2018 No Comments

We’re going to elevate our discussion a little bit and delve into some definitions about terms that are really critical because you have to hear these things in your room. Whether you’re mixing, mastering, listening, playing in a live room, vocal room or anything like that you have to be able to distinguish the different […]

Where To Place Absorption and Diffusion?

March 26, 2018 2 Comments

Let’s talk about where to place absorption and diffusion technology. I don’t think in this video we’ll go through what absorption and diffusion technologies are but let’s look at mainly where we put them in general categories and for general usages so you can get a feel for all this craziness that we go through […]