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 […]

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 […]

Reverberation

April 29, 2018 No Comments

Reverberation. I’m not going to get into definition, you can look that up on your own and obtain your own definition for that. But I want to focus on really what it does to our music and what it’s all about in terms of perception and the differences between the different parts of reverberation. So […]

Presence in Room Acoustics

April 26, 2018 No Comments

Presence. We all hear this word bounce around a lot in the literature. But let’s try to use some examples and put some meaning to the term because I think it’s confusing to some people. And boy, I’ll tell you I’ve been in a lot of rooms where I don’t hear any presence at all. […]

Room Modes Heard & Felt

March 30, 2017 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about room modes. We all know the term, we’ve heard it before but what is a mode? It’s something that’s both heard and felt. And let’s break it down a little bit and you can understand. Modes are all about air excitation. You’ve got molecular velocity, the air is moving […]

Don’t Set Your Subwoofer On The Floor!

December 29, 2016 3 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about how not to put your subwoofer on the floor. See it all the time, I see it in corners. Be careful here, this is a huge energy producing source. Not only it produces energy but it produces low frequency energy which is very difficult to deal with in today’s […]

Church Acoustical Design

September 8, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about church acoustical design and some of the variables that churches face with energy and size of the church. So what do we have in a church as a source? Well we have the spoken word, we have the musical word if you will and a lot of times all […]

Sound Containment / Sound Management

October 21, 2015 No Comments

The following is an unedited transcript from our video series from Acoustic Fields. There will be some errors in grammar and sentence structure that occur during this translation process. For complete understanding and comprehension, please view the video which is included in this text. For any additional information regarding this topic or others relating to […]

Sounds Fields / Acoustic Fields

September 3, 2015 No Comments

The following is an unedited transcript from our video series from Acoustic Fields. There will be some errors in grammar and sentence structure that occur during this translation process. For complete understanding and comprehension, please view the video which is included in this text. For any additional information regarding this topic or others relating to […]

What Are Floor and Ceiling Reflections?

April 29, 2015 7 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about floor ceiling reflections because they’re not discussed too much. We mainly talk about the lateral domain, sidewall reflections, but floor and ceiling reflections are really critical. We need to look at this area, and let’s take a peek and see what we can find. Pressure vs. reflection. These are […]