Soundproofing A Room

September 25, 2018 2 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about soundproofing a room. First off, there’s really no such thing as soundproofing a room because you don’t proof sound. You don’t isolate it completely. You can’t make things 100% quiet. So what you do is you manage sound. You lower levels, you lower pressure levels so that they’re workable […]

Acoustic Fields: Inbox #1

May 14, 2016 No Comments

We’re going to start a new series about questions I get in my inbox. Because I see a lot of the same questions all the time, and I thought if I start listing a few of them, walking through them, it will be a lot easier. It will also be a lot easier for me, […]

Studio Door Construction: The Weak Link?

May 20, 2015 No Comments

We’re going to talk today about studio door construction. We get a lot of inquiries about how to do the doors in your studios, listening rooms, things like that, music rooms, live rooms. Most people have some knowledge about what to do with the walls and the ceilings and the floors but when it comes […]

How To Build A Recording Studio Door

March 2, 2015 4 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about how to build a recording studio door. We got a lot of questions about what’s the correct technique and how do we do it for the least bit of money and sometimes it’s hard to fit those two things together depending on the amplitude in the frequency of the […]

Why Soundproofing And Acoustic Treatment Are Completely Different Concepts

November 17, 2014 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about the room versus the room shell and why the misnomer that is soundproofing and acoustic treatment are completely different concepts. There’s a lot of confusion that we see in people’s comments and I think once again some definitions and clarity will help the situation because you’re room requires a […]

Top 7 Recording Studio Design Principles Explained

August 25, 2014 9 Comments

Today I want to discuss the recording studio design principles you need to adhere to if building a new recording studio. There’s a whole series of issues that we need to approach. So let’s start with the basics. Top 7 recording studio design principles you must follow 1. Room dimensions: Length, width and height. All […]

Soundproofing problems and how to solve them

August 11, 2014 No Comments

People are always coming to me with their soundproofing problems. So today I want to share I discussion I had, which you can see in the following video, on why soundproofing, which is really barrier technology, needs to be handled by professionals. Here is our discussion: So you advised me to measure the frequencies in […]

Is building a recording studio in a basement a good idea?

August 9, 2014 No Comments

People regularly ask me whether, if starting out a new recording studio build in a city where noise considerations are important, would building a recording studio in a basement be a good idea? If the room itself is a good size, would that be the best starting point as far as living next to other […]

How To Soundproof An Office

August 1, 2014 2 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about how to soundproof an office. A lot of people work in offices, they’re noisy places and sometimes you need that peace and quiet to get on with your work. In an office, you have a lot of different sources of sound energy. We have telephones male female voice, demonstrations, […]

Acoustic Treatment Google Hangout Week #3

July 10, 2014 No Comments

Welcome to the third Acoustic Treatment Google Hangout with Dennis Foley from Acoustic Fields. The below broadcast went live at 11am on Tuesday, July 15th, so thank you for your questions on the room acoustic issues which have been troubling you. Here are the questions we covered this week: 1. Do you know much about […]