Posts Tagged ‘acoustic treatment’

Setting Up A Home Studio… Again

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Although it’s certainly possible to create an album using only a laptop and a pair of headphones, a dedicated room that you can use as a home studio is a very welcome luxury. But what are the key points to watch out for?

How To Hear A Mix

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

You can only mix what you can hear, and this is why it’s important to have a decent set of monitors, in an acoustically treated space. Compensating for less-than-ideal environments is possible, but it’s always best to target the weakest links first…

Reverb Giveth, Reverb Taketh Away

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Continuing the space theme, today I present two different views on reverb. Sonic reflections are very important to how our brain assembles auditory input to create an image of the environment we occupy, and getting these reflections right adds a lot to the perceived realism of a recording…

Vocal Booth Solutions For Home Studios

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Home studios are often less than ideal for recording, and sonic treatment can be a vital part of turning a spare bedroom into a usable tracking space. Vocals – whether spoken or sung – can be particularly problematic, but there are ways of getting more voice into your mixes…