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Music Studio Setup and Acoustics

Music Studio Setup and Acoustics

with Bobby Owsinski

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(Music) Hi, I'm Bobby Owsinski. Plus, if you feel like swinging a hammer a little and have a few dollars to spend.

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Music Studio Setup and Acoustics
1h 20m Appropriate for all Nov 08, 2013

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Learn how to set up and tweak the sound of your music studio. From basements and garages to standalone buildings, all music studios can benefit from the techniques shown in this course. Music engineer and industry insider Bobby Owsinski strips away the mystery behind a great-sounding space and introduces some acoustic principles and hands-on techniques for getting the best sound from your studio for the least cost and effort. Learn isolation techniques and acoustic control methods, plus practical, step-by-step instructions for building your own acoustic panels, bass traps, and diffusers. Bobby also shows you how to determine the best listening position in your room and create a reflection-free zone—the key to getting great audio.

Topics include:
  • Design ideas for your studio setup
  • Understanding what soundproofing materials don't work
  • Increasing isolation in your space
  • Timing a room's reverb
  • Purchasing acoustic materials: what and where
  • Making your own soundproofing elements
  • Do-it-yourself acoustic panel construction
  • Creating a reflection-free zone (RFZ)
  • Buying pre-made acoustic treatments
Subjects:
Audio + Music Audio Engineering Studio Setup
Author:
Bobby Owsinski

Welcome

(Music) Hi, I'm Bobby Owsinski. No matter how good your recording gear is, chances are you're not getting the best possible sound because of deficiencies of your recording and listening environment. This course will strip away the mystery of what makes a great sounding studio and show you how you can make a big difference in the sound of your room for far less than you thought was possible. All it takes is a bit of knowledge about some really basic acoustic principles and some time. And in most cases, you can improve your studio more than you could have imagined.

Plus, if you feel like swinging a hammer a little and have a few dollars to spend. It's surprising what can be done without employing a major acoustic designer and an investment to match. In this course you'll learn things like why rooms' dimensions are so critical to its sound, the two principles of isolation. The three techniques for treating your rooms' acoustics. How to build your own acoustic panels, base traps and diffusers. The best and least expensive acoustic materials to use and where to find it. Why some commonly used materials won't help your acoustics much.

How to determine the best listening position in the room, and all about the reflection free zone, the key to an excellent sounding room. So let's get started as we head down the road to improving the sound of your room.

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