Originally Posted by theblue1
Where and when did this notion (that you must be in an environment larger than the wavelength of the sound you want to hear) arise?
I heard a lot of utterly nonsensical things in my days in the studio world -- but I never, ever heard this counter-intuitive/counter-experiential notion until I started participating here.
Really? Not new, certainly not just here. Seems to me 'bass waves need room to develope' hangs right up in there with '3:1 for close-far micing...