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Untreated Studio - Vocal Example

I have just moved my studio space to an upstairs 11’ x 12’ x 8' ceiling drywall room with one 60” x 56” double window, one closet with doors - total 48” x 80” and one entry door 30” x 80”.

I do have (9) Taytrix Stack-its which help a lot.

While almost all designers address the room from a monitoring perspective, my immediate need is to design for tracking vocals and acoustic instruments.

I have an excellent budget and am interested in PoVs on design for tracking.

None of the designers I have spoken with have been interested in initial acoustic measurements which, along with the almost sole focus on monitoring, I have found surprising. Based on the lack of interest in REW, I haven't bought a measurement mic, learned the process or software.

On to the tracking acoustics topic, I have tracked vocals in the room and, while much different from my prior huge tracking room, I don't find them to be unworkable, almost prefer them. I don't use EQ which, I know is unusual but, I haven't yet preferred eq over the software EQs I have experimented with.

Please have a listen to one of the sample vocals I tracked 6/12/2020 and let me know your thoughts on treatment.

It sounds much better than I expected in the tight, untreated space especially considering all the gear, HVAC and people:

4 people

7 RU tube preamps
2 RU tube power supply
5 RU tube comps

10 RU solid state gear
2 RU solid state power supply

4 RU PC
1 monitor

HVAC vent

BTW, I am considering just starting with soffits, corners and ceiling to see how it sounds.

Picture:

https://flic.kr/p/2jcuAEU

Vocal, mono, compressed, no filters or eq:

https://soundcloud.com/user-62615386.../s-qPmMhMiR7SR

Video Example of New Untreated Studio Vocals with Bricasti M7:

https://youtu.be/9H55yKHU4_Y

Last edited by StevenLMorgan; 3 weeks ago at 06:51 PM..
Old 2 weeks ago
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GIK completed the design, order placed.

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Originally Posted by StevenLMorgan View Post
I have just moved my studio space to an upstairs 11’ x 12’ x 8' ceiling drywall room with one 60” x 56” double window, one closet with doors - total 48” x 80” and one entry door 30” x 80”.

I do have (9) Taytrix Stack-its which help a lot.

While almost all designers address the room from a monitoring perspective, my immediate need is to design for tracking vocals and acoustic instruments.

I have an excellent budget and am interested in PoVs on design for tracking.

None of the designers I have spoken with have been interested in initial acoustic measurements which, along with the almost sole focus on monitoring, I have found surprising. Based on the lack of interest in REW, I haven't bought a measurement mic, learned the process or software.

On to the tracking acoustics topic, I have tracked vocals in the room and, while much different from my prior huge tracking room, I don't find them to be unworkable, almost prefer them. I don't use EQ which, I know is unusual but, I haven't yet preferred eq over the software EQs I have experimented with.

Please have a listen to one of the sample vocals I tracked 6/12/2020 and let me know your thoughts on treatment.

It sounds much better than I expected in the tight, untreated space especially considering all the gear, HVAC and people:

4 people

7 RU tube preamps
2 RU tube power supply
5 RU tube comps

10 RU solid state gear
2 RU solid state power supply

4 RU PC
1 monitor

HVAC vent

BTW, I am considering just starting with soffits, corners and ceiling to see how it sounds.

Picture:

https://flic.kr/p/2jcuAEU

Vocal, mono, compressed, no filters or eq:

https://soundcloud.com/user-62615386.../s-qPmMhMiR7SR

Video Example of New Untreated Studio Vocals with Bricasti M7:

https://youtu.be/9H55yKHU4_Y
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