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Old 22nd December 2010
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Idea for diffusion

Since my house is circa 1970's the basement room I use for my Studio is covered in paneling. I stapled a 5x8 rug to the wall behind my puter/monitors, and another to the back wall behind where I mix. The ceiling is acoustic tiles. The floor is carpet.

I was thinking off hanging heavy curtains on rods along walls and having enough curtains so they are bunched up and have lots of folds. Then If I wanted to record drums or a guitar amp and it was too dead or I did not like the sound I could just open the curtains and I have a reflective surface and a different sound.

I know its not gonna absorb like Auralex but figure its worth a try and will look decent as well. I can still put treatment on the walls behind the curtains later and have adjustable treatment by sliding the curtains over.
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Old 22nd December 2010
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It is a great thing to do. For best absorption frequency wise, get enough drapery material so that the folds are still thick when the drapes are opened to cover the walls.

Enjoy!

Andre
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