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Hey , how's everyone? SO here it goes : I'm off to buy a place to set up my new studio . However where I do live , the best...

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fossaree 16th October 2009
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I can't come to a good conclusion on heating and air. my studio wont be inside an area with central air so under floor heating...

Magnum29465
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oceanblue 16th October 2009
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I tried searching for various phrases and it just could be that I'm not getting the right lingo, but I couldn't find anything on...

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oceanblue 16th October 2009
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I am getting ready to put my computer in a room outside of my studio to get a lower noise floor (cpu fans). My question is what...

aleatoric
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FLZapped 15th October 2009
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I built a DAW design( some changes due to the crappy instructions) 4x6x7 using Auralex foam. It sounds great, but do I need to...

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eddieb 15th October 2009
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Hi everybody, first post by a long time lurker. Right to the point, I've moved to a new apartment and all my stuff is placed in...

Samuraijackson
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Weasel9992 15th October 2009
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Hello everyone, I'm building my home studio right now and I need advices / recommendations. First of all, I know a very...

JeanDit
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JeanDit 15th October 2009
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My landlord wants to put a new roof on the studio, she wants to put a metal roof. right now i think the roof is rubber on a...

HAWG_TRAIN
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amishsixstringe 15th October 2009
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I need an extra vocal booth at my studio and I'm planning on turning my kitchen into a vocal booth. I was thinking of buying...

Rednose
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Rednose 15th October 2009
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I have access to the room in the pic for using as a drum room occasionally, but I will not have any ability to do any acoustic...

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dysenterygary 14th October 2009
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I know that plenty of people have old vinyl records that may be collecting dust... Would something like this work for some very...

This Is Poison
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Weasel9992 14th October 2009
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Hi there: Hoping to draw on some of the wisdom of the forum with this post. I am converting a 14 x 14 room into a...

ry5211
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Weasel9992 14th October 2009
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Hi All, I'm converting two rooms in my basement into studio space. I've been reading Gervais and Everest like a mad man, and my...

DaFuente
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Ethan Winer 13th October 2009
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i have a buddy thats building a studio and he thinks the vocal booth is more and important than the control room. i totally...

s12512
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Glenn Kuras 13th October 2009
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Hey guys. So I bought a house with a 2.5 car detached garage and I am getting ready for the studio build out. I would love...

jasound
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jasound 13th October 2009
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My question is this: What is important for me to do to make the small room where I'm setting up my gear a nice place to be ?...

sedohr
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PaulP 13th October 2009
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Hi, I'm a complete newbie to studio construction and want to build a vocal booth in our spare bedroom. Here is a very rough...

dickiefunk
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PaulP 13th October 2009
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Hello guys, I will be trying to set upo something in this temp space. I want to face the bedroom wall from the living room. What...

G4Jet
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G4Jet 13th October 2009
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Hi all, I have a dual-purpose 'bedroom' studio. It's a bit of a funny shape and I'm sort of stuck with the less-than-ideal...

mentat
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mentat 13th October 2009
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Hello again! Here is the most important question I have related to my other topic...

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niva 13th October 2009
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So, I have been researching and decided not to rent a space and build...I just could not justify spending the the money to build...

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AnthonySpinali 13th October 2009
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I'm in the design stage of building a studio and need some advice on how changing the shape of my live room will affect the...

blue_thunder
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blue_thunder 12th October 2009
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This is my room... (extra room in my home with standard drywall and carpet flooring) Currently set up with the monitors...

funkstudio
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Weasel9992 12th October 2009
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How much difference would a lightweight wood like balsa make, rather than something more dense and heavy like maple?

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TheFirstThird 12th October 2009
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Hi slutz, I just finished setting up my small mixing room, here's how it...

Pawel
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DanDan 12th October 2009
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I'm in the home stretch of finalizing my build. Ran electrical, and per Rod's book, it suggested that most home studios should...

djgizmo
replies: 25 views: 12,612
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nosebleedaudio 12th October 2009
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I noticed alot of people are now saying theres no need for a vocal booth in smaller studios. My question is, is there an argument...

Magnum29465
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Rednose 11th October 2009
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Is there something you can put into concrete to make it less responsive to sound transmission? I think i´ve read something...

mattssons
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mattssons 11th October 2009
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What is the proper way to insulate a staggered stud wall? Do you just insulate one half of the wall leaving the other side with...

Magnum29465
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Ted White 11th October 2009
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Sos..... I just moved to another house,i plugged my mackie mixer and my lexicon pcm 70......and i noticed a high frequency noise...

sikkis
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sikkis 11th October 2009
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I'm having a slab poured for a studio I'm building and from what I've read slabs are good for isolation but my question is do i...

Magnum29465
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Eganmedia 10th October 2009
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I'm in the process of planning our shed studio ventilation. I plan to have 2 6 inch round holes in the floor for inlet and out...

sdp1234
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sdp1234 10th October 2009
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All blockbusters have three parts, right? Résumé: I have been strugling a huge 200 Hz peak in my control room for many years,...

Franz
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Schaap 10th October 2009
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I've run into another issue while planning this single room studio,ventilation. I cant seem to find much information on sound...

Magnum29465
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tINY 10th October 2009
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Hi everybody! I am a couple of days away from finishing this long work in the basement to create an acceptable space for...

niva
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niva 9th October 2009
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I have no idea about drums and am asking this for my brother. He just bought a drum kit and has stuck it in a room 2.5 high, 4...

Caesar
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Glenn Kuras 9th October 2009
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just built a 6x9 vocal booth, wondering if i should put carpet on floors and ceiling???? and what about walls. should i use...

HAWG_TRAIN
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tiny333 9th October 2009
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Hey all, I am planning my 2.5 car detached garage to studio conversion. Currently the garage has a layer of drywall on the...

jasound
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jasound 9th October 2009
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Hi here I created this thread in order to get some advices for new speakers because I can't stay any longer with my current...

nicogrubert
replies: 8 views: 2,093
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Weasel9992 8th October 2009
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Hey all! I've been a long time lurker here and decided to finally jump in, but let me preface this by thanking everyone for...

vintagerocker
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vintagerocker 8th October 2009
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So, all things being equal, does this idea make any sense? If I position a speaker a distance from the front wall that would...

Seamus TM
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Seamus TM 8th October 2009
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Hello all, I'm finishing off a recording area in my basement. I have very little understanding on how to do this so I will likely...

Serevende
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Serevende 8th October 2009
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Dear Gearslutz, I've been a long time reader and have found great advice in the posts but now I would like some custom,...

Dnofalp
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Ethan Winer 8th October 2009
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Hello peoples... I was looking at different sound treatment for our vocal booth which is about 130 square feet of coverage....

pinkpillpost
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Ethan Winer 8th October 2009
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Hi, despite a lot of room treatment I've still got some annoying problems in the midrange. Could these be caused by the...

living sounds
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Ethan Winer 8th October 2009
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Howdy all, I've been in the process of treating my home studio with helpful hints from this forum and Youtube for the past 3...

ssdolbey
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ssdolbey 8th October 2009
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Hi guys- I had a question about the best placement of my studio table and drumset in my 18x15 combination room. I attached a...

templejazz82
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RbShffr 8th October 2009
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In obtaining isolation, can higher mass be achieved on walls and ceilings through the use of a layer of Plywood or OSB and...

VoiceManMike
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xaMdaM 8th October 2009
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hi everybody, just moved in to a new room, bought a bunch of gear (the 'fresh start' feel...), and no money left for room...

Furkah
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Glenn Kuras 8th October 2009
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I've done a search in the forum, but never found anything about. I've read today on the online NYT about "Thousands of U.S....

trafficarte
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trafficarte 8th October 2009

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