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Sound treatment 4 a BIG room question
« on: November 15, 2005, 03:42:34 pm »

I just moved my studio gear into a monstrous room. It's 20' x 40' square with 15' ceilings. The walls are mortar brick from the 1940's, and the ceiling has many pipes and stell/iron gurders throughout. Definitely not a flat surface. No windows and only 1 door. This room is large enough to fit the control area, plus my kit (which is not a small thing) plus other instruments and what not.

Right now I am getting much bouncing and lots of just natural reverb. Any thoughts on taming this shrew and getting the best sound I can from this room without killing what it "is" giving me so far? Thanks


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Re: Sound reinforce a BIG room question
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2005, 11:31:35 am »


You can treat the whole space, or you can localize it all, with portable traps.

You probably knew that much, but other than wrapping parts of the ceiling, I don't have enough info to make any other assertion.

I'd start with portable stuff, and worry about problem areas as I see them. Find the sweet spots.

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