Home Recording: Avoiding Acoustic Treatments That Don’t Work

Foam-acoustic-panelsGiven the hefty price tag associated with proper acoustic treatment, a number of less expensive DIY alternatives have begun to crop up. Unfortunately, in addition to not being the best aesthetically, they frequently aren't much good when it comes to functionality either.


In this new post to MusicThinkTank, Lisa Greve takes down several common but largely ineffective/detrimental acoustic treatments used all to frequently by individuals setting up home recording studios.

"Heavy Rugs on Walls: First off, they look extremely bad. If you want to make your studio visually unappealing then go ahead with it. The only thing you’ll be taming with rugs are the very high frequencies, but that’s basically it."

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