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Studio acoustics (part 4)

Ten years ago I installed acoustic panels and bass traps to improve the acoustics of my small studio space. You can read more about that in the related posts linked to at the end of this article.After finishing my EP “Almost Morning Now” I was thinking about how I could further improve the acoustics of […]

Cubase Studio 6.5

This weekend I installed Steinberg’s Cubase Studio 6.5 on my studio PC, a rather old Windows XP machine. As I have a lot of physical MIDI gear I don’t expect to use a lot of the included virtual gear so processor bandwidth will not be an issue (I hope). It is a dedicated studio PC […]

Impressions of Outer Reaches Studio

While shifting through my video projects directory I came across an old video I made back in 2008 of my home recording studio. I named my studio after the title of the first audio cassette I released with Syndrone in 1992. The video was shot with a Canon XH-A1 and Letus Extreme 35mm adapter. I […]

Studio acoustics (part 3)

Finally finished mounting all absorption panels and the corner bass traps in my studio. I did some measurements to check the effect of the acoustic panels on the overall acoustics of the room. I took four readings. The base line reading was taken in the room with only the ceiling panels and the side wall […]

Studio acoustics (part 2)

I installed 3 absorption panels in my studio. Two on the ceiling and one on one of the side walls. All panels are from the EQ Acoustics Spectrum product line, rigid absorption panels which can be mounted on a wall or ceiling. This is the Spectrum 50 Studio Tile. The tile measures 57.5 x 57.5 […]

Studio acoustics (part 1)

While working on a new track some time ago I switched from listening over the near-field monitors to my headphone. I was in for a very unpleasant surprise. It was a track with some fast sequencing and delay effects. Through the headphones everything sounded fine but through the monitor speakers the sound became… blurry. It’s […]

New studio furniture

I finished my new studio furniture today. I’ve been building it for about 2 weeks and today the final coat of finish was dry. The furniture consists of a desk with two cabinets below and two little cabinets on top of it. The little cabinets each are 8HE high. Then there are two 22HE cabinets. […]