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New Gear Review: VISO Booth by GIK Acoustics

Acoustic treatment is one of the most essential parts of any studio. Knowing precisely how your room influences your sessions and decisions—whether you’re recording, mixing, or mastering—is critical. Alas, the entire subject matter is too commonly ignored or misunderstood by audio engineers. We’re all lucky enough to live in the Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Review: VISO Booth by GIK Acoustics

It Turns Out That Stonehenge Had Excellent Acoustics

There’s been all sorts of scholarly theories about the purpose of Stonehenge over the years, but it turns out that the one characteristic rarely looked at is its acoustics. A research team from the University of Salford in England reproduced the historic site in 1/12th size and placed it inside an anechoic chamber to discover … Continue reading It Turns Out That Stonehenge Had Excellent Acoustics

Reconstructing Notre-Dame Cathedral’s Famed Acoustics

The recent Notre-Dame Cathedral fire in Paris was devastating, but work is now well underway for a complete reconstruction. Over a billion Euros have been pledged for the rebuild, and 40 teams of workers under the watchful eyes of 4 lead architects are now on-site. But as fighting over how much to modernize rages on … Continue reading Reconstructing Notre-Dame Cathedral’s Famed Acoustics