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Articles Tagged Acoustics

  • Thursday, June 09, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/09/16 02:22 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics introduces new Grab n’ Go Acoustics packaging for many of its Studiofoam products. These new packages make it easy to acoustically treat a room on a tighter budget, and they can be used as a supplemental add-on for existing treatment, for example with Auralex’s Studiofoam Roominator Kits.  Auralex utilizes a proprietary formula that provides sound absorption capabilities with a material that lasts and lasts, not crumbling or deteriorating. All of Auralex’s Studiofoam 24x24x2-inch profiles are now available in… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 01, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/01/16 07:19 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics is now shipping the new StudioDoor isolation door.  For acoustically isolated studios, the Auralex StudioDoor features an exclusive layering of components differing from other isolation doors, providing Sound Transmission Class (STC) rating, resulting in greatly reduced room-to-room sound transmission.   All StudioDoors are wood-based with a proprietary Auralex core to maximize mass and eliminate resonance issues, and StudioDoor 48, the more massive of the two StudioDoor iterations, includes Auralex SheetBlok Sound Barrier for additional isolation. StudioDoor is available… View this story
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  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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    Nigel Redmon 05/25/16 10:12 AM,
    This article is provided by EarLevel Engineering.   Editors note: This article was originally published in 1997, but the information is still relevant today. You can read and comment on the original article here. Reverb is one of the most interesting aspects of digital signal processing effects for audio. It is a form of processing that is well-suited to digital processing, while being completely impractical with analog electronics. Because of this, digital signal processing has had a profound affect on… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/17/16 01:08 PM,
    GIK Acoustics has announced a collaboration with Abbey Road Institute, the educational arm of the recording studio. The Abbey Road Institute was launched in London in March 2015 to prepare students for careers in the music industry, operating from purpose-built, newly constructed studio facilities at the Abbey Road site in northwest London. The Institute offers vocationally oriented courses with a mix of theoretical and practical modules in music production and audio engineering. The first intake of students was in September… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationStudio

  • Friday, May 06, 2016
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    Barry Rudolph 05/06/16 06:13 AM,
    Many studios built in the 1970’s were designed not to have any acoustic influence on the recorded sound produced in them. This was accomplished by over-deadening walls, floors and ceilings so no sound waves (leakage) would reflect and add (or subtract) from the instrument’s original sound waves. Bass traps were purpose-built for controlling sound from electric bass amps, small isolated (and dead sounding) drum booths were mandatory and heavy gobos or baffles were used around all musicians separating them and… View this story
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  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/20/16 01:02 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics has a longtime user in drummer Danny Seraphine. Seraphine is one of the world’s most highly respected rock drummers, once rated by Buddy Rich as one of his favorite young talents. He was the drummer, percussionist and a founding member of the multi-million selling, GRAMMY Award-winning band Chicago. From 1967 to 1990, Seraphine played on and helped produce 18 gold and 13 platinum albums, 50 Top 40 hits (including 20 Top 10 singles) and five number-ones. Danny, and… View this story
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  • Thursday, April 14, 2016
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    John Calder 04/14/16 11:25 AM,
    Courtesy of Acoustic Geometry.   Please don’t say soundproofing, if you mean room treatment – and vice versa. I’m happy more people are realizing the influence acoustics has on their listening (and viewing) experience. I know the room is the final component in all entertainment systems (and also the first component, if you’re a musician or recording engineer), and that message is reaching farther every day. So that’s good, right? As with all things, a little info can be dangerous.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallAVInstallationSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, March 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/24/16 07:59 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics has provided a key component of an innovative installation – known as “Silent Room” – at the 2016 South By Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas, which took place from around March 11 to 20. Those who have experienced South By Southwest know that it can quickly coalesce into a haze of noise over the busy 10 days, so Dutch artist Simon Heijdens created “Silent Room,” an anechoic space filtering out any sound or color. Located in the… View this story
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  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/15/16 08:02 AM,
    San Francisco Opera’s new Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater features a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system, custom designed to provide the showcase venue with a range of acoustic environments to support the adventurous exploration of operatic programming for new audiences. San Francisco Opera (SF Opera) is the first opera company to rely upon Constellation. Located in the newly renovated Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera, the 299-seat Atrium Theater is designed for multiple configurations, providing both performer and audience… View this story
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  • Friday, March 11, 2016
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    Kevin Young 03/11/16 04:17 PM,
    For Sam Berkow, acoustical design, sound measurement, and audio in general are lifetime passions, the ones that ultimately led him to found SIA Acoustics, and later, SIA Software Company, the creator and developer of the SMAART (now stylized as Smaart) tuning and measurement platform that’s had a tremendous impact on professional audio. Over time, Berkow has plied his design talents at iconic performing arts and production facilities across a broad spectrum, among them SFJazz Center in San Francisco, AirShow Mastering… View this story
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