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Illuminating The Audience With Beautiful, Consistent Audio Coverage

When it comes to room acoustics, definitions of “correct” or “appropriate” can be largely dependent upon the musical tastes of the listeners, often making it a sensitive subject. The decisions made are significant in terms of cost as well as… Read More

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Is A Drop Ceiling The Acoustical Ceiling?

Drop ceiling tiles are commonly found in commercial buildings, so it’s likely that in a professional audio career you will encounter them. They look decent, are cheap to install and maintain, and can cover lots of ugly utility such as… Read More

Considering The T60 Slope Ratio

T60 Slope Ratio: Symbolically – T60SR6. A proposed standard for condensing six octaves (63 Hz – 2 kHz) of reverberant decay data into a singular-quotient, qualitative score for medium and large performance, worship and entertainment facilities. Specifically, a… Read More

RE/P Files: Control Room Design For The Small Studio

From the March/April 1977 issue of the late, great Recording Engineer/Producer (RE/P) magazine, the principals of Abadon/Sun Studio, which was located in San Antonio, TX, look at the practical and technical sides of studio design. We at Abadon/Sun decided to… Read More

The Seven Bad System Dwarfs

The seven little gremlins—pictured below—like nothing more than to give your sound system their own distinctive voice. Sure, they’re friendly enough when encountered as a balanced group, but hanging out with any one of them for too long can drive… Read More