Category Archives: Acoustics & Audiogeekery

Our resident audiogeek, recording engineer, and writer James Lindenschmidt helps explain what you’re hearing and how to improve your audio. The aim is to be a resource and a repository of discussions and techniques in the quest to make better audio. Audio is interesting – whether you’re making music, mixing, or simply listening & enjoying – and manipulating technology to solve problems to improve audio is the essence of “audiogeekery.”

To find out more about this blog and about James, visit the initial post, “Welcome to Acoustics & Audiogeekery Blog.”

Or, if you’d like to speak with James about using GIK Acoustics’ patented treatments to improve your audio, contact him via email (james.l@gikacoustics.com) or telephone (404-492-8364).


Choosing Home Theater Audio with Acoustics in Mind

Premium Theater Sound: Choosing An Audio Format With Acoustics In Mind James Lindenschmidt When we acoustically treat a theater after it has already been built, we must adapt our treatment strategies to the theater as it exists already. Inevitably, this leads to compromises and sub-optimal performance. We can always get better results if we look […]

MIXING / LISTENING WITH HEADPHONES

by James Lindenschmidt Can’t I Just Mix With Headphones? Are all these expensive monitors and confusing acoustic treatments really necessary for audio engineers and producers? Why can’t I just mix on headphones? The short answer is, of course you can. Go for it. Oh, and check back here when you’re done. We’ll see you in […]

A Well-Balanced Audio Room Using GIK’s Patented Treatments

corner bass traps acoustic panel

Small Rooms, High Frequencies: A Well-Balanced Audio Room Using GIK’s Patented Treatments by James Lindenschmidt, GIK Acoustics Bass is the Base At GIK Acoustics, we spend a lot of time talking about bass traps. Since treating small rooms is our specialty, this is a good thing as bass frequencies present the biggest barriers to great […]

Unpacking ETC: Time-domain measurements & early reflections

by James Lindenschmidt Using room testing software to analyze a listening room has become a common practice over the past decade, even for non-professionals. Testing is a very useful tool to understand why our rooms sound the way they do and gives us a lot of information on how to improve the sound we experience […]

Welcome to Acoustics & Audiogeekery

Hello, and Welcome! Welcome to the launch of Acoustics & Audiogeekery, brought to you by GIK Acoustics. I have been writing here for a few months now, but we recently decided to formalize my writings into this blog. The aim is to be a resource for you, something that grows in time into a repository […]